Overwatch has quickly lit up the competitive eSports community. Another tournament, called the Overwatch Open has just been announced and the battles will begin on July 23. The tournament is being hosted by ELeague and FaceIt. Eleague is part of the Turner broadcasting family. Read More
We live in a time where lots of gamers aspire to play professionally. Just like baseball, basketball, or football players, gamers hope to one day sit on professional gaming’s biggest stages and win world championships. Street Fighter V offers players a fresh start in the series, making it an easier starting point for inexperienced players. Many of these players dream about competing on the Capcom Pro Tour for a shot at its finale, the Capcom Cup, in December. But not everyone has a natural affinity for fighting. So what do players who want to improve do? Get help from the pros. Read More
They swept it! The Arizona State University Real Dream Team beat the University of Texas-Arlington Dark Blaze in the Heroes of the Dorm Finals tonight at Seattle’s Century Link Event Center. The ASU team predicted the win and correctly predicted the sweep earlier today. Read More
It’ll be the Arizona State University Real Dream Team versus the University of Texas-Arlington Dark Blaze in the Heroes of the Dorm Finals tonight at Seattle’s Century Link Event Center. The ASU team is known for its confident style, and that confidence is certainly in place today as the team prepares for this evening’s five-game series. That said, UTA is also ready to go and expecting a win.
Heroes of the Dorm is a college esports tournament that pays out big scholarships to the winning team: $25,000 per year per team member (for up to three years of undergraduate study). Teams compete in Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm, a five-on-five “hero brawler.” Prizes for other winning teams include high-end gaming PCs. Blizzard says, “In total, more than $500,000 in scholarships and other prizes are up for grabs.” ESPN is hosting live coverage, which will stream on ESPN2, Twitch, and YouTube. Read More