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NA LCS Semi-Finals Recap: Cloud 9 v. Team Liquid

NA LCS

The NA LCS Semi-Finals kicked off Saturday with a match between second seed Cloud 9 and sixth seed Team Liquid. Though they looked dominating in last week’s match against Counter Logic Gaming, Team Liquid were huge underdogs in the semi-finals. Cloud 9 is often considered one of the top two teams in the LCS. This season, they had a rocky ...

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Why Heroes of the Storm Could Be the Next Big MOBA

HotS-Blizzard

It seems that every couple of months new MOBAs are being released. Though some of the genre’s new comers are able to find a decently sized fan base, none of been able to truly challenge the stranglehold that DOTA 2 and League of Legends hold on the genre. However, there is a new challenger on the horizon that is looking ...

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SeatStory Cup III is live this weekend!

Hearthstone

Usually when I think of an large invitational tournament, the first thing that comes to mind is a huge cheering crowd, players duking it out on the main stage, and production values that are starting to rival that of major sporting events. What you will find while watching this particular tournament is something more intimate. The third iteration of the ...

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Enemy Esports Wins NA Challenger Series

Enemy Esports LoL

For the past two months, six of North America’s best amateur League of Legends teams have been competing against each other in the North American Challenger Series. Last night, the season finished as Enemy Esports defeated TDK in a best-of-five match. With a convincing match score of 3-1 Enemy Esports proved to everyone that they really are the best amateur ...

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Create a bracket for Blizzard’s Heroes of the Dorm tournament and win prizes

Heroes-of-the-storm

Anyone feeling the NCAA March Madness hangover are in for a treat. Place your bets, because Blizzard is hosting a nationwide tournament affectionately dubbed ‘Heroes of the Dorm.’ Puns aside, the tournament is limited only to college students where the winning team will receive college tuition. With a total of 64 teams, each team will represent their university. The final four ...

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NA LCS Spring Playoffs: Semi-Finals Preview

NA LCS Spring Semi-Finals

After a 9-week regular season and a week of quarter-final matches, only four teams remain in the North American League of Legends Championship Series Spring Playoffs. Team Liquid, Team Impulse, Cloud 9, and Team Solo-Mid will all be playing this weekend in hopes of winning their best-of-5 semi-finals match and earning a spot in the finals of the NA LCS ...

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SHOUTcraft Clan Wars Returning for Season 2

clanWars

TotalBiscuit announced a few weeks ago on his twitter account that Clan Wars, a Starcraft 2 series consisting of individual clan matches, would be returning in April for a second season. After the first season was cut short unexpectedly, most likely due to the unfortunate health issues that TotalBiscuit has been dealing with, many fans of the series were anticipating the ...

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Overwatch Developer Q&A

Overwatch developer Q&A

Overwatch was announced at this year’s BlizzCon and Blizzard’s first foray into the realm of FPS games promises to be an exciting addition to their diverse line up. For those that don’t know, Overwatch is a team based FPS that currently features a lineup of 12 playable heroes; all of which fall into one of four roles based upon their ...

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Can Evolve become successful on the eSports scene?

evolve-esports-potential

Turtle Rock Studios have managed to impress a lot of people with their upcoming 4v1 action FPS, Evolve. The game is still in the Alpha testing phase but has already been embraced by the press and the gamers who were able to get in on the action during this early phase of testing. I’m fairly certain that Evolve will end ...

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