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Splatoon 2's Esports Prospects Aren't A Ludicrous Fantasy

Splatoon 2's Esports Prospects Aren't A Ludicrous Fantasy A portion of the Nintendo Switch’s reveal trailer showed two esports teams filing into an arena, picking up some Pro controllers and gearing up for a round of Splatoon in front of a roaring crowd.While seemingly fantasy, Splatoon 2 as an esport isn’t entirely out of the realm of possibility.

Blaming Girlfriends For Ruining League of Legends Pros Is Bullshit

Blaming Girlfriends For Ruining League of Legends Pros Is Bullshit Conversations happening in the League of Legends community right now prove that this phenomenon of blame occurs in esports as well.In a video titled “Girlfriends are Ruining the LCS,” former League of Legends pro player and coach Alberto Rengifo discusses the “controversy” of pro players who pursue relationships, often to the detriment of their practice and team schedule.

This Is Why You Don't Challenge The Street Fighter V Champ

This Is Why You Don't Challenge The Street Fighter V Champ The most hype moment of a big San Francisco Street Fighter V event this week came during a spur of the moment challenge from the crowd.Both were celebrating Lupe’s forthcoming album DROGAS Light and the release of the next Street Fighter V character, Kolin.

The Weekend In Esports: Top Counter-Strike Teams Battle It Out In Vegas

The Weekend In Esports: Top Counter-Strike Teams Battle It Out In Vegas Then, Counter Logic Gaming and Immortals kick things off in Noth America at 3:00PM EST alongside TeamLiquid vs.Meanwhile, play in South Korea resumes at 3:00AM and 6:00AM EST on Sunday beginning with Jin Air GreenWings vs.

League of Legends Pro Dances Before Pushing For The Win

League of Legends Pro Dances Before Pushing For The Win In game two of today’s series between Splyce and Roccat, top lane player Martin “Wunder” Hansen chose to counter Roccat’s Shen pick with the mad alchemist Singed.In the clip above, you can even see him dancing in the middle lane, taunting the Roccat squad that can’t touch him.

North Seizes Double Overtime Win At DreamHack Masters Las Vegas

North Seizes Double Overtime Win At DreamHack Masters Las Vegas A fevered back-and-forth series between Gambit Gaming and North took game two of the DreamHack Masters Las Vegas quarterfinals match to double-overtime.After North established a 10-5 advantage during the first half, Gambit surged back in the second with a 10-5 of its own, forcing the game into the first OT.

A Hacker Is Allegedly Flooding Counter-Strike Lobbies With Bots

A Hacker Is Allegedly Flooding Counter-Strike Lobbies With Bots Counter-Strike players are currently coping with an exploit that allows bots to spam text and partake in games without being kicked.The attack allegedly comes from one person who claims to be organizing the hack and bots in a somewhat concentrated effort.

Hearthstone Brain Teaser Puzzles Help Keep Players Sharp

Hearthstone Brain Teaser Puzzles Help Keep Players Sharp YouTube content creator “ZeroMana” recently started a series of lethal puzzles, using both custom boards and actual situations from different Hearthstone pros and streamers.The production quality is top-notch, showing the card text and board state in full.

Just Dance's Best Player Is A 16-Year-Old Kid From Turkey

Just Dance's Best Player Is A 16-Year-Old Kid From Turkey Just Dance has a new World Cup champion, and it’s not who anyone thought it would be.I know what you’re thinking: there’s a World Cup for Just Dance?

FIFA Pro Puts Away Two Goals In Under A Minute At Miami Regionals

FIFA Pro Puts Away Two Goals In Under A Minute At Miami Regionals In this weekend’s FIFA ‘17 Ultimate Team Regionals, one player put up a quick double that reminded me of my casual matches against friends.Rafael “Rafifa13" Fortes, using a combo of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, took an early lead in this match with two goals against his opponent, Javier “Janoz CFI” Muñoz.

'Overwatch,' but with cats (and a dog) returns for more

'Overwatch,' but with cats (and a dog) returns for more T, Woofston, and Streetcat, the adorable kitty-cat versions of Overwatch tank heroes Zarya, Reinhardt, D.OK fine, Woofston is technically a dog.

Counter-Strike Pro Promises To "Crush" Opponent, Backs It Up In Dominating Fashion

Counter-Strike Pro Promises To "Crush" Opponent, Backs It Up In Dominating Fashion When Astralis bested Virtus.Over three rounds, Virtus.

Xbox Beats PlayStation Again In Regional FIFA Championships

Xbox Beats PlayStation Again In Regional FIFA Championships Rafael “Rafifa13" Fortes took home the title in this weekend’s Miami Regionals in FIFA Ultimate Team, beating LucasRep98 3-1 and earning a spot in Berlin for the Championship Finals.The Regional finals, broadcast on ESPN2, showcased the two platform winners playing against each other.

Overwatch Mom Is Really Stoked For Her Son's Team

Overwatch Mom Is Really Stoked For Her Son's Team It’s not easy being a competitive gamer or a college student at an elite university, and especially not both.Fortunately, Overwatch player SlurpeeThief has the support of both his teammates and an extremely enthusiastic mom to pull from.

One Rough Year Later, Daigo Plans To Stick With Ryu in Street Fighter V

One Rough Year Later, Daigo Plans To Stick With Ryu in Street Fighter V For 20 years, Daigo “The Beast” Umehara has been considered a Street Fighter legend.But since the early 2016 release of Street Fighter V, Umehara seemingly lost his edge.

'Overwatch' heroes reimagined as 48 original Pokémon, evolutions and all

'Overwatch' heroes reimagined as 48 original Pokémon, evolutions and all What do you get when you mix the colorful cast of Overwatch with the beloved universe of Pokémon?The best crossover ever.

Pro Overwatch Player Wrecks Entire Team's Defense With Sneaky Lucio Boop

Pro Overwatch Player Wrecks Entire Team's Defense With Sneaky Lucio Boop In the $100k Tespa Collegiate Champion Finals, Overwatch player Funanah used Lucio’s “Boop” to steal an early lead in a match.It was a play so good that it seemed to demoralize his opponents into losing the whole thing.

Controversial Guilty Gear Mechanic Leads to Devastatingly Quick Loss

Controversial Guilty Gear Mechanic Leads to Devastatingly Quick Loss Competitive fighting game players don’t always jive with the mechanics in their favorite titles.But Danger Time is different; it’s an inherent part of the game that folks can’t avoid with a simple setting change.

'Overwatch' teases a possible new hero and it's (probably) not Doomfist

'Overwatch' teases a possible new hero and it's (probably) not Doomfist Maybe Oladele's OR15 is the next Overwatch hero.It's possibly that she is piloting a robotic hero from a distance.

Smash 4's new tournament ruleset removed the Duck Hunt stage from the legal stage list ahead of

Smash 4's new tournament ruleset removed the Duck Hunt stage from the legal stage list ahead of Smash 4's new tournament ruleset removed the Duck Hunt stage from the legal stage list ahead of EVO 2017.A heated debate between pro Smash players led up to today’s decision.