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  • Blog Post: The International Dota 2 Championships Will Be Televised On ESPN

    Valve has announced some big news for Dota 2 and the entire eSports community. The International Dota 2 championships will be televised on ESPN3, with a finals preview show appearing on ESPN2. The matches will also be available online via the WatchESPN App. The championships will take place in Seattle... More
  • Blog Post: MLG App Available On Xbox One In Time For Weekend Championship

    Major League Gaming (MLG) released the MLG app for Xbox One today. The App will allow Xbox One users to watch the entirety of this weekend’s MLG tournament live via MLG.tv . Xbox users who download the app will also have access to MLG.tv’s other programming, including news show “eSports... More
  • Blog Post: Buy Dota 2 Championship Compendium And Help Unlock Dota Rewards

    Valve has recently started selling it's 2014 digital program for the upcoming Dota 2 eSport championship, and proceeds from the compendium are helping boost the prize pool to staggering new heights. This year's Compendium allows fans to follow the competitors and make predictions on matches.... More
  • Blog Post: MLG Building Gaming Arena In China

    Most of the biggest gaming events in the world – like E3, Gamescom, and TGS – have to rent out convention halls. However, eSports is just about to outdo them all with its own dedicated arena in China. MLG’s gaming arena is a permanent fixture dedicated to eSports, and intended be used... More
  • Blog Post: Tickets For Dota 2 Championships Sell Out In An Hour

    Tickets for Valve’s Dota 2 championship event, The International , went on sale on Friday. Just an hour later, all of the approximately 10,000 tickets for the July event at Seattle’s Key Arena were gone. Valve confirmed to onGamers that that both general admission and VIP tickets are currently... More
  • Blog Post: HBO Panel Scoffs At eSports

    HBO's Real Sports with Byrant Gumbel recently ran a story on eSports, specifically Riot Games' League of Legends. However, many of the panelists don't think it's a sport at all. The clip below is the panel's reaction to reporter Soledad O'Brien's piece on the League of Legends... More
  • Blog Post: Developers Comment On League Of Legends Streaming Prohibition

    Earlier this week, we reported that Riot Games' contract with sponsored players includes some new prohibitions on streaming . The agreement includes a long list of titles that League players aren't allowed to broadcast, including Blizzard games, competing MOBAs, and even Sony's Fat Princess... More
  • Blog Post: New World Champion Crowned In StarCraft 2

    At this weekend's Grand Finals at BlizzCon, South Korean Kim "sOs" Yoo Jin became the new world champion of StarCraft 2. Yoo Jin defeated Jae Dong in the finals match, which you can watch below. Jae Dong had been favored to win, but Yoo Jin defeated him 4 to 1 in competition. For winning... More
  • Blog Post: Dota 2 And Black Ops II Headline Major League Gaming Fall Invitational This Weekend

    Major League Gaming is gearing up for a major event this weekend. The Fall Invitational will take place at Full Sail University in Florida, with Dota 2 and Black Ops II competitions beginning tomorrow. Tomorrow, you'll be able to catch Dignitas, Typical Mistakes (formerly Pretty Boy Swag), noM (formerly... More
  • Blog Post: League Of Legends Crowns Its Season Three World Champions

    The League of Legends 2013 World Championship has come to close with the winning team going home with a trophy and a $1 million prize. SK Telecom T1 from Korea took down Royal Club from China, 3-0. You can check out the full breakdown of the matches by heading to the official League of Legends eSports... More
  • Blog Post: Call of Duty: Ghosts Tournament Joining Major League Gaming Championship

    The first Call of Duty: Ghosts tournament will be taking place just a 17 days after the game launches on current generation consoles and PC. 108 teams will be competing for $50,000 when the Major League Championships land in Columbus, Ohio. The MLG Championships will be held from November 22 through... More
  • Blog Post: The League Of Legends 2013 World Championship Begins Today

    The third season League of Legends World Championship begins today, ending October 4, and Riot Game has released a video for the event to get everyone excited. If you're not already there in person at the event, which is taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles , unfortunately, you've... More
  • Blog Post: MLG Introduces Dota 2 League Tonight

    MLG's fall Dota 2 season begins tonight, and you can tune in to catch the action. The coverage spans eight North American teams, and will be featured on MLG.com and via the Dota 2 client through September 30, 2013. Tonight's broadcast features two different match ups: Shadowfiend Eats Cake vs... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Watch E-Sports?

    The eSports community likes to tout how much it grow every year. Are you one of the gamers who's jumped on board? If not, what would it take to make you watch other people play games? Super Smash Bros. Melee recently broke streaming records at this years EVO fighting tournament. Nintendo's premier... More
  • Blog Post: League Of Legends Next Championship To Be Held At The Staples Center In LA

    On October 4, 2013, top League of Legends players from around the world will gather in Los Angeles to compete for a share of the $2 million championship prize pool. This brings the total cash awards for this League of Legends Season 3 to over $8 million. Riot Games, developer of League of Legends, expects... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Acquires IGN Pro League

    Following IGN's acquisition by Ziff Davis , news came down that the outlet would no longer be running their popular eSports league. Blizzard has stepped forward to take over the reigns, acquiring the technology and members of the team. The buyout gives Blizzard the means to create companion mobile... More
  • Blog Post: Eight Teams Selected To Compete In Call of Duty Championship

    Activision just announced that eight teams from Call of Duty's in-game Champions Series League have been chosen to attend the upcoming worldwide Call of Duty Championship in Hollywood. The teams will compete in Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Below is a list of the teams from the Champions... More
  • Blog Post: PlanetSide 2 Partners With Major League Gaming

    Gamers looking for a more competitive bout of PlanetSide 2 are in luck: Sony Online Entertainment announced that the free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter will be a part of Major League Gaming. The year-long collaboration with the eSports league will produce new competitive gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: MLG Summer Championship Wrap-Up

    This past weekend was interesting for eSports fans. Raleigh was full of scandal, disqualification, nearly undefeated victories, back and forth championship matchups, and hundreds of hours of eSports goodness. *Spoilers Ahead* StarCraft II Though StarCraft II player Leenock took first place in the MLG... More
  • Blog Post: MLG Summer Championship This Weekend

    Thousands are set to descend on Raleigh, North Carolina for the biggest North American eSports event of the summer. The Championship will feature a total prize pool of nearly $215,000. MLG expects thousands to flock to their summer championship at the Greater Raleigh Convention Center and millions more... More
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