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The English Premiere League Fears Competition from Video Games and More

In a recent interview, the English Premiere League (EPL) shared some of their concerns and focus for the future of the organization.One of the main concerns mentioned was the threat of losing younger fans to digital gaming, social media, and competitive gaming, or eSports.

Dota 2 TI6: Most Favorable Team Eliminated in an Unexpected Run

No one ever expected OG, the most favorable team to win TI6, to lose to underdog team TnC from the SEA region.But led by a veteran player Jimmy 'Demon' Ho, TnC outran them with a clean 2-0 win.

CSGO Lounge Ceases Gambling Operations

The largest CS:GO skin betting site has announced yesterday that they will be ceasing their betting operations on upcoming matches.This news comes roughly a month after Valve handed CSGO Lounge, as well as 21 other skin gambling websites, their cease and desist letter claiming that the sites violated Steam’s terms of service agreement.

A Beginner' Guide to Competitive Pokémon

A Pokémon's Individual values (or IVs) are like it's genes; they are inborn values that determine how high any Pokémon's six different states will develop.Finally, a Pokémon's nature affects the stat growth of two of the Pokémon's stats.

This Week in League of Legends eSports: Summaries and Highlights from the EU and NA LCS Playoffs and the LCK Playoffs

This week, Summoner’s Rift bore witness to the ultimate victor of the 2016 LCK summer season.This week saw the conclusion to the LCK Summer Season, and fans were not disappointed.

Rocket League Championship Series is Back!

The Rocket League Championship Series is back with Season 2, and the prize pool has been increased from $75,000 to an incredible $250,000.Anyone interested in competing either from Europe or North America can sign up for free from August 24th via the Rocket League website.

eSports Betting is Going Mainstream

According to Eilers & Krekcih Gaming and Narus Advisors these sites were estimated to bring in $7.Moritz Maurer, the head of eSports at London-based Genius Sports -- a sports data company that provides “data-driven solutions to sports, media and regulated betting market" -- estimates that the industry will reach around $2.

New Battlerite Champion and eSports Event Announced

Set to be released on February 15, this new champion's name is Raigon.The event has a total prize pool of $10,000 and will be running simultaneously in Europe and North America.

First 24-Hour Channel Dedicated to eSports Coming Soon

Today it was announced that the first 24 hour channel featuring eSports will launch in Canada.The deal was formed between Canadian broadcaster Super Channel and GINX eSports TV.

Is Splatoon 2 Nintendo's Full Court Press For eSports?

With the pending arrival of Splatoon 2 this summer, Nintendo has released some new details regarding the title -- and they suggest that the game will be very viable for eSports."LAN Play" will allow connections between up to eight docked systems using a wired LAN setup.

Melee Pro Hungrybox Talks About the Game's History, Future, and Going eSports Full-Time

HungryBox (HB): I think Melee’s history is going to determine its future.So now, we started discovering new things, new aspects of the game that people didn’t know existed.

ESL Halo World Championship Pro League Series Starts Today

After an intense series of qualifiers all over the world, the top 12 Halo teams in the world will meet in Burbank, California at the ESL campus to fight for undisputed Halo supremacy.The final lineup for the ESL Halo World Championship Pro League Series is as follows: Obviously, OpTic Gaming has been looking sharp throughout the qualifiers, after finishing in first at the Las Vegas Qualifiers and is favored by many to place high.

StarCraft: Remaster Announced -- Everything We Know So Far

After almost 19 years Blizzard has announced it will be re-releasing the original StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War in the form of an HD remake known as StarCraft: Remastered -- and it will be releasing this summer.On top of that, a “Classic Campaign” mode will make an appearance, while the game will have 13 supported languages, LAN & modern online play, revamped and improved dialogue and soundtrack, and revamped briefings.

Original StarCraft Going Free, StarCraft: Remaster Announced

After almost 19 years Blizzard has announced it will be re-releasing the original StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War in the form of an HD remake known as StarCraft: Remastered -- and it will be releasing this summer as an optional addition to the original version of the game going free later this week.The game will be releasing for both Windows PC and Mac.

StarCraft: Remastered Will Try (and Succeed) at Bringing Brood War Back

All four are back on the Brood War circuit.Even better things are in store for Brood War this summer.

OpTic Gaming Wins $1,000,000 and Undisputed Halo Supremacy After the World Championship Finals 2017

All around the world, Halo teams fought through the qualifiers for a chance to be part of the ESL Halo World Championship 2017 Finals.In the first day of competition at Finals, teams fought for seeding points heading into the double elimination bracket.

StarCraft: Brood War 1.18 Delayed, But You Can Play on the PTR Right Now

Officially postponed as Blizzard irons out issues with the game's first actual update in eight years, you don't have to wait for the free Brood War update.Yes, it is possible to download the patch and give it a whirl on the Public Test Realm (PTR) right now.

More Than Just Players: These Unsung Heroes of eSports Deserve Love, Too

Just because they're not sitting in those fancy ergonomic chairs behind the screens, doesn't mean they don't deserve any of the glory too.) an eSports event.

Georgia Becomes First To Offer Competitive Video Game Internships and Scholarships

The Georgia Game Developers Association has just announced that it will be creating the first statewide general eSports league.For the GGDA, this new league is one of many programs that the non-profit uses to support and educate its members.

ESL Announces Halo Pro League Return this Summer 2017

The announcement from ESL also revealed the lineup of teams for the North American Pro League: In a surprising turn of events, the eighth seeded team, Allegiance, disbanded and lost their spot this season.In the wake of these events, the final team set to compete this season will be decided at the NA Last Chance Qualifier.