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Mother of God, Shaq is in CS:GO Commercials and It's Glorious

Shaq is ready to commit to the future of esports through his part ownership of NRG and his deal with TBS and their future E-League programming set to ramp up soon.In fact, he's so into esports that he's put out this promotional video showing his love for all things CS:GO.

Australia deems League of Legends an official sport

Everyone rejoice, League of Legends (LoL) has officially been sanctioned as a sport in Australia.Thanks to a partnership between Riot Games and Unigames, students can compete in League during the Australian University Games, the largest sporting event held for college students where they aim to bring home a championship for their respective universities.

Is Overwatch actually fun to watch?

It’s only been a few days since Blizzard launched their new class-based shooter, and the world has already been set ablaze by Overwatch.In a discussion hosted on the ScreenWatchers Gamescast, David Kerner argues that Overwatch, while being a great game, lacks a certain focus commonly found in highly spectated esports.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League returns

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege Pro League begins season two with teams competing all over Europe and North America.Ubisoft is venturing back into eSports to start the second season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Pro League for Xbox One.

The North American 2016 Road to BlizzCon

Blizzard is partnering with Major League Gaming to produce the North American Road to BlizzCon.The North American 2016 Road to Blizzcon is here, with the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship is starting soon.

1,500+ Overwatch Cheaters Banned

Bringing down the ban hammer, Blizzard is tries to make Overwatch as fair and balanced as possible.More than 1,500 cheaters have been banned from Blizzard's new shooter so far.

Former League Pro "Snoopeh" Joins Charity Advisory Team

Yesterday, former professional League of Legends player Stephen "Snoopeh" Ellis joined the advisory team of Operation Supply Drop (OSD), a charity that supports veterans and active duty military with the power of video games.Previously, Ellis had played in League tournaments across the world -- not only as a player, but also as a team captain and manager.

Rick Fox Set to Produce Non-Scripted eSports Series

As a staunch enthusiast of all things eSports, Rick Fox's next plan of action is a documented eSports series.Despite having multiple successful teams under his organization, Rick Fox has decided to continue popularizing the growing online gaming community.

How they got there: Panthera, Paradigm, and Hungry For More heading to DreamHack

iRaffer seemed to favor Ares or Bacchus during the split compiling a 13-1 record when playing one or the other.To be fair not much has slowed Panthera down during the Spring Split.

Blood Bowl 2's World Cup Grand Final is live now.

The final is the result of 50 matches between pro players in their Steam group community, and has culminated between players Mallak and Guinness.The stream is being cast by Crendor of the Cox N' Crendor podcast and cKnoor who runs the largest Blood Bowl Steam group out there.

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.