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  • SonicFox Urges Fans to 'Vote Bernie' After Winning Mortal Kombat Tournament

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    SonicFox Urges Fans to 'Vote Bernie' After Winning Mortal Kombat Tournament

    Gaming is political.

    Dominique "SonicFox" McLean won the Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition finals held on March 8. The competition was a joint venture between WBIE, NetherRealm Studios, and Intersports. The finals were held in Chicago at the Park West theater. SonicFox, playing as The Joker, went up against CGL NinjaKilla_212 in the Grand Finals. SonicFox bested CGL NinjaKilla_212 to take home the Final Kombat 2020 trophy and the $40,000 first place prize.

    The...
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  • Capcom Cancels Three Pro Tour Events

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    Capcom Cancels Three Pro Tour Events

    Fears over the coronavirus are to blame.

    Capcom officially cancelled three Capcom Pro Tour events today. The company made the announcement via Twitter. The reason for the cancellation should be obvious by now if you have been following some our latest stories.

    The cancelled events include:
    • Brussels Challenge 2020 (was March 20 - March 22, 2020)
    • Norcal Regionals 2020 (was April 10 - April 12, 2020)
    • April Annihilation 2020 (was April 10 - April 12, 2020)
    Capcom says...
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  • On Site Attendance Forbidden at IEM Katowice Due to Coronavirus Fears

    On Site Attendance Forbidden at IEM Katowice Due to Coronavirus Fears

    Viewing is limited to online only.

    While the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Katowice event is still to continue as scheduled, nobody will be allowed to watch the action in person. This almost literal eleventh hour change of plans came directly from an order issued by Polish authorities. This is all being done as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    In short: Find something else to do with your time. Those running the event say that they are currently...
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  • Valve is Seeking Out a New City for The International Dota 2 Championships in 2021

    Do you run a city? Inquire within.

    Valve is already on the hunt for cities that want to host the 11th Annual International Dota 2 Championships, or "The International" for short. The International will be held in the Summer of 2021. The first event was held in Cologne, Germany in the far off time of August 2011. Though already exceptionally popular right from the get-go, The International has only grown in scale in each of the following years.

    The International...
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  • The Current Trends in the Video Games Industry

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    The Current Trends in the Video Games Industry

    The video games industry has grown at an astonishing rate in recent years. According to a recent report, the size of the global video game market will accrue to $90.1 billion in 2020. Some elements of the gaming market are dramatically increasing in revenue and sales due to increased public coverage and high sponsorship proceeds. Read on to know more about them.


    Esports make use of new media to capture new audiences
    Purpose esports are watched by millions of people each...
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  • Valve Pushes for Increased Transparency for 2020 Counter-Strike Leagues

    Valve Pushes for Increased Transparency for 2020 Counter-Strike Leagues

    The future is crystal clear.

    A new blog entry by the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team at Valve, suggests that the developer is looking for more transparency in 2020. Not only are they being transparent with the community about these new initiatives, but they are pushing professional teams and tournaments to be more transparent with you.

    Valve took community feedback to a blog posted back in August. The blog entry, entitled "Keeping Things Competitive," focused...
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  • FIFA 20 Global Series Announced for the esports Fans Out There

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    FIFA 20 Global Series Announced for the esports Fans Out There

    FIFA and esports, a match made in money heaven.

    EA and FIFA announced today the launch of the EA Sports FIFA 20 Global Series on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup. I am almost 100% certain that is the full title of this planned nine-month long competition. A prize pool for this is already over $3 million.

    The EA Sports FIFA 20 Global Series will span more than 20 football leagues running local events throughout the world. If you live in an area where these events are being...
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  • The International 9 Once Again Breaks All the Records

    The International 9 Once Again Breaks All the Records

    Another year, another batch of broken esports records.

    Valve announced today that the ninth annual Dota 2 International Championships (The International 9) has smashed records? Which records? A lot of esports ones.

    First off, this marks the first back-to-back victory for any team in the history of The International. That's right, OG won it all this year just as they did in 2018. I'm sure a lot of fans had that spoiled for them thanks to a random email from Twitch. Good...
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  • Gears 5 Does Away with Smoking

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    Gears 5 Does Away with Smoking

    Smoking is bad, but violence...?

    Gears 5 will not include any depictions of smoking. The upcoming third-person shooter, slated for release on September 10 on PC and Xbox One, does away with all tobacco use after a push from the Truth Initiative. The anti-smoking organization, Truth Initiative, approached Turner, the company that owns the rights to broadcast Gears 5 ELeague esports matches. Turner, after speaking with Truth Initiative, spoke to The Coalition about the removal of the...
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  • Fortnite Pro Tfue Suing FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract

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    Fortnite Pro Tfue Suing FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract

    Turner "Tfue" Tenney claims his contract with FaZe Clan is in violation of California law.

    Tfue is one of the hottest names in esports right now, with over 120 million Twitch views, 10 million subscribers on YouTube, and over 5.5 million Instagram followers. Tfue, otherwise known as Turner Tenney, is known as one of the world's best Fortnite players. He is suing the FaZe Clan esports organization that he is a part of. He claims that the organization is taking up to 80% of his earnings from brand deals. ...
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  • The Most Prestigious Esports Events In The World

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    The Most Prestigious Esports Events In The World


    The competitive gaming scene continues to soar in popularity and the biggest events have attracted millions of fans from across the globe. Esports have already begun to rival traditional sporting tournaments, and the juggernaut shows no signs of slowing down as prize pools become increasingly lucrative. Leading companies like MasterCard, Intel and Red Bull sponsor tournaments and leading gamers have become multimillionaires with massive social media followings as a result of their exploits....
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  • Puyo Puyo Champions Out Now

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    Puyo Puyo Champions Out Now

    The time to blob your friends has finally come.

    Today marks the release of Puyo Puyo Champions. Those in Asia know the game as Puyo Puyo eSports. The blob matching puzzle game is out today for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Drop those blobs on players from all over the world as you strive to become the best player.

    The best part? This game is only $9.99 (USD). It may not feature a battle royale mode like some classic puzzle titles, but...
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  • Valve Embraces Dota 2 Gambling

    Valve Embraces Dota 2 Gambling


    There is no denying that Dota 2 is an esports juggernaut. As the game enters into its sixth year this Summer, the popular "multiplayer online battle arena" (MOBA) shows no signs of slowing down. Last year, the annual Dota 2 tournament, The International, offered the biggest esports payout of any single video game tournament. In fact, The International occupies the top five positions on the top esports earnings list.

    This means that with the rise of Dota 2 esports comes...
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  • Tekken World Tour 2019 Announced

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    Tekken World Tour 2019 Announced


    The Tekken World Tour 2019 was officially announced today. This new esports tournament series returns thanks to a partnership between Bandai Namco and Twitch. As you may safely assume, Twitch will be the go-to location to watch all of the latest Tekken 7 action. New this year for the World Tour is "more action" along with new locations, returning favorites (whatever that means), and "innovative tournament categories enabling more players to earn Tekken World Tour Ranking Points."

    This is all on top of a prize pool that totals over $185,500 (USD). The World Tour Finals will have a $100,000 baseline prize purse for the best players. All of this begins on April 20, 2019 in France. ...
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  • Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe Demo Announced, Plus More Esports and Season Pass Info


    Team Ninja announced a bunch of things today for Dead or Alive 6 during EVO Japan 2019. First up is the announcement of a Deluxe Demo for the game. Second, they announced Dead or Alive World Championship, a new esports venture. Finally, they also revealed the first details on the "DOA6 Season Pass 1," which includes two characters from SNK's The King of Fighters XIV.

    Let's take a look at what's going on with that Deluxe Demo first of all.

    This demo will...
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