Multiplayer Isn't So Massive Anymore

Bungie seems to have coined the term "shared world shooter" for their newest IP, Destiny, but the general concept might sound familiar. While not everyone may be a fan of huge MMOs, lots of people seem to be into multiplayer gaming and downsized, explorable worlds where you can play with a relative handful of other… » 10/09/13 7:00pm 10/09/13 7:00pm

Will Infinity Ward Continue to Support Competitive Call Of Duty?

With Activision publicly announcing their support of eSports at the recent Call Of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer reveal it's become evident that this growing community has a chance to become a long-term fixture of the scene, but a lot of that is dependent on the efforts of Activision, its studios and Major League Gaming. » 9/27/13 7:30pm 9/27/13 7:30pm

Killzone On The PS4 Might Actually Be More Comfortable To Play

If you're purchasing the PlayStation 4 this holiday season and are into first-person shooters, chances are you'll be eyeing Guerrilla Games' latest installment in the Killzone franchise: Shadow Fall. But while those shiny new graphics will catch most people's eyes, I'm more concerned with how the game plays. » 9/26/13 5:30pm 9/26/13 5:30pm

What To Expect Out Of Battlefield 4's Beta

Battlefield 4 is scheduled to release on October 29th for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, followed by the next-gen consoles in November, but you can start the battle earlier by taking part in the open beta for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 4th. » 9/18/13 5:00pm 9/18/13 5:00pm

How Titanfall Could Stack Up For Pro Gamers

Titanfall has taken the gaming world by storm. Every time I've gotten my hands on Respawn Entertainment's latest game I experience something new. It's a game that is fresh, yet familiar to fans of Call Of Duty who might be yearning for more out of their first-person shooters. It's not easy breathing new life into a… » 9/17/13 11:00am 9/17/13 11:00am

How To Be A Good Competitive Gaming Announcer

As eSports continues to grow there are more personalities beginning to take center stage. Rachel Quirico is one of the well-known personalities in eSports who has hosted events for North American Star League and Dreamhack, two popular eSports events for StarCraft II, as well as events such as E3 and PAX two of the… » 8/08/13 7:00pm 8/08/13 7:00pm

The First-Person Shooter That Has Brazil's eSports Scene All Excited

This past weekend Red Bull hosted another StarCraft II tournament, which they call the Training Grounds, and featured some of the best players from around the world. There was also a surprise coming out of Brazil with the Brazil Gaming League Arena which saw some fierce competition in the free-to-play first person… » 7/29/13 6:45pm 7/29/13 6:45pm

A Game Where You Can Play As Vampire Batman Could Be eSports’ Next Hit

There are tons of new MOBAs trying to enter the space but one stands out above them all and that is Turbine's Infinite Crisis. This DC MOBA does not stray too far from the standard MOBA formula—which is the three lane format (with bottom, middle, and top lanes) seen more commonly in games like League of Legends and … » 7/24/13 11:30am 7/24/13 11:30am

Finally: The Next Big Halo Tournament. Watch It Live, Right Here.

This weekend, we are finally seeing a strong return of eSports in the competitive Halo scene. Since Major League Gaming ceased operations of Halo events on their pro circuit, we haven't seen a major tournament for the series in quite some time. Thanks to 343 Industries and the Arena Gaming League, all that changes in… » 7/20/13 8:00am 7/20/13 8:00am

They Call Him The 'Intelligent' Call of Duty Pro-Gamer

Professional player Raymond Lussier (aka Rambo) has made a career of playing Call of Duty on some of the biggest stages in the world. Along with his team EnVyUs they placed second at the Call of Duty Championships, even if they haven't seen similar success in recent events. But to the wider community, he's known as… » 7/19/13 1:00pm 7/19/13 1:00pm

Competitive Halo Is Back After Almost A Year Out Of The Spotlight

Halo has always had a rich history in eSports but as of recently it has fallen from the spotlight thanks to a lack of a presence at some of the larger eSports events like Major League Gaming's Pro Circuit. While Halo took a backseat in the competitive gaming scene, games like League of Legends, StarCraft 2, and Call… » 7/17/13 5:00pm 7/17/13 5:00pm

EVO Wasn't The Only Impressive Tournament This Weekend

It was a massive weekend for eSports. Gfinity—a Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Tournament that granted the winner $55,000—dominated the UK and EVO broke new ground for the fighting game community in Las Vegas. Not only were the events themselves a big deal but there were shake-ups with some of the top Call of Duty teams… » 7/15/13 4:00pm 7/15/13 4:00pm