esports

Gaming

'Overwatch' Esports Pro Says 'Probably 20 Players' Use Adderall in the Official League

"imagine if it was illegal to completely use adderall, they'd be so fucked."
Emanuel Maiberg
11.13.18
Gaming

Gun Violence Looms Over Gaming Events After Esports Mass Shooting

The Madden shooting has caused the gaming industry to reevaluate how it handles event security.
Matthew Gault
Emanuel Maiberg
8.29.18
esports

'Dota 2' Player Who Used Programmable Mouse Disqualified His Team From $15 Million Tournament

The International 2018 organizers disqualified a South American team from a $15 million tournament when one of its players used a mouse with programmable buttons.
Matthew Gault
6.25.18
esports

American Girl Dolls Play Xbox Now

The Xbox gaming set just launched this week. Start ‘em early.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
anubis

African Esports Are Ready to Explode, but Video Game Publishers Are Holding Them Back

The esports industry has never been bigger, but Africa is being left behind.
Jacob Kleinman
8.30.17
"Unlock Tech"

'I Didn't Think It'd Be This Easy,' Says 'For Honor' Player Who Won $10K Using Known Exploit

Esports has a problem when anyone can use an exploit that's been around for months to coast to victory.
Leif Johnson
8.14.17
wild card

Inside the Secret World of Circle Jerks on Xbox 360's 'Uno'

There's a whole meta game to jerking off you don't know about.
Sidd Wright
5.9.17
dreamhack

In eSports, 30-Year-Olds Are Considered ‘Seniors’

Your old ass gets its own gaming age bracket.
Samantha Cole
5.5.17
zero tolerance

'Overwatch' Pro Player Fired for Saying the N-Word 60 Times

"I won't try to argue or make an excuse, I don't have any."
Emanuel Maiberg
4.25.17
Gaming

It's a Great Time to Start Watching 'Rocket League' eSports

Car-soccer's video game championship is streaming right now.
Andrew Hayward
12.3.16
Toronto

How Some Guys From Calgary Started Canada’s Biggest Fighting eSports Tournament

Canada Cup begins Friday in Toronto.
Marc Shaw
10.28.16
Gaming

'Civilization VI' as an eSport? One of the World's Top Teams Is Trying It

Team Liquid owner Steve Arhancet believes Civ VI's depth will make it one of the "top eSports"
Leif Johnson
10.22.16
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