StarSeries i-League Season 4: Teams to watch

StarSeries i-League Season 4: Teams to watch
The StarSeries i-League Season 4 is just around the corner, and it features 16 teams ready to battle it out for the US$300,000 prizepool in Kiev, Ukraine, where the tournament will take place in the city's CyberSport Arena. StarSeries i-League will use the same Swiss system from Valve-sponsored majors, and a single-elimination best of three, in the playoff matches. 10...

Remember Age of Empires?

Remember Age of Empires?
With every passing year, esports are becoming more and more a defining part of 21st century culture. Games such as League of Legends and CounterStrike fill globally-recognized stadiums like the Staple Center to their brims with energetic fans. Though mainstay games such as these catch massive public attention, there are certain esports that go under the radar. One of these...

Is There Room for a Permanent Tie Between Sport and Esports?

Is There Room for a Permanent Tie Between Sport and Esports?
No one can deny that the growth of esports over the past few years has been absolutely incredible.  You’ve heard the popular milestones numerous times, I’m sure: Championship tournaments have amassed more viewers than the NBA Finals and the World Series. Multi-million dollar broadcasting deals have been reached. Events have even been shown on television. Prize pools for single events...

Navi, A Puncher’s Chance: ELEAGUE Boston Major 2018 Preview

Navi, A Puncher’s Chance: ELEAGUE Boston Major 2018 Preview
Ever since Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev made his big move to Natus Vincere, Navi as a whole have been a massive disappointment. After winning ESL One New York in 2016, Navi went over a year without winning a tournament. With the level of competition at their most recent victory at DreamHack Open Winter 2017, the event was essentially a must-win. A failure at...

NBA2K League Logo Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Poorly Designed

NBA2K League Logo Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Poorly Designed
Last week, the 2K League's managing director Brendan Donohue said "there's a lot of excitement about the league itself, and there's very positive feedback about the look and feel of the logos." We're excited about the League, too. But the logos? We don't necessarily agree. We asked our writers (big NBA fans) what they thought of the recently-unveiled logos for...