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A definitive ranking of Hearthstone’s Death Knights

A definitive ranking of Hearthstone’s Death Knights

by , 20 Feb 2018

With the Hearthstone Championship Tour in Sydney this weekend, we’ve been going through some of the game’s more prominent cards and working out just which ones are true match winners. Today, it’s the Death Knight hero cards.

A definitive ranking of Hearthstone’s legendary weapons

A definitive ranking of Hearthstone’s legendary weapons

by , 19 Feb 2018

Kobolds and Catacombs bought a number of new mechanics to Hearthstone when it launched in December, namely, the Recruit keyword, Dungeon Run and a legendary weapon for each class.

NA LCS Spring Week 5: League of upsets

NA LCS Spring Week 5: League of upsets

by , 17 Feb 2018

We had some intense League of Legends in week four of the North American League Championship Series, with the first day particularly full of upsets. The two bottom teams both took wins as the weekend went on, while previously first place Team Liquid took double losses.

Esports are just as social as traditional sports. Here’s why

Esports are just as social as traditional sports. Here’s why

by , 15 Feb 2018

I’m almost surprised we are here again, but it seems the shackles of stereotypes and misunderstanding still weigh down the esports name.

The card each Hearthstone class will miss the most after the next rotation

The card each Hearthstone class will miss the most after the next rotation

by , 13 Feb 2018

Believe it or not, we’re two months removed from the launch of Hearthstone’s seventh expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs. If you’ve been paying attention to the game’s history, you’ll know that means we’re due for another expansion – and a massive set rotation – in just two months.

Introducing the NBA 2K League

Introducing the NBA 2K League

by , 11 Feb 2018

One million dollars prizemoney? $USD35,000 guaranteed salary? Six months work per year? Where do I sign up for the NBA 2K League?

Will the new changes make Overwatch’s capture the flag mode work?

Will the new changes make Overwatch’s capture the flag mode work?

by , 10 Feb 2018

In a recent YouTube video, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan announced the return of a vastly-tweaked capture the flag mode to the game as part of the upcoming Lunar New Year event.

NA LCS Spring Week 4: Finally breaking ties

NA LCS Spring Week 4: Finally breaking ties

by , 9 Feb 2018

What a difference a patch makes. In week three of the North American League Championship Series, we saw a significant drop in game time, several champions come in or out of vogue, and of course some great League of Legends.

The Overwatch League is about to get interesting

The Overwatch League is about to get interesting

by , 8 Feb 2018

The last two weeks have sparked big changes in Stage 1 of the Overwatch League.

Dallas made the right decision to extend xQc’s suspension

Dallas made the right decision to extend xQc’s suspension

by , 6 Feb 2018

It’s very rare to see a team impose a suspension on one of their own players that greatly exceeds the one already handed down by the league. The Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel did just that recently – and that’s the best decision they could’ve made.

Australia to get its first ever dedicated eSports venues through Hoyts and Gfinity

Australia to get its first ever dedicated eSports venues through Hoyts and Gfinity

by , 5 Feb 2018

eSports promoter Gfinity Australia has today announced a long-term partnership with cinema company Hoyts to build a number of dedicated eSports venues in Australia.

As stage two approaches, what impact will the newest patch have on the Overwatch League?

As stage two approaches, what impact will the newest patch have on the Overwatch League?

by , 3 Feb 2018

We’re four weeks into the inaugural Overwatch League’s first stage and there’s been plenty to talk about.

Breaking down Hearthstone’s incoming balance changes

Breaking down Hearthstone’s incoming balance changes

by , 2 Feb 2018

The Year of the Mammoth is coming to a close and with it, card set rotations. On Tuesday, Blizzard announced nerfs to four key cards they believed were making the metagame stagnant and so it’s time to break down exactly what those changes are and what they could mean for your decks.

NA LCS Spring Week 3: Games get longer, but are they better?

NA LCS Spring Week 3: Games get longer, but are they better?

by , 2 Feb 2018

Even though the North American League Championship Series (NA LCS) has gone back to playing exactly ten games per weekend, we got to watch even more League of Legends this weekend than last.

Three more eSports tournaments announced for Australia in 2018

Three more eSports tournaments announced for Australia in 2018

by , 1 Feb 2018

The last few weeks have seen some exciting announcements in the Australian eSports scene, with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone and Rocket League competitions all making their way down under this year.

NA LCS Spring Week 2: Welcome to season four, apparently

NA LCS Spring Week 2: Welcome to season four, apparently

by , 27 Jan 2018

The North American League Championship Series is well and truly back.

Hearthstone World Championship final day recap: tom60229 crowned world champion

Hearthstone World Championship final day recap: tom60229 crowned world champion

by , 22 Jan 2018

Taiwan’s Chen “tom60229” Wei Lin is the 2017 Hearthstone World Champion, after he completed a stunning comeback from 2-0 down in the best-of-five grand final and defeat heavily favoured American Frank “Fr0zen” Zhang.

Hearthstone Championship Tour day three recap: Quick early sweeps give us time to savour some epic quarterfinals

Hearthstone Championship Tour day three recap: Quick early sweeps give us time to savour some epic quarterfinals

by , 21 Jan 2018

The business end of the Hearthstone Championship Tour started at record pace in Amsterdam, with three straight 3-0 sweeps threatening to give the crowd the afternoon off. But some crazy comebacks and incredible turnarounds made the rest of the day a thriller.

Hearthstone Championship Tour day two recap: Saving the best until last

Hearthstone Championship Tour day two recap: Saving the best until last

by , 20 Jan 2018

It wasn’t the European bloodbath of day one, but day two of the Hearthstone World Championship proved to be just as unpredictable as the first, with several fan favourites sent packing early.

The Overwatch League Daily – Day 1

The Overwatch League Daily – Day 1

by , 20 Jan 2018

The Los Angeles Valiant completed a 4-0 clean sweep first-up against San Francisco Shock. The hometown heroes put on a demolition in the first match of Overwatch League Season One.


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