eSports

A new Order comes to the Oceanic Pro League

A new Order comes to the Oceanic Pro League

by , 17 Dec 2017

The Oceanic Pro League contract database has confirmed a new team emerging from the ruins of Regicide.

NA LCS team update

NA LCS team update

by , 16 Dec 2017

The 2017 League of Legends All-Stars tournament last weekend had just the right mix of players meeting expectations, surprises, and incredible games.

See the Bombers level up: Essendon enters eSports world

See the Bombers level up: Essendon enters eSports world

by , 12 Dec 2017

The Essendon Football Club will be the second AFL team, after Adelaide, to have an official eSports venture, after the club announced they had acquired Australian League of Legends franchise Abyss earlier this week.

League of Legends All-Star Event this weekend

League of Legends All-Star Event this weekend

by , 8 Dec 2017

With all the recent roster excitement, it’s almost been easy to forget that the premier off-season League of Legends event is on this weekend.

Gfinity Challenger Series announced: open competition with $15k monthly prize pool

Gfinity Challenger Series announced: open competition with $15k monthly prize pool

by , 5 Dec 2017

eSports promoter Gfinity have announced the inaugural edition of the Challenger Series in Australia, allowing gamers from across the country to compete for the chance to be drafted by an Elite Series eSports franchise.

NA LCS team announcements coming thick and fast

NA LCS team announcements coming thick and fast

by , 4 Dec 2017

In the extra week since I last took a look at the changes coming to the North American League of Legends Championship Series, we have had so many announcements and rumours that it’s been hard to keep track!

Battlefront’s Star Card debacle an insight into what separates eSports from video games

Battlefront’s Star Card debacle an insight into what separates eSports from video games

by , 20 Nov 2017

Electronic Arts’ second stab at a Star Wars-themed online multiplayer game was a long shot at best of cracking into the world of eSports. But the stunning rise and fall of the game’s public approval gives us a valuable look at what distinguishes eSports from normal video games.

League of Legends all-star teams finalised

League of Legends all-star teams finalised

by , 18 Nov 2017

While there are no Riot tournaments for a few more weeks, things are still ticking over in the League of Legends scene.

Rumour mill keeps churning in the League of Legends offseason

Rumour mill keeps churning in the League of Legends offseason

by , 10 Nov 2017

Samsung Galaxy’s stunning 3-0 win over SK Telecom T1 on Sunday marked the end of the 2017 League of Legends Season in spectacular fashion, and even though this year is over, there is still so much to be excited for.

Gallant BlizzCon efforts put Australian eSports on the map

Gallant BlizzCon efforts put Australian eSports on the map

by , 6 Nov 2017

California’s Anaheim Convention Centre – just a stone’s throw from Disneyland – saw an action-packed weekend of incredible eSports action. Going up against some of the world’s behemothic nations, the boys from down under did themselves proud.

Team Australia knocked out of Overwatch World Cup by Canada

Team Australia knocked out of Overwatch World Cup by Canada

by , 5 Nov 2017

Australia fought valiantly but could not prevent themselves being knocked out of the Overwatch World Cup by a resilient Canada.

Overwatch World Cup live stream: How to watch BlizzCon live or online

Overwatch World Cup live stream: How to watch BlizzCon live or online

by , 3 Nov 2017

The Overwatch World Cup is set to take place at the Anaheim Convention Centre in California on Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5 (AEDT). This is The Roar’s ultimate guide to catching the eSports action live.

When is the Overwatch World Cup? Canada vs Australia start time, teams, key game information

When is the Overwatch World Cup? Canada vs Australia start time, teams, key game information

by , 3 Nov 2017

The Overwatch World Cup Finals begin this Saturday, November 4 (AEDT), with Australia facing off against Canada in the second quarterfinal. The match is set to begin at 8:00am (AEDT).

LoL 2017 World Championships: Finals preview

LoL 2017 World Championships: Finals preview

by , 3 Nov 2017

It’s almost hard to believe that we’re coming to the end of the 2017 League of Legends World Championships.

LoL 2017 World Championships: Semifinals Preview

LoL 2017 World Championships: Semifinals Preview

by , 27 Oct 2017

I think it was Kobe on The Dive last week who said at the end of groups that, of the last few years, this would be the one he would be least surprised to see all matches go 3-0.

LoL 2017 World Championships: Quarterfinals Preview

LoL 2017 World Championships: Quarterfinals Preview

by , 19 Oct 2017

Over the last four weeks, the 24 teams that originally qualified for the League of Legends 2017 World Championships have been whittled down to just eight. This week, we’ll see that number halved again.

LoL 2017 World Championships: Group stage, Week 2

LoL 2017 World Championships: Group stage, Week 2

by , 13 Oct 2017

The first week of the League of Legends 2017 World Championships has seen upsets, speed runs and slogs… and we still have another week of best-of-ones to go!

Creating eSports league “maybe no different” than creating a women’s league: AFL

Creating eSports league “maybe no different” than creating a women’s league: AFL

by , 12 Oct 2017

Months after the Adelaide Crows announced they had purchased Sydney-based eSports franchise Legacy, the AFL’s general manager of growth, digital and audiences Darren Birch has claimed the league is investigating the possibility of more of its clubs branching into the world of competitive video gaming.

LoL 2017 World Championships: Group stage, Week 1

LoL 2017 World Championships: Group stage, Week 1

by , 5 Oct 2017

Enter the big boys. This week, we hit the first round robin of the League of Legends 2017 World Championship group stage.

LoL 2017 World Championships: Play-in knockout stage

LoL 2017 World Championships: Play-in knockout stage

by , 28 Sep 2017

With the first round of the 2017 League of Legends World Championships behind us, we’ve already seen tonnes of great games. This stage of the tournament doesn’t necessarily bring the strongest players and teams, but it’s been a hell of a ride!


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