Before the FACEIT Major: London got underway, we shared who the favourite teams were. Unsurprisingly, Astralis, FaZe Clan, and Natus Vincere were the standout teams – but is this still the case now the tournament has reached the playoffs? Let’s take a look. We had Astralis as the favourites to take the tournament, and bet365 […]
Since PUBG, H1Z1, and Fortnite popularised the Battle Royale genre, there’s been one question in the mouths of esports enthusiasts: will the genre make it in a competitive setting? This question is close to being answered with PUBG seeing relative success and Epic Games throwing $100 million at Fortnite’s esports scene. The latest Battle Royale […]
The FACEIT Major London is almost here, and if the latest season of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive showed us anything, it’s that the competition is stiff. Despite Astralis proving to be the best team in the world, they’re not invincible – losing to the likes of FaZe Clan, Natus Vincere, and North in recent times. Let’s […]
Insomnia is the premier UK esports tournament that usually takes place twice a year, the biggest of which being held in the Summer. Held in Birmingham at the NEC it’s the venue for a number of pro-level esports tournaments, including the open and invitational tournaments for CS:GO, League of Legends, Overwatch, Team Fortress 2, Rocket […]
It may be practically impossible to accurately predict who’ll take the lion’s share of the prize pool – it’s more accurate to call it a guess – but it doesn’t mean you can’t take a look at which teams have the best chance. With this in mind, let’s break down recent placements, performances, and how teams are shaping up!
The entire Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) leads up to this tournament – with teams accruing qualifying points all season long – so there’s no wonder it’s rated so highly. This is the eighth iteration of the annual event, and it has perhaps the strong pool of teams yet; many believe this is the first TI that doesn’t have a single average squad.
This November Valve will officially launch the collectible card game (CCG), Artifact, to enormous fanfare. Originally teased at The International 2017, Valve has promised to create a CCG like no other – taking classical card game elements and combining them with some of the mechanics, lore and gameplay from Valve’s Dota 2. The game is […]
The Reload FM is a new, weekly esports betting focussed podcast that covers the latest news, insights and pro-tips from industry experts and esports analysts. Produced by the US-based esports media production company UGC Events we were invited to speak on their inaugural podcast. The podcast covers an introduction to esports betting; which sites stand […]
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