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The Meta, a training platform for gamers, builds on Kovaak’s FPS Aim Trainer

As esports grows and creates opportunities for gamers to level up to the pro or streamer level, there is still a huge barrier in the way. There is not a wealth of training options for gamers. If you c

Activision Blizzard has five franchises lined up for its new Call of Duty esports league

Activision Blizzard said it has lined up five franchises for a new, city-based Call of Duty esports league. Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris and Toronto will all play host to franchise teams that will

Esports Overwatch League heads to hipster Brooklyn for its finals

What could be more perfect than moving the inaugural championship finals for an esports league from its Los Angeles home to Brooklyn? For Overwatch League, the esports conference created by fiat from

Microsoft can ban you for using offensive language

A report by CSOOnline presented the possibility that Microsoft would be able to ban “offensive language” from Skype, Xbox, and, inexplicably, Office. The post, which cites Microsoft’

Discord partners with esports teams to launch Verified Servers

Discord, the voice and text chat app for gamers, is today announcing a new partnership with a number of eSports teams for the launch of Discord Verified Servers. Verified servers ensure that users kno

Overwatch is free to play this weekend on all platforms

Overwatch wasn't what you'd call a "surprise" hit — everyone knew it was going to wipe the floor with its immediate competition. But unlike a lot of games, it still costs money. If you've been meani

Zelda, Overwatch are top Pornhub searches for 2017

Pornhub, a website dedicated to the distribution of pornographic videos, is onto all you porn lovers and your sexy, sneaky ways. In a nearly catastrophically complete year-in-review post, the company

Every Overwatch League game will be streamed on Twitch for the next two years

The first match of the inaugural season of Overwatch is set for 4:00 pm PST to catch the kids on the West Coast as they get out of school, kids on the East Coast as they finish dinner and kids in Asia

Blizzard will open its first U.S. esports stadium in Los Angeles next month

The world's best pedigreed esports developer is opening a state-of-the-art temple to its craft right in its own backyard. Blizzard Entertainment, creator of the fine-tuned esports hit Overwatch and MM

Overwatch finally adds Deathmatch and it kind of sucks

I haven’t played another FPS besides Overwatch in months, which makes me qualified to state that Overwatch is the best FPS on the market. That said, until today, it was lacking a deathmatch mode

The biggest Call of Duty tournament shines light on growth of esports

Esports is becoming a true spectator sport, but will the average Joe one day care about competitive League of Legends or Overwatch or Counter-Sstrike the way they care about watching football on Sunda

Here’s how much the best Overwatch players will make in Blizzard’s new pro league

E-sports is maturing at a rapid pace. What once was only found on a Twitch stream here and there is now becoming the new favored spectator sport for an entire generation of gamers. Blizzard recently a

Overwatch is getting a city-based e-sports league with Robert Kraft as an owner

E-sports is growing up. Activision Blizzard just announced the Overwatch League, a new e-sports league built around Overwatch, which will be the first major e-sports league with a traditional city-ba

With a bet on diversity, Blizzard reveals Overwatch’s queer character

After months of hinting, Blizzard finally revealed which member of Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters counts themselves part of the LGBTQ community. The much-anticipated reveal came in a se

Heads up Twitch, Facebook just hired gamer Snoopeh for its e-sports division

459,000 years. That’s how long Twitch users spent watching other people play video games last year, and Facebook wants a piece of the pie. It might sound weird, but e-sports are wildly popular,