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Twitch Broadcasting Being Added To Origin

Twitch Broadcasting Being Added To Origin When most people think of EA’s Origin service they think of Valve’s Steam. More specifically, they’re thinking about how Steam is a superior program, from its large library to its deep discounts. It was thought that Origin was just a way for EA to ride on Valve’s coattails a little...
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StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm Shooting For 2013 Release

StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm Shooting For 2013 Release Stop me if you’ve heard this before! It turns out that StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm will not be out in 2012, but instead will likely be coming out sometime in the first half of 2013. The news was announced during an investors call yesterday. It had been speculated that with the beta being in full...
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League Of Legends World Playoff Participant Fined $30,000

League Of Legends World Playoff Participant Fined $30,000 Last weekend the League of Legends World Championship could have gone a bit smoother. After all, various network issues slowed the games to a crawl, and Riot was forced to postpone the remaining matches until a later time. However, that wasn’t the only issue, as it appeared that several teams were...
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Honor System In League Of Legends Is Now Live

Honor System In League Of Legends Is Now Live One of the problems with games like League of Legends is that while there’s a system set up to deal with griefers, there’s nothing in place to publicly reward a player for good player. After all, you might get somebody on your team who’s a real nice person, who really makes you game (as...
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Blizzard Looking Into Making SC II Multiplayer Free To Play

Blizzard Looking Into Making SC II Multiplayer Free To Play When it comes to eSports Blizzard does thing a bit differently from other companies. You see, while eSport games like Dota 2 and League of Legends are free, StarCraft II is not. The $40 price tag isn’t going to break the bank if somebody buys a copy, that’s still $40 more than what you’re...
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No Love For First Person Shooters In eSports

No Love For First Person Shooters In eSports The first person shooter is the ultimate example of competitive tendency in video games. Your goal, as it were, is to kill the other guy before he can kill you, utilizing skill, twitch-hair-trigger reflexes, and a broad understanding of the mechanics of the game to assist you. So why is it that a genre so...
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Download The New Dota 2 Spectator Client Now!

Download The New Dota 2 Spectator Client Now! Over the past few years e-sports has really come into its own. Thanks to the popularity of high speed internet, thousands of people can stream matches of some of the best players of the world’s best games going at it in real time. StarCraft and StarCraft II helped create the interest for people, but...
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Riot Games Announces League Of Legends Championship Series

Riot Games Announces League Of Legends Championship Series It’s crazy to think how far eSports has come in the past thirty years. From humble arcade beginnings, games have reshaped and evolved, while still having ties to their roots. Now there are tons of games from different genres that are played competitively, and currently, the one of the most popular...
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