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Red Bull's F1 esports driver shares his triumphant story. Red Bull Racing's Pro Series driver shares his triumphant story of turning real-world disappointment into esports success.

Melbourne Esports Conference 2018 takes place on 25 October The Melbourne Esports Conference 2018 was today detailed by the Esports Games Association Australia ,. Timed for Melbourne International Games Week, the Esports conference will take place at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre on 25 October, starting at 1.00pm AEDT.

Melco says eSports stadium vital to Japan IR plans Melco Resorts and Entertainment has highlighted eSports as a key component of any integrated resort project it builds in Japan. According to Melco's Group CFO Geoffrey Davis, an eSports stadium would comprise a significant piece of its IR pie should it be granted one of three Japan casino licenses on offer.

PLG announce $100,000 CS:GO Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi Middle Eastern tournament organiser Power League Gaming has announced a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Grand Slam that will be hosted in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on December 12-16th. Sixteen teams will battle it out for the lion's share of $100,000.

Plantronics Rig 500 PRO Esports Edition Review So what does this mean for the average consumer? It means quality folks! As someone who has bayed at the alter of brands like Hyper X and Turtle Beach for many years, it's amazing to see another brand on the shelf that delivers professional Esports ready quality sound for gaming specifically.

Thomas College to launch new esports program Thomas College announced today that it is launching a "varsity esports" program - one of the first in New England. Team members will have a coach and uniforms, and the team will practice and compete with top-of-the-line equipment. The team will also travel to regional competitions.

Super League Gaming and Sony Pictures Team Up to Promote Spider-Man Film Super League Gaming has announced a new collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment to promote the new animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. From Oct. 27 - Dec. 9, SLG will host three different competitions for its Minecraft players. Players will compete in a new Minecraft game mode created by SLG called Spider-Verse: Domination.

Kuala Lumpur Major finds partner in Monster Energy Tournament organiser PGL Esports has welcomed Monster Energy as the official energy product sponsor of the Kuala Lumpur Major. The upcoming Major Dota 2 tournament takes place over November 9-18th, and will dish out a total of $1,000,000 and 15,000 DPC qualifying points for The International 9.

Swisscom partners with ESL for Hero League Switzerland-based telecommunications company Swisscom has entered a partnership with tournament organiser ESL to launch its very own esports league, the Swisscom Hero League. The league will run include online matches on a weekly basis in League of Legends, Clash Royale, and Hearthstone.

Flash Wolves' Destiny Decided in Three Moments In the deciders match for quarterfinals, G2 managed to get not only one but two huge comfort picks: Heimerdinger on Hjarnan and Perkz with Irelia. Though, the Taiwanese team had an ace up their sleeve as well; Betty's Mordekaiser. Betty has played Mordekaiser two times this summer ending the split with a massive 22,00 KDA.

USA Today to shut down Overwatch esports site "Overwatch Wire" Layoffs in the Overwatch League offseason have seemed to happen all over, and now USA Today's Overwatch esports site, The Overwatch Wire, will be closing down too. Overwatch Wire, which put out interviews and coverage of the Overwatch League and Overwatch in general, was started at the beginning of the Overwatch League inaugural season.

Top 10 Most-Watched Twitch Channels, Oct. 08 - 14 The League of Legends World Championship continues to gain steam, while the release of Black Ops 4 draws huge numbers-but not only for the new Call of Duty title.

Fortnite eSports News: In-Game Tournaments Announcement By The Fortnite Esports Team. Fortnite fans,. With the release of v6.10, we're excited to introduce In-Game Tournaments which will be located in the new 'Events' section of Fortnite Battle Royale. In-Game Tournaments are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for every player to compete directly alongside the pros for prizes and glory.

Special Edition Diablo 3 Bundle for Nintendo Switch announced The items for the upcoming Diablo 3 special edition for Nintendo Switch, the Diablo III: Eternal Collection, have just been announced. Here's everything that you need to know.

Monster Energy Named Product Sponsor for Kuala Lumpur Dota 2 Major Esports event producer PGL announced today that Monster Energy will be the official product sponsor of its upcoming Kuala Lumpur Major, an international Dota 2 competition taking place this November. Financial terms were not disclosed, and details of the sponsorship have not yet been revealed.

Vancouver's new Overwatch League team partners with Luminosity Gaming One of the new Canadian Overwatch League franchises - Vancouver - has taken another step ahead of the upcoming season, partnering with Canadian esports organization Luminosity Gaming. The partnership was announced on Twitter and provides a link to a post on the official Overwatch League website discussing the partnership.

Meltdown to open new esports bar in Sheffield: Work is now underway Meltdown to open new esports bar in Sheffield: Work is now underway - Esports News UK - Esports News UK features the latest stories, match reports, interviews and videos covering the UK esports scene.

Fortnite's in-game tournaments begin October 16 "In-Game Tournaments are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for every player to compete directly alongside the pros for prizes and glory," reads a Fortnite epsorts team blog post.

Guangzhou Overwatch League franchise appoints CEO, COO The Guangzhou franchise in the Overwatch League - in which the name hasn't been officially announced as of yet - has appointed its executive leadership team. Sonny Xiao has been named as Chief Executive Officer of the franchise, whereas Eddy Meng will serve as Chief Operating Officer.

Puppey and Dendi Reunite At Autumn Brawl Hype for Happy Guys, though! I'm a fan of SynderN and buugi, can't wait to see more of their gameplay! Odd feels about Secret… Hope they do well for the diehard fans at least. In other news,. Currently the Enchanted Mango has a 31.14% win rate. This is a tragedy.

Cloud9 has raised $50 million in funding North American esports organization Cloud9 announced $50 million in funding earlier today in a fresh investment round led by Valor Equity Partners. Also included in the funding round are TrueBridge Capital Partners, Reimagined Ventures, and Glassdoor founder Robert Hohman.

Houston Rockets, Bilbili Expand Partnership to Include Esports The Shanghai Sharks are owned by Chinese video sharing company Bilibili, which extended its partnership with the Houston Rockets in a deal announced last week. As part of the agreement, Bilibili Gaming became the official esports partner of the Rockets esports team, Clutch Gaming.

Mousesports welcome Styko back on their active roster. Mousesports has announced the return of Styko to their active roster Styko has been with Mousesports since August 2017. With him on the roster, Mousesports was able to achieve deep placements in big tournaments with Styko on their roster. However, their inability to win tournaments was a sore point for the organisation.

Fortnite will be the most popular Halloween costume in 2018 According to data from Google, Fortnite is the most-searched for Halloween costume of 2018. Here's all you need to know, including the top ten Halloween costume searches for 2018.

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