Birdring reaches new heights with Kongdoo Panthera
After Kongdoo Panthera's OGN Overwatch APEX Season 3 semifinal victory over EnVyUs, an opposing player called Birdring the best DPS in the world. Saturday, he'll have a chance to prove he's even more than that.
Total Anarchy: Team Liquid's Son "Mickey" Young-min is still an enigma
The North American League of Legends Championship Series team is trying once again to salvage its season. This time, its hopes rest on a wild-card player whose only consistent quality is inconsistency. Which Mickey will show up for Team Liquid?
What's next for PGL Kraków's group-stage dropouts
FaZe Clan hoped to win a title but instead was bounced early. Natus Vincere is about to blow up its roster. And a few new names on the scene made an impact despite missing out on the bracket. Here's a look back at the losers of PGL Krakow's group stage.
Why the best Melee player in Japan is struggling to stay afloat
Daiki "Rudolph" Ideoka plays with bravado and has the drive to become the best Super Smash Bros. Melee player in the world. But money, a language barrier and a lack of resources to go abroad are holding him back.
UoL's Sheepy on getting to Worlds - 'I want to field the strength that I know we can have'
The Unicorns of Love, despite being one of the strongest teams in the European region, have not yet made it to the League of Legends World Championship. Here's how they can get there.
OWL announces standard player contract terms
The upcoming Overwatch League has adopted new regulations and standards around player signings and salaries, the league's developer Blizzard Entertainment announced Wednesday.
G2 battered, but still in EU LCS contention
Leaders of the EU LCS for the past three seasons, G2 Esports finds itself in a tough spot this split. But recent solid play gives the team hope it can return to form and capture the top spot in Group A.
Cody Sun aims to be tops in the bot lane
A young talent on a revamped Immortals roster, Cody "Cody Sun" Sun had trouble adjusting to the NA LCS in his rookie season. Now, he anchors the bottom lane of the first-place Immortals and has his eyes set on being the best.
What's in a lane? Bottom lane takes the lead in current League meta
SK Telecom T1's recent struggles might, in part, be thanks to the change in the League of Legends meta. Among them is the increased importance of a strong bottom lane and the mid laner's reliance on lower lane success.
LoL: Crown gets penta in Samsung sweep
Samsung Galaxy got littler trouble from Afreeca Freecs in a 2-0 sweep Thursday to start Week 8, Day 3 of League of Legends Champions Korea in Seoul, South Korea.
LoL: SKT breaks losing streak vs. Ever8
SK Telecom T1 was finally able to break out of its funk with a 2-0 sweep of a two-win Ever8 Winners squad on Wednesday in League of Legends Champions Korea play in Seoul, South Korea.
Closing an Overwatch Apex trilogy - Lunatic-Hai vs Kongdoo Panthera
The end of a trilogy - Lunatic-Hai vs Kongdoo Panthera. Can KDP stop Lunatic-Hai from winning back-to-back championships in OGN's Overwatch Apex?
Algeria's Xspiritsama wins season one of ESL African Championship's Hearthstone
Xspiritsama used the hilarious 'Leeroy Jenkins' card - which comically secured him a win
Splyce grabs first Halo championship win over OpTic
Splyce made a strong run in the Halo Championship Summer Season, culminating in a victory over the perenial favorite at DreamHack Atlanta, OpTic Gaming.
End of an era for three gods of Marvel
What makes a Marvel legacy? The gameplay? Consistency? Or is it the theatricality? The formation of villains and heroes outside the game? The former champions of Marvel weigh in.
Eleven teams protest GPL and Riot Games' mid-season rule change
Eleven Southeast Asian League of Legends teams have petitioned the Garena Pro League and Riot Games against a last-minute league change that allots an extra spot to the Vietnamese region in the upcoming GPL summer split, an email obtained by ESPN reveals.
Josh "Dardoch" Hartnett is returning to Team Liquid following stints on Immortals (spring season) and Counter Logic Gaming (summer season) in the 2017 North American LCS. Dardoch began his professional career with TL in the spring of 2016 and won the Rookie of the Split, with Liquid finishing fourth that season.
Six Counter-Strike players have ESL lifetime ban lifted following ESIC rule change
A rule change from the Esports Integrity Coalition has led to six previously lifetime-banned Counter-Strike players to have their bans lifted for ESL events.
Reactions to the unbanning of six Counter-Strike pros for ESL events
Following the news of six Counter-Strike players' lifting of a lifetime ban, many came out in support of the move via Twitter.
Liquid signs Mickey, will assess options with Reignover
Former ROX Tigers and Afreeca Freecs mid laner Son "Mickey" Young-min has signed a contract with Team Liquid to compete on its League of Legends team, and jungler Kim "Reignover" Yeu-jin will work from the bench, the team confirmed Monday.
HoneyBee's sweet Evo that almost wasn't
If it wasn't for a favorable competition schedule, Tim "HoneyBee" Commandeur would have skipped playing Injustice 2 at Evo this year and missed the biggest moment of his fighting game career.
H1Z1: Rogue, CLG win DreamHack titles
The H1Z1 tournament at DreamHack Atlanta featured both invited players and qualifiers, but the invitees dominated both in team and solo play during the inaugural rendition of the title at a DreamHack event.
LoL: Immortals wrestle control over CLG
Counter Logic Gaming wrestles control over Immortals in the North American League Championship Series.
Gambit Esports wins Krakow major in three-set thriller over Immortals
The all-around play of Gambit Esports and its defensive style outlasted constant pushes from an aggressive Immortals squad in an unlikely PGL Kraków Major Championship final.
CS:GO Grand Final - PGL Major Kraków 2017: Gambit vs Immortals.
Gambit and Immortals battle in the Kraków Grand Final.
CS:GO - PGL Major 2017: Zeus and AdreN discuss their big win in Kraków.
Zeus and AdreN on how it feels to win a PGL Major.
Salem defends Smash 4 throne at DreamHack Atlanta
Hot off his win at the Evolution Championship Series, Salem manages to pocket another win at DreamHack: Atlanta. Does this signal the rise of a new Smash 4 dynasty?
Plup takes down Hungrybox to win DreamHack Atlanta
Does this spell the rise of a new godslayer?
Four esports staff members leave WME|IMG
WME|IMG bids farewell to four of its esports staff members, including Tobias Sherman, Simon Abitbol and Lilia Russo Sherman, the team that founded Global Esports Management.
SK Telecom T1 -- Why you should, and shouldn't, be panicking right now
Is the sky falling for SK Telecom? The back-to-back world champions are 0-9 in the last few matches, and no signs of improvement have been shown. But it's SKT, so you can't count them out, right?
LoL: IMT squeeze out another win vs. FQ
Immortals came out on top in a hard-fought series against FlyQuest on Saturday during Week 7, Day 2 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.
As games come and go at Evo, Guilty Gear hangs on
It won't ever be the most popular game at the Evolution Championship Series, but a 20-year-old Japanese game called Guilty Gear returns year after year thanks to its dedicated fans and consistent developer support.
LoL: CLG blasts through floundering Echo Fox
Counter Logic Gaming brought its A-game against a floundering Echo Fox side on Saturday, picking up a quick 2-0 series win in the North American League of Legends Championship Series in Los Angeles.
LoL: Dignitas catches fire in sweep of TSM
Team Dignitas continued its hot streak on Saturday with a dominant 2-0 sweep over Team SoloMid to kick off Week 7, Day 2 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series in Los Angeles.
LoL: Liquid upsets EnVyUs 2-1
Team Liquid got its third win of the summer split after a back-and-forth series with a surprisingly inconsistent Team EnVyUs.
CS:GO - Immortals, Gambit to face off in PGL Kraków Major final
The final round for the PGL Kraków Major 2017 is set, featuring a battle of two emerging teams in Gambit Esports and Immortals after hard-fought semifinals on Saturday.
CS:GO - PGL Major Kraków 2017: Gambit Esports vs Astralis.
Astralis and Gambit Esports battle for a spot in the Grand Final.
CS:GO - PGL Major Kraków 2017: Immortals vs Virtus.pro.
Immortals take on Virtus.pro for a spot in the Grand Final.
LoL: Cloud9 in control vs. Phoenix1
Cloud9 went with some bold picks in its game against Phoenix1, but those choices paid off in a 2-1 win.
LoL: Splyce keeps NiP at the bottom of the pack
Splyce closed out Week 7, Day 2 of the European League of Legends Championship Series with a dominating 2-0 victory over Ninjas in Pyjamas on Friday in Berlin.
LoL: Misfits manhandle Mysterious Monkeys
Misfits mid laner Tristan "PowerOfEvil" Schrage tore through Mysterious Monkeys, and his teammates put up big numbers, too, in a dominant sweep.
LoL: Newbee builds momentum, sweeps IG
Newbee outplayed Invictus Gaming at every turn, including in the pick-ban phase, in a 2-0 sweep.
LoL: G2 edges out H2K Gaming
G2 Esports continues to surge after its Rift Rivals appearance. The team picked up a 2-1 win against H2K Gaming that improved its post-Rivals win streak to three in European League of Legends Championship Series play.
LoL: I May tops floundering Suning Gaming
I May had just one win going into its match against Suning Gaming on Friday but picked up a 2-0 sweep against one of the bottom-tier Group B teams in the League of Legends Pro League.
Philippine government to give esports players athletic licenses
High-level esports players in the Philippines will now be recognized as bona fide athletes underneath the country's existing legislation.
The problem with the surge in Kog'Maw picks
Team WE's success at Rift Rivals led to a surge in Kog'Maw picks in Korean and Chinese pro play. And although few teams knew how to counter WE at the cross-nation invitational, fewer how to properly build around their own Void Pug picks.
NBA stars react to 2K18 ratings
Cover athlete Kyrie Irving, as well as Paul George, Karl-Anthony Towns, DeMar DeRozan and Joel Embiid, gave interesting responses when they learned their NBA 2K18 ratings.
Rock, paper, scissors: The tango of SKT, KT, SSG
The top three League of Legends teams in South Korea are locked in a perpetual match of rock, paper, scissors. Who will break out of the vicious triangle first?
LoL: ROCCAT rides high with win over UoL
Team ROCCAT surges to new heights with a win over Unicorns of Love -- but how long can they ride the hype?
CS:GO -- 'Make or break' time for North at the PGL Major
The timing is right for North to pick up a massive Major tournament win, but SK Gaming still stands tall as the consistent favorite with MVP performances from coldzera and FalleN.
P1's Xpecial: 'I'll keep playing until that flame dies out'
The veteran has already made an impact during his time with Phoenix1, recent losses notwithstanding, and is focused on building the squad's camaraderie outside the game and in it.
LoL: JDG stood no chance against EDG
Lopsided is a good way to describe the match between JD Gaming and EDward Gaming in the LPL.
Jared Jeffries is all in on esports
After being appointed president of Echo Fox, Jeffries sees esports as a new challenge. His first order of business? "We got to work on [the players'] celebrations."
League of Legends global power rankings through July 18
After a string of bad games, SK Telecom is no longer at the top. That's right -- there's a new king in town. On top of that, NA actually has two teams in the Top 10 this week.
LoL: Samsung remains No. 1 in LCK
The No. 1 team in League of Legends Champions Korea feasted on bbq Olivers in a convincing sweep Thursday.
LoL: Another match, another sweep of SKT
Longzhu Gaming joined Samsung Galaxy, Afreeca Freecs and Jin Air Green Wings as recent sweepers of the reigning world champions. SK Telecom T1, meanwhile, is struggling to escape its struggles.
LoL: Ever8 takes redeeming win against ROX
Ever8 lives up to its namesake by dismantling a frazzled ROX Tigers.
lurppis: Only Valve can fix CS:GO's scheduling problems
The PGL Krakow Major Championship started a week after a $250,000 event and conflicts with two other DreamHack Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments. The only way to fix the schedule: Valve needs to step in.
CS:GO -- coldzera looks to cement legacy
SK Gaming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive star Marcelo "coldzera" David is the best player in the world. But a victory at PGL Krakow would earn him a much more prestigious title.
Recaps for NA and EU LCS, LPL and LCK. Power Rankings. Standings. Features. It's all on our League of Legends hub page.
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Recaps for NA and EU LCS, LPL and LCK. Power Rankings. Standings. Features. It's all on our League of Legends hub page.
Faker pulls a lot of attention on SK Telecom, but without kkOma, would SKT be the same? Probably not.
He's only 15 years old, but the New Orleans native they call CaptainZack is climbing the ranks in the Smash 4 scene.
The first part of the Super Smash Bros Melee season is behind us. As the iconic game continues it's "platinum age," it's time to look at the Summer of Smash.
While League of Legends might have a higher profile, Dota 2 boasts a gigantic purse and a different strategy. The bar for entry is high, but with a little help, Dota 2 can be enjoyable.
League of Legends is the king of the esports hill. What is it about this free-to-play MOBA that has the world clicking like mad? Here's your guide to LoL and what to expect in 2016.
19-year-old Faker came out of nowhere to become the first true global star of gaming. But can the League of Legends prodigy carry a nation on his shoulders?
E:60 takes an unprecedented look inside the world of professional video game competitions through the journey of the Dota2 team known as the Evil Geniuses and their quest for a share of the $18.4 million tournament prize pool.