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Apex Legends Preseason Invitational Announced

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/30/2019
No sooner does one huge battle royale esports event conclude than another begin. As the dust settles from the Fortnite World Cup, Respawn Entertainment took the opportunity to announce the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational. How do you get in? That depends on if Respawn likes you or not. For those unfamiliar with the concept of […]
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And The Winner Of The Fortnite World Cup Is….

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/29/2019
Hard up for cash these days? You might want to find and befriend somebody named Kyle Giersdorf. He just won the Fortnite World Cup, taking home a prize of three million dollars. Giersdorf, who goes by the easier-to-type handle Bugha, pretty much dominated the matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium this weekend. He cleared a win […]

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Fortnite World Cup Finals Begin July 26

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/24/2019
This is it, folks….after months of buildup, WHO will be the winners of the Fortnite World Cup? Almost 200 players have qualified for the final showdown, and the chance at a total prize pool of 30 million dollars. When does it all start? In two days….this coming Friday. The main attraction is divided into Solos […]
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BAM! Activision Buys Major League Gaming

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/01/2016
Last October, Activision announced a new division of their company devoted solely to the growing activity of esports. It was also announced that Mike Sepso, co-founder of the popular esports company Major League Gaming, would now work as Senior Vice President for Activision’s new esports venture. They wanted more than just Mike. Esportsobserver.com broke the […]

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EA Games Launches Its Own Division Devoted To eSports

by Peter Paltridgeon 12/11/2015
The growing popularity of eSports has not gone unnoticed by Big Publishers Inc. On the heels of Activision, Electronic Arts has announced its own eSports division, the EA Competitive Gaming Division (or CGD for short), to be helmed by COO Peter Moore. EA spoke about the new venture in a prideful blog post on their […]
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Call of Duty Names North American Call of Duty Championship Finalists

by Shawn Hopkinson 03/10/2015
Over the weekend the final fourteen North American teams were chosen for this year’s Call of Duty Championship. At the North American regional finals in Columbus Ohio this weekend, 14 teams were able to qualify for a shot to take on teams from around the world for part of the million bucks in prizes at […]

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Activision Announces Call of Duty Championship Ticket Sales and Personalization Pack

by Shawn Hopkinson 02/11/2015
Activision has announced that tickets for this year’s Call of Duty Championship event will go on sale Feb. 17. The tickets will entitle you to a seat at the event March 27-29 in Los Angeles, CA, as the top eSports teams from around the world compete in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for $1 million […]
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Qualifying North American Teams Set For Call of Duty Championship Regional Finals

by Shawn Hopkinson 02/09/2015
  Activision has announced the 32 North American teams that will move on to the North American Regional Finals and a chance at part of a cool million if they make it all the way through the Call of Duty Championship. The 32 teams were chosen in recent qualifying events featuring Call of Duty: Advanced […]

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ranked Play Starts Jan. 9

by Shawn Hopkinson 01/06/2015
  Hope you’ve been honing your skills in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, because starting Friday, Jan. 9, you’ve got a chance to put them to the test in the game’s inaugural competitive season. The first Ranked Play season will run through Jan. 31. It will match similarly skilled players in four-on-four matches in various […]
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Call of Duty Joins The X Games

by Shawn Hopkinson 04/29/2014
Sure, previous X Games participants could easily whip out a 720, but could they do a 360 no-scope? Today Major League Gaming announced there will be an Xbox One Call of Duty: Ghosts Tournament at MLG X Games Invitational during the inaugural X Games Austin in Austin, Texas June 6-8. The shootout will take place alongside […]