Esports organization ESL announced on Monday a number of changes to its rules regarding cheating, doping, bribery, and most notably, match-fixing. In accordance with these changes, four former players from iBuyPower who were lifetime banned for fixing a match will be allowed to compete in ESL events.
Nine of the ten players in today’s PGL Major finals had never made it to a Valve major finals before, with one team having never qualified for a major ever. Only Danylo “Zeus” Teslenko had competed in the finals of a major prior, and he’d been snubbed twice.
Tanks, next to supports, are the often the unsung heroes of a match. So when you make one of the bigger plays of the game, even on the main stage of the Overwatch World Cup qualifiers, it’s fine to gloat a little.
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame was in town for DreamHack Atlanta, performing a set at the tournament and video game convention. It so happens that Flocka is a fan of games, and so during a desk segment for a Dota 2 match between Team Secret and Planet Odd, he joined the panelists to give his thoughts on Dota, games, and…
There’s flashy ways to win in overtime, but few as good as a leaping knife slash to ensure a bomb goes off.
Dan Marshall set out to make a game based off a single tweet, where he admitted to having very little knowledge of how soccer is played and, frankly, not caring to learn. The result of that exercise is Behold The Kickmen (on Steam for $4), an irreverent caricature of soccer that somehow makes the full loop around to…
After this week’s League Champions Korea matches, the reigning world champions of SKT T1 have gone 0-8 in the last two weeks. It’s an unprecedented slide for a team that has been the de facto best in the world. SKT T1 is a three-time world champion, whose roster includes not just the god of mid lane Lee “Faker”…
WeLoveFine, a nerd-goods merch company, won’t play host to this year’s Dota 2 International Secret Shop, Valve announced last night.
This past weekend, competitors at Evo 2017 got to put the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ through its paces in a side tournament. From tons of excellent, flashy super moves to impressive tag techniques, players showcased the surprising depth in this six-fighter demo.
Two titans of Street Fighter V clashed in Mandalay Bay, one on an undefeated streak and the other pressing on through the gauntlet of the loser’s bracket. After a bracket reset, longtime Street Fighter pro Tokido beat Punk 3-0 to take home the Evo 2017 championship trophy.
Super Smash Bros. For The Wii U made two big debuts today: One, its first Evo Sunday showing, and the second on national TV, as it aired live on Disney XD and ESPNU.
In a grand finals match that almost went the full distance, Ryusei Ito has emerged as the victor of Evo 2017's BlazBlue Central Fiction tournament.
Jedah will be joining the roster of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite this coming September. The Darkstalkers character was shown off during a showmatch at Evo 2017 and “is bae,” according to Compete contributor Ian Walker.
Amidst a weekend of fighting game championships and other major tournaments, the world’s finest Rubik’s cubers have descended upon Paris for a record-breaking world championship.
The final day of Evo 2017 kicks off this morning with Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's swan song tournament. BlazBlue, Tekken 7 and Super Smash Bros. For Wii U follow, culminating in Street Fighter V at 10 p.m. ET.
Step three of getting infinite combo’d: Bargaining.
Super Smash Bros. Melee players Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma and Zachary “SFAT” Cordoni both accrued yellow cards for receiving mid-set coaching TKduring their match in the top 16 at Evo 2017.
Day two finals are underway at Evo 2017, starting with Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2. Top 8 play will continue throughout the night, with Injustice 2 and Super Smash Bros. Melee to follow on the Evo Twitch channel.