Shang Tsung returns to Mortal Kombat which is cool but is this LDC announcement a little early for a game that is not yet released?
Today Comcast Corp. has revealed that they are planning on creating a $50 million arena in Philadelphia to be used specifically for eSports. The Fusion Arena will boast 3,500 seats in the venue, as well as offering training facilities and more for players.
The Manchester and London campuses of the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) will be hosting a FIFA tournament with a cash prize of £1000 for whoever becomes the UCFB eSports champion.
Danish eSports powerhouse Astralis have been crowned champions of BLAST Pro Series once again, reestablishing their dominance on the CS:GO scene.
It’s getting to crunch time in the UKLC, as one team qualifies for the EU Masters, whilst others battled it out for a place in the play-offs.
The world of eSports has gained massive traction over the course of the last couple of years, though there has been a few standalone titles offering a sprawling single-player experience that allow both realms to exist. The commercial success of titles in recent times from the likes of Devil May Cry 5, God of War, and the particularly epic single-player narrative of the critically acclaimed Red Dead Redemption 2, have showcased what the lone player gaming market is capable of, in an industry where competitive gaming is rising fast.
As the UKLC rolls on, DarkSpawn Gaming has announced the introduction of Richard Karlsson as an assistant coach, who will be conducting mental training with the players. In light of this announcement, we asked Karlsson for his thoughts on the split so far and what he makes of DarkSpawn’s performance.