The long-running story of domestic abuse claims made against former EVO champion Infiltration has come to an end, and with it, so have his ties to the sponsor/team Panda Global on November 15th. The fallout of this story, as well as the decisions made by both PG and Infiltration, tell us a lot about the current climate of esports.
As someone who suffers badly with anxiety, there’s nothing quite like a good, low-impact, high-reward gameplay session to make me feel a bit more normal again; offering your mind something calming to focus on and easy to achieve while keeping your hands busy and your brain engaged.
Esports team Panda Global has released Lee “Infiltration” Seon-woo, following the allegations made against the player of domestic violence. The South Korean former Evo champion was found accused by an online report that saw Lee being benched and having any travel arrangements withdrawn.
The Video Game industry has died once before and also had a resurgence like a Phoenix rising through the ashes. Currently, Video Games are suffering, companies like Konami, Activison-Blizzard and Take Two are starting to prioritise money over experience. This being the case, the idea that the industry is dying is not incorrect.
Due for release this coming Friday (16th November), the 6th Expansion Pack for The Sims 4 is set to be a jewel in the crown of Maxis and EA’s popular life-simulation title. The much anticipated DLC pack comes just days after a free update for PC and Mac users that gave them terrain tools, a new career mode, and the recently announced first-person camera mode option.
It was a special night for Blizzard, Overwatch in particular, at the 2018 eSports awards, with the popular shooter claiming the prestigious eSports Game of the Year award, as well as the Overwatch League grand finals winning the Live Event of the Year. Blizzard also picked up an award of their own, winning Publisher of the Year.
The Rocket League Championship Series Season 6 provided a whirlwind weekend of action across the weekend in Las Vegas, as Cloud9 produced one of the upsets of the tournament by eliminating two-time winners Team Dignitas to claim the title.
NRG and G2 are among the teams who have surprisingly been eliminated from this season’s Rocket League Championship Series. The former produced one of the games of the tournament, going head-to-head with Cloud9 in an emphatic best of five series that went all five games. In fact, it took an overtime goal to separate the two teams, highlighting just how close the match really was, with victors Cloud9 heading on towards the lower bracket of the Grand Finals.