Fifa 19 continues to have a rising impact on the eSports stage, following the announcement from UEFA that there will be a new eSports Champions League competition being launched next year. This follows on from the previous announcement of the ePremier League competition which was revealed last month, and will now be joined by the biggest competition that European football has to offer.
With the passing of Rocket League Season 6, it’s now time for the RLCS to kick off, with three regions fighting it out for the World Championship. This event will take place this Friday 9th November through to 11th November at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Laugh-out-loud funny, cleverly written and with some of the best gags in gaming, West of Loathing is a must for fans of games on the comedy side, with references to anything from Monty Python to previous Asymmetric titles included in one western-style bundle.
Finnish star Joona “Serral” Sotala put on a spectacular performance to overcome Kim “Stats” Dae Yeob in a 4-2 win at Blizzcon’s StartCraft II WCS Global Finals. Not only was it a heavily efficient showcase by the European, Serral also became the first non-Korean player to win the World Championship Series.
It has been a very busy weekend for eSports over at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, as Blizzcon has conjured up some rather spectacular competitions across the three days. And it certainly looks to have been a very successful one for South Korea, who not only picked up their third straight Overwatch World Cup, but also saw Gen.G claiming the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship.
As time marches on, the gaming world keeps evolving – and the indie genre is no exception. One thing about indie games in 2018 that interests most is that they are different from developers that really want to monetize what they have created.
Blizzcon has played host to the Overwatch World Cup over the course of this weekend, and it was South Korea who emerged victorious once again to claim their third straight World Cup win. There had been questions over the team replicating the form that they have shown over the past three years, with some experts feeling that changes to the roster may have affected their performance. However, it was the reigning champions who defended their crown, beating China 4-o in the final.
Invictus Gaming have been declared winners of the 2018 League of Legends World Championship, beating fellow finalists Fnatic 3-0 in emphatic fashion.
Reading that headline would probably leave many feeling slightly confused, seeing as South Korea have showcased nothing but dominance in the Overwatch World Cup competitions to date, having been crowned champions in both 2016 and 2017. But according to an Overwatch analysts, victory for the defending champs would come as a surprise.