Competitive gaming looks to have a heavy influence on next week’s TwitchCon event, which is set to take place on 26-28 October in San Jose, USA.
The contract that existed between Ginx Esports TV and Virgin Media TV is set to be terminated, following a recent review from Ginx that caused dispute on how to take the channel forward. As of October 22nd, Ginx Esports TV will not be broadcast by Virgin, with Ginx believing that the platform was not adhering to ‘the spirit’ of the initial contract, in terms of plans to showcase the channel in high definition.
Headset heavyweights Plantronics are back with a brand new headset line under the umbrella of the RIG 500. The latest Esports edition brings a cross-platform model for use with PC, Xbox One and PS4, and a whole bunch of exciting features to make it one of the most durable and exciting gaming products on the market.
Following 2016’s Forza Horizon 3 and 2017’s Forza Motorsport 7 (Horizon‘s more race-track based cousin), Forza Horizon 4 takes us to the roads of a fictionalised version of Britain and allows the player to free roam a varied and picturesque map which, to be honest, looks a lot nicer than the real thing.
In recent years, we have seen the Call of Duty franchise making the headlines for better or for worse, particularly the latter when it comes to the likes of Advanced and Infinite Warfare. The last entry of WW2 was perhaps more of a case of playing it safe by returning to a familiar and popular setting for fans of the series, though Treyarch have now thrown caution to the wind and taken a massive gamble of their own with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Thankfully, it has paid off.
Tainted Minds have secured a place in the RLCS (Rocket League Championship Series) after a dramatic win over the Chiefs at today’s OCE Series championship.
Team Immunity have been crowned champions of the Predator PUBG OCE Open Series, and will head to the Predator League 2019 to be within a chance of winning a cut of the $250,000 prize that’s up for grabs.
The pros and cons of the Overwatch League have been weighed up, and consequently there has been a number of changes made to the competition’s format. Such changes include the introduction of an additional eight expansion teams, who will go head-to-head from February 14th, which is a month later than last year’s event.
Hyper-stylised, nostalgic to look at and with gameplay that’s just the right side of challenging, Wavey the Rocket is one of the most unique games to come out of the indie scene for 2018. Heavily inspired by classic gaming titles and arcade-style gameplay, Wavey will feel both new and familiar at the same time to long-time gamers.
FIFA 19’s newest patch features a wardrobe change for Arsenal’s goalkeeper Peter Cech after mocking EA on Twitter regarding him wearing his famous helmet during negotiations. If you’re looking for a cheap, high-quality goalkeeper on career mode then Cech is a viable solution however, contract negotiations are slightly awkward as it seems Cech is just as scared of everyday obstacles as he is the two goalposts that he guards during matches.