The Major League Gaming Las Vegas Invitational for Overwatch is about to resume with the semifinals of the winners bracket. Powerhouse Team EnVyUs is facing Cloud9, followed by FaZe Clan vs. Fnatic. The winners of those games will than face each other later today in the grand finals with a $100,000 prize pool at…
Counter-Strike is not exactly a sport where North American teams dominate. North American Counter-Strike is something of a joke in the CSGO community, known more for drama and sloppy team play than stunning site takes or bodacious bomb defusals. But that might be changing.
What started out as an underwhelming tournament for North American Counter-Strike ended on a more hopeful note as Team Liquid, Counter Logic Gaming, and Cloud9 eked out victories on Sunday to qualify for the MLG Columbus Counter-Strike tournament next month, where they will compete for a $500,000 grand prize.
UPDATE (1/4/16, 5:15pm): It’s official: Activision has purchased MLG, they announced in a press release today. Despite this weekend’s report, CEO Sundance DiGiovanni will actually stay with the company.
The grand finals of the 2015 Call of Duty Championships are happening today. Which of the 32 competing teams is going to walk away with $400,000? Head over to the Major League Gaming event site to watch live and see which 29 teams are definitely not winning.
The MLG (Major League Gaming) Championship in Anaheim is going on all weekend long. You can watch people playing Call of Duty: Ghosts, Super Smash Bros. Melee, StarCraft II and Injustice: Gods Among Us much better than you right here.
Video gaming's not a sport? Don't tell that to MLG.TV—an Internet-broadcast network that'll showcase the league's major events and, yes, broadcast a studio show with highlights and news, akin to the coverage that, yes, real sports get.
This must be one of the funniest e-Sports stream hijacks I've seen so far. During a League of Legends event at this year's Gamescom, someone in a classic creepy horse mask continuously kept distracting viewers from the commentators. So good.
Over the weekend, many professional League of Legends, StarCraft II and Call of Duty players convened in Anaheim, California to compete in Major League Gaming's Spring Championship. But one of the most riveting battles involved American pro Xpecíal's incredible, 40-minute play displaying some of the most impressive…
The 2013 World Championship Series, a massive global StarCraft II tournament being put on by Blizzard and MLG, ran into some controversy last week, with some
Chinese players found guilty of cheating in the tournament's qualifiers.
Girls? Playing VIDEO games? YOU'D BETTER BELIEVE IT.
Among other Korean pros, legendary Brood War player Flash—already switched over to and having great success in StarCraft II—attended MLG Winter last weekend.
Competitive gaming has millions of fans. Its biggest stars earn six-figure salaries. Yet it's nowhere to be found on American television. You may happen upon bowling, lumberjack contests, or even rock-paper-scissors while channel surfing, but nary a match of StarCraft or League of Legends.
Major League Gaming will "one day" make their own ideal eSports shooter, the PA Report reports. Makes a lot of sense!
You press play. A homemade logo or two pop up—maybe a clan, or a made-up studio. You notice the name of the player—tons of X's, maybe a 420 reference, and the rest seems incomprehensible. That's when the top 40 song begins. Then, it happens: a man dies. Cause of death? Headshot, intentionally timed to connect when…
Celebrating Major League Gaming going global, Gameloft's Modern Combat 3 is on sale for $.99 on iOS and Android.
This is Justin Masterson, the Cleveland Indians' opening day pitcher, being controlled by Richie Martinez, aka TeRRoRR of Major League Gaming, and the captain of Legacy, the pro Gears of War 2 team. Right now, he's trying his hand at the million dollar prize in 2K Sports' perfect game challenge for Major League…
Major League Gaming's Winter Championships began yesterday evening in Columbus, Ohio, and are in full swing now, with tournaments in StarCraft 2, Halo: Reach, Mortal Kombat, Soulcalibur V and King of Fighters XIII.
With the collective profile of eSports rising over the last decade, you've seen an ever-increasing prominence of the kind of endorsed accessories and products that hover around physical sports. Gaming mice, keyboards and gamepads that promise to make you better, faster and more accurate sell to hardcore fans who want…
The dreaded, and ridiculous "Stop Online Piracy Act" has upset a lot of people, who in turn have spent a lot of time saying how upset they are. It's also upset a rather large gaming enterprise, who have put their money where their mouth is.