The Must-See League of Legends Match Of The Weekend

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… » 7/01/13 10:40am 7/01/13 10:40am

Should Competitive Gaming Be On National TV? Experts Are Divided.

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. » 2/28/13 9:00am 2/28/13 9:00am

Misunderstood Bro Culture And Their Obnoxious First Person Shooter…

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 the … » 1/02/13 4:00pm 1/02/13 4:00pm

Watch This Pro Gamer Go Bananas, Live, When He Misses His MLB 2K12

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 » 4/05/12 6:15pm 4/05/12 6:15pm team. Right now, he's trying his hand at the million dollar prize in 2K Sports' for , which got under way yesterday.

Major League Gaming and Mad Catz Team Up for An Xbox 360 Controller…

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… » 2/17/12 5:30pm 2/17/12 5:30pm

Major League Gaming Steps Up Fight Against SOPA

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. » 1/05/12 1:00am 1/05/12 1:00am

Take That, MTV: More than 240,000 People Watched Pro Video Game…

Some people like eSports. Others think the idea of broadcasting competitions of people going at it in Starcraft 2, Black Ops or Halo: Reach won't ever get mainstream media attention. But it turns out that it may not be necessary, if the new numbers released by the Major League Gaming promotion are any indication. » 12/06/11 11:40am 12/06/11 11:40am

Pro Gaming Fans Rush to Pro Gaming's Defense

Yesterday, I wrote a post tweaking 27-year-old professional gamer David "Zaccubus" Treacy for his comments in an interview with Alienware, mostly for what seemed like an attempt to blame pro gaming's lack of success in the mainstream on "cheesy" television productions. It sounded defensive, especially since, well, I don't… » 7/06/11 5:00pm 7/06/11 5:00pm