StarSeries Season 6 Group Stage Review with Xaoc

Sixteen teams came and now only eight remain. With the group stage of Starseries Season 6 in the books, we take a look back at the first four days. We sat down with HellRaisers...

The Day the Economy Changed

Valve has announced an update to CS:GO that has the potential to change the competitive scene in a dramatic way. The change with the biggest impact on how professional CS is played is definitely the...

Team North: The Endless Pursuit of Astralis

In January of 2017, the well-known Danish football powerhouse F.C. Copenhagen alongside Nordisk Film jumped into the esports world and announced the creation of a new premier esports club. Their management decided to sign...

Fire or Fowl: StarSeries i-League Season 6

StarSeries i-League Season 6 kicks off this weekend in Kyiv, Ukraine. The tournament starts on Sunday, October 7 and features a best-of-one Swiss format in the group stage. The playoffs begin on Friday with bo3...

Playing Like a Girl

In the male-dominated world of gaming, and especially competitive Counter Strike, zAAz has become a role model for girls who want to grow up and be professional gamers. With skill and beauty in abundance, she is...

Players Gonna Play: Professional Athletes Who Are Gamers

Practicing, watching film, working out, going to promotional events: The life of a professional athlete. But, when they do get a free minute, many of the biggest names in sports love doing what most...

The Three Longest CS:GO Maps Ever

Reflecting back on the FACEIT Major in London, which produced a staggering number of overtimes, we thought it fitting to bring to you the three longest matches in CS:GO history.   #3- The CCS Kick-Off Season...

Astralis Stars in Istanbul

Six days after lifting their most recent trophy at the FaceIt Major in London, Astralis followed it up with another at Blast Pro Series Istanbul. The Great Danes coasted through most of their matches in Turkey, never...

Esports Logos – The Best In The Biz

A good logo should be simple, fitting, distinctive, versatile, and quickly convey the intended message. Many people say a good logo should also stand the test of time. However, as esports haven’t been around...

Vega Squadron: From New Challengers to New Legends

Last Sunday Vega Squadron beat North in the last bo3 of the day, and that result marked the completion of the New Challengers Stage of FACEIT London Major. This stage of the long-awaited event lasted 5 days (36...

The Ins and Outs of CS:GO Tournaments: 2016–2018

CS:GO tournaments race to prominence   Since early on CS:GO tournaments became attention-grabbing events for esports fans. But the real uptick happened in 2016 when CS:GO tournaments received increased revenue from sponsorship and advertising...