Former competitive Hearthstone player Deborah “Wolfsbanee” Sim takes a look at three of the card games in the current sphere - Blizzard's Hearthstone, Riot Games' Legends of Runeterra and WotC's Magic: The Gathering Arena. For more esports content, visit: https://sg.news.yahoo.coRead More »
Arsenal's top-scoring striker and captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who raced for McLaren in Sunday's virtual Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, is considering setting up his own esports team. The Gabonese is a keen video gamer, and has been getting in plenty of practice during the COVID-19 lockdown with the Premier League out of action. "I play FIFA of course, but this year a lot of Fortnite and I definitely need to play Warzone: Call of Duty," he said in a video conversation with McLaren's regular F1 race driver Lando Norris ahead of Sunday's race.
The first private 'Call of Duty: Warzone' tournament is kicking off at 3PM Eastern, hinting at esports tourneys to come.
Amazon has a big-budget game, another in the works, and a secretive cloud gaming service in the making. All of that could prove to be a problem for the industry's old guard.
Escaping lockdown into a world of video games is nothing to feel guilty about. Right now, we all need to take refuge, even if it’s just a few snatched hours on Animal Crossing or Red Dead Redemption
Euro 2020 may have been swept from the calendar due to coronavirus, but UEFA's video-game eTournament version kicks off on Saturday regardless. Instead of Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane or Cristiano Ronaldo racing around the pitch, gamers will slug it out, contesting the first ever eEuro from their armchairs. "The weight of the whole thing is on our shoulders," said 21-year-old Frenchman Lotfi Derradji, who comes from the Paris suburbs but 'plays' for Monaco where he was crowned French champion in 2018.
Powered by IO Esports, seven of the best teams from Southeast Asia and three qualified teams will compete in a round robin league to determine who’s the best for a share of the US$100,000 prize pool.