Riot Games parent Tencent wins $2.9 million in lawsuit against Mobile Legends developer

Riot Games’ parent company Tencent Holdings has been awarded 19.4 million Chinese yuan (RMB), or roughly $2.9 million USD, in its case against the developers of Mobile Legends in China. Riot sued the mobile game’s developers, Shanghai Moonton Technology Co., in the Central District Court of California last year. But the case was dismissed shortly after on grounds of forum non conviens, according to law journal Forham. This essentially means…

Fortnite Offering $8 Million In Big Esports Event

Recently, Epic Games announced that it will offer $100 million in prize pool money for Fortnite competitive tournaments in 2018 and 2019 with “Summer Skirmish” series, which is an eight-week run of events where people will compete for a share of $8 million in prize money. The $100 million in prize money for Fortnite’s 2018-2019 competitive season is more than double the $38 million in total prize money that Valve’s…

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia books the final date with France

Croatia yet again showed their magnificent resilience to come from behind and beat England 2-1 in the 2nd semifinal as Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time goal sent them into their first World Cup final and a possible revenge mission against France. For the third successive knockout game, the Croats trailed, this time to Kieran Trippier’s fifth-minute free kick, but they fought back once more to force extra time. Since their dream run…

FIFA 2018: Semifinal lineups are – France vs Belgium & England vs Croatia

After another eventful knockout round in what is surely one of the most unpredictable World Cups in recent memory, it’s little wonder these semifinals are unprecedented: 2018’s are the first-ever semifinals not to include one of either Brazil, Argentina or Germany. It’s the moment of truth. Four teams – France, Belgium, Croatia, England – will vie for the prestigious World Cup, beginning with the semi-finals tomorrow night! Will Paul Pogba…

Natus Vincere Defeat a Spirited BIG in The ESL One Cologne Grand Final

ESL One Cologne, the self-proclaimed ‘cathedral of Counter-Strike, rarely disappoints, and 2018 certainly did not with a slew of upsets and engrossing matches. CS:GO at the highest level was on display from the international field, but it was the Europeans who faired best overall, with both North and South American teams largely having a tournament to forget. After a surprising set of semi-finals, BIG and Natus Vincere emerged to face…

ESL Awarded First CS:GO Major of 2019

Valve has awarded German-based company ESL the next Counter-Strike Major, which will take place at the beginning of next year, according to multiple sources with knowledge of Valve’s decision. The timeline for the supposed ESL Major is around the same as IEM Katowice, which was hosted this year in March, so the first Major of 2019 could be going to Poland. Majors are the most coveted and revered events in…

The International 2018’s Total Prize Pool Has Surpassed $19 Million

Currently, the prize pool for The International 2018 which is going to take place in Vancouver Canada on Aug 20th has surpassed over $19 million according to Valve’s official website. A fraction of the proceeds from purchasing the Battle Pass go towards the overall prize pool. Having about one month left, there’s still a significant amount of time to see just how high The International 2018’s prize pool will be.…

BIG upset Team Liquid in ESL One Cologne opener

Regarded as one of the strongest teams in their region, Team Liquid has enjoyed a successful year with multiple top four tournament placements. But during their opening match of ESL One Cologne against hometown favorites BiG, Liquid was completely dismantled. Team Liquid had endured a rather blunt critique from newly signed BiG rifler Owen “smooya” Butterfield before the event, and smooya backed up his words on Dust2. Although they got…

LoL: Echo Fox have acquired the number one spot in NALCS after week 3

Echo Fox is now in a three-way tie for the top spot in the NA LCS after a crazy win over Cloud9. The victory marks Echo Fox’s fourth of the Summer Split, which ties them with TSM and Team Liquid for first place. Cloud9’s continuous late-game incompetence—this was the fourth game this split that C9 lost with a gold lead of 3,000 or more—puts them in the last place with…