FIFA World Cup 2018: Defending Champions Germany kicked out of World Cup

Champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a stunning 2-0 defeat by a tenacious South Korea on Wednesday that eliminated them in the opening round for the first time in 80 years. In the final frantic minutes in front of 41,835 flabbergasted fans, Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min finished off Joachim Loew’s Germany side with two stoppage-time goals to condemn them to finish bottom of the group…

FIFA World Cup 2018: Knockout matches starting June 30th with France vs Argentina, Uruguay vs Portugal, Croatia vs Denmark, Spain vs Russia, Brazil vs Mexico, Sweden vs Switzerland

With 4 more group matches to be played today the final 16 list will be available after that. However, teams who have entered into the knockout stage so far and their next outing are listed as: June 30: France vs Argentina July 1: Uruguay vs Portugal & Spain vs Russia July 2: Croatia vs Denmark & Brazil vs Mexico July 3: Sweden vs Switzerland & ? vs ? July 4:…

League of Legends’ official channel first to surpass 1 billion views on Twitch

Seven years after its launch, Amazon-owned Twitch finally has a channel that’s racked up more than a billion views on its game video streaming platform. The accolade goes to Riot Games, the publisher of the immensely popular MOBA, League of Legends (LoL), and the owner of the title’s official Twitch channel. The new record highlights a trend of growing viewership for competitive gaming broadcasts, and catching on this wave, Twitch…

CS:GO: Snax joins Mousesports after almost five years with Virtus Pro

Mouz announced earlier today that it’s signed Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski to its CS:GO roster, effectively replacing Martin “STYKO” Styk on the active lineup. The Polish star is leaving his former home, Virtus Pro, ending his nearly five-year tenure with the organization. VP will be trialing Piotr “morelz” Taterka of Tomorrow.gg in place of Snax. This new iteration of Mousesports will make its debut at ESL One Cologne on July 3,…

Valve has disqualified a Dota 2 team Thunder Predator from its upcoming The International 2018 for using a programmable gaming mouse

Its been reported that Thunder Predator’s AtuuN is said to have selected Meepo—a Geomancer, who is billed as “one of the hardest carries in the game to play effectively due to his heavy reliance on micromanagement.” Meepo can create clones of himself, and when each clone teleports, they deal damage in the surrounding area. And while this cloning method can be a powerful means of offense, said micromanagement means each…

Valve has restricted CS:GO and Dota2 trading in Netherlands

Back in April, the Netherlands ruled that loot boxes in video games were essentially gambling and called for their removal by mid-June. Now, Valve has responded by disabling trading for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 items on the Steam Marketplace within the country. Valve concluded that the most practical way to comply with the new law was to disable trading so that players couldn’t transfer their loot box gains.…

Red Bull Announces New League of Legends Tournament

One of the biggest names in sports is combining with one of the biggest organizers of amateur esports tournaments, as Super League Gaming teams up with Red Bull to create the Red Bull All-Stars. The League of Legends based tournament will showcase the top competitors from Super League’s third season of the League of Legends City Champs tournament. Taking place on June 23, 2018 in Santa Monica at Red Bull’s…