PUBG mobile to relaunch before FAUG? What will happen to FAUG?

Bengaluru-based Ncore Games announced FAU:G. Short for Fearless and United: Guards created quite the hype when it announced a launch date for Republic Day 2021, January 26th. The app was to be a home-made alternative to the globally popular battle-royale title, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG for short which was banned in India for multiple reasons last year. FAU:G is reportedly based on real incidents on the Galwan Valley, but PUBG…

Team Vitality signs the partnersship deal with ALDI France

The German owned supermarket chain, Aldi becomes the official partner for the French eSports organisation Team Vitality. The deal, spanning over a three year period, will see both entities look to take a step into a sector that has previously been unexplored by the two brands. ALDI France in the collaboration aims to promote a healthy and varied diet to esports fans as well as the organisation’s own athletes. This…

Nintendo’s newest Pokémon Snap launching on the Switch in April

  Pokémon Snap is a first person simulation video game with a rail shooter style gameplay. First released back in March 1999 for Nintendo’s N64 console, the game’s objective is for the main character to ‘shoot’ pictures of various pokémon encountered while travelling on a rail cart. After decades of no attention, the game is getting a breath of new life this year and is ready for its release on…

Fortnite launches a new Lever Action Shotgun!

  Epic Games has released its latest update, 15.20, for its Battle Royale game Fortnite. The new update comes with a lot of new content such as new skins/cosmetics, a new event, plus some bug fixes. It has also introduced a new exotic called Hop Rock Dualies, essentially an exotic class dual-wielding gun that would be perfect for gunslingers. While the update came with a total of four new or…

PMCO 2021 returns with 1.6 million USD prize pool

The most celebrated semi-pro PUBG Mobile tournament, the PUBG Mobile Club Open announced its 2021 plans. A massive 1.6 million USD is set as the prize pool for the tournament. A total of 27 regions have been included this year. The registrations have kickstarted from 1st Jan and will go on till 24th Jan. The flow of the Spring Split tournament is as follows: Registrations Qualification Regional Group Stage Regional…

Free Fire announced esports awards for 2020

Free Fire, one of the most popular games and the second highest-earning game of 2020 recently announced its esports awards. The awards ceremony is specifically for India. The categories are as follows: Squad captain of the year Fragger of the year Sniper of the year Best play of the year Casting duo of the year Voting has started from 1 January and will go on till 3 January. Fans can…

DOTA Pro Circuit 2021: Here’s How It Looks

Valve revealed the details of Dota Pro Circuit for 2021. The circuit will have two seasonS leading up to The International 2021 (TI10), set to take place in Stockholm in August. Season 1 of DPC 2021 will kickstart from January 18 and will go on till February 28. March 25 is the date for the first major followed by Season 2 from April 13 to May 23. Season 2 will…

Pokimane and xQc struck with false DMCA allegations on Twitter!

The plague of DMCA claims is once again popping upto ruin the lives of some of the popular streamers in the industry the latest of which are Pokimane and xQc. It all started earlier this year when multiple Twitch streamers were targetted, with them having to delete years worth of VODs to avoid penalties. Almost all these streamers claim that the accusations were unnecessary and unfair because some even had…

Ninja goes full on toxic mode on a 17 year old Valorant player kid!

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, the Fortnite streamer whose rise to fame was as exponential as that of the game he plays. Being thrust into the limelight of the mainstream media in early 2018, he broke the peak Twitch viewer count when he live streamed himself playing Fortnite with Drake, Travis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster. Now, one of the most iconic names in streaming, his popularity isn’t without a few stains. Even…

TEAM QUESO PARTNERS WITH TWITCH

Spanish esports organisation partnered with Amazon’s streaming platform Twitch to highlight its entry into the mobile esports industry. An additional partnership with ESPAT media has also been made, making it possible for the digital media licensing provider to represent and distrbute the esports conglomerate’s content. The agreement with Twitch aims to draw in more mobile esports content to the platform. Team Queso content creators would receive Twitch partner status with…