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Another Blizzard Co-Founder Is Leaving After Almost 30 Years With The Company

Only one of the original co-founders is left now.

Hearthstone Saviors of Uldum Release Date, Trailer, Plague Cards, and Quests

Get all the info on the upcoming Saviors of Uldum expansion for Hearthstone.

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Another Blizzard Co-Founder Is Leaving After Almost 30 Years With The Company

Only one of the original co-founders is left now.

Hearthstone Saviors of Uldum Release Date, Trailer, Plague Cards, and Quests

Get all the info on the upcoming Saviors of Uldum expansion for Hearthstone.

Fortnite Creative Gets Its Own Competitive Tournament From Epic

Epic Games reveals Fortnite World Cup Creative.

EVO Japan Stream Shut Down After Dead or Alive Segment

Let the backlash commence.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Spirit Board Events January 24 2019

A one-stop shop where you can check the current Spirit Board Event in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

A Timeline of the Wild Ellie Imposter Fiasco That Has Overtaken Overwatch

A false identity splits the Overwatch esports scene.

"My Life is In Shambles Now" - Pro Players Were Unprepared for the End of Heroes of the Storm Esports

Blizzard didn't owe pro players an explanation, but announcing the end of an esports league has consequences.

Seems Like the Sun is Setting on Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard announced that development on Heroes is being redirected while shutting down the game's 2019 esports season.

Report: Multiple Fatalities in Mass Shooting at Madden NFL 19 Tournament in Florida [Update]

EA Madden issues a statement on Twitter. Calls the shooting, "a senseless act of violence."

The Logo for Esports at the Asian Games is Terrible [Update]

Gonna be honest with you, I'm not feeling it.

The Top 5 Moments at EVO 2018

From Dragon Ball FighterZ to Tekken 7.

Activision Blizzard Might be Franchising Call of Duty World League Like the Overwatch League

Current Overwatch League owners have first pick.

Overwatch League Player xQc Released from Dallas Fuel After Repeat Suspensions

The controversial player is cutting ties with the Texas Overwatch team.

Starting Screen | Dreaming of an Impossible Esports Olympics

STARTING SCREEN | Even though the IOC recognizes esports as a sport, the field has a long way to go for Olympics recognition.

Inside Hearthstone's Surprisingly Chill Pro Scene

Whatever expectations you have about esports, Hearthstone breaks the mold.

Overwatch Player Geguri Set to Join the Shanghai Dragons Overwatch League Team [Update]

[Update: It looks like she might be joining the Overwatch League as its first female pro-player.]

Where and When to Watch This Week's Debut of The Overwatch League

Matches kick off the evening of January 10, streaming on Twitch.

Overwatch League-Themed Skins Are Now Available in Overwatch for Every Hero

Rep your favorite OWL team just in time for the big debut season.

Overwatch Players Are Split on the Most Recent Mercy Nerf

Mercy is subject to yet another nerf in the PTR, and players are divided.

Overwatch Introduces a Whole New Currency Just for League Skins

A separate currency will help ensure the proper proceeds go to the teams.

Inside the Launch of Blizzard's Ambitious New Overwatch League

We visited Blizzard's new esports arena and talked to Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer about Blizzard's plan to build a "forever sport".

The Overwatch League Signs Three More US Teams, Official League Games Start in January

The Overwatch League is all but ready for a 2018 launch.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' First Invitational Is a Lonely LAN Party

As the first Battlegrounds Invitational kicks off at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, we assess the familiar layout of the competition.

Do You Want to be a Pro Overwatch Player? Here's How Much You Could Make

Full salary and benefits for League players.

Support Your Favorite Heroes of the Storm Teams Financially by Cheering for Them on Twitch

Blizzard introduces a new crowdfunding initiative for Heroes of the Storm esports.

The Overwatch League Finds Its First Seven Teams and Owners, Including Patriots Owner Robert Kraft

Seven teams kick off Blizzard's attempt to make eSports operate like live sports.

Report: Blizzard Signs Six Overwatch League Esports Teams

Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Seoul will field Overwatch teams.

Blizzard Forms New Overwatch-Specific Esports Division

Blizzard's pouring even more resources into their golden child, Overwatch.

Smashin' Squids: Is Nintendo Planning to Give eSports a Sporting Chance on the Switch?

Nintendo might be getting serious about eSports with the Switch, but it has to go all-in to make it work.

NBA 2K eLeague Kicking Off With eSports Teams Owned By Real NBA Franchises

Take-Two and the NBA seek to bring eSports into the fold.

Blizzard Takes From the NFL, NBA, and MLB With Overwatch League

Overwatch is getting an entire professional eSports league and infrastructure.

Hearthstone's Heroic Tavern Brawl Offers New Challenges for $10 Entry Fee

Blizzard offers a mode for Hearthstone's most experienced players.

Amazon Wants to Break in with Breakaway

HANDS-ON: Amazon Game Studios' (and Double Helix Games') upcoming multiplayer game is looking to be the Next Big Thing.

The Waiting Game: Just How Dead IS Umbrella Corps?

Check out how Umbrella Corps' empty lobbies stack up against other multiplayer games, new and old.

Overwatch: Bringing Blizzard's New Shooter to Consoles

The evolution to Overwatch brought the game to consoles. Blizzard talks about some of the design decisions behind the console versions.

Master x Master: You Got Your Dungeon Crawler in My MOBA!

NCSoft enters the MOBA arena with its unique combo of MOBA and dungeon crawler.

Spring League of Legends North American LCS Finals Preview: What to Know and How to Watch

Old rivals meet as the Spring split of the North American LCS comes to a close.

Swedish Politicians Settling Their Differences with StarCraft

That sounds a lot more interesting than a boring old debate, doesn't it?

League of Legends Match-Rigging Exposed After Pro Player Attempts Suicide

Even e-sports aren't immune from corruption, it seems.

Riot, League of Legends and Streaming: What Does it Mean?

Pete and Cassandra attempt to make sense of the controversy surrounding Riot Games' restrictions on pro League of Legends players.

Pokémon Experts Discuss What X and Y's Changes Mean for Competitive, Pro-Level Play

We talk to the competitive Pokémon community as the game heads to a new platform with a whole bucket full of new rules.

Black Ops II Tournament: Your Ticket Into eSports?

Reckon you're the next eSports star? Prove yourself at Play N Trade's Black Ops II tournament this weekend.