According to internal emails acquired by GamesBeat, it has been discovered that the ESL have cut ties with Team YP, the eSports organisation sponsored by adult entertainment website, YouPorn. Apparently, if these emails are to be believed, the ESL is enacting a new rule with potential teams wishing to compete…
If you've been watching the Smashosphere over the past few months, the name 'Wavedash Games' may seem somewhat familiar to you. Formed of a team of game developers, Smash fans and tournament organisers, this new game studio is currently in the process of developing a platform fighter to rival that…
The Season 1 Finals of the Rainbow Six Pro League are nearly upon us, with top ranked teams from Europe and North America battling it out over PC and Xbox One for a share of $100,000. The Xbox One Finals are set to be on the 22nd of April, live…
As part of the UK's commitment to support the burgeoning games industry, the eGames has been launched as a way to 'positively shape the future of competitive gaming' and establish a competition structure similar to that of the Olympics. With support from the UK Government, the eGames will begin with…
Killer Instinct Season 3 is finally here, with this new content update promising more characters, new single player modes and a whole host of other new features to Microsoft's flagship fighting game. Season 3 launches with Tusk, Kim Wu, Rash and Arbiter to kick off this new era for KI,…
With their updated version of Guilty Gear Xrd coming later this year, Arc System Works have decided to show off the revamped Network Mode for their fighter, which allows players to move a chibi avatar around a 3D world to look for matches. It's similar to the Lobby system found…
After a long radio silence and fans getting ready to power bomb their way into Capcom HQ, it has been announced that the long awaited March update for Street Fighter V will be rolling out on the 28th and 30th of March. The 28th will see Challenge Mode be introduced,…
In recognition and support of the growing eSports scene, Microsoft has announced their partnership with competitive gaming companies FACEIT and Electronic Sports League (ESL). Called the Xbox Live Tournaments platform, the news came at the Game Developers Conference 2016 which is currently ongoing in San Fransisco. Xbox Live Tournaments will…
In order to give you plenty of time with the new system changes and characters ahead of its June 10 launch, PQube have announced that if you pre-order Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator on PSN, you will receive a demo of the game, along with some extra bonuses which will carry…
More news for Killer Instinct fans as a leaker known as no1dead has leaked some very interesting screenshots to Shoryuken, detailing two new fighters and a new online mode for Microsoft's fighting game. The two new characters are Mira, Maya's late twin sister and General RAAM, the Locust general from…
Rivals of Aether has its final launch character in Etalus, a giant warrior polar bear with command of ice. He is a heavy character like Kragg, using his control of ice to freeze opponents and even grant him frozen armour to help tank hits. He can freeze sections of the…
Street Fighter V's launch has been a bit of a mess truth be told, with server problems and the plague of ragequitters putting many people off from purchasing Capcom's latest edition of their storied fighting game franchise. After promising it right back when Street Fighter V launched last month, Capcom…
This last weekend saw Europe gather together as a continent of Smashers to not only battle it out amongst themselves, but to defend its crown from the invading American force. The final event of the European Smash Circuit, BEAST 6, saw some ridiculous sets, new fan favourites being born and…
First revealed in a teaser during the Killer Instinct World Cup, the Elite warrior from the Halo series named the Arbiter, is joining the Killer Instinct roster in Season 3. He joins Rash from the Battletoads as the second guest character for Microsoft's fighting game, using his Plasma Sword and…
It's time to dust off the gi, practice those Spinning Bird Kicks and jump into the fray as the latest edition of Capcom's seminal fighting game franchise, Street Fighter V, has finally launched on PS4 and PC. This installment sees a simplification of certain mechanics like getting rid of one…
Street Fighter V comes at an all-time high for fighting games, with the scene getting bigger almost every month as new fans flock to this sub-genre of competitive gaming. Capcom are very aware of this, building Street Fighter V as a platform for years to come, hoping to outlast the…
With the upcoming arrival of Street Fighter V and Capcom’s new Pro Tour to create competition for their new fighter, there is going to be a large influx of new players into the game. These may be people who fell off the Street Fighter wagon years ago, players from other…
With Street Fighter V coming out next Tuesday, Capcom are going full throttle with their plans for this year's Capcom Pro Tour, giving eager World Warriors the schedule for this year's series of events. All of these tournaments will eventually lead up to the grand 32 man final at the…
After a rocky start for European fans late last year, Arc System Works have got their act together and are making sure that Europe gets Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator the same week as North America. Being localised by PQube who handled the release for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend, the celebrated…
In a happy bit of news for all PS3 world warriors that are transitioning from Ultra Street Fighter 4 to Street Fighter V, PS3 arcade sticks will be compatible with Capcom's new fighting game. According to Spanish site Meristation (which has now since been taken down), players will be able…
In what seems to be the day of the CG trailer, Capcom has released a beautifully animated cinematic for Street Fighter V, showing all its 16 fighters in action and shedding some light on the game's Story Mode. It retains the inkbrush style from Street Fighter IV, with splashes of…