The Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business returns with another look into the news scene. This time we talk to Patrik 'Raistlin' Hellstrand, longtime eSports journalist and former Head Administrator of GosuGamers. 

Beating the meta on a budget: The post-Naxx aggro Shaman

Beating the meta on a budget: The post-Naxx aggro Shaman

Shaman lovers with poorer collections will love this, especially if being the beatdown in Hearthstone is their thing.

The International: The evolution of Pubstomps

The International: The evolution of Pubstomps

For those that could not attend The International 4 in Seattle, some of us settled for next best - locally held Pubstomps in the area. Our editor, Frederick 'winterequinox007' Benjamin examines a few pubstomps in different locations around the world: Singapore, Canada, and Australia.

GosuCup returns with two BlizzCon Qualifier spots in August

GosuCup returns with two BlizzCon Qualifier spots in August

We're happy to announce that the GosuCup Hearthstone tournaments will make two appearances on August 10th and August 24th, giving away two BlizzCon qualifier spots to the winners in addition to our regular prize pool of $100.

GosuGamers welcomes Counter-Strike to the family!

GosuGamers welcomes Counter-Strike to the family!

Our Counter-Strike section is officially live with all the things you love about GosuGamers – news coverage, matchticker, rankings and VOD and demo databases.

ESL One Cologne all participants are now known

ESL One Cologne all participants are now known

Following the end of European qualifiers all sixteen participants for ESL One Cologne 2014 are now known.

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Post-TI4 transfer rumor mill - DeMoN leaves Team Liquid

DotA 2Post-TI4 transfer rumor mill - DeMoN leaves Team Liquid

This post will be updated with any confirmed and rumored roster changes of professional teams post-TI4.196

ESL One Cologne - the groups have been drawn

Counter-StrikeESL One Cologne - the groups have been drawn

The groups for ESL One Cologne CS:GO Championship have been drawn. A total of sixteen of the strongest teams in the world will be fighting over the $250.000. The teams have been divided in four groups of four.0

KDL DotA2 League Season 3 starting this week

DotA 2KDL DotA2 League Season 3 starting this week

Korea's largest DotA2 tournament KDL will be returning this week with its third season, featuring some of the strongest teams based in Korea. The competition will run from August 3rd through October, beginning with its regular "tier" system first round.10

CS 1.6 showmatch between 2008 squads of Fnatic and mTw

Counter-StrikeCS 1.6 showmatch between 2008 squads of Fnatic and mTw

If you miss the old days of Counter-Strike 1.6 then you'll enjoy tomorrow's showmatch between the best two teams of 2008, Fnatic and mTw.(Photo taken from Fragbite)2

FACEIT League is back with $50,000 prize pool and LAN finals

Counter-StrikeFACEIT League is back with $50,000 prize pool and LAN finals

FACEIT is back with its second edition of CS:GO tournament, where the prize pool this time will be boosted; $50,000 and LAN finals. The league will kick off in September, while qualifiers take place in August.3

Russian ESEC Roster Announced!

Counter-StrikeRussian ESEC Roster Announced!

Team Captain Dmitry “hooch” Bogdanov unveils lineup for the Electronic Sports European Championship tournament for 20145

Fy to stay with Vici Gaming

DotA 2Fy to stay with Vici Gaming

Vici Gaming reassured fans via twitter that their support player Lin Sen Xu, better known as fy, is set to stay with the team and that any rumors regarding his departures are just that. 23

ImbaTV releases documentary of TI4 winners Newbee

DotA 2ImbaTV releases documentary of TI4 winners Newbee

Imba TV have released the first episode in documentary series on the best Chinese DotA 2 teams. Titled Phoenix Reborn, the latest team documentary to come out charts the ups and downs of Newbee's road to the Grand Finals of TI. Having fought their way through a rough groupstage and the tiebreaker matches to avoid elimination, Newbee mounted quite the comeback to actually go on and win the tournament.8

CompLexity CS:GO team to become Cloud9

Counter-StrikeCompLexity CS:GO team to become Cloud9

Cloud 9, the sponsors behind one of the top teams in the North American League of Legends scene, are about to announce the acquisition of a new CS:GO roster to their organisation, consisting of the former members of CompLexity Gaming. (Picture courtesy of ESL)3

Riot reveal the newest champion: GNAR, The Missing Link

LoLRiot reveal the newest champion: GNAR, The Missing Link

In a long article, Riot present the newest addition to League of Legends - Gnar, reveal his lore and point out to potential synergies with already existing champions.1

Saintvicious League of Legends Patch 4.13 Rundown

LoLSaintvicious League of Legends Patch 4.13 Rundown

In the newest edition of his series, Saint discusses the bulky patch 4.13 and the effects it will have on the current meta.



 



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Third season of DotA2 Canada Cup announced, $4000 up for grabs

DotA 2Third season of DotA2 Canada Cup announced, $4000 up for grabs

The third version of DotA2 Canada Cup will take place from August 18th through September 8th. The tournament's groupstage will include 16 of the region's strongest teams, fighting over a total prize pool of over $4000.4

Reynad, Savjz, Forsen, Kolento and more to $2,500 Naxx release tournament

HearthstoneReynad, Savjz, Forsen, Kolento and more to $2,500 Naxx release tournament

On August 8-10, eight players will get together and compete for $2,500 while testing the new Naxxramas meta. The tournament will feature eight invites from Europe and North America as well as a open qualifier tournament.2

GosuCup returns with two BlizzCon Qualifier spots in August

HearthstoneGosuCup returns with two BlizzCon Qualifier spots in August

We're happy to announce that the GosuCup Hearthstone tournaments will make two appearances on August 10th and August 24th, giving away two BlizzCon qualifier spots to the winners in addition to our regular prize pool of $100.2

Na'Vi.us faces off against ex-Revenge in Bounty Hunter Series

DotA 2Na'Vi.us faces off against ex-Revenge in Bounty Hunter Series

After reassuring fans that their team would stay together, Natus Vincere's NA squad around captain Brax will face off in a best-of-five against Peruvian squad "Not Today", formerly known as Revenge. The America Showdown will be live on hitbox.tv at 19.00 CEST.4

ASUS ROG CS:GO Tournament with 10,000 USD prize pool starts tomorow

Counter-StrikeASUS ROG CS:GO Tournament with 10,000 USD prize pool starts tomorow

ASUS ROG will be hosting a CS:GO tournament at Helsinki's computer festival ASSEMBLY. The event will take place from July 31st until August 2nd and will feature sixteen teams clashing for the total prize pool of $10,000.0

Eizo Challange to kick off tomorow with fnatic, ESG, AiN and Team Russia

Counter-StrikeEizo Challange to kick off tomorow with fnatic, ESG, AiN and Team Russia

Eizo CS:GO Challange hosted by Fnatic will feature four teams battling out for the $800 prize. Besides Fnatic, ESG, AiN and Team Russia were invited to participate in this event, kicking off this Thursday at 18.00 CET.0

CLG will bootcamp in Korea instead of competing in the last Superweek

LoLCLG will bootcamp in Korea instead of competing in the last Superweek

As a result of top laner Shin "Seraph" Woo Yeong's need to return to Korea to finalize his visa to stay in California, the rest of Counter Logic Gaming will follow him for a chance at steep competition and a more hands on approach from their coach.1

Caseking of the Hill #3 to feature Na'Vi, NiP and Team LDLC

Counter-StrikeCaseking of the Hill #3 to feature Na'Vi, NiP and Team LDLC

Caseking of the Hill is back this week with its third edition, featuring the two times title winners Natus Vincere and their challengers, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Team LDLC.1

DeMoN departs Team Liquid

DotA 2DeMoN departs Team Liquid

The American player Jimmy 'DeMoN' Ho is a free agent once again, as Team Liquid announced his departure today. His contract expires with the end of July, and the two sides have mutually decided not to continue their partnership.24

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The Volunteer Business, Part Three

GeneralThe Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business returns with another look into the news scene. This time we talk to Patrik 'Raistlin' Hellstrand, longtime eSports journalist and former Head Administrator of GosuGamers. 5

Beating the meta on a budget: The post-Naxx aggro Shaman

HearthstoneBeating the meta on a budget: The post-Naxx aggro Shaman

Shaman lovers with poorer collections will love this, especially if being the beatdown in Hearthstone is their thing.2

The International: The evolution of Pubstomps

DotA 2The International: The evolution of Pubstomps

For those that could not attend The International 4 in Seattle, some of us settled for next best - locally held Pubstomps in the area. Our editor, Frederick 'winterequinox007' Benjamin examines a few pubstomps in different locations around the world: Singapore, Canada, and Australia.10

Naxxramas meta change and the WEC European qualifiers

HearthstoneNaxxramas meta change and the WEC European qualifiers

Who will prevail in the first day of WEC European qualifiers? What decks are the invites likely to play? We look into our crystal ball which is a fancy way to say "time for some speculations". 1

Beating the Arachnids on a budget: A guide to Heroic Arachnid Quarter

HearthstoneBeating the Arachnids on a budget: A guide to Heroic Arachnid Quarter

Can't beat the Arachnid quarter on heroic? Don't have all the legendaries to build a kick-ass deck? Fret not, there's a way to clear the entire wing without investing too much and this guide will show you how.13

MVP.March: 'We were rooting for Team Liquid since they beat us'

DotA 2MVP.March: 'We were rooting for Team Liquid since they beat us'

GosuGamers caught up with MVP.Phoenix's captain, Taewon 'March' Park, in a candid interview where he talks about his journey at The International 2014, how he thought the team would fare, and about the team's future. Read on as March touches on topics related to DK, Alliance and TI4 overall.10

Five cool decks from IEM Shenzhen

HearthstoneFive cool decks from IEM Shenzhen

We feature five decks from some of the best players in the tournament – Amaz, Rdu and Azeri. They vary from being entirely new interpretations of the class to being mixes of styles or just incredibly successful.5

CNB Leko "I believe that the Brazilian teams are favorited against the Latin Americans."

LoLCNB Leko "I believe that the Brazilian teams are favorited against the Latin Americans."

Today, we bring you an interview of this team's participants of the Brazilian Regional.0

The International 2014: All you need to know about the main event

DotA 2The International 2014: All you need to know about the main event

The playoff phase for The International Dota 2 Championships 2014 has ended with eight teams making the final cut into the main event at Key Arena, Seattle. Today, we take a look at the remaining teams who will fight for the biggest chunk of prize money an eSports event of such magnitude has ever seen.26

Pick and ban analysis of the 8 remaining TI4 teams

DotA 2Pick and ban analysis of the 8 remaining TI4 teams

With the brackets decided for the TI4 main event, the eight teams that came out on top in the group stage and bubble brackets will face up to contest the biggest DotA prize pool yet. Let’s take a look at the hero picks and bans that got them this far and what we can expect in Key Arena.32

GosuCup #17 decklists, winner's interview and going on a break

HearthstoneGosuCup #17 decklists, winner's interview and going on a break

Before GosuCup goes on a break, we bring you some solid decklists and a great winner's interview with Managrind's Faramir. 1

A compilation of the best moments of the best groupstage of the best event

DotA 2A compilation of the best moments of the best groupstage of the best event

After five days of intense action, the TI4 playoffs have just concluded. Eight teams are currently planning where to spend their minimum $500,000, while the rest will have to figure out what went wrong with their strategies. The three playoff stages were full of interesting moments, providing enough entertainment for the whole family. This is a list of some of our favorite snapshots from the TI4 playoffs.17

TI4 journey so far: Story of the groupstages

DotA 2TI4 journey so far: Story of the groupstages

The group stages of this year’s TI have now been wrapped up and the brackets for the main event decided. With a few days before attention turns to Key Arena there is a little time to reflect on what was an action packed first few days of games.20

Day 6 Event Blog: Chinese showdown

DotA 2Day 6 Event Blog: Chinese showdown

Join Mervyn 'ItchyScratchyBalls' Tan as he blogs about his experience at the main event hall at the TI4 Group Stage, including short text interviews with the players in between matches!14

W5D3 -- Week 5 comes to an end, Young Glory find their momentum

LoLW5D3 -- Week 5 comes to an end, Young Glory find their momentum

Week 5 comes to an end with a two way tie between EDG and World Elite while OMG still holds the throne.0

Day 5 Event Blog: Liquid melting

DotA 2Day 5 Event Blog: Liquid melting

Join Mervyn 'ItchyScratchyBalls' Tan as he blogs about his experience at the main event hall at the TI4 Group Stage, including short text interviews with the players in between matches!13

How did Alliance fare so badly at TI4? What went wrong?

DotA 2How did Alliance fare so badly at TI4? What went wrong?

Whether you love, hate or love to hate the Alliance, they undeniably are (or perhaps ‘used to be’ now) one of the best teams in the world. They had a rough start to TI4, but pulled back on day two. Now they have crashed out of the tournament, so what went wrong for this innovative European team?92

LPL W5D2: iG continues their trend of even splits

LoLLPL W5D2: iG continues their trend of even splits

Invictus Gaming continues to go 1:1 regardless of the strength of the competition while EDG shows their flexibility this week in both early game compositions as well as late game finesse.0

Day 4 Event Blog: Short Interview with 71

DotA 2Day 4 Event Blog: Short Interview with 71

Join Mervyn 'ItchyScratchyBalls' Tan as he blogs about his experience at the main event hall at the TI4 Group Stage, including short text interviews with the players in between matches!20

INTZ Djoko: "We are studying to also make something work with foreign players"

LoLINTZ Djoko: "We are studying to also make something work with foreign players"

Today, we bring you an interview of the team's participants of the Brazilian Regional.0