Editorial: Clauf'd up

Editorial: Clauf'd up

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev tells the story of ESGN - from the lavish feasts to the money famine - and explains why it was never going to work.

Gaming Addiction a Mental Disorder?

Gaming Addiction a Mental Disorder?

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) adds Internet Gaming Addiction as one of the potential disorders that needs to be treated. And they are hoping for more clinical research to formally include it on the list. Should it be considered as such? Here are some arguments and counter-arguments regarding gaming addiction.

GosuGamers patch - Improved rankings

GosuGamers patch - Improved rankings

The newest chapter in our line of major improvements here at GosuGamers are the rankings. The overview page has gotten a lot richer but we have also revisited our ways of calculating the points in our rankings.

DreamHack 2014 circuit announced with six stops and $200,000

DreamHack 2014 circuit announced with six stops and $200,000

The DreamHack brand returns for six stops in 2014, starting April 26-27 in Bucharest, Romania. $200,000 total prize pool will be up for grabs over the entire duration of the circuit.

Top 4 must-watch e-Sports documentaries

Top 4 must-watch e-Sports documentaries

Following the release of Valve's highly anticipated film Free-To-Play, the community has seen a surge of interest in films related to Esports and so here is a list of the Top 4 e-Sports documentaries already released, that every player should watch.

Naniwa released from Alliance following events at IEM...

Naniwa released from Alliance following events at IEM Katowice

Following the events of IEM World Championship, Johan "Naniwa" Lucchesi  states in a post that he's no longer part of Alliance, the team that has been his home since April last year. 

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Google-Twitch deal reportedly finalized?

StarCraft 2Google-Twitch deal reportedly finalized?

Google's deal to buy Twitch has reportedly been finalized as the internet giant gets ready to acquire the popular livestreaming platform under its wings for a whopping $1 billion.30

Annual World eSports Championship announced, $800,000 prize pool for multiple games

StarCraft 2Annual World eSports Championship announced, $800,000 prize pool for multiple games

The World eSports has just recently been announced a global tournament with $800,000 in prize money distributed over several game genres including Warcraft 3, Dota 2, Starcraft II, and Hearthstone. The event will be held around August at Yellow Dragon Stadium in Hangzhou, China.34

Newly-launched WECG aims to resurrect the spirit of eSports olympics

StarCraft 2Newly-launched WECG aims to resurrect the spirit of eSports olympics

The official press release of World e-Sports Championship Games speaks of a project that is to pick up from where the World Cyber Games left off and continue the traditions of the multi-national, multi-discipline event.3

Google to allegedly buy out TwitchTV for $1,000,000,000

StarCraft 2Google to allegedly buy out TwitchTV for $1,000,000,000

The popular gaming media platform is likely to be handed over to Google, owner of the most popular platform of the west for media, YouTube.44

MSI Beat it 2014 Global announced, $113,500 total prize pool for Dota 2 and SCII

StarCraft 2MSI Beat it 2014 Global announced, $113,500 total prize pool for Dota 2 and SCII

In conjunction with Fnatic, MSI has announced the MSI Beat It 2014 Global tournament featuring SCII and Dota 2 players all over the world. The tournament will have a total prize pool of $113,500 with $44,000 for Dota 2 and $26,000 for SCII. 20

2014 IEM Katowice releases aftermovie

StarCraft 22014 IEM Katowice releases aftermovie

Relive the events of the 2014 IEM World Championships at Katowice with the official aftermovie.0

TeSPA and WellPlayed announce Lone Star Clash 3 and $35,000 total prize pool

StarCraft 2TeSPA and WellPlayed announce Lone Star Clash 3 and $35,000 total prize pool

TeSPA partners with WellPlayed to bring esports fans LoL and SC2 invitationals.0

GosuGamers patch - Improved rankings

StarCraft 2GosuGamers patch - Improved rankings

The newest chapter in our line of major improvements here at GosuGamers are the rankings. The overview page has gotten a lot richer but we have also revisited our ways of calculating the points in our rankings.35

DreamHack 2014 circuit announced with six stops and $200,000

StarCraft 2DreamHack 2014 circuit announced with six stops and $200,000

The DreamHack brand returns for six stops in 2014, starting April 26-27 in Bucharest, Romania. $200,000 total prize pool will be up for grabs over the entire duration of the circuit.0

Naniwa released from Alliance following events at IEM Katowice

StarCraft 2Naniwa released from Alliance following events at IEM Katowice

Following the events of IEM World Championship, Johan "Naniwa" Lucchesi  states in a post that he's no longer part of Alliance, the team that has been his home since April last year. 8

Gfinity eSports LAN announced, will include  DotA 2, Starcraft 2 tournaments

StarCraft 2Gfinity eSports LAN announced, will include DotA 2, Starcraft 2 tournaments

The Gfinity eSports organization announced their third LAN event, which will take place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. It will include feature prestigious tournaments for DotA2, Starcraft II and several other games, taking place on 24th and 25th of May.11

Eight of StarCraft's biggest names engage in arcade battles to the death tonight

StarCraft 2Eight of StarCraft's biggest names engage in arcade battles to the death tonight

ESGN TV will launch a new StarCraft 2 series starting today, 21:30 CET. Unlike the previous KOTH edition, this one will have the eight invites play arcade maps against each other.0

Former Starcraft 2 star Sjow joins ROOT Gaming

StarCraft 2Former Starcraft 2 star Sjow joins ROOT Gaming

The eSports market of Hearthstone is picking up speed with big names from all around other games are joining the fray. Two weeks ago MTG and poker icon TheGwalls signed with a team, today former Starcraft 2 professional Jeffrey 'sjoW' Brusi is joining ROOT Gaming. 0

sOs banks the $100,000 of IEM Katowice

StarCraft 2sOs banks the $100,000 of IEM Katowice

Jin Air's Kim Yoo "sOs" Jin adds a second World Championship title to his account, this time from the IEM circuit. The WCS '13 winner defeated fellow Protoss herO[join] 4-1 and is now the fifth highest winning player in SC2 money-wise.3

herO[join] to fight for the IEM hat-trick against world champion sOs

StarCraft 2herO[join] to fight for the IEM hat-trick against world champion sOs

The world of SC2 premier tournaments is headed towards another Protoss champion. Tonight, Jin Air's sOs meets the two-times IEM champion herO[join] of CJ Entus for the $100,000 cheque.2

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