E-sports

The 2014 Hearthstone Championship Trophy Is An Egg

The 2014 Hearthstone Championship Trophy Is An Egg

Hearthstone is a game of ups and downs, where anything can happen at the drop of a card. That sentiment is even more true at competition level. This past weekend, China’s Blizzard operator, NetEase, held the quarterfinals to their new Gold League e-sports event, and the HearthStone competition was fierce.

Pro Gamer Teaches You How To Shoot Better

It’s easy to think that the people who play video games for a living are just lucky enough to have fast reflexes that make them good. But, pro players study the games they excel at from every possible angle. Here’s what it looks like when a top-level player explains the…

E-Sports League Hit With Lawsuit Over Bitcoin-Mining Scandal

E-Sports League Hit With Lawsuit Over Bitcoin-Mining Scandal

Three gamers have sued the ESEA League, one of the largest PC gaming leagues, for the surreptitious installation on their computers of malware that “mined” the virtual currency called bitcoins, netting a rogue ESEA employee some $US3,700 back in April. Their lawsuit seeks class action status.