SK Telecom T1 -- Why you should, and shouldn't, be panicking right now
Is the sky falling for SK Telecom? The back-to-back world champions are 0-9 in the last few matches, and no signs of improvement have been shown. But it's SKT, so you can't count them out, right?
As games come and go at Evo, Guilty Gear hangs on
It won't ever be the most popular game at the Evolution Championship Series, but a 20-year-old Japanese game called Guilty Gear returns year after year thanks to its dedicated fans and consistent developer support.
Philippine government to give esports players athletic licenses
High-level esports players in the Philippines will now be recognized as bona fide athletes underneath the country's existing legislation.
The problem with the surge in Kog'Maw picks
Team WE's success at Rift Rivals led to a surge in Kog'Maw picks in Korean and Chinese pro play. And although few teams knew how to counter WE at the cross-nation invitational, fewer how to properly build around their own Void Pug picks.
NBA stars react to 2K18 ratings
Cover athlete Kyrie Irving, as well as Paul George, Karl-Anthony Towns, DeMar DeRozan and Joel Embiid, gave interesting responses when they learned their NBA 2K18 ratings.
Rock, paper, scissors: The tango of SKT, KT, SSG
The top three League of Legends teams in South Korea are locked in a perpetual match of rock, paper, scissors. Who will break out of the vicious triangle first?
CS:GO -- 'Make or break' time for North at the PGL Major
The timing is right for North to pick up a massive Major tournament win, but SK Gaming still stands tall as the consistent favorite with MVP performances from coldzera and FalleN.
P1's Xpecial: 'I'll keep playing until that flame dies out'
The veteran has already made an impact during his time with Phoenix1, recent losses notwithstanding, and is focused on building the squad's camaraderie outside the game and in it.
LoL: JDG stood no chance against EDG
Lopsided is a good way to describe the match between JD Gaming and EDward Gaming in the LPL.
Jared Jeffries is all in on esports
After being appointed president of Echo Fox, Jeffries sees esports as a new challenge. His first order of business? "We got to work on [the players'] celebrations."
League of Legends global power rankings through July 18
After a string of bad games, SK Telecom is no longer at the top. That's right -- there's a new king in town. On top of that, NA actually has two teams in the Top 10 this week.
LoL: Samsung remains No. 1 in LCK
The No. 1 team in League of Legends Champions Korea feasted on bbq Olivers in a convincing sweep Thursday.
LoL: Another match, another sweep of SKT
Longzhu Gaming joined Samsung Galaxy, Afreeca Freecs and Jin Air Green Wings as recent sweepers of the reigning world champions. SK Telecom T1, meanwhile, is struggling to escape its struggles.
LoL: Ever8 takes redeeming win against ROX
Ever8 lives up to its namesake by dismantling a frazzled ROX Tigers.
lurppis: Only Valve can fix CS:GO's scheduling problems
The PGL Krakow Major Championship started a week after a $250,000 event and conflicts with two other DreamHack Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments. The only way to fix the schedule: Valve needs to step in.
CS:GO -- coldzera looks to cement legacy
SK Gaming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive star Marcelo "coldzera" David is the best player in the world. But a victory at PGL Krakow would earn him a much more prestigious title.
Evo clings to its community roots, but for how long?
The old guard and the new were on full display at the Evolution Championship Series last weekend in Las Vegas. But the biggest fighting game tournament in the world is battling with inevitable change.
EVO 2017: Street Fighter V - Punk's Journey to the Grand Finals.
Punk goes into the Grand Finals against rival Tokido.
The Undefeated takes Evo.
Keisha Howard walks through three days of games, trash talk, and the future of women in the FGC.
RyanLV beats Chris G to win Marvel at Evo 2017
On UMvC3's last legs, new faces show up to challenge the old guard, and RyanLV ended up taking the title away from Chris G.
JDCR wins Tekken 7 crown at Evo
The most improved player in Tekken also happened to take home the biggest prize of the year: the Evo title.
Tokido talks about one of the best fights of his life.
Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi reviews his thrilling victory over Victor "Punk" Woodley in Street Fighter V at Evo 2017.
Evolution Championship Series news and updates
Catch up on the latest news and updates from the Evolution Championship Series!
Tokido upsets Punk to win Street Fighter V title
Punk came in undefeated. Punk was the all-around favorite. But Tokido showed up, shaking up the legacy of Street Fighter V at Evo.
Salem upsets ZeRo for first Smash Wii U Evo title
Saleem "Salem" Akiel Young came back from the losers bracket to unseat top-ranked Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios for his first Evo title on Sunday in Las Vegas.
LoL: TSM beats struggling Team Liquid
Team SoloMid took a 2-0 over Team Liquid, though the team struggled early. TSM even had to overcome a 10,000 gold deficit.
Salem didn't think he was going to beat ZeRo.
After pulling off a major upset against Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios, Saleem "Salem" Akiel Young reflects on what makes a great Smash player.
EVO 2017: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Grand Finals - ZeRo vs. Salem.
ZeRo takes on Salem in the Grand Finals.
EVO 2017: Tekken 7 Losers and Grand Finals Wrap.
SAINT and Knee battle it out to face JDCR in the Grand Finals.
Armada on winning his second Smash Evo title.
Adam "Armada" Lindgren discusses winning at Evo, the controversy over mid-set coaching and security precautions to take in the future.
LoL: EnVy reverse sweeps Echo Fox
Despite a Game 1 victory, Echo Fox couldn't close out Team EnVyUs in the NA LCS.
MVD on popping off at Evo 2017.
Jestise "MVD" Negron talks about his epic pop-off, being the second-best Diddy Kong player and his run at Evo 2017.
EVO 2017: Injustice 2 - SonicFox vs. Honeybee.
SonicFox takes on Honeybee for a spot in the semifinals.
Evo: An oral history of Super Smash Bros. Melee
From 2007 to 2017, it's the game that's withstood the test of time at Evo. The experts, pros and former champions weigh in on their memories of Melee at the Evolution Championship Series.
Earlier in the year, Super Smash Bros. Melee player Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma quit his job as an engineer. He discusses the transition and being near the financial peak of Super Smash Bros. player salaries.
Plup's power of strategy.
Justin "Plup" McGrath discusses the importance of character choice in Melee.
Joe "LI Joe" Ciaramelli breaks down his favorite player heading into Street Fighter V at the Evolution Championship Series.
Yoshinori Ono - 'There's never been a time when I wanted to give up on Street Fighter'
He's called the godfather of Street Fighter, and without him, we would not have the Street Fighter esports scene we know today.
What makes the Street Fighter community so unique? LI Joe explains.
LoL: Team SoloMid shuts down Phoenix1
Could Phoenix1 ride the hype train from Rift Rivals into a victory over Team SoloMid? Short answer -- no.
LoL: SKT goes winless in Week 6
Don't look now, but SK Telecom T1 went winless this week. Afreeca Freecs mid laner Lee "Kuro" Seo-haeng made it happen.
The business behind EchoFox, Rick Fox's eSports team.
Fans of esports know of Echo Fox partially due to the fame of co-founder and former NBA player and actor Rick Fox. But behind the scenes, the Vision Venture Partners Team, the private equity firm behind Echo Fox, is quietly reshaping the field of esports.
Street Fighter V: Punk leads the pack
Victor "Punk" Woodley remains Street Fighter V's premier player, but some surprises might emerge from Evo's 2,622-competitor field. A few traditional favorites, meanwhile, are at a decided disadvantage.
What's in a main? Why Ricki Ortiz might have to give up on Chun-Li
Chun-Li has been the inspiration of Street Fighter pro Ricki Ortiz from the early days in arcades to tournaments and through a recent public transition. Now, just before the biggest competition of the year, Ortiz might be forced to find a new main.
LoL: Team WE slogs through sweep of JDG
JD Gaming had all the tools it needed for success against Team WE except, well, execution. And Team WE took advantage of the skill gap between the two squads in a 2-0 sweep.
LoL: Fnatic crushes Vitality in sweep
A rough performance at Rift Rivals didn't hamper Fnatic's dominance of the competition in European League of Legends Championship Series play on Saturday in Berlin.
LoL: Bottom-dwellers face off in EU LCS
A battle of bottom-dwellers went the way of Mysterious Monkeys to open Saturday's action in Berlin.
LoL: LGD sweeps sloppy I May
Game 1 for both teams was rough, but LGD Gaming mid laner Yu "Cool" Jia-Jun kept his team from giving up a game to a one-win I May squad.
Tips from the pros: How to topple SonicFox
How do you stop the player who appears unbeatable on the biggest fighting game stages in the world? Several of Dominique "SonicFox" McLean's competitors weigh in on what it will take to beat him at Evo.
The Evo 2017 Injustice 2 crash course
Injustice 2 is still a new game, and maybe you don't know a lot about it. We've got you covered. Here's a few basics to get you started as Evo 2017 gets underway.
ESPNU and Disney XD to air Smash at Evo, Street Fighter on ESPN2
Catch the Street Fighter V finals at the Evolution Championship Series this Sunday on ESPN2.
LoL: CLG takes FlyQuest down 2-0
A comeback in Game 1. Domination in Game 2. Counter Logic Gaming sure likes to make matches interesting.
Blizzard announces team owners and locations for Overwatch League
New York, Boston, Shanghai and Seoul are all part of Blizzard's plan to geolocate its upcoming Overwatch League.
LoL: UoL stands tall after trading blows with Misfits
The Unicorns of Love continued to be a dominating force in the EU LCS after taking down Misfits 2-1 on Friday.
LoL: Perkz leads G2 to dominant win over Splyce
In a series filled with mistakes, G2 Esports kept a level head to seize the win.
LoL: Uzi returns, leads RNG to victory
Royal Never Give Up got an unexpected test from Invictus Gaming, but the return of Jian "Uzi" Zi-Hao and a hard-fought victory give RNG much to look forward to in the games to come.
Dota 2's The International 7 breaks esports prize pool record
It's done it again: Dota 2's The International has once again broken its own prize pool record in esports, surpassing The International 6 with 32 days left of crowdfunding for the event.
LoL: EDG shuts down Newbee's strats in sweep
Newbee wanted to force the late game and beat EDward Gaming with a double-marksman composition, but EDG pushed the pace enough to keep Newbee off-balance and sweep its opponent.
LoL: LGD takes 2-1 win over DAN Gaming subs
DAN took the first game with their subs. LGD rallied back, refusing to lose to the benchwarmers.
LoL: Samsung sweeps SKT again
Anyone who sold Samsung Galaxy's Week 1 sweep of SK Telecom T1 as a fluke was proven wrong Thursday. Samsung once again swept the reigning world champion and overtook SKT in the League of Legends Champions Korea standings with a 10-2 record.
LoL: Longzhu sizzles in sweep of bbq Olivers
Longzhu top laner Kim "Khan" Dong-ha led the way for his team in Game 1, and bbq Olivers was never able to mount much of a defense against one of the best teams in League of Legends Champions Korea.
SK Gaming stands tall at ESL One Cologne
SK Gaming swept Cloud9 3-0 to take home the finals victory at ESL One Cologne.
Recaps for NA and EU LCS, LPL and LCK. Power Rankings. Standings. Features. It's all on our League of Legends hub page.
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Recaps for NA and EU LCS, LPL and LCK. Power Rankings. Standings. Features. It's all on our League of Legends hub page.
Faker pulls a lot of attention on SK Telecom, but without kkOma, would SKT be the same? Probably not.
He's only 15 years old, but the New Orleans native they call CaptainZack is climbing the ranks in the Smash 4 scene.
The first part of the Super Smash Bros Melee season is behind us. As the iconic game continues it's "platinum age," it's time to look at the Summer of Smash.
While League of Legends might have a higher profile, Dota 2 boasts a gigantic purse and a different strategy. The bar for entry is high, but with a little help, Dota 2 can be enjoyable.
League of Legends is the king of the esports hill. What is it about this free-to-play MOBA that has the world clicking like mad? Here's your guide to LoL and what to expect in 2016.
19-year-old Faker came out of nowhere to become the first true global star of gaming. But can the League of Legends prodigy carry a nation on his shoulders?
E:60 takes an unprecedented look inside the world of professional video game competitions through the journey of the Dota2 team known as the Evil Geniuses and their quest for a share of the $18.4 million tournament prize pool.