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Fight For The Crown: $300k H1Z1 Tournament Coming

Daybreak Game Company has announced that the next big tournament for H1Z1: King of the Kill with a prize pool of three hundred grand for those willing to throw their hat into the ring. The tournament comes alongside a documentary on eSports to be aired on the CW, culminating in the 75-person tournament. First prize […]

Neverwinter Launches the Cloaked Ascendancy On PC

The world is slowing down, or at least that’s what the song in Neverwinter’s latest expansion told me. The Cloaked Ascendancy sees the city of Neverwinter once again under attack from external threats. It is up to you, the adventurer, to delve into the River District to fight back the Cloaked Ascendancy and once again […]

IPE: Romine V Sterling Lawsuit Dismissed With Prejudice

The lawsuit by ex-Steam developer James Romine against Youtube personality James Stanton (Jim Sterling) looks like it is officially over, as Romine has presented stipulation for dismissal. The lawsuit, which started more than a year ago, has been dismissed with prejudice, meaning Romine cannot bring the same charges by the same evidence back into court […]

Pay to Win: The Exiled Has No Time For That

The Exiled is an upcoming MMORPG hitting ground February 23, and the development team over at Fairytale Distillery want you to know that their game has no place for pay to win tactics. For starters, everyone access to a seven day free trial which can be extended indefinitely with a simple one time payment of […]

Old School RuneScape Celebrates Four Year Anniversary

It’s been four years since Jagex unveiled Old School RuneScape, the retro spinoff of the popular MMORPG that brought gamers back to the days of 2007, complete with graphics, combat system, and all. Since then, the game has seen countless updates, all dictated and voted on by a majority of the community. The mode itself […]

Double Experience Weekend Coming To Neverwinter

RuneScape isn’t the only game feeling generous with the experience this weekend. Adventurers in Neverwinter will once again have the opportunity to level up those companions at half the effort, as Perfect World Entertainment is running another double experience weekend. Starting Thursday at 7:30am PST and running through Monday February 20th at 7:30am PST, both […]

Reminder: RuneScape Double Experience Weekend Coming

Mark your calendars, cancel your weekend appointments, and tell that significant other that you need some alone time, because it’s that time again. No, not half price appetizers, you can get that just about every Wednesday. I’m talking about double experience in RuneScape. But this year it’s not just about getting you in on the […]

Esports Betting Figures: League of Legends Comes Out On Top

Recent betting figures have revealed that League of Legends is the most popular game by betting turnover. LoL takes 69% of the esports betting market, followed by Counter Strike (15%), DOTA 2 (10%) and Starcraft 2 (6%). Our research also shows those countries keenest on E-Sports betting, with most of the money bwin made on […]

Elder Scrolls Online: Grab The Black Cat Pet Until Monday

Whoever said black cats were a source of bad luck was probably some sort of cat racist. For Elder Scrolls Online players, it’s another reason to reach into their crown coffers. For a limited time, you can get your hands on a black cat pet. The cat costs 700 crowns, or roughly $7 USD, or […]

Valve Kills Steam Greenlight, Implementing Steam Direct

Steam Greenlight, has been both applauded and derided, as a method for small developers to find a platform to make money and as an easily gamed portal through which Steam has turned into a dumping ground for Unity asset flips and actual money laundering schemes. On one hand, the change seems to be mostly cosmetic, […]