Esports articles

Will Ferrell to star in a movie about eSports

Hollywood has never had the easiest of relationships with video games. Movies based on the medium have ranged from the abysmal crap thrown together by Uwe Boll (Alone in the Dark), to the not-that-bad-if-you’re-fan efforts of Mortal Kombat (just the…

AMD Radeon RX 460 Review: Polaris on a budget

The new Radeon RX 460 is a Polaris 11 part that starts at only $109. Products based on Polaris 11 will also be turning up in ultra-portable devices as the power draw is expected to be very low. On the desktop, AMD hopes to capture the entry level eSports market by providing acceptable 1080p performance in titles such as CS:GO, Dota 2, League of Legends, Overwatch and Rocket League.

Blizzard files trademark for 'Compete' eSports service

Debates about its merits as a true sport aside, the success of services like Twitch further highlights the rising popularity of eSports. We’ve already seen major companies like Amazon, ESPN and Google (via YouTube Gaming) get involved so it’s of…

eSports is not a real sport according to ESPN president

Competitive gaming, or eSports, is bigger than ever. Valve recently partnered with ESPN to air coverage of The International Dota 2 Championships back in July with $10 million in prizes up for grabs. Even still, however, eSports aren’t thought of…