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Call of Duty League announces playoffs will be contested online

Robert Paul/Activision BlizzardThe Call of Duty League has officially announced that the 2020 season playoffs and Championship Weekend will be played online. In light of continued COVID-19 health risks, the CDL postseason will be held online. The League and teams...

Former Smash pro ZeRo admits to sending suggestive messages to minors

Amidst several recent allegations of sexual misconduct and assault circling the Super Smash Bros. community, former Smash for Wii U pro Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios has apologized for sending sexually suggestive messages to minors.Barrios, one of the most successful Smash...

Activision Blizzard terminates Momo’s contract

Activision Blizzard has terminated its contract with Call of Duty League caster Philip "Momo" Whitfield following an internal investigation of messages he'd sent to women in the gaming community, he announced Saturday."The person I was back then is not...

Evo 2020: What happened to the biggest fighting game tournament of the year

The Evolution Championship Series (Evo) is the largest annual event in the fighting game community and largest LAN event in the world. It has been held every year since 1996 until this year. On Thursday, Evo announced the cancelation...

G2 Esports sign Ardiis to VALORANT roster

G2 Esports announced the signing of Ardis "Ardiis" Svarenieks on Friday as the fourth member of their VALORANT roster.Ardiis joins Óscar "Mixwell" Cañellas Colocho, Patryk "paTiTek" Fabrowski and Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi on the European squad. The org is now...

LEC casters to work remotely due to coronavirus contact

The commentary team for the League of Legends European Championship will work remotely this upcoming week after veteran caster Trevor "Quickshot" Henry came in contact with someone who later tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced Friday.The league made...

Stuck Inside With: GTFO

My friends and I have recently been trying to get past the first level in GTFO, which is described as a "hardcore four-player co-op stealth action game ... a first-person shooter with a survival horror twist."Tack on all the...

Five questions for the Overwatch League’s Summer Showdown

Photo by Robert Paul/Provided by Blizzard EntertainmentThe Overwatch League's second tournament is here, and we can only hope it'll live up to the excitement of the May Melee. Our writers have some questions they want answered leading into the...

Twitch streamer, former World of Warcraft pro Reckful dies at 31

Former World of Warcraft pro player and popular Twitch streamer Byron "Reckful" Bernstein died in his Austin, Texas, apartment on Thursday. He was 31.The Twitch and World of Warcraft Twitter accounts both posted statements Thursday following the news. In...

Evo 2020 canceled after sexual misconduct allegations against co-founder

Gail Fisher for ESPNThe Evolution Championship Series fighting game tournament was canceled Thursday after multiple game developers, esports organizations, competitors and hosts pulled out of the event amid sexual misconduct allegations against Evo co-founder and organizer Joey "MrWizard" Cuellar."Over...