PlayStation lays off 900 employees across multiple regions
Not too long ago, Riot Games announced massive layoffs, shutting down entire divisions, after a change in strategies. Last Night, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) / PlayStation announced worldwide layoffs. With the announcement, PlayStation and SIE join the likes of Microsoft and Tencent owned Riot Games that have laid off employees in recent times. The layoffs affect 900 employees across multiple divisions and regions. The affected divisions include Insomniac Games, Naughty Dog, Guerilla and Firesprite. Including a complete shutdown of PlayStationmore
Riot Games' Project L Name Finally Revealed: Introducing 2XKO
The long-awaited fighting game from Riot Games codenamed Project L officially named 2XKO. The 2v2 assist tag team fighting game will feature characters from the League of Legends universe. Currently, the characters already part of the game are as follows; Katarius Darius Ahri Ekko Jinx Illaoi Yasuo The Development so far In 2021, Riot Games announced Project L, a 1v1 Fighting game which they changed to a 2v2 assist-based tag team fighting game. The dev team gave a sneak peak into the games development in 2022, showcasing the offense, defense, movement and tagging mechanics. The FGC (fighting games community) gotmore
The Ultimate Guide: Which Esport Games are Cross-Platform?
Step into the exciting world of esports, where cross-platform gaming is making waves, transforming how gamers connect and compete across different devices. This guide is your ticket to exploring the universe of cross-platform esports games, highlighting the standout titles that are at the forefront of this gaming revolution. Understanding the magic of cross-platform games Imagine a gaming utopia where friends armed with different gaming gadgets seamlessly dive into epic battles together – cross-platform gaming turns this dream into a thrillingmore
What are the Top Five Biggest Esports Sponsorships?
The esports industry has seen remarkable growth, attracting millions of viewers globally and as they continue to establish itself as a mainstream form of entertainment, major companies are increasingly recognizing its potential and investing in strategic sponsorships. In this article, we will talk about the significance of these partnerships for both the companies involved and the esports community, digging deeper on the top five esports sponsorships. Why sponsoring esports is so interesting for big companies? These sponsorships not only inject vital financial resources into the esports ecosystem but also bring mainstream credibility and exposure to the sponsoring companies. For esportsmore
What does AoE mean in esports?
In the world of online games, there are specific terms that you may have come across. One such term is AoE, and if you haven't heard of it or don't know what it means (noob), then this is for you! This term is an essential part of esports due to it's wide range of uses and is aesthetically pleasing to watch. Area of Effect (AoE) From firestorms falling from the sky to healing a group of allies, you would havemore
What is Ping in Gaming? A Guide to get the Best Ping
If you are a gamer, you have probably heard of the term ping. But what does it mean, and why is it important for your gaming experience? In this article, we will explain what ping is, how it affects your gameplay, and how you can improve it. What is ping? Ping is a measure of how long it takes for a signal to travel from your device to the game server and back. It is usually expressed in milliseconds (ms). The lower the ping, the faster the communication between your device and the server. The higher the ping, the slowermore
Uncover the Story: Which Call of Duty Campaign is the Best?
Get ready to immerse yourself in heart-pounding, action-packed warfare as we rank the best Call of Duty campaigns of all time. Whether you're a seasoned gamer or a newcomer to the franchise, this article is your ultimate guide to the most thrilling and immersive single-player experiences in the history of Call of Duty. From intense battles on the sprawling streets of torn cities to covert operations behind enemy lines, Call of Duty campaigns have always pushed the boundaries of storytellingmore
Twitch bans drops farming across all games
Twitch, the leading live streaming platform, has recently put its foot down on Drops farming across all games. The platform's updated Community Guidelines now explicitly ban this practice, underlining a commitment to fair play and authentic community engagement. This move is a direct response to the challenges posed by drops farming and aims to create an environment where everyone, from streamers to viewers, can enjoy Twitch for what it was intended – a platform built on genuine interaction and sharedmore
Navigating the Evolution of Mental Health in Esports
The world of esports, captivating millions worldwide, extends beyond flashy plays and thrilling competitions, delving into the often-overlooked challenges of maintaining positive mental health. In a society where 1 in 4 people in the UK faces mental health issues annually, for example, the esports community is gradually overcoming the stigma surrounding these concerns. This article aims to explore the evolving historical landscape of esports mental health, shedding light on initiatives, individual stories, and industry-wide efforts to prioritize player well-being. Openingmore
Exploring the Evolution of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: How Many Versions Are There?
Step into the world of modern warfare as we delve into the captivating evolution of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. From its humble beginning to the groundbreaking release of the latest version, this iconic franchise has captured the hearts of millions of gamers worldwide. But just how many versions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare are there? Join us as we embark on a thrilling journey through the chronicles of this beloved series, exploring each iteration and its unique features.more
Strafe's Selection: Best 31 Twitch Emotes as of 2024
Twitch has cultivated its own unique language of expression: emotes. These digital symbols transcend traditional communication, conveying emotions, reactions, and inside jokes within the streaming community. In an attempt to unravel the wide array of Twitch emotes, we present our list of "Best 31 Twitch Emotes" Creating a definitive list of the "best" emotes is no small feat. The landscape of Twitch emotes is dynamic, ever-evolving, and deeply intertwined with the cultural fabric of the platform. What might be anmore
Unleashing the Chaos: A Comprehensive Guide to Call of Duty Vanguard
Get ready to dive into the intense and action-packed world of Call of Duty Vanguard. In this comprehensive guide, we'll take you through every aspect of this highly celebrated game, from its gripping storyline to its adrenaline-fueled multiplayer battles. Step onto the battlefield alongside a diverse cast of soldiers, fighting in the iconic locations of World War II. From the streets of Stalingrad to the beaches of Normandy, the immersive graphics and realistic sound design will transport you back inmore
KOI and Movistar Riders to join MAD Lions under OverActive Media brand consolidation
OverActive Media is a Toronto-based corporation who currently hosts an empire spanning from the Overwatch League (Toronto Defiant) to the Call of Duty League (Toronto Ultra). In 2019, OverActive Media also rebranded Splyce as the MAD Lions. Under the MAD Lions brand, they host/hosted teams in the VALORANT NA Challengers League, the VALORANT EMEA Game Changers League, the League of Legends EMEA Championship (LEC), and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in 2023. Now, both the KOI brand and the Movistar Riders brandmore
How do Esports Teams make Money?
In recent days, the esports economy has been struggling. Over the past year or so, an increase in the number of esports organizations backing out of the major esports scenes has been noted. Some have even been noted to be taking steps or have shut down their operations entirely. Even big names such as FaZe Clan and Evil Geniuses are not exempt and have been reported to be struggling to keep up with the economy. But it was not themore
Call of Duty 2025 to be a Black Ops 2 Sequel
Not too long ago, the news about the upcoming Call of Duty 2024 Gulf War broke out. Today, Insider Gaming reported the likely plot and codename for Call of Duty 2025. The 2025 title will be a direct sequel to the Black Ops II released in 2012. Set in 2030, five years after the events of its predecessor, the game is codenamed Saturn. Currently in development, the upcoming sequel will see the return of fan-favorite protagonists and their journey followingmore
Will Call of Duty come to Xbox Game Pass?
On 13th October, Microsoft successfully acquired Activision Blizzard King. The $68.5 Billion deal has to be the largest in Gaming history. Since the deal's consummation, one of the biggest question on people's minds is: Will Call of Duty come to the Xbox Game Pass? Before answering the question, let's dive deep into the deal and its implications. Microsoft's Activision Blizzard King acquisition Microsoft, one of the biggest tech corporations worldwide, initially approached Activision Blizzard King with a $68.5 Bn proposal.more
Characters and Elite Operators of Call of Duty: Vanguard's Epic Campaign
Call of Duty: Vanguard features a notable ensemble of heroes, spearheading global special forces under the moniker Task Force One. These Operators, Richard Webb and playable characters Arthur Kingsley, Polina Petrova, Lucas Riggs, and Wade Jackson, assemble as an international squad near the conclusion of World War II, united in their mission to obliterate the Axis threat and prevent their resurgence. Crafted by the narrative team at Sledgehammer Games, the compelling backstories and intricate narratives of Vanguard's Campaign characters standmore
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Free Trial starts December 14th
The latest edition of the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare III was launched on 10th November 2023. With a successful pre-launch early access campaign, the game became the best-seller for November 2023. Not too long ago, on the 8th of December, the first episode of the game went live. It introduced a plethora of new changes to the game along with a new map for Warzone. Now, with holidays in sight, everyone can get a taste of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III. Starting 14th December till 18th December, the game will have a free Access event. During themore
Call of Duty Devs Angered by God of War Voice Actor’s Comment
Call of Duty devs bite back after a God of War voice actor performs a drive-by comment of the latest sequel to the popular FPS franchise. A recent comment made by God of War voice actor Christopher Judge, has stirred the hornet’s nest for Call of Duty developers - both past and present. In his recent live appearance and speech, delivered at the annual The Game Awards, Christopher Judge included a dig at the most recent Call of Duty game’smore
Are Call of Duty Servers Down?
Published by Activision, Call of Duty is amongst the most successful video game franchises of all time. The wildly popular FPS title, ranks 4th in the list of best-selling video game franchises and finds itself alongside games such as Mario, Tetris, and Pokemon. The combat style military-themed FPS also features multiplayer modes along with a Battle Royal mode called Warzone. These modes necessitate a broadband internet connection to play the game online. During such action-filled sessions, getting disconnected from themore