Latest Madden NFL 25 update slightly punishes Denver Broncos

The usually reliable Madden NFL Super Bowl sim was pretty far off the mark. It predicted a game so close it went into overtime. Instead we got a 43-8 blowout, amazing considering the Broncos had the league’s no. 1 offense. The game’s post Super Bowl update lifts the Seattle Seahawks to a 92 overall, while more »

Call of Duty Championship announces 16 U.S. teams

So, how good is your trigger finger? Activision’s $1 million Call of Duty Championship is down to 16 US-based squads, Major League Gaming announced. Here are the American teams still battling for their share of $1 million: Adversity compLexity Curse Las Vegas Curse New York Denial eLevate FaZe Final Boss JusTus Pro Living The Dream more »

EVO 2014 announces its lineup

Get your fighting thumbs ready, as it will be time for EVO 2014 before you know it. This year’s event will be July 11-13 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino. Here are the games to be contested at the famous fighting tournament: Ultra Street Fighter IV Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Killer Instinct more »


LeSean McCoy wins 2014 Madden Bowl

LeSean “Shady” McCoy isn’t just one of the best running backs in the NFL. He wields a mean controller, and proved it by winning this year’s Madden Bowl. EA invited eight athletes to compete for season-long bragging rights in a single elimination tournament. Former Madden Bowl champion, cover boy and Super Bowl winner Drew Brees more »

StarCraft II Tournament funded by Lionsgate because Ender’s Game

Let’s see, Ender’s Game is coming to on February 11, 2014. Lionsgate wants to raise awareness of the release. What’s a good way to get a possibly untapped audience interested in the movie. Oh, yes, a major league gaming tournament. That could do the trick. Which brings us to the announcement of the Ender’s Game more »

The Arms Deal update is live for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive now has The Arms Deal update. With this update, players can now buy, sell and trade decorated weapon drops collected while playing online matches. Drops are a timed affair and will get longer as the week progresses with resets at the beginning of every week. Once the feature goes live in a more »

Over 1 million watched The International Dota 2 tournament

Over this past weekend, The International Dota 2 championships played out in Seattle, Washington to over 1 million people watching the action. And that’s just online alone! Compiling the figures, Valve explains that 1 million viewers were split among the in-game spectating mode in Dota 2, Twitch and Gamefy (China). Many more were viewing from more »


Evo 2013: C-c-ombo Breaker! Killer Instinct Returns

Double Helix and Mad Catz teamed up to demo the Xbox One version of Killer Instinct to the diehard fighting game lovers at Evo 2013.  They’ve got a public perception problem on their hands. At the announcement that the game is an Xbox One exclusive, the boos cascaded down from every rafter in the Paris more »

Evo 2013: MCZ Xian puts Singapore on fighting game map with Street Fighter IV win

As Evo 2013 got underway, there were rumblings about a Super Street Fighter IV player from Singapore who we should be on the lookout for. His name was MCZ Xian, and his character is Gen, considered to be one of the game’s worst. Xian and Gen just won the Evo 2013 Street Fighter championship, your more »

Evo 2013: EMP Flocker wins Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Job “EMP Flocker” Figueroa capped an outstanding run of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 with a victory over Justin Wong, who was riding an unbelievable hot streak. One of the most popular teams in UMC 3 is Zero, Dante and Vergil. Because the Sons of Sparda come from the Capcom same game series, the team more »

Evo 2013: EMP KDZ is Injustice’s First Champion

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, especially in Injustice: Gods Among Us. The tournament field was full of Supermen, but Empire Arcadia member Philip “KDZ” Atkinson was the best of them all. He defeated Crazy DJT 88’s Green Lantern in an epic battle. For those keeping track, that’s a championship in Mortal Kombat 9 and more »

Evo 2013: Arcade Shock Reynald completes legendary comeback to win King of Fighters XIII

AS Reynald is a player that constantly draws comparisons to Rocky. When there is seemingly no way to win, he actually has the opponent right where he wants them. In a comeback equaling anything ever seen at Evo, Reynald went down 2-0 in the King of Fighters XII Grand Finals. Fighting out of the losers’ more »