Forget dancing horses, surfing and BMX- the Olympics Games need eSports

If we have learned anything from the previous few Olympics, it is that the Games are going through an identity crisis. Rocked by a doping scandal and with an older audience than ever, the International Olympic Committee is attempting to rehabilitate its image by appealing to a uninterested youth. With sports such as BMX freestyle and …

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The International will stay in Seattle despite concerns over US travel ban

​ Photo via Valve For the sixth year in a row, the largest Dota 2event in the world will be heading to Seattle. That's in spite of concerns over U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order temporary halting immigration from several Muslim-majority countries. The news was inadvertently revealed in apress release focused on the International 7's cosplay competition. The …

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5 highest earning gamers in the world

Virtual gaming has evolved into one of the richest tournaments globally. Competitive video gaming has spiralled into a worldwide movement Competitive video gaming, popularly known as eSports, has spiralled into a worldwide movement, garnering millions of spectators. The virtual gaming platform has evolved into one of the richest tournaments globally, with the prize pool varying …

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Wings becomes a top-earning esports team after winning The International

Over the weekend, Wings Gaming took home the trophy at 2016’s The International—and with it, a hearty $9.1 million dollars. Not bad. The Chinese team won the tournament with a 3 to 1 victory over Digital Chaos in the finals. Positioned now as the top-earning Chinese Dota 2 team, every member of Wings sits within …

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