Monday, 14 Jun 2021

Games

Redfall is a new vampire multiplayer shooter from Arkane Austin

One day we will probably experience an E3 where not a single developer announces a new multiplayer shooter, but it certainly isn’t this one. Thankfully, Redfall, developed by Arkane Austin, actually seems like something pretty unique. Redfall is an open-world, co-op shooter about a city overrun with vampires that’s somewhere between multiplayer and single-player. When […]

New Atomic Heart trailer highlights an old woman with a ladle

A new trailer for Atomic Heart, showing during Microsoft and Bethesda’s E3 2021 presentation doesn’t offer a lot of background information. We know it’s set in the Soviet Union, in the year 1955, and yet there’s clearly a lot here that’s not very well explained. For example, what’s with all these wacky robots? And why […]

Ubisoft reveals Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora with a new trailer at E3

Ubisoft has unveiled Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, a first-person action-adventure game set in James Cameron’s Avatar universe. A new trailer highlighted the game’s central conflict, focusing on air-to-air combat between humans and the Na’vi. First announced in February 2017, we now know the game has been built on Ubisoft’s proprietary Snowdrop Engine — the same […]

XSET Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters of America – The Esports Observer

Esports and gaming lifestyle company XSET announced Thursday a partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) to raise awareness on the need for mentorship of young people in America, raise funds to support the mentoring organization, and generally help promote gaming and esports as a career path. As part of the partnership, the […]

BLAST Premier and Bondly launch chicken NFTs – Esports Insider

CS:GO esports tournament series BLAST Premier has partnered with NFT solutions provider Bondly to launch a chicken-themed NFT collection. The chicken-themed collection will launch on June 15th, with BLAST NFTs starting at $18 (~£12.72). Moreover, esports fans can claim an exclusive BLAST founder’s edition NFT in a digital wallet from June 14th. RELATED: BLAST Premier […]

DoorDash becomes naming rights partner of LCO – Esports Insider

Oceanic League of Legends competition, the League of Legends Circuit Oceania (LCO), has announced a naming rights partnership with delivery platform DoorDash. The league, which is operated by ESL Australia, will now be known as the DoorDash League Of Legends Circuit Oceania (DoorDash LCO) for the remainder of 2021. RELATED: League of Legends Circuit Oceania (LCO) […]

Borderlands gets a fantasy spinoff with Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands

Borderlands’ Tiny Tina is getting her own spinoff game, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Gearbox announced at the Summer Games Fest Kickoff livestream. Gearbox and 2K will launch the fantasy-based shooter in early 2022 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC (via Steam and the Epic Games Store), Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. In Tiny Tina’s […]

Biden Revokes Trump-Era WeChat, TikTok Executive Orders – The Esports Observer

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday revoked a series of executive orders signed by former President Donald Trump that took aim at short-form video app TikTok and Tencent-owned multi-purpose chat app WeChat and issued a new one that takes a more focused aim at foreign governments, like China, that are adversarial to the U.S. In […]