Friday, 15 Jan 2021

Games

How the coronavirus could affect MSI and Worlds 2020

Since December, the world has been on watch for ongoing cases of COVID-19, often simply referred to as the coronavirus. Over 3,000 people have died so far from the disease, and over 50 countries have been affected. The global esports scene has also been affected drastically, especially with the majority of cases having originated from […]

Hurrah opens production house led by former Louis Vuitton producer

Paris-based creative advertising agency Hurrah has launched its own production house, fronted by former Louis Vuitton producer Varick Loyer. Hurrah.studio has been founded in an effort to “elevate production standards for content in esports and gaming.” RELATED: Louis Vuitton partners with League of Legends World Championship Loyer is no stranger to the esports industry, having worked on […]

Valve Index VR sets are in short supply, but more units go on sale Monday

The Valve Index VR system has been in short supply since its launch last summer, but the manufacturer said in a tweet that more units will be available starting Monday morning. That’s good news for Half-Life fans, who are eagerly anticipating Half-Life: Alyx on March 23. You’ll need to purchase the $999 setup through the […]

Former Brazilian Counter-Strike Pro Receives 116-Year Sentence for Fraud

Shayene Victorio, aka “shAy,” made quite a name for herself in the Professional Brazilian Counter-Strike circuit. However, that building reputation is currently in a massive amount of flux. Reports have come forward, originally dropping on ESPN, that the former Brazilian pro has been issued a devastatingly harsh 116-year prison sentence in the wake of fraud […]

Report: Google's 'Tilt Brush' is Coming to PSVR Soon – Road to VR

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address Google has taken its sweet time bringing its VR creation app Tilt Brush (2016) to PSVR, although having recently slimmed down the app to […]

TheShy is spamming top lane Kalista ahead of LPL return

Invictus Gaming top laner Kang “TheShy” Seung-lok is preparing something special for his return to the LPL. Pointed out by analyst and coach Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi, the world’s best top laner has been spamming Sanguine Blade Kalista in the top lane with quite the win rate. Now, Kalista is traditionally a bot lane champion, as […]