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8:00 PM on 11.19.2012

Battle against Pokemon World Champions' finalists

Before the launch of Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 it was revealed that select winners from this year's Pokémon Video Game World Championships (which ended back in August) would have their characters ...

Harry Monogenis

1:30 PM on 11.09.2012

Atlus and Level|Up hosting fighting game tournament

If you're in or near Walnut, California the weekend of the 17th later this month, you can attend or participate in an Atlus fighting games tournament at Super Arcade being hosted by Level|Up in association with, of course, At...

Brett Zeidler

3:00 AM on 08.18.2012

The 2012 Pokemon Masters have been crowned

I hope you didn't think the Olympics were the only competitions that mattered last week. The top 400 Pokemon Trainers in the world descended onto sunny Hawaii, where the Pokemon Company International hosted the 2012 Pokemon ...

Hiroko Yamamura

5:15 PM on 08.06.2012

MLG League of Legends Summer Arena wrap-up

This past weekend, Major League Gaming hosted a League of Legends competition, featuring a $10,000 prize, winner take all. Two teams, Curse Gaming and Team Black, won qualifying tournaments beforehand for spots in this compet...

Sterling Aiayla Lyons

3:45 PM on 07.27.2012

War of the Roses livestream charity tournament today!

War of the Roses is Paradox Interactive's upcoming medieval multiplayer combat game where players can fight each other like knights of the past. There's a deep level of customization and strategy involved, and you can learn m...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:30 PM on 07.02.2012

Pokemon World Champs to become characters in B&W2

At the Pokémon U.S. National Championships in Indiana this past weekend, over 2000 participants threw down in matches of both the videogame and trading card game variety. Once the dust settled, four videogame players a...

Tony Ponce

11:45 AM on 06.14.2012

MLG Spring Championship: 4.7 million unique online views

Major League Gaming is growing like crazy. The latest event, the MLG Spring Championship, broke all records, drawing the all-time highest number of viewers for any eSports event. The June 8-10 tourney pulled in 4.7 ...

Dale North

10:44 AM on 06.04.2012

E3: Virgin Gaming brings tournaments to Xbox Live

Microsoft is teaming up with Virgin Gaming to bring online gaming tournaments to Xbox Live. Arriving later in 2012, Xbox gamers will have the chance to participate in multiplayer tournaments to win real cash.  Virgin Gam...

Alasdair Duncan

4:15 PM on 06.01.2012

Shootmania tournament will be live on Twitch TV today

Shootmania Storm has an interesting spin on the first-person shooter model. Actually, throw the model out the window because it's totally customizable. You can sign up for the beta here, but while you wait, Ubisoft and Twitch...

Bill Zoeker





1:00 PM on 05.23.2012

Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set announced

For Street Fighter's 25th anniversary, Capcom is going to put out a sizable collector's set that includes multiple games, movies, music, and more. The package, which will be available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for $149.9...

Jordan Devore

3:00 AM on 05.11.2012

Zen Studios putting on Ms. Splosion Man table tournament

I hope you've been practicing the Ms. Splosion Man table on Pinball FX2, because Zen Studios has teamed up with Twisted Pixel to put on another high score tournament. Starting on May 18th, all you have to do to enter is play ...

Brett Zeidler

8:00 PM on 04.17.2012

Fans chant 'We want LAN!' at recent StarCraft II tourney

A couple weekends ago, there was quite a bit of controversy. Besides the stir at PAX East, something went down at the IGN sponsored Starcraft II IPL 4 tournament in Las Vegas on the weekend of April 7-9. MarineKing won the Gl...

Brett Zeidler

6:30 PM on 02.29.2012

Nintendo to hold Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer tourney

To gear up for the big Kid Icarus: Uprising launch on March 23, Nintendo is holding a national multiplayer tournament! GameStop locations in four major cities will hold regional bracket style competitions, starting in San Fra...

Holly Green

2:00 AM on 01.27.2012

SteelSeries' eSports teams win big; ready for 2012

Regardless of your personal opinions of eSports, there's no denying that professional, competitive gaming is on the rise. With more tournaments popping up all over the world and more teams jumping at the chance to play their ...

Liam Fisher

7:30 PM on 10.06.2011

Tetris World Championship goes down October 16

For the record, I hate everyone that is good at Tetris. There's so many other things you can be good at. If you are one of those good players that I hate, in Los Angeles on October 16 The Tetris World Championships&...

Dale North

5:00 PM on 08.24.2011

NVIDIA to put on daily Battlefield 3 tournaments at PAX

At PAX Prime this week, you'll be able to play Battlefield 3 at the PC Freeplay Area on Level 6, and sign up onsite for NVIDIA's daily 12 vs. 12 single-player tournaments. Rather large prizes are on the line, including full P...

Jordan Devore