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Spread the love        Tweet    This is it. The Grand Finals of the 2019 Six Invitational, the last day of this weekend’s Rainbow Six Siege major tournament. I think it’s safe to say that we are seeing a somewhat unexpected group make it to the final stage. All-Star Game Before we get to the grand finale, the
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Spread the love        Tweet    It is day two of the 2019 Six Invitational, the major Rainbow Six Siege tournament being held in Montreal Canada this weekend. Yesterday, we saw three underdogs crawl their way to the Semi-Finals and one favorite that struggled a bit more than people may not have expected. Now, four teams will fight
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today, the 2019 Six Invitational Quarter Finals has begun. This is where the road to garnering the Rainbow Six world title truly beings with eight teams from around the world competing to become champion. The event began with an orchestral piece and a quick behind-the-scenes look of how this year’s Invitational’s trophy
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Spread the love        Tweet    The silence has finally been broken. Blizzard Entertainment has announced the rest of its plans for Starcraft 2 World Championship Series (WCS) for 2019. Right now, WCS Winter is currently underway and kicking off the new season pinning some of the best Starcraft 2 players in the world against each other. After
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Spread the love        Tweet    We have reached the stunning conclusion of the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals and the Japanese player Kazunoko definitely didn’t mess around. With big names including Sonic Fox, Fenritti, Go1, and HookGangGod there were plenty of great matches in the mix. The first round of matches was full of a lot
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Spread the love        Tweet    Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is still months out from launch but the promise of post-launch support was still prevalent with game’s initial announcement. While the game will normally cost $19.99, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid Digital Collector’s Edition is available for double the price and comes with the game’s
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Spread the love        Tweet    Last month, esports team Panda Global revealed a Kickstarter project in the works for a portable GameCube controller adapter/dock for the Nintendo Switch. That project is now live on Kickstarter and has gone through some changes since its initial reveal. Panda Global is looking for $55,000 to make this project a reality.
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Spread the love        Tweet    If you haven’t yet heard of Dota Auto Chess, there’s a good chance you aren’t frequenting the Dota 2 community. However, the game may not be limited to those niche communities for long. With many chiming in that Dota Auto Chess is “one of the fastest growing games in 2019,” a couple questions remain: what is
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Spread the love        Tweet    Back on December 19, 2018, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Esports Team conducted an investigation to see if any professional players were using “unauthorized programs” to cheat. It looks like a whole lot of them did. On December 31, 2018, it was announced that four North American players, along with 30,000 other players, received
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Spread the love        Tweet    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is starting to get more competitive in the new year. Top players and streamers such as Zero, Salem, and MKLeo come out to Florida for Smash Conference United. With rule sets and character meta still in its infancy, competitive Smash enthusiasts won’t want to miss this one. There are already
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s time once again for the Cooperation Cup, a Japanese Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike tournament featuring the best players in the world. Coming in its 17th installment, this long-running 5v5 tourney brings the fighting game community together to enjoy some classic Street Fighter. The tournament runs this weekend from January 5-6 in Asakusabashi, Japan. The
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Spread the love        Tweet    If you are anything like me, you’ve already gotten into some heated debates with friends about the “official” way to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Stock only? No items? Only Final Destination? Thankfully, an official ruleset from the premier Smash Bros. tournament Genesis gives you a quick guide on what rules to follow to
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s both unusual and delightful to see classic fighting game Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 making headlines recently. The title has seen a lot of love from its endlessly passionate fanbase mainly thanks to a tournament called Battle of the Strongest organized by popular fighting game personality IFC Yipes. The event, unlike most
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Spread the love        Tweet    Before chicken dinners were the must-have meal for gamers, deliciously moist cake was the dish that players would strive for instead. And who wants to wait in line for cake? Not speedrunner CantEven; that’s for sure. Instead, they’ve taken it upon themselves to rush through classic puzzle game Portal at an eyeball-spearing
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Spread the love        Tweet    We are no closer to finding out what the speedbump is that is making tournament holders pull Dragon Ball FighterZ from competitions. With that said, Bandai Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada made a statement moments ago to the fighting game esports community that Bandai Namco is “committed to expand” the tournament and community scenes for Dragon Ball
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Spread the love        Tweet    As the arguable breakout hit in the fighting game community in 2018 (and for games as a whole this year), Dragon Ball FighterZ dominated the conversation at events such as EVO 2018 this year. However, while the game has built up popularity among fighting game enthusiasts, Toei Animation — the IP-holder to Dragon Ball
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Spread the love        Tweet    The hit fighting game of this year, Dragon Ball FighterZ, is running into some issues recently in the esports world. Major tournaments such as EVO Japan and (most recently) Anime Ascension are not running tournaments for the fighter, leaving speculation as to why: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dragonball FighterZ will no longer be
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Spread the love        Tweet    You may remember last week’s extraordinary report that esports team TNC Predator alleged that organizers for an upcoming event threatened the safety of one of their controversial players. Following many big players in the Dota 2 scene and blowback on the dedicated community, developer Valve has stepped in, claiming that the points that TNC
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Spread the love        Tweet    Hey everyone, long time no chat! This is Lou Contaldi, Editor-in-Chief of DualShockers and I’m looking for your help. If you’ve been a frequent reader, you may have noticed that DualShockers design looked… dated. Not much has changed since when DualShockers first started in 2009. While it may be a streamlined way
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Spread the love        Tweet    Blizzard Entertainment announced the Hearthstone Championship Tour will come to an end this spring. In its stead is a new three-tiered system which will be implemented in place of the HCT. According to Blizzard, the new competitive system will include qualifiers, live global tournaments, and an exclusive top tier. There will be more
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Spread the love        Tweet    For the first time ever, a Panda player wins a major Tekken tournament. That’s right, Rangchu took on defending Tekken World Tour champ, Qudans, in a nail-biting Grand Final at the Tekken World Tour Finals. After making the loser’s run through a reset, Rangchu made history and defeated Qudans 3-1. During the beginning of the
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Spread the love        Tweet    If you aren’t in the esports or MOBA scene, you may tune out regarding the abundance of drama, feuds, and backlash within the growing field. But after some mean-spirited conversation, the upcoming Chongqing Major for Dota 2 is under a magnifying class, with reported veiled threats coming from the tournament’s organizers. It may turn
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Spread the love        Tweet    During the offseason of the Overwatch League, a number of teams have been revealed and will be starting in the upcoming 2019 season. Another team has been added to that list with the Vancouver Titans. Brought to you by the Aquilini Group, the Vancouver Titans are the newest team to join Blizzard Entertainment’s
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s the biggest time of the year for SMITE. Hi-Rez Expo features the game’s world championships on PC and console as well as cosplay and announcements for the Georgia-native developer’s 3rd-person MOBA.Hi-Rez Studios has combined its expo with DreamHack Atlanta this year to bring eSports together on an even larger scale. I
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s been a particularly busy weekend for eSports with a number of large tournaments taking place across the globe spanning from games such as Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition to Halo 5. Among this slew of high-level competitive gaming was Pokémon: Ultra Sun and Pokémon: Ultra Moon for the Latin America International
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