The Adelaide Crows Football Club has acquired Legacy eSports’ Oceanic Pro League (OPL) team, Riot Games confirmed late last night. The acquisition makes the Crows the first Oceanic traditional sports club to purchase an eSports team. The purchase follows from the

Over the weekend, a group of professional Counter-Strike: GO teams from around the world competed in the finals of the Intel Extreme Masters Olympic Park Sydney tournament at Qudos Bank Arena. Four of the eight invited teams made it past

The AFL is keen to enter the eSports industry, preparing to launch a tournament at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. The report comes care of The Age, which says the endeavour is a means to “help the AFL to lure millennials into

Stephens College has made history with the first-ever varsity-level eSports team at an all-women’s school. The college will start competing in Overwatch leagues this coming spring. ESPN reports that administrators at the college began discussing the addition of eSports to

The first-ever Call of Duty World League Global Pro League is about to begin, and Aussie-based Mindfreak is ready to represent. Sixteen top CoD teams will duke it out over ten weeks, including Australia’s very own Mindfreak, who take on

Battle Arena Melbourne returns for its ninth year this May. The event, taking place over 12-14 May, boast the first-ever Australian Premier event on the Capcom Pro tour. Players like Daigo (Japan), Infiltration (South Korea) and Xian (Singapore) will square

Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Sydney will host a Community Stage with Rocket League, League of Legends and SMITE, it was today revealed. ESL AU & NZ’s Season 1 2017 Rocket League Finals will take place on the stage alongside a SMITE Invitational and “League of Legends activities”.

The Dire Wolves have emerged victorious from the 2017 Split 1 OPL Championships last weekend. A tough 3-1 grand final match over Legacy secured the Dire Wolves’ championship. The Dire Wolves will now head to MSI, starting with a play-in

Blizzard recently detailed the Australian and New Zealand players taking part in the Hearthstone Global Games. Starting this week, 48 countries will compete against one another to take home a share of a $300,000 USD prize pool. The Australian team,

Australia will be represented by Chiefs Esports at IEM Sydney 2017 after a victory in Australian qualifiers last night. The Chiefs took top place against 7 other top Oceanic teams, eventually besting Tainted Minds 2-0 last night. They, alongside Vici Gaming

Australia-based Kanga Esports took third place in the past weekend’s Paladins Masters, netting $8,000 USD for its efforts. Kanga competed at Atlanta, Georgia over the weekend, carving out a sizeable chunk of the tournament’s $75,000 USD prize pool. The team

Update: The teams below will be joined by Australia’s Chiefs Esports and China’s Vici Gaming. Original story: The ESL has recently detailed the six teams competing at IEM Sydney, the Aussie leg of the longest running pro-gaming tour in the

The Wargaming.net League Grand Finals are set to take place over May in Moscow, Russia, Wargaming today announced. Twelve of the best World of Tanks teams will meet in Russia for heats over 23 and 24, followed by final matchups over

The Overwatch Pacific Championship will launch its inaugural season in Taiwan, Blizzard Entertainment today announced. Elite teams from all over Asia Pacific will duke it up in Taipei, with a prize pool of approximately $357,000 AUD up for grabs. Beginning on

A major controversy has hit Riot’s Oceanic Pro League, with a dispute between Tainted Minds and its former players continuing to escalate. Tainted Minds (TM) players members Tristan ‘Cake’ Côté-Lalumière, Ryan ‘ShorterACE’ Nget, Aaron ‘ChuChuZ’ Bland, and Andrew ‘Rosey’ Rose,

Nintendo has detailed the Splatoon Australia and New Zealand Cup, a competition that could net tickets to E3 in Los Angeles for you and three friends. Teams of four will take part in one of two online heats, with the winners of