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Kurt ‘Kurt0411’ Fenech banned from all EA games, online services

YouTuber Kurt ‘Kurt0411’ Fenech has been banned from all EA games and corresponding online services, the publisher today confirmed. "In November 2019, after a series...

Fortress Melbourne partners with Alienware for 150+ PCs

Fortress Melbourne has partnered with Alienware to fill a LAN lounge with over 150 high-end PCs. The lounge, appropriately named the Alienware Arena, will sport...

IEM 2020 moves to Melbourne as part of Melbourne Esports Open

Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) 2020 will move from Sydney to Melbourne and function as the headline event of the Melbourne Esports Open, it was...

Rainbow Six Siege ANZ Women’s League starts March 2020

A Rainbow Six Siege ANZ Women’s League will begin in March 2020 thanks to a partnership between Ubisoft and XP Esports. The competition will be open...

Rainbow Six Siege’s Six Invitational 2020 starts February

Sixteen teams including Aussie team Fnatic will compete for the World Championship title in the Six Invitational 2020, Ubisoft recently detailed. Taking place between 7-16...

FIFA 20 E-League 2020 fixture, Grand Final details released

The FIFA 20 E-League 2020 officially launched today, with organisers detailing the competition's full fixture and details of a Grand Final to be held at...

FaZe Clan member Jarvis banned from Fortnite over aimbot

FaZe Clan Fortnite player Jarvis Khattri has been issued a permanent ban from the game after it was discovered he has used an aimbot in the...

Universal Esports Principles established by leading industry bodies

Leading video game industry bodies from North America, Oceania and Europe have come together to establish Universal Esports Principles for Esports engagment, it was...

Pro-democracy protester blitzchung signed by Tempo Storm

Pro-democracy Hong Kong protester Ng Wai ‘blitzchung’ Chung has been signed by professional Esports team Tempo Storm, it was today announced. "We believe first and...

Blizzard finally suspends AU Hearthstone team over protest

Blizzard has formally suspended the American University (AU) Hearthstone team that made a Hong Kong protest statement at the end of a livestreamed match. Blizzard's...

AU forfeits season after lack of punishment from “hypocriticial” Blizzard

The American University (AU) Hearthstone team that displayed a "free Hong Kong" banner at the end of a recent match has declared it will forfeit the...

Blizzard bans Hearthstone pro who calls for liberation of Hong Kong

Update: The Blizzard subreddit has been reopened after a short period of time where it was marked as private. "For some reason, one of our recent...

Victoria Police investigating Esports match fixing, organised crime ties

The Victoria Police have arrested Counter-Strike Global Offensive players over match fixing and are investigating organised crime ties to an Overwatch Contenders Australia team, the ABC reports. The ABC's...

Total Kombat Australia offers up a $20,000 AUD prize pool

Total Kombat Australia, a Mortal Kombat 11 Esports tournament, will offer up a $20,000 AUD prize pool alongside a spot at the American NEC 20 Pro...

Fortnite tournament to take place at the NRL Grand Final

A special Fornite tournament will feature its Grand Final at the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final thanks to a collaboration between the NRL and LetsPlay.Live. The LPL...

The Apex Legends Preseason Invitational starts tonight

The first-ever Apex Legends Preseason Invitational starts tonight and runs through this weekend, with Australians competing across four teams. The action kicks off at 9.00 pm AEST...

Intel World Open to take place just before Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Intel World Open esports tournament will take place just before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it was today announced. The tournament will focus on...

Aussie Overwatch player Custa wins the 2019 Dennis Hawelka Award

Aussie Overwatch player Scott 'Custa' Kennedy was awarded the 2019 Dennis Hawelka Award over this past weekend. The award, named after Dennis 'INTERNETHULK' Hawelka, an Overwatch fan to passed...

Ubisoft Experience Charity Clash is a special Rainbox Six Esports tourney

The Ubisoft Experience Charity Clash is a special Rainbow Six Siege Esports tournament that will be held during the Ubisoft Experience Sydney event over...

Apex Legends Preseason Invitational coming in September

The Apex Legends Preseason Invitational was today announced by EA and Respawn, a "large scale esports tournament featuring the largest collection of competitive talent ever." The...