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Information giant Nielsen announces Nielsen Esports

Information giant Nielsen recently announced the debut of Nielsen Esports, "a new business vertical focused on competitive gaming that will leverage the company’s expertise...

Overwatch World Cup, Sydney: Exclusive Blizzard merch available on-site

Update: The merch list continues to change. We'll update it as more information comes in. Original story: Exclusive Overwatch merch will be available at Sydney's leg...

WIN: 1 of 60 triple passes to the StarCraft II WCS ANZ Challenger Season...

The StarCraft II WCS ANZ Challenger Season 3 finals are about to take place, and thanks to McDonald's, we've got your only way into the ESL Australia...

Esports recap: Intel Extreme Masters takes over Sydney

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...

IEM Sydney Community Stage will highlight SMITE, Rocket League and LoL

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...

Chiefs Esports will represent Australia at IEM Sydney 2017

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...

IEM Sydney: Meet the teams competing in CS:GO for the top gong

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...

Australian Esports steps up its game with the Intel Extreme Masters

Update: Tickets are now on sale here. Original story: The longest running pro-gaming tour in the world heads to Sydney this May in the Intel Extreme...

Mindfreak victorious in the Call of Duty World League Sydney Open 1

Mindfreak has emerged the big winner in last weekend's Call of Duty World League Sydney Open 1 event. Team Mindfreak beat out Tainted Minds and...

Rainbow Six: Siege’s second ESL ANZ Cup, detailed

Ubisoft yesterday detailed the second season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege's ESL ANZ Cup. Beginning on 9 November, the Cup will be played over...

Sony heads into Esports with PlayStation Tournaments; NBA 2K17 the first title in play

Last week, Sony announced a partnership with ESL to launch its first foray into Esports: PlayStation Tournaments. Sony's first major tournament will use NBA 2K17. Running...

ANZ World of Warcraft Arena Championship kicks off this weekend

The ANZ World of Warcraft Arena Championship begins this weekend,with eight teams from Australia and New Zealand battling it out for a share of...

Ubisoft, ESL partner for first Australian Rainbow Six: Siege tournament

Ubisoft today announced it will partner with the Electronic Sport League (ESL) for the first ever Australian Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege tournament. Begininng 17 July,...

ESL forms World Esports Association to act as governing body for competitive games

The Electronic Sports League (ESL) recently declared it has formed the World Esports Association (WESA) to act as a governing body for the increasingly...

ESL prohibits YouPorn from sponsoring Esports team

VentureBeat today reports that the ESL has banned adult site YouPorn from sponsoring a pro gamer squad. The ESL says the sponsorship is against an...

ESL to open a Wargaming League studio in Melbourne, Australia

Wargaming's Esports partner ESL looks poised to open a Melbourne-based Wargaming.net League (WGL) studio, according to Alexey Kuznetsov, the publisher’s Head of Offline Competitive...

An Australian shoutcaster in Europe

There aren’t any Aussies playing in the World of Tanks’ Wargaming.net League Grand Finals 2016 here in Warsaw, Poland, but that doesn’t mean Australia...

Australian and New Zealand Halo World Championship dates detailed

343 Industries and Xbox today detailed Australian- and New Zealand-centric information for the upcoming Halo World Championship. Qualifying rounds will take place across both countries during the following...

ESL launching Counter-Strike: GO tournament at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Complex

ESL has announced it will hold a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Esports tournament at Melbourne's Crown Entertainment Complex. Teams from Australia and New Zealand will compete alongside Cloud9...

The ESL introduces its anti-drug policy for Esports events, tournaments

In addition to drug-testing programs, the ESL today advised of its new anti-drug policy for its Esports events. The ESL's Anna Rozwandowicz took to the CS:GO sub-reddit to...