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HyperX and Esposure Team Up for Education

HyperX, one of the leading gaming equipment brands, and global esports technology company Esposure have partnered to help increase accessibility to education. In addition, the two companies will move to “create awareness of careers in esports by providing an end-to-end pathway for aspiring professionals and competitive gamers through educational programs…

Gen.G to Celebrate International Women’s Day All Month

Gen.G announced today in a press release that the global organization will be celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 with a full schedule of content to last the entire month. Bumble, the “women-first dating and networking app,” will be highlighting women in the gaming community through virtual events and…

WNBA Champion Aerial Powers Becomes HyperX Brand Ambassador

WNBA champion and gaming content creator Aerial Powers has officially joined the HyperX Brand Ambassador family. Under the new sponsorship, Powers will use HyperX headsets while streaming and gaming. As the official gaming audio sponsor of Aerial Powers, HyperX marks its first foray into the WNBA. “I am extremely excited…

Call of Duty 2021 Could be Set During WWII, Leaks Suggest

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War might still be the star of the show, but the development cycle is still continuing with a new release later this year. The next installment was confirmed for a Q4 release during Activision’s earnings call, but no other details were highlighted. Overnight leaks…

Riot to Improve VALORANT Penalty System in Next Patches

Riot Games has more plans to battle toxicity in VALORANT. According to the title’s blog, the upcoming patches will target AFKs and chat-based offenses. One of the first steps is to implement improved detection of AFK-type behavior. “Our old system had a few loopholes, and it sucked to see some…

Karma Returns to OpTic Gaming as CDL Analyst

Damon “Karma” Barlow is back. As the first player to win three world titles, it was only a matter of time before the GOAT returned. Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez announced the player’s return via Twitter. While Karma won’t act as a player on the organization’s Call of Duty roster, he’ll play…

Is Crash Bandicoot Coming to Smash Ultimate in 2021?

It’s true: Many people expected Crash Bandicoot to be the last DLC announcement for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Instead, we got Sephiroth seemingly impaling Mario with his sword (a fake-out, of course) before revealing that he would be joining the lineup of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Obviously, there’s a bit…

Queens Gaming Collective Names Christie St. Martin as CCO

Queens Gaming Collective, a women-led gaming lifestyle company, has named Christie St. Martin as the company’s new Chief Creative Officer. St. Martin will oversee the company’s content creation. She will also be a spokesperson for Queens Gaming Collective in order to “help shape the reach, reputation, and narrative” of the…

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War League Play is Now Live

Call of Duty has desperately needed League Play since the launch of the Call of Duty League (CDL). Treyarch has listened to the fans. Today, League Play has officially launched just before the start of the CDL on Feb. 11. With League Play comes a new ranking system and ruleset…

Team Liquid to Release Naruto Apparel Line

Team Liquid is no stranger to epic partnerships, particularly when it comes to the organization’s apparel collections. Its partnership with Marvel Entertainment is one of the largest apparel deals in esports, and now, the organization is continuing its ability to push through the esports bubble by releasing a new line…