Early Retirement in Esports Should Not Be the Norm

Retirement in esports is a subject that’s slowly starting to gain more steam as more competitors enter the field. Even the best athletes are embracing retirement in their mid to late twenties as they move into more content-oriented roles, but why? There is no “ideal” retirement age in esports, even…

5 Tips to Avoid Tilt in Gaming

Tilt is a part of the competitive gaming culture, but unfortunately it’s detrimental to our skills in-game and our mood IRL. Urban Dictionary calls tilt an “emotional state” that comes from doing the same thing repeatedly and having the same negative results. It can feel like an “emotional breakdown” from…

Andbox Reveals USAA and New York Subliners Partnership

Esports Organization Andbox has announced a partnership between USAA Insurance and the organization’s Call of Duty team New York Subliners (NYSL). The multi-year agreement will have USAA’s brand featured on the team’s in-game and physical jerseys. In addition, the two will collaborate to include an exclusive esports program at the…

The Best Offense: How To Find Your Main In A Game

One of the amazing things about playing a competitive game is when it just clicks. Finding the character, weapon, or play strategy that works for you can elevate a game from fun to fantastic, and few things are more comforting than playing a game you know like the back of…

Activision Shuts Down Stat Site SBMM Warzone

Activision has officially sent popular stat site Warzone a cease and desist over privacy concerns. According to various reports, the cease and desist was issued on March 22, ordering the website to be shut down by March 29. The Call of Duty publisher claims SBMM Warzone infringes on company copyright,…

Call of Duty 2021 Will Return to WWII, Rumors Suggest

Call of Duty 2021 is just eight months away and rumors of the next installment have continued suggesting it will take place during WWII… again. The initial rumors began not long after the release of Cold War, but the latest rumor goes slightly further and claims that the title is…

Oakley Partners With Call of Duty Legend Scump

Oakley has been a staple in sports culture for decades. Now, the eyewear brand is swooping into esports, an industry that has a specific need for glasses. The partnership comes tied with Call of Duty phenom Seth “Scump” Abner, who is officially the first esports figure to become partnered beside…

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…

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…

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…

How are Video Games Fighting Seasonal Depression?

Seasonal Affective Depression (SAD) is a struggle for many of us. Cold weather—not to mention a pandemic—is forcing us to stay inside more, the sun sets way too early for comfort, and our sleep suffers because of these changes. Because of our need to remain isolated and indoors, more video…