Gaming is a passion and it has been quite an exciting year for gamers all over the world. There were many shocking news in from many groups especially in the league of legends and the Counter Strike department. We are here to keep you on track with all the latest gaming news.
According to a report released by FOMOS, Arrow and Hachani have left the KT roster. Both had started with the KT roster. Hachani had the joined the team in 2013 and Arrow had signed for the team during the early months of 2014.They had then gone on to win the Summer championship in 2014 and also reached two League of Legends final in Korea and then went on to replace Korea in the World Finals of 2015 where they fell in the quarter finals and both have expressed desire to try out their luck internationally.
Riot game is supposed to sign a deal with Major League Baseball Advanced Media for the media rights that will see Riot Games earn $200 million in the next two years. Major League Baseball Advanced Media or MLBAM are planning to make an app that will provide high quality game streams and will also provide on demand videos. Another report said that Riot Games would earn $180 million over two years and not $200 million and the basic idea of this deal is to analyze the youth that don’t watch baseball.
The inaugural esport awards were held in London two days ago and it was basically held to acknowledge people who have helped spread awareness and helped in developing this platform. Valve, Twitch, Marcelo ‘Coldzera’ David and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner were all awarded. Coldzera got an award for the best PC player of the year while Scump was awarded for being the best console player.
Nick Carter who is a part of the Backstreet Boys clan gave us fantastic news about his competitive gaming past on Twitter and how he started gaming in his room in Sweden while recording I Want It That Way. He jokes about how he used to do it for free and comparatively how big a deal it is now.
ESEA have developed new anti cheating technology that will help at LAN games and will launch this product in the next IEM Oakland and iBUYPOWER MASTERS. ESEA has already provided anti cheating programs at online gaming competitions but this will be the first device that will do it on a live basis.
Team NP has evolved to be one of the teams to beat at Dota 2. Created by EternaLEnVy, this team placed first in the Boston Major 2016 Americas Qualifier. NP defeated the likes of Evil Geniuses Ehome and Ad Finem before they were defeated in the finals by Wings Gaming. Team NP successfully qualified for ESL One Genting 2017 after defeating complexity Gaming 3-0 is the Americas Qualifier. They also dropped out of Dream League Season 6 due to schedule problems.