World of Warcraft is taking off as a competitive esport, and it could just be the perfect event for Australians to excel at.
Like Jarryd Hayne and Usain Bolt, players with strong fundamentals in esports can sometimes switch from one pro discipline to another. Ryoo is on his fourth.
Ahead of the Melbourne Esports Open this weekend, and the Australian Overwatch Contenders final, ORDER coach Andrew 'Rqt' Haws is working on a secret weapon.
State government says Melbourne Esports Open will be Australia’s biggest celebration of esports, with 10,000 people tipped to attend per day.
Regional pride, rivalry, and bragging rights will be on the line in July.
Twenty years after the release of the original game, the Aussie StarCraft community finally experienced its long-awaited watershed moment at IEM Sydney.
Slow internet and the comparatively underdeveloped local scene makes it tough for Aussies on the esports world stage, but some have made their mark on the OWL.
Established clubs Chiefs and Avant will be representing Sydney and Melbourne in the new competition.
The LG Dire Wolves will make esports history on September 23 when they will be the first Australian League of Legends team to compete in the League of Legends World Championship.
Damien "kpii" Chok's team comes second in The International 2017, an e-sports tournament for the video game Dota 2.
Two of the leading figures in the AFL's push into esports and the managing director of one of Australia's foremost esports firms have presented to club CEOs about opportunities in the growth industry.
With its hiring of a new business manager for Australia and New Zealand, the company behind World of Tanks has taken its first steps to a becoming the next big name in esports down under.
When you enter a gaming tournament, you usually know what you're in for. Unless you're entering a mystery game tournament. Do that, as dozens of people did at the Combo Breaker event in the US state of Illinois last weekend, and you're playing the notorious Dong Dong Never Die.
Since their inception in 2014, the LG Dire Wolves have been regarded as a bunch of talented misfits: an Inglourious Basterds-style team of elite players who were too prickly to fit into other teams. At times, it almost seemed as if they were more interested in their rank on the Challenger ladder more than the success of their team.
We've finally reached the end of the Oceanic Pro League's regular season, and our postseason schedule has been locked in.
Two Australian gamers talk about their meteoric rise and gunning for the upcoming $100,000 Wargaming League finals in Taipei.
There's still one more week to go in the Oceanic Pro League's regular season, but our playoff teams have already been locked in.
Sin Gaming notched a second upset win over Legacy eSports as Chiefs Esports Club's substitute roster blew Exile 5 out of the water, proving that there is no justice on Summoner's Rift.
Alphabet Inc's YouTube is doubling down on the lucrative business of competitive gaming, where players square off on virtual games for big prize money in tournaments.
Revenge was on the cards in week 7, when Sybol and ry0ma fronted up against their old teams. But could they prevail?
Esports company ESL has announced that the incredibly popular Intel Extreme Masters series will be making a stop in Australia for the very first time this year, with the first event in the annual global circuit to take place in Sydney.
After a one-week break, the Oceanic Pro League swings back into full action for its sixth week of competition.
Despite being on an unpopular platform, the original Splatoon garnered a decent fanbase. Now, the sequel seems aimed squarely at the esports set.
The winds of change began to stir in Week 5 of the Oceanic Pro League as Abyss Esports nabbed their first win of the split, while top dogs Chiefs Esports Club and LG Dire Wolves encountered momentary setbacks against weaker teams.
Chiefs are dominating with 11 points off four match wins, but the season is still young.
To go along with its actual, professional basketball league, the NBA is creating a new division for players who excel at video-game basketball.
In a ban spanning several lifetimes and then some, the third-party Counter-Strike tournament service ESEA has banned a user until 3016 for allegedly harassing a minor.
With three weeks of Oceanic Pro League competition in the books, just one team remains undefeated.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. The work-in-progress teams are still works in progress. Chiefs still win every time.
A couple of months after Sun and Moon's release, one monster has appeared on 40 per cent of the best-performing teams in the competitive Pokemon scene: Celesteela, the ultra beast.