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EU LCS: Week 2 Storylines

Welcome to my weekly European LCS column. Each week I’ll be taking a look at the most interesting storylines for you, the fans, to be keeping an eye on. Week two begins tomorrow, so here are my most interesting storylines to watch for the 2nd week of the EU LCS. Are Fnatic as strong as …


Challenger Chat Episode 4: Interview with Fusion Nien

Challenger Chat is back! In this episode I interview former CLG top laner and current Fusion Gaming AD Carry Zach 'Nien' Malhas about his past experience as a challenger player, his current team, and his thoughts on the rest of the challenger scene in North America.      


The Wild Wild East: Can the Saigon Jokers and Bangkok Titans brew up a storm in IEM Taipei?

The teams for the Intel Extreme Masters Taipei are finally locked in. Southeast Asia will send Vietnam's Saigon Jokers and Thailand's Bangkok Titans to do battle against the representatives from Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau and Oceania. With the Taipei Assassins/Snipers, ahq, and yoe Flashwolves leaving, SEA is currently on the search for new heroes. A team that …


Top 10 StarCraft II Moments of 2014

We're almost a month into 2015 and its time to take one last look back at 2014 before we leave it behind for the new year. Join us while we recall what we think are the top ten best moments of 2014. As always this is just our opinion, if you disagree or feel there …


EU LCS: Week 1 storylines

Welcome to my weekly European LCS column. Each week I’ll be taking a look at the most interesting storylines for you, the fans, to be keeping an eye on. Week one begins tomorrow, so here are my most interesting storylines to watch for the first week of the EU LCS. Fnatic – Points to Prove …


Apex organiser Alex Strife faces sexual harassment allegations

The old phrase ‘it never rains but it pours’ seems pretty apposite right now in the world of competitive Smash, and with the biggest tournament in the history of Melee on the horizon it looks as though we’re set for another brown deluge. Although Jonathan ‘Alex Strife’ Lugo, aged 30, is no stranger to controversy, …


Apex organiser Alex Strife faces sexual harassment allegations

The old phrase ‘it never rains but it pours’ seems pretty apposite right now in the world of competitive Smash, and with the biggest tournament in the history of Melee on the near horizon it looks as though we’re set for another brown deluge. Although Jonathan ‘Alex Strife’ Lugo is no stranger to controversy, the …


The Elements Equation

From one game away from going to the Finals at IEM San Jose and an even more close cut and an unfortunate loss to KABUM at Worlds, resulting in failing to make it past groups, Elements (formerly known as Alliance) is one of the best European teams of 2014. Although international tournament results may not …


Analytically Breaking Down the NA LCS & Its Teams

Probably the most recognizable team from North America (besides Team SoloMid), Cloud 9 has always been hailed as that “special recipe”. The team hasn’t made a roster change since early 2013 and arguably, they don’t need to at the moment. Individually, Cloud 9 is certainly not the best team on paper, but due to the …


 

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