Trash talking isn’t anything new, especially not in the world of competitive gaming, but is it something you deserve to lose your job over? Gambit Gaming’s FORG1VEN certainly has to be asking himself that, with his recent suspension from the League Championship Series for his overly toxic behavior in the community.
This isn’t your average suspension for a game or two FORG1VEN has been suspended for the next four games his team plays, this all do to complaints from his off stage conduct. Over the last month he was reported in over 70% of all games he played with 90% of those who reported saying it was for toxicity. While with no specific examples of his toxicity we’ve all seen [...]
DreamHack, the world’s largest digital festival consisting of live concerts and competitions in digital arts and esports held in Europe, is coming to the United States this May. The first ever major outside of Europe is expected to take place May 6th-8th in Austin, Texas.
DreamHack CEO Marcus Lindmark stated:”DreamHack is a global phenomenon and our esports tournaments already have hundreds of millions of viewers around the globe, with the United States always being the country having the most viewership. It’s been our ambition to expand to North America for a very long time, and today we are thrilled to get the ball rolling by announcing a date and venue for our [...]
Things were looking bright for the Canadian Starcraft 2 team of Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn and Chris “HuK” Loranger during last weekend’s Red Bull Battlegrounds Toronto Qualifier tournament. The pair were sweeping through the competition like wildfire and they felt so confident in their chances at winning that, when their first semi-finals match came up, Scarlett invited HuK to take a break as she operated solo for a while, an offer he graciously accepted.
Scarlett’s offer was a crowd-pleaser for several reasons. Not only did she make it during the semi-finals, a series of matches where teams usually try to bring their absolute A-game, but it also left her operating alone while [...]