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This year saw the start and massive growth of a new darkhorse esports team, Team New Age. TNA came out of nowhere, forced its way to esports success in Fortnite, and even revealed a new gaming mansion.

Team New Age

The group was founded this year just six months ago by three people. Aaron “Kirsh” Kirshenberg, Joaquin Delmar, and Shin Mitsuno worked together to create “a New Age of athletes and creators.” The three founders played games all their lives and worked out of New York City to start esports organization TNA, with the core focus of succeeding at competitive Fortnite.

“Team New…


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Riot Games announced the newest agent, Astra, alongside the upcoming launch of VALORANT Episode 2 Act 2. Arriving in live servers soon, Astra aims to change the game with her interstellar abilities that sweep enemies from right under. Additionally, with her release comes a VALORANT battle pass full of cosmetics and collectibles for players to attain.

VALORANT Astra Abilities

Astra harnesses the power of the cosmos to temporarily alter the battlefield and provide her team with a tactical advantage. The Ghanian joins Brimstone, Omen, and Viper as the newest controller agent. …


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Just after announcing its participation in the FIFAe Nations Series 2021, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) revealed a new national tournament to make its selection of FIFA esports players.

Despite already having famous FIFA players in different teams all around the world, it’s a first for India. After selecting the best players from its country, the nation will then participate in one of the greatest FIFA esports tournaments out there.

AIFF eFootball Challenge

Between March 20 and April 4, a tournament will be held for players to make themselves known. The AIFF eFootball Challenge features 16 eligible Playstation gamers from India. …


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Team SoloMid (TSM) has great League of Legends esports players. All of them show flashes of brilliance in their play, but as a team, they were arguably the worst in the entire LCS. It was impossible to get an idea of their goals by analyzing their games because they simply had none. To say they were like chickens with their heads cut off would be an insult to the coordination of the chickens. What’s surprising is how players can take their mistakes and growth as a guide for League of Legends Clash.

League of Legends Clash Guide

Despite these issues, TSM transformed. They went from…


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The news is out for the 2021 season of Collegiate Rocket League (CRL), bringing a $75 thousand prize pool into scholastic and college esports for North America.

CRL 2021

Regarding the event’s format, each of the Western and Eastern Conferences will hold 10 teams each. But teams must fight to become one of the 20 total teams. The two best teams from each conference in the last season’s League Play immediately qualify for this season. The other 16 spots in the peak of North American Collegiate Rocket League esports are filled from open qualifiers.

When it comes to League Play specifics…


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Dallas-based esports organization Envy Gaming announced UNITED FOR TEXAS, a 72-hour charity streaming event to raise money for Texas relief.

UNITED FOR TEXAS

Beginning on Friday, February 26, fans can donate to support relief efforts while watching different gaming entertainment. BotezLive, consisting of Alexandra Botez and Andrea Botez who live in Austin, will lead the event. The streamer sisters will reveal multiple goals and engagement methods to incentivize donations. Through social media and live streaming, the Envy Gaming streamers will facilitate community engagement.

Besides BotezLive, other notable streamers participating include Call of Duty League players Ian “Crimsix” Porter, members of XSET Gaming…


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Krafton and PUBG Studio finally unveiled their latest addition to the famous gaming franchise in PUBG: New State, a new mobile video game for release only on the Play Store.

Many desktop games like Fortnite already have a mobile port. However, it is often a copy of the console or PC version, which is not a good enough experience to keep players around. Therefore, PUBG Studio designed a new game with the mobile platform in mind.

PUBG: NEW STATE

As its name suggests, PUBG: NEW STATE is set in the near future, 30 years ahead. Players follow the usual battle royale recipe and…


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Rainbow Six Siege team DarkZero Esports announced the signing of Nick “njr” Rapier, one of the best rookies in the last competitive season.

DarkZero was a promising Rainbow Six team since its creation. Most fans witnessed DarkZero’s performances at the Six Invitational 2020, where it lost to finalists Ninjas in Pyjamas and Spacestation Gaming. In an effort to improve, DarkZero trusts its future to njr, who surprised everyone with his rookie year.

DarkZero njr

Matthew “Hotancold” Stevens, who dedicated two years to DarkZero, has been released by the organization. He will be remembered by the fanbase for his help in getting DarkZero…


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HP Incorporation announced today that it reached a definitive agreement to purchase HyperX, the gaming hardware division of the Kingston Technology Company, for $425 million. HyperX is a popular brand in the gaming peripheral space, specializing in keyboards, mice, mousepads, microphones, headsets and more. HP’s acquisition of the brand supports its recent strategy and focus to increase its growth and market share in the personal systems business.

HP Acquires HyperX

This is not the first stride HP has made to enter the gaming space. The company also partnered with Maingear, a boutique PC builder in 2016. Together, HP and Maingear launched the…


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Efforts to grow inclusivity in esports and gaming continue as VALORANT Champions Tour announces VCT Game Changers, a program creating exposure for women and other genders.

VCT Game Changers

This new program aims to supplement VALORANT esports and address the lack of minority groups. The new VCT tournament consists of Game Changers Series and Game Changers Academy. Series is the peak of Game Changers competition with events held globally. Similar in scale and prizing to the Ignition Series, the first competitive event takes place in North America in late March.

VCT Game Changers Academy is the other initiative that helps start and…

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