The International, Dota 2's championship eSports event, concluded over the weekend, following five days of intense bracket challenges. In the penultimate finale, North American team Evil Geniuses took home the top spot, defeating Chinese team LGD Gaming in three out of the four games they played.
Kicking off at 2pm PT (5pm ET) today is the final region qualifier round for the Red Bull Dota 2 Tournament Series! Today's competitor's include Team Tinker, Not Today, Root Gaming and Summer's Rift (which includes Red Bull athlete Jimmy ‘DeMoN’ Ho among its ranks).
Winning teams from the other qualifying rounds thus far have been:
Lindsay "geektr0n" Ferguson hosts ZAM's latest installment of Friday Update Arcade! Topics discussed include the PC launch of Grand Theft Auto V, Mortal Kombat X having some Steam issues, a new trailer for Star Wars Battlefront and some speculation that WildStar may be going free-to-play.
At 1am PDT (9am BST) on Monday, April 6th, the first regional online qualifier for the Red Bull Dota 2 Tournament Series will take place. In this qualifier, four teams from the SE Asia region will battle it out, with the winning team advancing to the playoffs in Santa Monica, CA.
The remaining four online regional qualifiers will take place as follows:
Lindsay "geektr0n" Ferguson hosts ZAM's latest installment of Friday Update Arcade! Topics discussed include new trailers for Star Wars Battlefront, Grand Theft Auto V, StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, Assassin's Creed Chronicles and Rainbow 6 Siege, the launch of Hearthstone's Blackrock Mountain and the League of Legends eSports schedule.
Lindsay "geektr0n" Ferguson hosts ZAM's latest installment of Friday Update Arcade! Topics discussed include Uncharted 4's delay, ZAM's PAX East coverage, the launch of Cities Skylines and more.
Trailers are coming out fast as springtime approaches! This week we have a great bunch from Age of Wonders III, Age of Wulin, Call of Duty eSports, DiscStorm, Final Fantasy XIV and XV, Lords of the Fallen, Sevencore, The Sims 4 and Telltale's Tales From the Borderlands.
It's an exciting time to be seeking further education as a College student, as Blizzard Entertainment has announced a partnership with Collegiate eSports and gaming network, TeSPA, to bring you the first official Heroes of the Storm College tournament: Heroes of The Dorm. If you think that's exciting, ESPN will be presenting exclusive live coverage of the event, as students battle it out for more than $450,000 in College tuition and other prizes.