Astralis Confirm Bubzkji Signing, Release JUGi

Astralis has removed Jakob “JUGi” Hansen from its active CS:GO roster, the Danish esports organization announced today. The team also revealed that 22-year-old former MAD Lions star Lucas “Bubzkji” Andersen would take his place on the lineup. Bubzkji has taken a spot on the active roster while Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander and Andreas “Xyp9x” Højsleth remain […]

League of Legends global power rankings through July 27

A slowly rising Invictus Gaming can be a scary thing, especially with the power of their solo laners. Meanwhlie in the LEC, MAD Lions and Rogue held onto top 10 spots despite going 1-1 on the weekend. And the LCS? Well, they have more to prove. How we rank: We weigh the teams’ strength of […]

Madden Bowl 20 champion Joke signs with XSET

Madden Bowl 20 champion Raidel “Joke” Brito has signed with XSET, the new esports organization co-founded in July by former FaZe president Greg Selkoe, the organization announced on Thursday. “Basically [XSET’s] vision is to make video games cool,” Joke told ESPN. I feel like video games are frowned upon. My mom was always like, ‘why […]

Riot announces League of Legends worlds to take place in Shanghai

Riot Games announced its official plans for the 2020 and 2021 League of Legends World Championships on Friday. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 world championship will be held entirely in Shanghai from Sept. 25 through Oct. 31, eschewing the typical city-to-city country tours that have been a worlds staple since 2014. The finals […]