Nintendo Sends Four Players to Compete at EVO Gaming Event

Nintendo Sends Four Players to Compete at EVO Gaming Event

Nintendo fans will find plenty to enjoy at the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) 2019 fighting game tournament held Aug. 2-4 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. This is the first year the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system will be featured at EVO, and it will be the final game on the main stage to close out the event on Aug. 4, Sunday night. Nintendo is also sending the four winners of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Online Open June 2019 tournament to compete in EVO. Players RamonM64, Wisdom, Seth and Heeew bested all online competitors and will now match their skills against other top players at EVO. Additionally, on the first two days of EVO (Aug. 2-3), Nintendo will have a booth on the show floor called the Nintendo Zone, where visitors can take a break from the action and play the Super Mario Maker 2, Tetris® 99 and Super Smash Bros. […]

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Nintendo Crowns Multiple New Champions in High-Energy Video Game Tournaments

Nintendo Crowns Multiple New Champions in High-Energy Video Game Tournaments

Video game competitors from all around the world came to Los Angeles to battle in Nintendo tournaments and prove they were among the best Nintendo Switch players. Multiple champions were crowned in the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019, Splatoon 2 World Championship 2019 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate World Championship 2019 3v3 tournaments. The competitions set the stage for a week of fun activity at the E3 2019 video game trade show. Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019 AbdallahSmash026 defeated The Completionist by navigating imaginative courses created by the Nintendo Treehouse staff. The final match came down to the wire, as both players had to figure out how to drop 14 icicles on Bowser’s head to defeat him. Game Producer Takashi Tezuka presented AbdallahSmash026 with his trophy. The courses played during the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019 will also be made available sometime after the game launches nationwide exclusively for […]

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Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Tournaments, Hands-On with Multiple 2019 Games, Nintendo Treehouse: Live (with an Indie Day!) and Best Buy Sampling add up to a Week of Fun REDMOND, Wash., June 6, 2019 – As the E3 2019 video game trade show rapidly approaches, Nintendo provided more details about some of its activities around the June 11-13 event in Los Angeles. Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Switchgames available for people to play on the show floor include Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which were the focus of a recently released Pokémon Direct. Other games on the show floor include Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, in addition to various other games playable in Nintendo’s booth. Fans will hear details about additional upcoming titles for Nintendo Switch during the Tuesday-morning Nintendo Direct presentation, with continued information during the week on Nintendo Treehouse: Live, with a focus on indie games on Thursday, June 13. […]

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finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on 4th and 5th May.

SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE EUROPEAN SMASH BALL TEAM CUP 2019 FINAL WILL TAKE PLACE IN AMSTERDAM ON 4TH AND 5TH MAY

Winners will join the World Championships in Los Angeles on 8th June, where Alliance Rogue will also represent Europe in the Splatoon 2 World Championship Teams from across Europe have been splatting and smashing their way through two thrilling championship circuits in the past months. With French team Alliance Rogue recently taking the crown in the Splatoon 2 European Championship, it’s now up to Europe’s best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate squads to decide their kings of the ring at the finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on 4th and 5th May. And the most exciting part of this road to glory: both the European champions in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 will go on to compete in the World Championships which will be held on 8th June in Los Angeles. Fans who want to […]

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2019 Pokémon World Championships

Pokémon World and North American 2019 Tournament Locations & Dates Announced

2019 POKÉMON NORTH AMERICA INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 2019 POKÉMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES AND LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED The Greater Columbus Convention Center will host the North America International Championships in June. Open to players worldwide with no residency restrictions, this tournament provides Pokémon TCG and video game competitors with a final opportunity to score valuable Championship Points in order to secure an invitation to the 2019 World Championships. In August, the top Pokémon TCG and video game players will meet and compete at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, for the Pokémon World Championships. The Pokémon World Championships celebrate the hardworking players and supportive community around them. To qualify, Pokémon TCG and video game Trainers must have battled at Championship Series events throughout the season and earned enough Championship Points to contend for a spot in the final competition. Winners will receive the title of World Champion and a […]

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Collegiate StarLeague Announces the Addition of NBA 2K19 in North America

Collegiate StarLeague Announces the Addition of NBA 2K19 in North America

Competition open to more than 1,600 participating schools will commence February 2019 SANTA MONICA, CA |January 28, 2019– Collegiate StarLeague, a division of WorldGaming Network, announced today that NBA 2K19 is coming to US and Canadian college and university campuses. The competition – which will commence in January 2019 – will provide players at more than 1,600 participating Collegiate StarLeague colleges and universities the chance to represent their school in the world’s largest collegiate esports program. The very best teams to emerge from the fray will meet at the CSL Collegiate Grand Finals in April 2019, to compete for a scholarship prize pool of $10,000. Furthermore, with more than $175,000 in prizes and scholarships available across different games for CSL’s 2018-2019 season, it’s going to be the biggest year yet. With the addition of NBA 2K19, the bar is being raised even higher. “Collegiate sports are among the world’s most […]

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NUKED LONDON HATRIOTS DEFEAT LOS SCANDALOUS DAMNED IN MUTANT FOOTBALL LEAGUE MAYHEM BOWL LIII PREDICTION

MFL throws major Super Mayhem Bowl Sunday festivities by predicting the game’s final score, announcing esports tournaments and adding all-new content CHICAGO – Jan. 28, 2019 – Down by 14 points with less than a minute to go and no timeouts, Nuked London Hatriots star quarterback Bomb Shady led his team to a sixth Mayhem Bowl championship in an amazing comeback victory against the ruthless Los Scandalous Damned. Mutant Football League’s Mayhem Bowl LIII simulation predicts a slim 27-25 overtime victory in favor of the world’s most hated football team. A video replay of this skin-ripping matchup can be found here With highlights available here. For players who want a taste of the Super Mayhem Bowl Sunday competition, Digital Dreams Entertainment and Esports Labs are running two Mutant Football League esports tournaments, Mayhem Bowl Massacre and Dynasty King, on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 for cash prizes totaling $1,500. Mayhem Bowl Massacre – Held on Feb. 2, this competitive tournament […]

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TETRIS

9th Annual Classic Tetris World Championship, Oct 20-21 in Portland, OR

TETRIS® CHAMPS BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY AT THE 9TH ANNUAL CLASSIC TETRIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, OCTOBER 20-21 IN PORTLAND, OR WHAT: Will Jonas Neubauer once again hold on to his 7-time Tetris champion title? From across North America, Europe and Asia, players are preparing to partake in one of the most heated Tetris battles in the world of video games – the annual Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC).  On Oct. 20 and 21 in Portland, OR, the 9th annual CTWC, organized by avid fans of the 1989 NES version of the game, comes to the Oregon Convention Center during the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. 2018 competitors will include: returning champions Jonas Neubauer (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017) and Harry Hong (2014), European champion Svavar Gunnar Gunnarsson, Japanese Tetris Grand Master Koryan, and many other players featured in the award-winning documentary Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters. Entry fee for the CTWC is $20. Entrants can make as […]

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TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX for the Pokémon TCG Announced at the 2018 Pokémon World Championships

POKÉMON Detective Pikachu Movie Reveals Surprise Fans Today at the Pokémon World Championships, The Pokémon Company unveiled new, game-changing cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG): TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX, the next evolution of Pokémon-GX. Taking the stage at the most prestigious Pokémon TCG event of the year, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara announced that TAG TEAM cards will feature pairs of Pokémon of the same type, such as the Lightning-type Pikachu and Zekrom, joining forces in battle on a single card. For a first look at this powerful new kind of card, watch the teaser video: https://youtu.be/cL8sRm0lWCY TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX have unprecedented power and Hit Points, and some TAG TEAM GX attacks can Knock Out a Pokémon-GX on the opponent’s Bench with a single blow. However, when a TAG TEAM is Knocked Out, the opponent takes three Prize cards, leading to thrilling battles that are high-risk and high-reward.   In addition to Pikachu […]

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