You guys liked my picks and bans article so much, Riot had me do one for them!

One of the biggest successes I've had in my esports journalism career to date has been the LMQ vs T8 analysis piece I posted here a few weeks back. Its success allowed me to do a similar piece for lolesports complete with inside information from t...
-Aydin
03/25/2014 2:42pm

[LoL] How to win before the game begins

Analysis of Picks and Bans for LMQ vs Team 8 Game 2 This weekend, our beloved Team 8 faced a tough loss in the NACS to LMQ, one of the strongest challenger teams around. Team 8 looked incredible in the first game, running a complete stampede over...
-Aydin
03/11/2014 4:06pm

Team 8 Week 3 Recap

Team 8 Continues To Roll Through The Salt League Game 1--Cloud 9 Tempest vs Team 8 C9T try to tower dive Vladimir early, but Californiatrollz made an impressive play to pick up first blood. With only three available members, C9T were unable to c...
-Aydin
03/7/2014 4:12pm

Signature Contest!

Time to spice up the forum! We'd love to see some nice signatures on your forum profiles. To prove it, we're launching a signature contest with a nice prize for whoever has the best sig. You don't have to design the signature yourself, it just has...
-Darigaz
03/4/2014 6:11pm

[Keeper's Korner] Show Premier TONIGHT!

Don't worry, we're working on graphics :) The first thing coming to your mind is, "WTF is Keeper's Korner?". Follow by that "Why did he spell Corner wrong?". I'll answer both of those. Keepers Korner is a brand new show that is entirely about STRI...
-The Gentleman geeK
03/4/2014 1:25pm

[LoL] Team 8 Week 2 Recap

Game 1--Cognitive Gaming vs Team 8 Success for Team 8 seems to begin in the bottom lane. Dodo8 and Frommaplestreet were able to force COG's bottom lane to retreat, allowing Team 8 to score a free dragon without any kills. In an excellent counter...
-Aydin
02/28/2014 6:39am

Counterpoint to Thorin's "No one cares" article

I Assure You, We Care Yesterday, Ongamers' Thorin wrote a piece on the structure of the LCS split system. The point of the article was that, according to him and the pros he's spoken with "nobody cares about the spring split". You can read the o...
-Aydin
02/27/2014 7:38pm

[Wildstar] TurboStar Intersteller Network - Episode 3

2/27/2014 Join your hosts: Bazeleel, Shriggs, Thundaga and Tyremis as they bring you another live episode of TIN! TIN is a live podcast about the upcoming MMORPG, Wildstar, by Carbine Games. This week on Turbostar Interstellar Network, we talk ab...
-The Gentleman geeK
02/27/2014 5:53pm

Weekly Giveaway Winner!

For those of you who don't know, we are doing a random giveaway to a member every week. As long as you post at least 10 times each week you are eligible to win. This weeks random winner is hoor3x! Congratulations! hoor3x will have the choice betw...
-Darigaz
02/26/2014 6:38pm

[LoL] TheLoLSoul Nunu Compilation

This week TheLoLSoul shares a cool (in a literal sense) compilation of Nunu kills. Ever been frustrated about absolute zero's cast time? Well check out this efficient use of the spell and other nunu plays. ocGnL3nvVpQ Follow TheLoLSoul: Twitter...
-Darigaz
02/24/2014 8:12pm

[LoL] Catch Up on Team 8's First Week

Team 8's First Week in the Salt League Game 1 - Team 8 vs Cognitive Gaming After a slow early game, Team 8 took first blood off the back of some impressive play from Dodo8's Morgana. After 2 more kills in the bottom lane and a great dragon steal...
-Aydin
02/21/2014 4:07am

[Hearthstone] Interview with Trump

Trump is a growing personality in the Hearthstone scene. Since I met him in his Starcraft 2 days, he's seemed to have a calm humility, one which I think contributes to his gameplay. He played Terran in those days, and was beating some top SC2 talent...
-Darigaz
02/20/2014 9:48pm

[Wildstar] TurboStar Intersteller Network - Episode 2

2/20/2014 Join your hosts: Bazelee, Shriggs, Thundaga and Tyremis as they bring you another live episode of TIN! TIN is a live podcast about the upcoming MMORPG, Wildstar, by Carbine Games. Episode 2 Topics Break out game mechanics How the holy...
-The Gentleman geeK
02/20/2014 3:33am

iBUYPOWER and ALTGG form Partnership

It is with great pleasure that we announce to the community the official partnership of iBUYPOWER and ALTGG. Both organizations share a common vision of eSports sustainability, and have come to a mutual agreement to work together for common goals....
-Darigaz
02/18/2014 1:08am

[LoL] Frommaplestreet and Californiatrlolz join Team 8

We are proud to announce the addition of Ainslie "Frommaplestreet" Wyllie and Steven "CaliforniaTrlolz" Kim to the Team 8 roster. Both players will be moving to the team house to train for NACL and Coke Zero. After an unfortunate set of events with...
-Darigaz
02/17/2014 10:14pm

Weekly Giveaway!

From this point forward we will be offering a giveaway to one lucky member every week! The only kicker is that you must make at least 10 posts per week to qualify (~1 post per day). Members who meet the minimum post guidelines will automatically b...
-Darigaz
02/15/2014 8:48pm

Gameservers are live!

That's right folks. We have started hosting our own game servers! This includes a Mumble VOIP server along with 7 new TF2 servers. We plan on adding more servers over the next week, including a host of servers in Europe. The games we plan on hostin...
-Darigaz
02/14/2014 6:23pm

[LoL] Interview With Founder of Bar of Legends in Michigan

Like any good spectator sport, the LCS needs to allow for a great fan experience. Watching football with your buddies at a bar creates more excitement around the games than sitting at home on your couch alone. JD Vougiouklakis of Michigan recogni...
-Aydin
02/14/2014 1:55am

ALTGG sponsors LYGF

ALTGG is proud to announce the addition of Love Your Girlfriend to our pro gaming lineup. Despite their youth as a team, LYGF has been showing huge potential in Starcraft 2. Over the past few months the team has been growing at an incredible rate,...
-Darigaz
02/13/2014 10:26pm

TheLoLSoul Vel'Koz Kill Compilation

TheLoLSoul is back again with another great compilation with some tunes! Taking a break from your game? Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. CPbTI5GVEBQ Follow TheLoLSoul! Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheLoLSoul Facebook: https://www.facebook.com...
-Darigaz
02/13/2014 4:51am
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