SMITE Super Regionals EU Quarter Finals results

SMITE Super Regionals

It’s Day 2 of the SMITE Super Regionals, and four European teams have battled for victory in the Quarter Final round. We saw a lot of upsets and surprises this time around, as some long-standing favorites were unseated and games that should have been sealed deals turned into back-and-forth struggles.

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SMITE Super Regionals Are in Full Swing

The road to the SMITE World Championships is getting shorter and shorter. This week, North American and European teams will be facing off in the Super Regionals event to decide who will nab the top spots for the World Championship in January.

Day 1 is already over, with four NA teams battling head-to-head in the Quarter Final round. Team SoloMid took on Team Enemy, and Enemy came out on top with a 3-1 upset in the best of 5 round. In the second game of the day, old rivals Cloud9 and Cognitive Gaming faced off once again. If you tuned into the SMITE World Championships last year, you know that Cloud9 and Cognitive had a showdown for the first place prize. Cognitive came out on top then, but Cloud9 turned the tables this time around and took the second Quarter Final win in a 3-0 shutout.

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How to Set Up a Scrim on Gamer Launch

As 2015 starts winding down, the eSports season is just heating up. Korean team SK Telecom T1 just took home the world championship titles for League of Legends last week, and we’re about to see some serious action at BlizzCon this weekend, with championship tournaments happening for Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Starcraft, and World of Warcraft. The SMITE World Championship Series is on the horizon as well, with the Super Regionals coming up in two weeks.

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Is Your Game Past Its Prime?

We all have games that we really love. We keep coming back to them over and over, and they always excite us no matter how often we load them up. Once we find a game that we and our friends can enjoy time after time, it’s hard to let that go. We’ll play and play until our beloved game becomes obsolete, and sometimes we’ll keep playing after that. It’s difficult to find games that grab us this way, so we’ll hang on to the ones that do much longer than we probably should.

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Here’s what you missed in the SMITE for Xbox MLG Pro League Qualifiers

Over the weekend, some of the best SMITE Xbox teams gathered in New Orleans to battle for a $10,000 prize in the MLG Pro League Qualifiers. This is just one more step in the road to the SMITE World Championships. Team eLevate ultimately grabbed the big win after starting near the bottom of the group stages and fighting through a tough bracket. Here are a few of the highlights from this action-packed event.

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Cloud9 is on Cloud Nine Over Heroes of the Storm Championship Win

The Road to BlizzCon is getting shorter and shorter. Just two days ago, Blizzard wrapped up the 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship. Eight teams competed in Las Vegas for a piece of the $100,000 prize pool.

After testing their mettle in the dual tournament group stage, Cloud9, Tempo Storm, compLexity Gaming, and COGnitive Gaming advanced to the playoffs. Tempo Storm took the first spot in the finals, followed by Cloud9.

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Forget Football: The eSports Season is in Full Swing

The NFL may have kicked off the first official games for this season, but the real excitement is happening on the eSports scene. Although we’ve already seen a few major events like the SMITE World Championships and the Dota 2 TI5, tournament season is nowhere near over.

As summer comes to an end, the eSports community is gearing up for four world championship tournaments this fall. And three of them are happening at the same time. You can’t get that kind of action anywhere else. Here’s what’s left on the competitive calendar for this year:  Continue reading Forget Football: The eSports Season is in Full Swing

Building a Guild Website: 8 Things You Should Look For

We’ve already talked about why you need a guild website. A well-made site on the right guild hosting platform will help your group maintain communication, stay organized, and network more effectively. But that’s all big picture stuff. You’re probably asking the more immediate question: how do I do all that?

A good guild website seeks to enhance the group play experience for guild members, so most guild hosting platforms offer a ton of features that do just that. From communication and recruitment tools to customization and game integration, there are a lot of options available to you. So which ones are essential to making a great site?

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3 Reasons You Need a Guild Hosting Website

Guild and clan websites are an amazing resource. If you have a group of players that you spend most of your time playing with, get a guild website. Whether you’re into MMOs, MOBAs, FPS, or even if you’re a server community, get a guild website.

There are lots of perks to using a guild hosting platform. They don’t just help strengthen your guild, they can also help expand it. Here’s how.  Continue reading 3 Reasons You Need a Guild Hosting Website

Manners Matter: A Guide to Video Game Etiquette

That player. Most of us dread that player. Hopefully, none of you are that player.

One bad apple may not always ruin the bunch, but one bad teammate almost always ruins your game. They seem to have no idea that etiquette exists. Sometimes they’re too green to know better, and sometimes they just hate fun. Either way, it’s never a good experience to play with someone who doesn’t pay attention to etiquette.  Continue reading Manners Matter: A Guide to Video Game Etiquette