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