Esports To Be Trialled At The Commonwealth Games Event

Esports is going to be trialled at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, as part of a separate event run alongside the Games. The “Commonwealth Esports Championships” will run alongside the Games in summer, but it will have separate branding and medals. Some hope the championship will later become a full part of the Games … Read more

Inside McLaren Shadow, The F1 Team’s Latest Esports Drive

When McLaren invites you down to its Tech Centre to check out its esports training facility, it would be frightfully rude to say no. The GameByte and FragHero teams were lucky enough to receive such an invite earlier this month with a promised tour of its Woking HQ. For two motorsport heads like myself and … Read more

Dog Scores A Goal In Rocket League, Already A Better Player Than Me

A dog has scored a goal in Rocket League, proving that they’re a much better player than me. Esports athlete ChellChee posted a video on her Twitter last night, showing her dog Apollo holding a game controller in his mouth while a game of Rocket League was on. Apollo appears to move the car forward … Read more

These Are The Highest-Paid Esports Athletes In The World

A new report has revealed the highest-paid esports athletes in the world, with earnings reaching over $5 million. The esports earnings report was done by OBLG, and revealed the highest-paid gamers as well as which esports game are the most lucrative. The most well-paid game is DOTA 2 by a large margin. It has a … Read more

F1 Esports Driver Becomes First Gamer To Race For Real In Formula 2

Cem Bolukbasi has become the first F1 esports athlete to make the jump from the virtual world to the real one – he’ll race in the 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship. There’s a huge difference between driving a virtual race car and a real one. However, that’s not stopping Cem Bolukbasi as he’s swapping his … Read more