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HCT Americas finals and more in esports The past week was a bit wild. My power went out right when I could’ve used a Hero of the Storm the most. Because it was a hurricane, see. This weekend I’m definitely cracking open a beverage which has spent time in a cold refrigerator. Now that my wifi is luckily back in service, esports...

Blizzard Arena Los Angeles now open for esports events Burbank Studios has been a name in the entertainment industry for decades. Here’s a not at all dated video from the 80’s of a tour of the studios, given by Maria Shriver, for instance. Blizzard just announced that they will be the latest tenants of a building which housed Tonight Shows and Saved By The...




HGC, HCT, APEX and more acronyms this week in esports It’s been a long week. I’m so ready to relax this weekend with some Starbucks and esports. Here’s the schedule for this week. Hearthstone Heroes Championship Tour Asia-Pacific Regional Friday and Saturday 9 p.m. CDT, streamed to PlayHearthstone on Twitch. If you also like to play Hearthstone, you may want to see what Twitch Prime...

The boy band delivers and HCT Europe this week in esports School is starting to get back into session for the year, so the buzz for collegiate esports is really amping up, too. If you’re a college student and want to participate, make sure you keep a close eye on Team TeSPA on Twitter. They’ve been putting out a lot of information invaluable for college players....

Blizzard esports schedules, including Gamescom This weekend we’ll be seeing a ton of esports action from most of Blizzard’s titles. HGC is back from hiatus for part two, and Overwatch Contenders keeps on going. We’ll see a ton of stuff out of Gamescom as well. It’s mostly showmatches, but there’s a championship on the line, too. Grab your snack of...

Overwatch Contenders returns for Season 1 and more esports It’s been a wild week in esports. We heard whispers of the NCAA trying to establish themselves in collegiate esports which is comical at best, given their rules. Since college athletes under their banner aren’t allowed to make money on their given sport, being awarded a Twitch affiliate sponsor button could get one of those...




HGC highlight reels and more in Blizzard esports this week It always seems like Blizzard’s esports come in waves together. HGC is wrapping up for its next series of clashes, and Hearthstone‘s Global Games are almost ready to rest until the finals play out during BlizzCon. There’s always something to watch on the weekends, but it seems like everything is at a downswing. It’s pretty...

Keep cool inside with Blizzard esports this weekend It's been such a long summer. I just want to relax by the pool and watch some esports. Luckily, there's plenty to watch this weekend.



HCT Championship in Shanghai and more esports It's been a busy week in esports as usual. The World of Warcraft esports team even unveiled a shiny new website. They don't have any events coming up this weekend, so for now you can just use it to mark your esports calendar. Here are the esports we'll be watching this weekend.

Overwatch Contenders playoffs, Wild Open, and more esports My emotional kryptonite is people being nice to little kids, so please excuse this column. After I saw Kim Phan and some of Team TeSPA visit the UCI Esports girls summer camp, I had to go lie down for a while. Luckily, I can stream esports to my bedroom, so while I recover I'll have plenty to watch.

HGC returns, GSL Code S finals, and more Blizzard esports Now that Dreamhack is over, the dog days of summer are beginning in earnest.  It’s a great time to sit inside with the air conditioning on to watch some esports. HGC is continuing with a fresh slate, Overwatch Contenders is almost through with the group stage, and Seat Story returns this week, so let’s get to...

Dreamhack Summer esports calendar Dreamhack Summer is one of the biggest hubs for esports every year. Nerds flock to Jönköping by the thousands to watch pros compete in eight different titles. Three of those eight are Blizzard titles. Stock up on snacks and clear your schedule because this is the most esports action in one weekend we’ll have to...

HGC Mid-Season Brawl dominates esports schedule this weekend It’s going to be a long weekend for Blizzard esports, even if all you’re watching is the HGC Mid-Season Brawl. I’d debate whether Saturday-Wednesday can really be called a “weekend” anyway. But we’ve got a lot to cover here. Let’s get to the schedules. Heroes of the Storm HGC Mid-Season Brawl Group Stage Saturday, Sunday,...

Blizzard esports to watch this weekend We’re having a super busy week here at Blizzard Watch, but the esports train keeps on chugging along. For esports fans in general, the announcement that the League of Legends Championship Series is getting a total revamp is a big one. Though a bit outside the Blizzard bubble, the implications for the esports we cover here...

HGC Crucible, HCT Americas finals and more esports Something fun I’ve noticed covering all these Blizzard esports for a while is they tend to sync up. It makes sense with big events like Dreamhack Jönköping, that most esports would want to hold their finals there. However, it makes for a work environment where things are either boring or my hair is on fire. This...

HGC Playoffs, HCT Playoffs, and Mr Rogers on Twitch Twitch is honoring the life and legacy of Mr. Rogers by showing every single one of the nearly 900 episodes our neighbor recorded before passing away in 2003. If you’re unfamiliar with this kind, dear friend of children everywhere, you have more than two weeks to watch him before the marathon concludes. It’s also a...