Thousands of fans packed into the Mandalay Bay Events Center to catch the North American League of Legends Spring Finals between two of the game’s longest-running teams, rivals Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) and Team Solomid (TSM).
Get ready, Las Vegas. Aphromoo, Yellowstar and dozens of other summoners are invading the Mandalay Bay Events Center this weekend.
Past the glittering slots of the Downtown Grand’s main casino floor Saturday, a crowd gathered in a small events room to watch and cheer as pairs of teams faced off in a fast-paced, high-energy fight to victory during the North American video game finals tournament.
Rahul Sood admitted at the outset of his Thursday morning keynote address at the Global Gaming Expo that it had been awhile since he visited Las Vegas.
The two keynote speakers at last year’s Global Gaming Expo angered half the audience. This year’s addresses are sure to infuriate the rest of the crowd.
A competitive video-gaming organization will begin testing players for performance-enhancing drugs next month, as the field of so-called eSports moves further into the mainstream and prize pools climb.
Jason Somerville is a World Series of Poker bracelet winner with almost $4 million in documented career live tournament earnings. Yet it’s his wildly popular Web series titled “Run It Up” that has revolutionized the way millennials are watching and learning poker and made him a mainstream sensation.
Las Vegas high school student Javier Salazar may have started doing graphic design just two years ago, but he’s one of only three U.S. competitors in the Adobe World Championship in Anaheim, Calif., which pitted him against 31 others from 17 countries.
Note to parents: All those hours your kids spend blazing a trail of destruction in video games may not be a complete waste of time, after all.