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Rise defeat Cloud9 Blue in VCT Last Chance Qualifier, move on to upper final

In the VALORANT Champions Tour Last Chance Qualifier, Rise has continued their winning streak by defeating Cloud9 Blue in the upper semifinals. Despite a disconnection that caused the map to be paused during overtime in the first map and an intense three-game series, Rise has come out on top and proved they are no longer the underdogs. The first game of the Series on Breeze was one of the tournament’s most hectic and intense matches. The first half made it look like C9 Blue was in control, finishing with a

ropz shines as MOUZ eliminate Renegades from PGL Major Stockholm

MOUZ are through to the final round of the Challengers Stage in Stockholm, reverse-sweeping Renegades to remain alive in the tournament and set up a match against BIG for a spot in the Legends Stage. Despite getting off to a blazing start on Mirage, MOUZ were unable to close out the map after faltering on the T side, but managed to recover with victories on Inferno and Vertigo to take the series over the line. As a result, Renegades are out of contention, ending their tournament run with a 1-3

alex: “This feels real now, we’re playing a Major, so there’s more pressure”

Movistar Riders have had a roller coaster of emotions at the PGL Stockholm Major, where they became the first Spanish team to compete at an event of this caliber. They started off with a win against Renegades, but then fell to Virtus.pro and Entropiq before coming out on top in a barn burner against TYLOO to make it to the final day of play. Movistar Riders have started to feel the heat in Sweden alex sat down to talk after Movistar Riders' close series with TYLOO, opening up about the

‘Enemy’ music video possibly hints at young Ekko making an appearance in Arcane

We’re only a week away from the release of Riot Games’ highly anticipated Netflix series Arcane, but fans have finally gotten another sneak peek at the story in the music video for the show’s theme song, “Enemy.” Viewers also caught several glimpses of a character that suggests Runeterra’s resident time traveler Ekko might be making a significant appearance in the series. In the music video, a young Jinx is seen spending time with a mischievous boy with white hair who could be a young Ekko. They have multiple scenes together

How to Unlock Stadium Doors in Warzone: Keycards and Codes Revealed

Call of DutyImage courtesy of ActivisionHere's how to unlock the remaining Stadium doors in Warzone, and where to find the necessary keycards.After a few doors were unlocked, players have finally had a chance to have a look inside the Stadium in Warzone. While this certainly satisfied a degree of curiosity, a number of doors remained locked, requiring a code in order to be opened. The codes can be found by collecting three keycards, ad using them to unlock their designed door. Each door that players open gets them one step

What is a Sideways Weapon in Fortnite?

FortniteImage provided by Epic Games.Fortnite’s Chapter 2, Season 8 introduces a plethora of new in-game features for the player to learn and make use of, including all-new weapons to sic on opponents. Here’s what the new Sideways Weapons are, and where to find them.Sideways Weapons stand out from the game’s normal weapons for several reasons. First off, they lack magazines, feeding ammo directly from the player’s ammo stash. They can also be upgraded anywhere on the map, as long as the player has enough fragments to use. Finally, Sideways Weapons

Photos: Players take to shared stage area on day two in Stockholm

Take a look at some of the photos captured by HLTV.org's photographers in Sweden on the second day of the Challengers Stage. PGL Major Stockholm's second day of the Challenger Stage saw teams playing on the main stream move out of their practice rooms and take to the shared stage area, where Josip "brcho" Brtan and Radoslaw "MAKKU" Makuch were able to capture the emotions of players as they looked to advance to the Legends Stage, or fought to stave off elimination. The pair photographed moments of FaZe's match against

Astralis send GODSENT packing and avoid early elimination from PGL Major

Astralis took down GODSENT 2-0 in the first elimination match at the PGL Major Stockholm Challengers Stage, winning Nuke 16-3 and Vertigo 16-11. With the star duo Emil "⁠Magisk⁠" Reif and Peter "⁠dupreeh⁠" Rasmussen performing much better than on the first day, the Danes didn't look in danger throughout the series. Thanks to defeats to Entropiq and Copenhagen Flames on day 1, Astralis are now in the 1-2 bracket and will have to win two BO3s back-to-back in order to join the likes of Natus Vincere and Liquid in the

karrigan: “We could be a dark horse to go deep in this tournament”

FaZe became the first team to punch their ticket from the Challengers Stage to the Legends Stage at the Major with a clean record, taking down Spirit and ENCE in best-of-ones before making it out of the group stage unscathed with a 2-0 victory over Virtus.pro. The international squad also did so displaying a wide variety of play, winning their matches on four different maps: Overpass, Dust2, Mirage and Ancient. karrigan talked about topics ranging from the Major to team culture and having Olof back FaZe, the lowest seeded team,

Cloud9, NRG dominate NA ALGS day 3

After week one of the ALGS North America Pro League, several big-name teams were looking to come back from a disappointing first week. In the second week of play, two of those teams delivered. NRG began the day in a big way, playing outside of The Dome and picking up kill after kill with the zone at their backs, with teams forced to rotate either around or straight into them. Charlotte Phoenix ultimately picked up the first win, but NRG ended the first match in the overall lead on the