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Gen.G eliminates Luminosity from NA VCT Last Chance Qualifier

The Luminosity Gaming VALORANT roster has played their final official VCT competition this year. After falling to Gen.G in two maps in the lower bracket of the North American Last Chance Qualifier, Luminosity is the first team eliminated from the event. Both teams came out firing on Haven and went into halftime tied 6-6. Gen.G built their lead after switching to the attack side, with koosta delivering some more clutches in post-plant situations. They got up to 10-7 before an LG timeout, after which LG lost a backbreaking five-vs-two round

Ubisoft invests in blockchain gaming

Ubisoft’s second quarterly earnings report revealed some interesting news today about the company’s investments. According to the document, the Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry developer is getting into blockchain gaming. Ubisoft participated in a funding round for Australian gaming company Animoca Brands, which was founded in 2014 by Yat Siu and David Kim. Animoca Brands has a few blockchain games currently available. There’s the racing game REVV Motorsport and NFT game F1 Delta Time, where players can collect various racing-related NFTs. For those more into building and exploration, there’s The

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

Sources: Bjergsen to depart TSM after 8 seasons

Bjergsen is leaving TSM following eight seasons with the team, sources familiar with his decision told Dot Esports. The Danish native who coached TSM during the 2021 League of Legends season will be testing the market as a free agent mid laner this offseason. The decision comes after back-and-forth discussions between Bjergsen and TSM team management as the team attempted to retain its former franchise player, according to sources. Bjergsen’s next destination will officially be determined when players are allowed to sign new contracts with teams on the evening of

G2 jungler Jankos explains why Europe fell short at Worlds 2021: ‘We have about 18 games in a split. [LCK teams] can play up to f*****g 60, 70 games’

Earlier this week, G2 Esports jungler Jankos sounded off on the pitfalls of the LEC and why professional League of Legends in Europe pales in comparison to other regions across the globe.  Jankos mentioned how players from Europe were being sold and bought out by North American teams during the offseason process. Last year, European natives like Perkz, Alphari, and others were picked up by North American squads ahead of the regular season.  [embedded content] “Half of our players [are] being sold to NA every single split because EU teams

‘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

Activision CEO to Take Pay Cut, Waive Arbitration in Harassment Claims

Top GamesBobby Kotick, left, has asked Activision Blizzard's board of directors to significantly reduce his salary temporarily. / Kevin Dietsch/GettyImagesActivision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has announced he will take a steep pay cut and waive forced arbitration on sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, or related retaliation.Kotick has been the company's steward since 2008. A pair of court cases and investigations, led by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, have accused Activision Blizzard of a culture rife with sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination. Activision

Faker has only lost one game against a North American team so far in his career

The 2021 League of Legends World Championship is taking a short break following the conclusion of the quarterfinals. There are no North American teams left in the tournament after Cloud9 lost to Gen.G on Monday, Oct. 25.  Only four teams remain at Worlds 2021: T1, DWG KIA, Gen.G, and EDward Gaming. And T1’s mid laner, Faker, has an impressive record against NA teams in his career, as originally pointed out by Reddit user samfwayne7. The Korean legend has only lost one game against an LCS team while posting 23 wins.