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Lamborghini's The Real Race has Entered the Esports World

Lamborghini's The Real Race Has Entered The Esports World

One of the world's most powerful automobiles, Lamborghini, has entered the world of esports — specifically sim racing. Partnering with Assetto Corsa Competizione by Kunos Simulazioni, the inaugural virtual one-make series The Real Race, starts on May 29. The tournament consists of five qualifying weekends, before the live finale hosted at the Lamborghini headquarters in Sant'Agata […]

Magic: The Gathering Cancelling All Upcoming MagicFests For 2020

Magic: The Gathering Cancelling All Upcoming MagicFests For 2020

For the last few decades, Magic: The Gathering has thrived on the thrill of its competitive play. From Grand Prix to Pro Tours, to Worlds and the Magic Invitational, this game has been played by pros for a long time. However, when push comes to shove there is a time and a place for everything, and […]

Who Won The Brand New Red Bull Power Spike Tournament

Who Won The Brand New Red Bull Power Spike Tournament

The brand new Red Bull Power Spike wrapped up on May 24th. The month-long League of Legends tournament was exciting for both players and viewers, who all got to enjoy the daily 1v1 tournaments from the comfort of their own homes. From April 27 to May 24th, we saw thousands of players test their skills for […]

Week Six of State Farm's #PlayApartTogether Tournament is in High Gear

Week Six Of State Farm's #PlayApartTogether Tournament Has Begun

State Farm's #PlayApartTogether Tournament entered it's sixth week on May 28, bringing players into the world of Forza 7. #PlayApartTogether brings the world's athletes and games, including Mike Tyson, Nick Cannon, and Melissa Ortiz — who recently competed in Fifa 20! Forza 7 is the perfect game for the #PlayApartTogether initiative — it's perfect for both […]

EA and Respawn Entertainment's are Bringing the ALGS this Summer

Apex Legends Global Series Coming From EA & Respawn Entertainment

For esports fans looking for something to cheer on while the world is still under lockdown, EA and Respawn Entertainment have announced their new Summer Circuit in the Apex Legends Global Series — a four-month-long series of online competitions. This competition will bring the Apex competitive community together like never before, by giving competitors ample […]

The Esports Awards Reveals 2020 Format For An Online Ceremony

The Esports Awards Reveals 2020 Format For An Online Ceremony

The Esports Awards revealed their plans this morning for an all-online version of the 2020 ceremony and changes to the format. Like a lot of events, the awards are no exception to the problems caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, so there will be no in-person ceremony this year. Kicked off by a new spotlight shows […]

Opinion: On The Nature Of Emotes In Magic: The Gathering: Arena

Opinion: On The Nature Of Emotes In Magic: The Gathering: Arena

Hello there, loyal readers! Today we will be discussing the nature and etiquette of emotes in Magic: The Gathering: Arena, Wizards of the Coast's online interface for Magic: The Gathering play. I'd like to begin with a disclaimer that none of these opinions reflect any entity bigger than myself – they aren't the opinions of Bleeding Cool, […]

Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Talks About Ikoria Complexity

Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Talks About Ikoria Complexity

Wizards of the Coast's Head Designer for their acclaimed trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, has made a statement regarding the complexity of their newest set, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths. Mark Rosewater, head of design for Magic's Research and Development team, has openly admitted that Ikoria has been an experiment on determining just how high of a capacity players, both […]

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Pro Driver Daniel Abt Caught Cheating In Esports Racing Event

It takes a certain kind of human being to cheat at an esports racing game when you are literally an expert in racing real cars. A German professional driver named Daniel Abt was scheduled to participate in the Formula E Race at Home Challenge, which has been running since April 18th and is set to […]

Magic: The Gathering's Full Sleeves Secret Lair Art Showcase

Magic: The Gathering's Full Sleeves Secret Lair Art Showcase

Today, Wizards of the Coast gave us a Secret Lair drop to reveal for Magic: The Gathering, to massive acclaim. There were so many images included in our planned initial reveal that we couldn't actually reveal them all to you. So, please allow us to indulge a bit more by giving you the full art […]

Magic: The Gathering - Announcing "Full Sleeves" Secret Lair Drop

Magic: The Gathering Announces Full Sleeves Secret Lair Drop

Today, we here at Bleeding Cool have a real treat for you. From their secret lair in Seattle, Wizards of the Coast entrusted us with a secret of our own – something we wouldn't be allowed to tell you about until now. Are you ready for this? Here we go: That's right, folks, it's a new […]

Call Of Duty League Launches Warzone Weekend Today

Today, the Call Of Duty League will kick off a new competition as Warzone Weekend will debut on YouTube this afternoon. As the company looks to its league for new ideas of competition with everyone being handled online, they made up a new event in the battle royale mode with the first-ever closed-server competition in […]

Patrick Mahomes Named Madden NFL 20 Cover Athlete

FOX Sports 1 To Air The Madden NFL 20 Invitational

Starting Friday, May 22 at 10 PM ET, FOX Sports 1 will air the early rounds of the EA Sports Madden NFL 20 Invitational, featuring real-life NFL stars playing for a good cause. This invitational originally took place in March to raise awareness for the CDC Foundations COVID-19 relief effort, where LA Chargers' safety Derwin […]

Scuf Revealed Their Refresh Of The NBA 2K League Collection

Scuf Revealed Their Refresh Of The NBA 2K League Collection

Scuf released new images and prices this week for a new line of gaming controllers created for their NBA 2K League Collection. If you're not familiar with this line, these controllers are specifically designed for every esports team tied to a real NBA team as part of the league. As you can see examples here […]

Hearthstone Masters Tour Montreal Moves Tournament Online

Hearthstone Masters Tour Montreal Moves Tournament Online

Yet another Hearthstone event moves to online competition as the Hearthstone Masters Tour behind qualifiers this week. The word came down from the company earlier today that they would begin the road to qualifiers as Blizzard continues to navigate the waters of holding tournaments online that are fair and free fo cheating. While the event […]

Magic: The Gathering Announces Double Masters, A New August Set

Magic: The Gathering Announces Double Masters, A New August Set

Today, from seemingly out of the blue, Wizards of the Coast announced a new Masters-style Magic: The Gathering set – the first in about two years – called Double Masters. The new set, geared to release in August of this year, examines the concept of doubling as one theme therein. With Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths and Commander […]

Wizards of the Coast Releases May's "State of Arena" Address

Wizards Of The Coast Releases MTG's May State Of Arena Address

Wizards of the Coast, creator of the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, has released their notes on Magic: The Gathering: Arena, the game's online interface, for May. Their article includes not only notes on reception and bug reports but also serves as an official slew of announcements for new and continuing events such as Brawlers' […]

Blizzard Reveals "World Of Warcraft" 2020 Esports Events

Blizzard Reveals Updated Arena World Championship 2020 Plans

Blizzard has released an updated set of plans for the Arena World Championship 2020, which will be done completely online. Like a lot of esports organizations, the staff was forced to take things remotely after COVID-19 put a stop to everything. Which includes the AWC Battle for Azeroth season being held entirely online. According to […]

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Magic: The Gathering Establishes Drastic Bans In Eternal And Brawl

Wizards of the Coast, the creator of world-renowned card game Magic: The Gathering, tends to design and develop their Magic cards with very few oversights. Most of their sets are relatively tame in a general sense, save for the occasional uptick in power creep here and there. However, every once in a blue moon a card […]

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Magic: The Gathering Finally Releases Physical Ikoria Cards

After what felt like a very long month's wait due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wizards of the Coast has finally released their newest Magic: The Gathering set in a physical form. Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths can now be found in stores in North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, and the European Union, either in local gaming […]