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Maic: the Gathering's Core 2021 Debut Reveals Delayed

Magic: The Gathering's Core 2021 Debut Reveals Delayed

Today, a decision by Wizards of the Coast was made to delay the official debut stream for Magic: The Gathering's upcoming set, Core 2021. The set's unveiling was delayed out of respect for the National Day of Mourning in America. However, some sources debuted preview cards officially despite this information. Three days prior, Wizards of the […]

"Call of Duty" League is Headed Online-Only Due to Coronavirus

Call Of Duty League Postpones Their Events In Minnesota

Following the actions taken by Activision this week, the Call Of Duty League has decided to postpone their upcoming events in Minnesota. The organization sent out the statement below about their upcoming events in the city of Minneapolis after, officially putting off the Minnesota Home Series that would have taken place next week from June […]

Betties Bombers Starts Operation Mutual Aid to help First Responders

Betties Bombers Starts Operation Mutual Aid To Help First Responders

Betties Bombers, in conjunction with Brigade Esports, will be doing a live stream during this two-week event, to help raise donations for OMA Those who are interested in watching can tune in to their Twitch and Mixer channels Want to sign-up to help? Check out the Betties Bombers Discord for more information.[caption id="attachment_1215951" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Betties[...]

Magic: The Gathering: Tayam, Luminous Enigma Sliver Deck Tech

Magic: The Gathering: Tayam, Luminous Enigma Sliver Deck Tech

We will admit, our tabletop games author has a problem. Josh Nelson is thoroughly obsessed with the dead as portrayed in tabletop gaming. Oftentimes, that means specifically reanimating the dead. Well, we here at Bleeding Cool decided that if this issue was going to be resolved, it'd be to show Josh the nature of what happens […]

Magic: The Gathering's Double Masters Pricing Angers Social Media

Magic: The Gathering's Double Masters Pricing Angers Social Media

Wizards of the Coast, after having done away with the manufacturer-suggested retail prices on their Magic: The Gathering product, has shown that their product is one that people will buy despite spikes in unregulated retail prices. However, lately, a fair few vocal people in the Magic community on Twitter have spoken out against the experimental prices […]

"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering Erratas Companion Rule, Updates Ban List

Wizards of the Coast, in a rather surprising move, has officially given functional errata to a major new rule in their acclaimed trading card game, Magic: The Gathering. This rule change, which affects the mechanics of the Companion mechanic from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, comes after an extreme influx of Companion cards used as such in […]

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

However, when push comes to shove there is a time and a place for everything, and therefore the people governing Magic's competitive scene have made the decision to cancel all high-end competitive events, including MagicFests, for the remainder of the year.[caption id="attachment_1213763" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Magic: The Gathering: Arena avatar for Jace Beleren, a Planeswalker and[...]

Who Won The Brand New Red Bull Power Spike Tournament

Who Won The Brand New Red Bull Power Spike Tournament

Daily prizes included:First place:Two Masterwork chestsTwo Random in-game skinsTwo Legendary CapsulesRole highlight on DiscordCustom Tag on DiscordSecond - Fourth Place:Two Masterwork chestsTwo in-game skinsFifth - Eighth place:Two Masterwork chestsThere's no word yet if Red Bull will host another League of Legends tournament yet, but esports fans can enjoy the other tournaments and events Red Bull[...]

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

Like in all esports, some communication is required for good and fulfilling gameplay That being said, Arena doesn't quite need an emote system to work optimally between two random strangers I know that I've gone many games without emoting to my opponents, or them emoting to me I mostly ignore those happy few who do emote.But[...]

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

48 players from different teams will be dropped into the Call Of Duty: Warzone map and fight one giant game of pro-esports battle royale in a winner-take-all 10k prize competition If you're into the game and want to see some of the top players in the league duke it out over a quick cash prize,[...]

Patrick Mahomes Named Madden NFL 20 Cover Athlete

FOX Sports 1 To Air The Madden NFL 20 Invitational

With traditional sports on temporary hiatus due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, esports competitions have become the current outlets for those who crave the excitement of sporting events Athletes themselves have found a great outlet within the esports community, which gives them the opportunity to still play and be competitive, just in a different way![caption[...]

Nethroi Apex of Death art mtg Tomasz Jedruszek

Nethroi: A Re-Inspection Of The Deck Tech For Magic: The Gathering

Hello, loyal readers and fans of Wizards of the Coast's iconic trading card game Magic: The Gathering! Nearly two months ago, we here at Bleeding Cool wrote up a Commander deck tech for Nethroi, Apex of Death. Well, now that Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths and Commander 2020 have officially been released worldwide, we decided to take another look at […]

Scuf Revealed Their Refresh Of The NBA 2K League Collection

Scuf Revealed Their Refresh Of The 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 from the Venom for the Charlotte Hornets, the Jazz Gaming for the Utah Jazz, and the King's Guard for the Sacramento Kings[...]