Capcom has confirmed their 2019 plans for their ‘Capcom Pro Tour’ Street Fighter tournament series, and this time around there’s $600,000 up for grabs. Fighting games remain a growing area in the esports landscape, and Capcom has revealed they remain committed to the cause, rebooting the Capcom Pro Tour tournament series with an adjusted format and a new $600,000 US Dollar prize pool – even as fans debate what the future holds for Street Fighter 5 in general. As always, the Capcom Pro Tour will run across the year in order to determine the 32 best Street Fighter players in the world. At the end of the year, that top 32 will compete in a larger-scale grand finals event organized by Capcom, where a world champion will be crowned. For several years PlayStation acted as the main sponsor of the Pro Tour, with grand finals hosted at their PSX events. Last year, Capcom struck out alone and held grand finals solo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Capcom Pro Tour makes smart … [Read more...] about Street Fighter’s Capcom Pro Tour esports series returns in 2019 with $600,000 up for grabs
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YOU could now be in with a chance of grabbing a slice of £220,000 for playing Farming Simulator. While it may seem niche, the series is actually wildly popular across Europe, with more than a million copies of Farming Simulator 19 being sold in its first ten days on sale. There will be ten events held both online and at major gaming events across Europe in the run-up to the grand finals at FarmCon 2020, next year's iteration of Giants' huge convention for fans of the game. The winning three-person team at that tournament will walk away with a whopping €100,000 (£87,000). Giants says it "can’t wait to show the world that farming can indeed be fun and competitive at the same time." The firm believes it has "found the right mix of real farming and fun to play game elements to ensure everyone will find it entertaining." Competitive farming in the real world is big business too, with events such as Ireland's National Ploughing Championships attracting audiences in … [Read more...] about Farming Simulator League launches – and there’s £220,000 in prize money up for grabs
Speedruning competition organiser the Global Speedrun Association will hold its first live event in April, where Celeste, Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Odyssey speedrunners will compete for cash prizes.The speedrunning community is known for its collaborative spirit, and for sharing knowledge and tricks between players, so the GSA's announcement has caused a stir. It has previously hosted streamed speedrunning competitions with cash prizes, partly funded by its relationships with both developers and online gambling company Esports Entertainment Group, but hosting a live event represents a widening of its scope.The GSA said the event will include the grand finals of its Super Mario 64, Super Mario Odyssey and Celeste leagues, as well as panels with famous speedrunners. It will announce the location of the event and begin selling tickets in the "coming weeks".Some influential speedrunners have since spoken out against the event. German runner OddBod has written a lengthy post that is … [Read more...] about Global Speedrun Association reveals live competition, cash prizes up for grabs
Did you miss out on our previous Elite Dangerous giveaway? It's quite possible given that it only ran over the weekend. But we're not the type of people to let you miss out just because you were out having a good time. So we're giving you another chance to win one of the new PCGN-exclusive Cobra Mk III paint jobs. Where must you go for such treasure? Good news - you're in the right spot, just keep on reading downwards and you shall find your prize. Well, almost - this is a competition, but we do have another 5000 paint jobs to give away, so it's likely that you'll get one. Check out the best free Steam games if you want more freebies. If you want to have a look at the spaceship skin that's up for grabs then all you need to do is look to the images above and below this text. See that - the glorious white paint with orange and black highlights. Is that our branded shade of orange, you ask? What do you think? Anyway, enough chatter. You missed out on our previous Elite … [Read more...] about We have another 5000 Elite Dangerous Cobra Mk III PCGN paint jobs up for grabs!
THERE is a lot of hard cash sloshing around competitive gaming these days, with millions being dished out to players of well-known games such as DOTA 2, Overwatch and Fortnite. There's now a new player in the game, as adult-oriented publisher Nutaku just announced its own Lewd Gaming Championship, with £19,000 ($25,000) up for grabs. 64 gamers will enter the world's first adult gaming esports tournament using TnT's "intense mobile tank warfare". All the entrants will get a 12-month membership to adult entertainment site YouPorn, who are sponsoring the event. It's not YouPorn's first foray into competitive gaming - the site has its own Team YP competing in Overwatch and Super Smash Bros tournaments. TnT is described as an HD mobile game featuring tank-to-tank combat against both the AI in a single-player campaign featuring "sexy militants" and other busty anime beauties. The gameplay itself is mostly not of an adult nature, though it features hentai collectables which most … [Read more...] about Lewd Gaming Championships launch with £19,000 in prize money up for grabs