ELEAGUE Report

ELEAGUE Report

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The greatest esports podcast this week. Join Brian and Seven for a twice-weekly look at what just happened and what is coming up in the world of esports.
It’s No Joker
Dec 11 • 76 min
The B-Team is back this week as Jules and Seven discuss the big winners at the Game Awards, that Mortal Kombat 11 trailer your mother warned you about, Nintendo does the unthinkable with their next Smash character, Magic the Gathering makes a big bet on…
Risk Takers And List Makers
Dec 4 • 58 min
The gang’s all here! Listen in as Brian, Jules, and Seven chat about the insane weekend of Rocket League, the latest Overwatch League team reveals, Epic make a huge move against Valve, Hearthstone answers the league question, and Pandas… Really.
Budget Cyber Monday Esports Podcast
Nov 28 • 44 min
Brian and Seven are back to talk about the latest news and best deals in esports. This week the guys cover NetEase’s overhaul of Blizzard esports in China, Shroud is getting the gang back together, Rocket League gets a boost from ELEAGUE and Dreamhack,…
Esports Food Truck Mania
Nov 26 • 66 min
It’s another edition of your favorite turkey-fueled esports show! This week Brian and Seven chat about the removal of the EU in the EU LCS, League of Legends experiences rostermania, the Hearthstone competitive scene thinks the sky is falling, high school…
Esports Artifacts
Nov 18 • 48 min
It’s been an eventful weekend in esports with EVO champion Infiltration finding himself in legal trouble, H1Z1 Esports on death’s door, the mobile gaming market continuing to eat PC gaming, and Artifact might be pricing itself out of the market.
Pew Pew Go The Mighty Finger Guns
Nov 14 • 49 min
It’s another exciting week in esports as the guys discuss the latest Overwatch reveals, NBA2K League kicks its top player, Ninja tries to get a sniper banned, and Valve turns its back on toxic behavior in DOTA2.
Dear Blizzard, We’re Sorry.
Nov 11 • 46 min
This week the guys weigh in on another tough week for Blizzard, how the HGC might change for the future, Fortnite breaking their own player record, and the mystery of Riot Games’ Legends of Runeterra.
One By Five Reviews
Nov 7 • 53 min
This week the guys take a break from earning degrees in mathematics to discuss the turnout for Worlds, Blizzard’s API spoiling their own OWL team reveals, Tencent looking to gate gameplay time for the masses, and the latest Smash pro to come out of…
BlizzCon Special
Nov 5 • 54 min
We’re coming at you this week with a special live from BlizzCon! It was a weekend of disappointment, as all but one event ends in a clean sweep. South Korea repeats in the Overwatch World Cup, but isn’t so lucky in Starcraft. The MDI continues to prove…
Record Breaking In The Making
Oct 31 • 44 min
This week the guys discuss the latest allegations of tournament organizers not paying up, Riot jumps in bed with the WWE, Atlanta Reign makes a questionable roster pick, and the Overwatch community is up in arms over the latest changes to Contenders.
Prophets and Pumpkins
Oct 28 • 55 min
It’s a new show with a ton of esports news and… prophetic visions? Listen in as Brian and Seven go all in on Blizzard esports franchising, discuss the destructive end to the Worlds cinderella stories, and attempt to pre-order Ninja’s next album.
The Unicorn Struggle Is Real
Oct 24 • 49 min
This week the guys discuss the latest allegations of cheating in CS:GO, Unikrn’s push to take over the world of esports betting through crypto, Nike’s newest campaign involving esports, Activision Blizzard’s signing of new talent for CWL, Gwent coming out…
The Upside Down
Oct 21 • 49 min
This week the guys discuss the ripple effect of cheating in CS:GO, Arena of Valor making a push for mobile MOBA domination, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 breaking so many records, and the craziest Worlds League of Legends fans have ever seen.
Soft but Manly
Oct 17 • 51 min
Brian and Seven are back with the latest esports news and… a brand new show! Listen in as the crew discusses the wild world of esports investment, Fortnite going all-out with new events, Hearthstone disappoints in fear of - disappointment, and their first…
Parton The Interruption
Oct 1 • 48 min
This week we discuss Fortnite crossplay coming to PS4 and how it impacts microtransactions, developers, and esports, Riot’s 2018 numbers and what may be causing the downturn for League of Legends, if raiding is the future of WoW esports, and what…
The Rambling, Gambling Man
Sep 21 • 76 min
This week we go in depth on loot boxes, if they constitute gambling, and what it could mean for the gaming industry if they are banned. We also discuss Fortnite ruining marriages and esports categorization, the end of an era for two LoL power teams, and…
The Princess Is In Another Castle
Sep 12 • 92 min
Jules and Seven run you through the latest and craziest news of the week, from Rocket League’s biggest tournament, Fortnite’s community squashing endeavors, and trash people being trash. Enjoy!
A Statement On The Jacksonville Landing Shooting
Aug 26 • 3 min
A Statement On The Jacksonville Landing Shooting
Gamescom News Drip & Big In China
Aug 24 • 85 min
This week we talk about Arena of Valor’s place in mobile esports, cover the weekend’s action in Rainbow Six, Call of Duty, and Dota 2, talk NBA 2K League Expansion, Unikrn’s legal troubles, and more.
Western Clash & A Lack Of Context
Aug 16 • 103 min
This week Jules Scott joins us to discuss the HGC Western Clash, we also tackle the Ninja controversy, caster drama in the FGC, Hi-Rez, Discord, PUBG’s attempts to fix itself, the Dota 2 International, and more.
Esports Honeypot and EVO 2018
Aug 9 • 98 min
This week we have full coverage of EVO 2018. We also discuss the latest Blizzard esports news, Ninja’s Twitch Follower milestone, the confused future of Vainglory esports, and more.
How To Be Esports Ready In 3 Easy Steps
Aug 1 • 73 min
This week Seven and Jules talk about the HUGE investment into Team Solo Mid, the Overwatch League finals were amazing, Vainglory pivots, PUBG’s creator is not sold on being esports ready, and Hearthstone has its first Master.
Fortnite Fails and Tournament Derails
Jul 27 • 80 min
This week Seven and Jules talk about the $20 Billion dollar prediction, esports gain traction with the International Olympic Committee, PUBG has an esports plan, Hi-Rez tries to kickstart Realm Royale, and Epic kicks the Fortnite community where it hurts.
Esports Hullabaloo & ELEAGUE SFV Invitational
Jul 16 • 65 min
This week we are live from the ELEAGUE SFV Invitational. In addition to tournament coverage, we discuss OWL’s newly minted broadcast deal, the new Hearthstone expansion: The Boomsday Project, PUBG finding a new life in esports, and more.
Swipe Right For Esports
Jul 4 • 92 min
This week we look at some peculiar esports partnerships, talk about the CS:GO Player Association, Hero 28 is coming to Overwatch, the roster moves are coming fast, and Europe continues to dominate in the HCT.
Optic 9 and Pumped Up Kicks
Jun 27 • 70 min
This week, mobile esports is back in the news, Splyce raises more capital, ELEAGUE finds itself in a roster bind again, HCT Summer Championships are coming up, and is esports about to get the signature shoe treatment.
Twitch Killers and Esports Diseases
Jun 20 • 90 min
On this week’s show, the state of streaming platforms and can anyone bring down Twitch, Activision Blizzard has their sights set on CoD franchising, Ninja signs a deal with Red Bull, and the WHO has classified gaming addiction as a disorder.
E3 and iHob
Jun 13 • 88 min
This week we look at more changes coming to the Rainbow Six Pro League, Jules Scott joins us to talk the state of the HGC, OWL may be coming to Australia, HCT has another blunder, and we nerd out about E3…and babies!
Fortnite and Fight Night
Jun 6 • 71 min
On this week’s show we discuss why Fortnite is winning the battle royale wars, further changes coming to the Dota 2 Pro Circuit, what we can learn from H1Z1 Esports, and Shayan Tamayo joins us to talk Body Count Fighting 6.
Epic Lawsuits and Esports Fatigue
May 30 • 89 min
This week we discuss if Bluehole’s copyright lawsuit against Epic will be successful, Riot’s “new” deal with ESPN, Overwatch League’s future expansion, and more.
V-Bucks and Marketing Ploys
May 23 • 74 min
This week we discuss Epic making it rain for Fortnite Esports, a record breaking week in esports viewership, what is wrong with the Shanghai Dragons, and can collegiate Esports be more than just cheesy marketing.
FU and Financial Entanglements
May 17 • 70 min
On this week’s show, Esports betting is on its way, and it promises to make an already complicated ownership ecosystem even more so. OWL is denied its Hanzo Main, Fusion University goes shirtless, Nate Nanzer is making it rain, and much more!
Hearthstone Famous and Ninja vs Doctor
Apr 25 • 72 min
This week we dive deeper into the EU LCS franchising news, discuss the battle between PUBG and Fortnite, recap a crazy quarter of esports investment, and Brian gets to take his quarterly shot at the NCAA.
Headphones Are For Bullies and Felonious OWLs
Apr 19 • 67 min
This week we tackle the Bully Hunters debacle and how this was doomed from the start. 2K League impresses the guys as does the seemingly out of nowhere E-MLS season. And it wouldn’t be a week in esports without more OWL player drama, but this time it’s…
Noah’s Esports Ark and That Racist Elephant
Apr 4 • 91 min
This week The Overwatch League continues to tweak its playoff format, Riot finally brings franchising to the EU LCS, Cloud9 and SK continue their roster shuffles, and Brian gives himself an aneurysm trying to figure out why esports can’t seem to get it…
Dive Comps and Taco-Shaped Holes
Mar 28 • 85 min
This week we recap the Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoffs, discuss the changes to the Overwatch World Cup, cover the latest card reveals for Hearthstone: The Witchwood, and Seven bemoans the potential loss of Stewie2K.
Xtremely Questionable Content and Esports Is Over 9000
Mar 21 • 73 min
The Overwatch League can’t stay out of the news when it comes to their code of conduct. Drake and Ninja break the internet, but Seven is not impressed. Plus, Dragon Ball FighterZ wins their way into our hearts and Hearthstone announces its newest…
Soap Boxes and Shitty Esports People
Mar 13 • 69 min
It’s been a hell of a week for the Overwatch League and we do our best to wade through the massive amounts of controversy generated by the league’s players, casters, and mods. From xQc to Malik Forte and Soe to Uncleswagg, we do our best to try and help…
The CSGO Summit, HCT Tour Stop Germany, Esports Gambling, ESL Competitive Integrity Issues
Feb 20 • 68 min
We’re back with Kevin Hitt of VPEsports to chat about the importance of the CSGO Summit, Valve playing the good parent ahead of a possible wave of esports gambling, players at HCT Germany go greedy with their new meta decks, and ESL just can’t seem to get…
The ELEAGUE Major, improving competitive CS:GO, Overwatch League, Facebook and Twitch exclusive streaming deals
Feb 6 • 80 min
Kevin Hitt from VP Esports joins to chat about the new era of NA Counterstrike, the ELEAGUE Major, how to improve the competitive CS:GO scene, what’s going on with The Dallas Fuel in the Overwatch League, and we weigh in on the recent big-money exclusive…
Overwatch League Week 1, eMLS, HCT World Championship, HGC Preview with Jules Scott, and NALCS Predictions with Alex Magdaleno
Jan 18 • 100 min
On this weeks show, the guys give their impressions on the first week of the Overwatch League, MLS throws their hat in the esports ring, and Seven makes his predictions for the HCT World Championship. Jules Scott joins us to give her HGC power rankings,…
The Overwatch League Is Here with Jamerson, HGC Changes with Jules Scott, Kevin Hitt on the ELEAGUE Boston Major and HRX 2018
Jan 11 • 98 min
We’re back from our seemingly endless hiatus with Week 1 of the Overwatch League with Jamerson, Jules Scott joins us to go over changes within the HGC, Kevin Hitt previews Fnatic and Gambit for the upcoming ELEAGUE Boston Major, and we recap Brian’s time…
ELEAGUE Cup, Paladins Premier League with Todd Harris, Kobolds and Catacombs with Dr Jikininki and John Horstmann, Boston Major with Kevin Hitt, Overwatch League Sanctions
Dec 5, 2017 • 116 min
This week we cover the Rocket League ELEAGUE Cup, Todd Harris from Hi-Rez Studios discusses their partnership with WESA to form the Paladins Premier League, Dr. Jikininki and John Horstmann from Well Met! talk Kobolds and Catacombs, Kevin Hitt previews SK…
Hearthstone Reveals, Overwatch Contenders Expansion, Astralis and BIG with Kevin Hitt, NA LCS Rosterpocalypse with Alex Magdaleno
Nov 28, 2017 • 89 min
This week Seven picks some of his favorite new cards from Hearthstone’s latest expansion Kobolds and Catacombs, Brian rants about over expansion in Overwatch Contenders, Kevin Hitt joins us to preview Astralis and BIG heading into the ELEAGUE Boston…
IEM Oakland, CS:GO Major Preview with Kevin Hitt, League of Legends Roster Moves with Alex Magdaleno, HGC Rosterpocalypse with Jules Scott, Dragon Winner of ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship
Nov 21, 2017 • 118 min
We hope you are truly down for the esport, because we have a massive show for you this week! The guys recap IEM Oakland’s PUBG Invitational and CS:GO tournaments, ELEAGUE’S Rocket League Cup announcement, and the results from Red Bull Battlegrounds. Kevin…
BlizzCon Special: Overwatch League, Heroes of the Storm HGC Finals with Jules Scott, Sam Braithwaite on the future of the HGC, and Kobolds and Catacombs
Nov 13, 2017 • 108 min
This week, we discuss all of the BlizzCon announcements: Overwatch League Divisoins, Overwatch’s new hero Moira, Kobolds and Catacombs are coming to Hearthstone, and Hanzo and Alexstraza come to the Nexus. Jules Scott from Convert to Raid joins us to…
Jacob Wolf on EU LCS and Esports Journalism, Rip on ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship, and Alex Magdaleno on League of Legends Worlds
Nov 8, 2017 • 75 min
Jacob Wolf from ESPN esports joins us to to talk the struggles of being an esports journalist and gives us the lowdown on franchising in the LCS. Rip sees if he can beat the caster curse by picking the Group B winners for the Injustice 2 World…
Overwatch League, Injustice 2 World Championship, Rumored Hearthstone Expansion, and League of Legends Worlds
Nov 1, 2017 • 88 min
The boys are back and they’ve brought beer! On our inaugural episode we start diving into the biggest 4 weeks in esports with coverage of the Overwatch League’s march to the preseason as well as spectator changes coming to the Overwatch World Cup. We sit…