We’re covering the Richard Lewis and Loda controversy–a hot topic in esports, as well as the tournament it overshadowed: FACEIT Season 3 Finals at DreamHack Winter. And of course, The Micro!
We’re covering the Fragbite Masters Season 5 Finals, CS:GO Roster Moves, #CapcomCup2015, Call of Duty World League Qualifiers, and more. What don’t we talk about!? And of course, The Micro!
An epic discussion on the accountability of developers, and who esports needs more — the games, or the community. We’re also covering the ESL/ESEA Pro League Finals, of which Fnatic continued dominance in, a unique esports experience at The Summit 4, and of course, The Micro!
An epic discussion on several hot esports topics! Activision/Blizzard’s purchase of MLG. Public player salaries. Turner Eleague’s Road to Vegas finals, and much more.
Cloud 9 adds the controversial wunderkind, Stewie2k. Valve confirms the ex-iBUYPOWER players’ worst nightmare–life time ban, and why you should care. We wrap it up with some story-not-stories in The Micro.
An exciting episode featuring an interview with the incredibly talented Jason Roman of GotFrag and GameSense. Also including Starladder CS:GO and Dota2 recaps, TQM joins Astralis–the first player owned organization, and Genesis 3 SMASH! We wrap it up with The Micro.
This episode is covering some interesting, thought provoking topics surrounding the role of homegrown tournaments VS big developer backed circuits, spurred by a wonderful Daily Dot article by Steven Jurek. Followed by a discussion surrounding the misunderstood pickup of Stewie2k by Cloud9–with audio from C9 N0thing. We start the episode off with a DreamHack Leipzig CS:GO Recap, where Na’Vi took the crown 2 – 0 by the no-longer-underdog-Luminosity. We wrap it up with The Micro, of course.
Why do esports feel the need to be validated by outside media? Better yet, why do esports attack those who don’t? We’re diving into the discussion thanks to one fateful tweet by a professional skier, questioning the sanctity of Halo at the 2016 Winter Xgames in Aspen, Colorado. Continuing with talk about G2’s new, not-new CS:GO team, and of course, the Micro!
This week in esports drama: Vulcun’s parent company caught hijacking browsers and force feeding ads through an extension. That extension is ninja installed through an update to a popular game: Running Fred. Vulcun hasn’t released a statement as of the recording of this show. Cloud 9 had a poor showing at the Global Esports Cup, and took the low road of excuses. Finally, we clear the air with Team Liquid’s CS:GO Head Coach James O’Connor in an epic interview that starts with drama, and ends with actual useful information on coaching in professional gaming.
This week on TCR, we’re talking ESL Pro League week 1 and 2: what’s going on with CLG? Is Optic Gaming’s 1st place really as impressive as it looks? More importantly, why is no one talking about Virtus Pro being 0-8 on the season? Afterwards, we discuss the Mortal Kombat X Sort-Of-But-No-Really-Real documentary by Machinima. Finally, we’re wrapping it up with the Micro: MLG Groups, and Team Secret exposed!