Strangely we have little news today.... I guess nothing happened this week in gaming
The Nintendo World Champion is from America! USA USA USA!
Bethesda announced a new Strategy Card Game, Here's to hoping for some awesome game breaking bugs...I mean features
Nintendo World Championships 2015 (1:25)
Dear Quality Show,
Why did Activision abandon Xbox Quality Show WHYYYYYYYYYYYY *sob*
Black Ops III (7:12)
Dishonored 2 (16:10)
Elder Scrolls Legends (20:50)
Afro Samurai 2 (25:25)
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (31:10)
Star Wars The Old Republic: Knights of the Fallen Empire (33:35)
Earthbound Beginnings (37:10)
South Park: The Fractured but Whole (40:18)
For Honor (42:56 )
Assassins Creed Syndicate (47:11)
Rainbow Six Siege (51:02)
Tom Clany's Ghost Recon Wildlands (54:10)
Fallout 4 (58:17)
Rare Collection (1:03:55)
INDIE GAME SHOUTOUT
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WE WILL SPOIL MATCHES AND TOURNAMENTS WE TALK ABOUT, SO LISTEN AT YOUR OWN RISK.
IN STARCRAFT 2 NEWS (1:13:08)
This weeks current WCS Top 5 Standings are
Life-(Z) with 4925
her0-(P) with 4875
Maru-(T) with 4500
PartinG-(P) with 4225
Dream-(T) with 3450
IN DOTA 2 NEWS (1:13:29)
The DOTA 2 Pit League Season 3 is closing in on the finals with EG and Virtus Pro facing off for the first spot for the finals. Down in the Lower Brackets Hellraisers is facing off against Cloud9 while Secret goes up against NiP to continue their fight through the lower brackets to the finals.
Meanwhile, the ESL ONE Frankfurt competition is underway. The next m atch will be played at 10pm PST between Virtus Pro and EG. 3 hours after that Invictus Gaming will be facing off against Team Secret. The winers of those matches will move on to the finals. The matches will be streamed onto Twitch.tv/ESLONE
IN LOL NEWS (1:15:20)
Please listen to the podcast, Buddha forgot to write up comprehensive notes for this section.
IN FIGHTING GAME NEWS (1:16:40)
The Smash Bros Melee Tournament, CEO CyberPower 2015m will be taking place next Friday in Orlando, Florida. While it is an open Tournament there are some confirmed notable entrants. Those entrants are Armada (Alliance), Leffen (SoloMid), Gahtzu, Pulp, The Moon, SFAT (Melee It On Me), Soft (Smash Studios), Cactuar, Mew2King (COGnitive Gaming), Westballz, HugS, S2J, Chillindude (Team Liquid), Zhu, Abate, Darkain, Hungrybox (Team Liquid), DJ Nintendo, Ken (Team Liquid), Colbol (Smash Studios), MacD, Azen, Larry Lurr, and Wizzrobe (COGnitive Gaming).
The prize pool has not been set yet but it is known that the winner of the tournament will get 60% of the prize pool. The tournament will be streamed on Twitch.tv/VGBootCamp and Twitch.tv/TeamSp00ky.
IN HEARTHSTONE NEWS (1: 18:41)
This weeks HWC region leaders are
Tomflr from Australia/New Zealand
Lifecoach from Europe
Akogare from Japan
Leomane from Latin America
SilentStorm from North America
Neilyo from Southeast Asia
SpiderRoger from Taiwan
The Hearthstone Pro League is still in the midst of its Round Robin Stage with Dog and JAB leading the pack. The matches are being streamed onto PVPLive throughout the week.
IN CS:GO NEWS (1:19:35)
The Face-it Tournament is underway with its second round of Divisional Qualifiers. Currently in the EU Division EnVyUs is in the lead with 9 points, with fnatic, Virtus Pro, and TSM right behind them with 6 points each.
In the NA Division, Cloud9 is in the lead with 21 points, with TeamLiquid and eLevate FAR behind with 6 points.
And lastly in the Oceanic Division, there is a 3 way tie for first between Immunity, DireWolves, and Renegades.
Over at the CEVO tournament we have their Divisional Stages getting close to finishing. In the NA Division, Cloud9 is in the lead with 29 points, Luminosity behind them with 24 points, and Tempo and CLG behind them with 20 points each.
Over in the EU Division, we have Virtus Pro in the lead with 21 points, then NiP behind them with 16 points, and then mouz in 3rd with 14 points.
The ESL ESEA Pro League finished its last few matches in its Divisional Stages. The top 4 teams of each Division will proceed in the tournament.
In the EU Division Virtus Pro, Fnatic, and TSM all have 48 points while EnVyUs is in 4th with 45 points.
While in the NA Division, Cloud9 is in the lead with 51 points, K.Stars right behind with 42 points, and Luminosity and CLG holding the last 2 spots right now with 39 points.
Over on the StarLadder Tournament, the Playoffs are beginning THIS Sunday starting at 2pm PST with Flipsid3 vs Navi, followed by a match between EnVyUs vs Gplay. It is expected to be some intense playoff matches. The first place prize is $22,000. The games will be streamed onto Twitch.tv/FACEITTV.
IN HEROES OF THE STORM NEWS (1:21:37)
The MSI Masters Gaming Arena finished up with the team No Limits being defeated by MVP Black 2-1. Team MVP Black walked away with $30,000.
DreamHack Summer 2015 has finished up with Team Liquid taking first and winning $5,000.
The World Cyber Arena has finished with Tempo Storm beating Cloud9 Maelstrom, earning Tempo Storm $10,000.
Meanwhile the ESL Heroes of the Storm Tournament has finished up with Tempo Storm once again beating Cloud9 Maelstrom out for first place.
Lastly, Blizzard has begun its Road to Blizzcon for the Heroes of the Storm. Unlike the past Roads to Blizzcon for Starcraft and Hearthstone, this one will not be point based, rather it will be a qualifier based system. Which means the winners of other tournaments will move on to the final event.
Currently the Americas Championships are underway with Cloud9 Maelstrom is getting ready to face off against compLexity Gaming, while team Pool Plato Some Tangos gets ready for their match against Tempo Storm.
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