Wanting to holiday in Japan next year but have to play the latest season of Fortnite to make sure you can get that sweet loot? A hotel is opening up in Osaka's Nipponbashi district – which is full of anime and manga stores – to suite your needs! Hit the jump for the high score (and learn more)!
Pro League of Legends player Sneaky gave fans a chance to choose his next gorgeous cosplay, and the DARLING in the FRANXX fans showed up in force! Check out the poll results, and some of the gamer's other awesome costumes, after the jump... then look forward to the results with us!
Big news for all you puzzle game fiends who'd like to turn your hobby into a profession: Sega's Puyo Puyo series of tile-matching action puzzle games are entering the world of Japanese eSports, because the Japan eSports Union ("JeSU" for short) is now offering "Japan eSports Pro-Licenses" for Puyo Puyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
London's upcoming fighting game tournament has some new surprises, including cash prizes and a chance to qualify for Japan's Arc Revolution Cup! Revolution 2017 has just launched a new trailer detailing the fun, fighting, and prizes you can experience this October. Find out more after the jump!
As with other fields of competition, eSports champions now have media telling their stories. Street Fighter legend Daigo Umehara has his being told in a manga, written with Itaru Orisaka and Maki Tomoi and illustrated by Kengoro Nishide. North American publisher Udon Entertainment has now announced plans to bring this book to English readers. More after the jump.
Ever dream of a career in the fast-paced world of eSports? Start saving up now -- Osaka will be opening their own school to train pro gamers in spring of 2018! Find out more about the plans, the courses, and (more importantly) the tuition after the jump!
July 15-17. the greats in fighting games square off at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center for Evolution Championship Series (Evo for short) with top level competition in Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros. and more. Hyping the throw-down, some of the all stars, and other familiar faces, have been edited into an amusing spoof of the classic Neon Genesis Evangelion opening. Check it out after the jump.
Energy drink maker Red Bull is teaming up with Daigo "The Beast" Umehara, a professional fighting game player, in a new sponsorship arrangement that will also see an English language publication of Umehara's 2012 book, The Will to Keep Winning. Hit the jump to learn more.