Co-founder Carl Edwin Michel discusses his efforts to turn Northern Arena into the leading eSports organization in Canada.
Allameen Ally (a.k.a. the TheAnonAlly) takes the first Cineplex World Gaming Canadian Championship.
Matt Faithfull advances to the final round of Cineplex's World Gaming Canadian Championships.
Registration is now live (and free) for the 2016 Cineplex WorldGaming Canadian Championships.
Professional eSports took centre stage during the IEM Starcraft II tournament at Fan Expo.
The IeSF is now open to women, but the latest controversy is still a reminder that traditional sports does not provide the best template for digital competition.
The sixth annual Gottacon gaming convention blends the casual and the competitive when it kicks off in Victoria this weekend.
It is time to dust off your old consoles, its time to regain your muscle memory. We here at the Underground are opening our doors and plugging in some classic systems!
In South Korea, Starcraft players have attained levels of prestige the equivalent of North American sports stars, including six-figure incomes, hordes or fans and recognition on the street. Real-time strategy has become a sport unto itself: a digital chess match that requires intense clicks-per-second and incredible observational skills. Tournament after tournament presents players going head-to-head – for cash. The prestige in North America is nonexistent by comparison, the money less and the fanbase not ready to making gaming more than a casual pastime. The North American Star League is trying to change that.
3 Featured Tournaments: Super Street Fighter IV PS3, Super Smash Bros: Melee Gamecube, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. 40 St. George St. - Bahen Center @ U of T
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