Connect with us

Esports

E3 Announces Virtual Show Hosts for 2021

Avatar

Published

on

E3 has officially announced its virtual host line-up for their 2021 digital event this June.
E3 has officially announced its virtual host line-up for their 2021 digital event this June. | E3

E3 has officially announced its virtual host line-up for their 2021 digital event this June.

The announcement was made over the event’s Twitter account in the morning of Wednesday, April 28. According to the announcement tweet, Jacki Jing, Greg Miller, and Alex Mendez will be taking over as this year’s hosts for E3.

After the announcement, all three hosts quoted the tweet, expressing their gratitude and excitement over the opportunity.

“I feel so blessed to be hosting E3…Honored and grateful,” Jing wrote, “Before my brother died 4 years ago, he urged me to try to be an on-cam host in the gaming industry…I’ll try my best to make you proud, Ian.”

Fans may recognize Jing from her work as a gaming entertainment host for IGN, Ubisoft, Nerdist, and Funimation—to name a few. A self-described “former TV reporter turned on-cam host,” she has been working in the news industry for the past 13 years. She entered esports and gaming journalism in 2018 and has enjoyed a successful career in the field since.

Jing received an AP Award for her sports coverage in 2010 and was recently nominated for an Emmy award for her work as a TV journalist.

Miller wrote, “It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year—#E32021…That’s right—I’m hosting E3!”

In a sort of comedic justice, Miller was actually banned from E3 for the 2020 year due to allegations of badge sharing from the organizers. Miller objected to the accusations and proclaimed his innocence via video evidence of him on stage, wearing his badge at the ending ceremonies.

Currently, he is the CEO of the entertainment outlet Kinda Funny and holds the 2016 award for “Most Entertaining Online Personality” from SXSW.

“Life long dreams: COMPLETE. Join @GTAV: [check]. Official host of E3 #E32021: [check]. Pinch me cause this ain’t real.” Mendez wrote.

Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez has been in the esports world since 2011 when he first had the opportunity to host a Black Ops 1 MLG National Championship event. Since then, he has worked with Activision, Ubisoft, EA, Microsoft, and has even been a frequent contributing writer to Kotaku. Fans may recognize him from his work with The Titan Games on NBC and the Overwatch League.

Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://www.dbltap.com/posts/e3-announces-virtual-show-hosts-for-2021-01f4ck3xwsm9?utm_source=RSS

Esports

Jamppi sticks to his guns, confirms he won’t be returning to CS:GO

Avatar

Published

on

Elias “Jamppi” Olkkonen has doubled down on his commitment to VALORANT.

The Finnish sniper confirmed he won’t be returning to Counter-Strike in a recent stream.

“Don’t be mad guys, but I’m going to stick to VALORANT,” Jamppi said on Wednesday. “So I’m not going back to CS. That’s for sure now. I hope there will not be too many people upset about it, but the decision was extremely hard to make.”

Jamppi wasn’t allowed to participate in Valve-sponsored events due to a VAC ban dating back to 2013. This led to the player stepping down from ENCE and pursuing a career in VALORANT in January 2021. 

In April, Valve updated its eligibility guidelines to only disqualify players from events if they had received a VAC ban less than five years prior to a minor or major tournament. This change made Jamppi eligible to compete again in CS:GO

But despite this, Jamppi is clearly dead set on VALORANT. The Team Liquid player qualified for VCT Masters Reykjavík on May 2 after beating Fnatic in the finals of VCT EMEA Stage Two Challengers.

A recent report indicated that Nabil “Nivera” Benrlitom, the brother of Jamppi’s teammate ScreaM, was close to signing a contract with Liquid. As an already established roster, this suggested that a player, perhaps Jamppi, would be stepping down in the near future. But now, that looks like it’s no longer the case. 

Jamppi will represent Liquid at VCT Masters Reykjavík on May 24.

Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://dotesports.com/valorant/news/jamppi-confirms-he-wont-be-returning-to-csgo

Continue Reading

Esports

FaZe Clan’s cameram4n on March LATAM roster shuffle: ‘We’ve never seen a region change so much’

Avatar

Published

on

FaZe Clan were arguably the biggest beneficiary of the March transfer window in Rainbow Six Siege. Following a series of underwhelming results, the storied organization released four members of their roster, opting to buy out the majority of the MiBR roster.

The move reunited long-time FaZe Clan player Gabriel “cameram4n” Hespanhol with the organization, and also added Jaime “Cyber” Ramos, José “Bullet1” Victor, and Lucas “soulz1” Romero Schinke. Only Leonardo “Astro” Luis remained, once again joining with cameram4n.

“We’ve never seen a region change so much,” said cameram4n. “That’s probably because of us… it felt good, especially for me, because I got to come back to FaZe Clan.”

The only team that fundamentally stayed the same in the LATAM region in March was Team Liquid. MiBR’s roster was pillaged, and they bought out the Team oNe roster as a result, Team oNe was forced to make a patchwork roster with players from multiple teams, Black Dragons took on the old FaZe members.

It was quite the offseason–and it looks like it’s paying off. The new-look FaZe has been burning through the LATAM region. They tied for first in BR6 with Team Liquid, their chief rivals, but fell to Team oNe in the opening playoff round of the Copa Elite Six. Regardless, FaZe came to France with high expectations after obtaining the MiBR core that was the best team in Brazil during 2020.

Despite the shuffle, Brazilian teams have been highlighted by fans and analysts as some of the favorites coming into SI, and FaZe is no exception. Soulz1 has been instrumental throughout the regular season, and his support play has been one of the reasons why analysts think FaZe has a chance at winning it all.

LATAM has high expectations coming into France. The region is expected to have one of their teams raise the hammer in victory when the tournament is done. FaZe Clan has had a strong start to the tournament, but there’s still lots of Siege to be played.

“Every team that’s here, they’re the best in the world,” soulz1 said, when speaking about his experiences attending his first Invitational. “If we can play against these teams and show a good performance, that means we’re on a high level.”

Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://dotesports.com/rainbow-6/news/faze-clans-cameram4n-on-march-latam-roster-shuffle-weve-never-seen-a-region-change-so-much

Continue Reading

Esports

When will Squeak arrive in Brawl Stars?

Avatar

Published

on

In the most recent Brawl Talk, Supercell unveiled two new Brawlers coming to Brawl Stars in season six–Belle and Squeak.

Belle is a chromatic Brawler, which means that she’s available in the season six Brawl Pass, which will end on June 21. Squeak, on the other hand, will arrive a bit later into the season.

Squeak is an alien who is a part of Colonel Ruffs’ Star Force. He has evolved from the drool of Ruffs’ dog toys. His main attack is a toy that can be thrown over a short distance. These toys stick to enemies and walls due to Ruffs’ drool and explode.

Related: Belle’s new Star Power Grounded launched on Brawl Stars

His super is a frag grenade. It can be thrown over walls and explodes after a short period, dealing damage to all enemies in a large radius around it.

Screengrab via Supercell

When will Squeak be released into Brawl Stars?

Squeak will be released on May 20 and will come in the mythic rarity. Brawl Stars players will be able to spot a countdown in the Brawlers section of the game.

Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://dotesports.com/mobile/news/when-will-squeak-arrive-in-brawl-stars

Continue Reading

Esports

Video: s1mple – MVP of DreamHack Masters Spring 2021

Avatar

Published

on

s1mple was named the Most Valuable Player of DreamHack Masters Spring on Sunday following Natus Vincere‘s title-winning campaign at the event, where the CIS team took down regional rivals Gambit in a convincing three-map affair in the grand final and secured their second trophy of the year.

In celebration of the Ukrainian superstar’s incredible performance, which saw s1mple put up godlike numbers such as a 1.41 average rating, 0.91 kills per round, and a 1.52 impact rating, Filip “filq” Szatkowski has put together the best individual plays from the tournament’s MVP:

Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://www.hltv.org/news/31740/video-s1mple-mvp-of-dreamhack-masters-spring-2021

Continue Reading
Aviation4 days ago

JetBlue Hits Back At Eastern Airlines On Ecuador Flights

Cyber Security5 days ago

Cybersecurity Degrees in Massachusetts — Your Guide to Choosing a School

Blockchain4 days ago

“Privacy is a ‘Privilege’ that Users Ought to Cherish”: Elena Nadoliksi

AI2 days ago

Build a cognitive search and a health knowledge graph using AWS AI services

Cyber Security5 days ago

Cybersecurity Degrees in Texas — Your Guide to Choosing a School

Blockchain1 day ago

Meme Coins Craze Attracting Money Behind Fall of Bitcoin

Energy3 days ago

ONE Gas to Participate in American Gas Association Financial Forum

Esports3 days ago

Pokémon Go Special Weekend announced, features global partners like Verizon, 7-Eleven Mexico, and Yoshinoya

Fintech3 days ago

Credit Karma Launches Instant Karma Rewards

Blockchain4 days ago

Opimas estimates that over US$190 billion worth of Bitcoin is currently at risk due to subpar safekeeping

SaaS4 days ago

Blockchain10 hours ago

Shiba Inu: Know How to Buy the New Dogecoin Rival

Esports1 day ago

Valve launches Supporters Clubs, allows fans to directly support Dota Pro Circuit teams

SaaS4 days ago

Blockchain4 days ago

Yieldly announces IDO

Esports4 days ago

5 Best Mid Laners in League of Legends Patch 11.10

Cyber Security3 days ago

Top Tips On Why And How To Get A Cyber Security Degree ?

Blockchain1 day ago

Sentiment Flippening: Why This Bitcoin Expert Doesn’t Own Ethereum

SaaS4 days ago

Blockchain4 days ago

Decentraland Price Prediction 2021-2025: MANA $25 by the End of 2025

Trending