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Top Common CS: GO Beginner Mistakes to Avoid

CS: GO is not the easiest game ever. Although it doesn’t mean it’s the most difficult one either, there are certainly a lot of things to know if you don’t want others to rudely shout “noob” at you in the chat. Before you open your case here, knowing some beginner mistakes could be really helpful, whether you want to know what to look for in others or improve yourself. With that being said, here are the most common ones to avoid: Not Studying the Maps The game has a lot of maps, and when you’re about to choose one to play on, you should study its surroundings and learn about the best or worst spots. Not studying it could end badly on your behalf, because you would not know where the enemies are hiding, what are the alternate routes, where is the best spot to strike from, and so on. Of cours...

Windjammers Launches its Official Global eSports Circuit: the Flying Power League

DotEmu, developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games, is thrilled to announce the launch of the Flying Power League, the official Windjammers eSports circuit. For the first time in history, a game from the 90s will jump into the international competitive gaming scene, accentuating a remarkable comeback from its mid-90s roots. After a much-publicized August 29 debut on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Windjammers, the best Frisbee game ever made thanks to its addictive, lively gameplay, enters the eSports scene with the Flying Power League – an official tournament series in partnership with Smash.gg, the acclaimed eSports event platform. Just a few weeks after its first international tournament at SEA Major 2017 in Singapore this October, Windjamme...

GameXS Launches PlayX – Gaming Tournaments To Brings eSports To Home

GameXS, one of the leading game stores in India, have launched a gaming tournaments app PlayX where gamers can compete in daily/ weekly online tournaments as well as head-to- head challenges in games like FIFA, CS: GO, DOTA 2, Clash Royale and many more from their own consoles/ devices. PlayX brings eSports to home of gaming enthusiasts. PlayX currently has1000 subscribers and about 300 players are playing the games online. Daily the App sees 500 visitors. PlayX has conducted an offline FIFA 16 tournament at SMAAASH, Cyberhub, Gurgaon,to get people to use the gaming app and experience the gaming challenge. The tournament attracted over 100 pro FIFA players from all over India and total prizes worth INR 1 lac were awarded. PlayX plans to organize gaming tournaments regularly in all major ci...

ASUS ROG Store Opening And CS:GO Tournament In Kolkata

ASUS is opening its first store in Kolkata with a bang! Kicking off the launch will be the first ever ASUS ROG CS:GO Tournament in India – #UpYourGame. Counter Strike enthusiasts will get a chance to compete for a prize pool of more than INR 1 lakh rupees, with the winner bagging the ROG GL552JX laptop worth INR 85000. The tournament will start on 2nd July, 2016 in Kolkata in a live battle ground set up inside ASUS’s first exclusive ROG store. Witness everyone be enthralled by the eSports mania live on Facebook as the players battle it out for fame and goodies. With all registered participants winning vouchers up to INR 3000, everybody goes home a winner.  The Playoff schedule is as follows: Schedule Playoffs Timings 11:00am to 11:30am 3:00pm to 3:30pm 11:30am to 12:00pm 4:00pm...

RageQuit Cup Season III Recap Video

RageQuit Cup is an ambitious undertaking by passionate gamers, who are deeply invested into the e-Sports in India. The main attraction is the DOTA 2 Tournament which saw saw more than 300+ Indian teams from every corner of country registered for open online qualifiers out of which only 4 Teams were Invited for Lan Finals in Delhi to compete for the cash prize pool of $2500/- . You can watch a quick recap of the previous season in the video below: And for more news and reviews, keep checking back at Gaming Central.

The Formula For Consistent Winning: Team Brutality Interview

There are no short-cuts to success says Team Brutality and proves it by winning 3 major events back to back in 30 days and completing their hat trick. We sit down with the team captain, Ankit ‘V3nom’ Panth, and discuss our passion for gaming and how they are making it big in e-Sports. Gaming Central: You have won 3 major LAN tournaments in a span of 30 days recently. Could you talk us through that? How well prepared the boys were and what it took to get your hat trick? Team Brutality: It was a wonderful experience hitting that hat trick that too in 3 majors. After a hiatus of our consistency early this year, it was about time to do something like this. We started of by winning the Lenovo India Gaming Week which was held in Mumbai. You won’t believe as soon as we finished ...

Facebook Partners with Major League Gaming for eSports

Social media giant Facebook is expanding into the multimillion dollar eSports market. Facebook,  recently partnered with digital network Major League Gaming to add eSports coverage, including video and photographs, to both Facebook and Instagram. It’s a lucrative market for Facebook to tap into: According to video game research company Newzoo, there are over 88 million active Sports fans and an additional 117 million casual fans watching events and competitions today. That number will grow to over 145 million active fans and an additional 190 million casual fans by 2017. So far, Twitter, Twitch, Reddit, Instagram, and YouTube have been more popular social media platforms for many eSports fans, (though MLG president and co-founder Mike Sepso says Facebook has been a key driver of traffic to...

FIFA 15 Tournaments in Delhi and Bengaluru this Sunday

Hey Gamers and FIFA fans! Thirsting for more FIFA multiplayer goodness? Need to proove your e-football skills? GameXS  and LXG has some good news for you: They’re organising FIFA 15 tournaments in Delhi and Bengaluru this Sunday, so get practicing! The Delhi event, organised by GamesXS takes place at Federation Of Gamers (F.o.G), DLF Place Mall in Saket, New Delhi on Sunday, 19 July 2015 and charges ₹ 500 as Entry fees. It also has a Price Pool of ₹ 30,000 with the winner getting ₹ 21,000 and Goodies, the runner up getting ₹ 6,000 + Goodies and the 3rd Place winnings being ₹ 3000 + Goodies. You can find the details on how to register and stuff on the Facebook Event Page right here The Bengaluru event, organised by LXG takes place at the Big Pitcher Bangalore in Old Airport Road. They...

FIFA Online: Indian Gamer Faces Off Against the Best

Football is the best loved sport in the world, and its not surprising to see a huge number of video gamers also indulging their fantasies in the many iterations of FIFA. Meet Shantnu Basu, an avid gamer from Kolkata who went from playing at local cafes to an international event of FIFA Online, held in China. Facing against the best champions in the world, Mr. Basu won some amazing games, beating out his longtime playing partner Kim Leong of Singapore. He however lost the semi-final to the eventual champion, Chen Yi from China, who goes by his playing name Satan, in an unlucky penalty defeat. Read on for his insights, inspirations and what drives him to keep gaming! Gaming Central: Congratulations on getting 3rd in international e-sports tournament in china how are you feeling with your  pe...

Team Brutality Talks Professional Gaming

E-Sports or Competitive Gaming has seen quiet a surge recently and even in India, where Gaming as a career is look at skeptically, gamers have striven for and attained a global recognition in Pro-Gaming Tournaments. And, today we have with us team Brutality, an Indian professional eSports team that is a registered company with its CSGO, Tekken, Need For Speed, Track Mania Series, Forza Mortor Sports and various other racing games squads. Formed by a team of aficionados of CSGO, the team gained recognition in the year 2010 at Chitkara bringing down the Goliaths of the game of that time! Team has just grown since then to become a leading face in the CSGO community in India with their reputation and stature preceding them. Brutality aspires to become one of the top teams in Asia, and are on t...

YouPorn To Sponsor An eSports

YouPorn, an online porn website has decided to sponsor an eSports team to take part in professional tournaments. A Spain –based team has been fortunate enough to receive this sponsorship contract. The team will now be called Team YP and will play in this weekend’s Gamergy eSports competition in Madrid. While the team will be playing Dota 2 in this weekend’s Gamergy tournament, five man team — Play2Win was founded in July — they also play games like League of Legends,Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on its team website. Play2Win’s sponsorship agreement with YouPorn lasts for six months, according to a release from the company. “We’re so psyched to finally make our official entry into gaming and eSports,” said Brad Burns, YouPor...

eSports Interactive Entertainment announces Digital Wars Online – Season II

eSports Interactive Entertainment today announced Digital Wars Online – Season II, an online gaming tournament to promote the culture of eSports in India. The event starts April 5th till April 20th, 2014. The fortnight long event will invite participation from gamers across India. The game title for this season would be Dota 2, popular among Indian gamers. Online registration for the event has begun from March 18th, 2014 on eSports Interactive Entertainment community forums. Enthusiasts who wish to participate can register for free and stand chance to win goodies worth over fifty thousand rupees courtesy Antec (Main Sponsor), Gunnar Optiks, Kingston Technology, Snapdeal.com, TrustPort, & TteSPORTS. Digital Wars Online – Season II will be broadcasted live on Twitch TV for gaming enthusi...

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