It's official - The Immortals have purchased Optic Gaming IN FULL (LCS Slot, brand name, and all) - the refs drop some takequakes on this, Riot's new Esports Leadership, talk about EVERYTHING E3 and play the Esports Stock Market. It's a great ep- don't miss it!
On this episode of Esportsmanlike Conduct we get back to our melee roots and bring on the young Falcon hotness WIZZROBE for a tell-all interview on making history with his win at Smash & Splash 5 - we talk about his hunt for sponsors, who he idolizes, and a whole lot more. Very fun interview - we also talk about Hugs's surprise win at Dreamhack, Drephen's insane 12 year consistency, and of course play our favorite segment, Esports Stock Market with some fun Fortnite news, Tesla shorts, and a whole lot more. Don't miss it!
Esports is dead. Long live CLOUT SPORTS - influencers are dominating the new power players in gaming and we've got hot takes on all the news coming out of LA's crazy money-based struggles & signings at FaZe, Optic, and 100T. We also cover Wal-Mart's new Esports Jerseys, Evil Geniuses new CEO, and Rick Fox being possibly the worst League of Legends player in the world. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
Nate Nazer is OUT at Overwatch League and our very own Nate Stanz(er) has some hot takes on it. Gaming disorder is now officially recognized by the World Health Organization and Twitter already stole all the best jokes on it. Amazon invents the next great esport to squeeze extra productivity out of their warehouse workers. The whistles are flying - all this and a lot more on this week's Esportsmanlike Conduct. Don't miss it!
ESPORTS IS HITTIN' A LITTLE DIFFERENT THIS WEEK.. We got Tfue vs FaZe heating up to the stratosphere with #ReleaseTheContract. We go over the contract live on air to determine if its as bad as he says (spoiler alert: it is) and give our take on the whole beef. Kotaku releases an article "exposing" the esports bubble, Mike Tyson announced a team, and KOTOR announced a movie. It's a hot week and we got takes on all of it. Don't miss it!
The alarms are sounding and the boys needed to pull out the rare EMERGENCY EPISODE to discuss Monday's breaking news about Tfue suing FaZe Clan over an allegedly bad contract. The boys drop some takequakes, READ THE CONTRACT, and get to the bottom of who is in the right.
The refs coronate some new KINGS - from Mango taking back the crown in Melee to the West showing up Korea/China in League of Legends. We also talk kids speaking only in Twitch lingo, top player privilege, and get into a HEATED spoiler-filled GoT finale discussion at the end of the show. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
Big ep for some big news. The League Mid-Season Invitational is down to 4 nations and (surprise) North America is the worst. Atrioc stokes Mango nation fever in our GOML predictions. Stanz is shaking hands and kissing babies in our new segment "Art of the Deal", and we call on OWL, Echo Fox, and Twitch Chat to "Stay Woke". It's a great ep - don't miss it!
The boys are pitching in $25 million of their personal cash to start a Call of Duty franchise - a TRULY wise esports investment if there ever was one. We also recap Korea getting dunked on at MSI, the surprising win by the Shock in OWL Stage 2, wonder what the hell Epic is thinking (again), and answer "THE BIG QUESTION" in a new segment. Its' a great ep - don't miss it!
The boys are BACK and the stars are GOLD. Stanz returns from merry old England with tales of mysterious far away cuisine and young English CoD chavs. We also talk the crazy Rick Fox investor drama, which gaming personality has the best genderbend snapchat, the #RiotWalkout, and more. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
S3 Episode 16 - POWER OUTAGE (OWL Dallas, Fortnite WC, and more) This week's Esportsmanlike Conduct is bigger and better - Texas Stye - in honor of the first regional OWL week in Dallas. We also drop some takequakes on Fortnite's insane viewership for the World Championship qualifiers, Wal-Mart and Ninja teaming up, cheating in Magic: The Gathering, and a whole lot more. (Including the return of Esports Stock Market!) It's a great ep - don't miss it!
On this weeks' Esportsmanlike Conduct the refs are BACK from Atrioc's Birthday with a whole fresh batch of esports developments to blow the whistle on. From live crabs being thrown at the world's best Melee Player to Rick Fox leaving Echo Fox, there was plenty happening in the world of esports. We also bring on special guest EDWIN BUDDING (of our rival podcast Melee Stats) to talk about his new book THE BOOK OF MELEE. It's a great interview with some unique stories from the game's near 20 year history (plus the return of Mt. Rushmore!) It's a great ep - don't miss it!
On this weeks' Esportsmanlike Conduct the boys get into a heated argument off the bat about Game of Thrones and taxes - before launching into discussion of the "GREATEST WEEKEND OF LEAGUE EVER". Did TSM choke? Is T1 the greatest team on the planet? Has Rick Fox been scammed again? Find out on this great ep - don't miss it!
On this week's Esportsmanlike Conduct the refs cover a LOT of topics and the whistles don't stop blowing. From the first interesting thing to happen in the NBA 2K Esports League ever TO some crazy new business developments in team ownership TO what may be the most anticipated weekend of League of Legends in history - we cover it all with the TAKENADOS you'd expect. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
On this weeks' Esportsmanlike Conduct we grab our keyboards and join the GREAT CIVIL WAR that is tearing apart the PC Gamer community between Epic Games and Steam's storefronts fighting for dominance. We also recap the (partially) insane results of the LCS Semifinals, discuss the state of Fortnite and Farming Simulator esports, and a whole lot more. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
On this week's Esportsmanlike Conduct our refs become TRUE PATRIOTS in the fight against Prince Harry's slanderous remarks on Fortnite + Esports. We also lament the tragic loss of scam website Esports.com, give our big brain predictions on this weekend's LCS matches, and relive some true esports stories of our glory days vs. the pros. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
On this week's Sportsmanlike Conduct our refs Mad Dog and Slapshot get down and dirty with the AFC West as our predictions for who will take home the coveted Larry O'Brien Trophy are tested in the fire of our FIREQUAKE segment. TOUCHDOWN LISTENERS - this episode is one any sports fan WONT WANT TO MISS.
On this week's Esportsmanlike Conduct special guest Slime (Creative Producer Beyond the Summit) tells us his BIZZARE journey into working full time in Esports and gives advice to people coming up in the scene. We also blow the whistle on Nadeshot's cash giveaway bonanza, talk about the fat stacks of your returned game money that GameStop is throwing around in Texas, and raise a glass of Ninja(TM) Red Bull to the rise of Magic Esports. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
LCS Playoffs are set, and OWL Stage Playoffs have concluded. Our refs run through the hottest stories from both (SPOILER: KOREANS WIN) as well as the dominant run by Zain in Full Bloom Melee. Finally, we close the show by losing fat stacks of cash in the Esports Stock Market. It's a great ep - don't miss it!
On this week's Esportsmanlike Conduct the boys pretend to be men and know anything about cars as we play a game to determine which Esports Brand matches which Car Brand... to mixed results. We also discuss the premature death of Artifact, Gen.G's miracle run in OWL, and Video Games kicking Movies ass. It's a great - don't miss it!