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Esports Weekly: Issue One by Respawn Ninja

18 May 2018

 

Esports Weekly gives you a look at the top esports stories from Respawn Ninja

 

IEM Sydney 2018: All your content in one spot

 

IEM returns to Australia with IEM Sydney 2018, one of the biggest esports event to hit our shores. 16 teams from around the world including our local teams compete over three days for a $310,000 AUD prize pool. Respawn Ninja was invited by ESL to cover the event. From player interviews to videos, you can check out their coverage here.

 

FaZe defied all odds at IEM Sydney, taking down Astralis, a team considered to be unstoppable in the lead-up to the event, 3-0 in the grand final (19-17 Cache, 22-20 Overpass, 16-14 Train). The team have been without Olof “Olofmeister” Kjabjer since the start of April due to personal reasons and have instead been using NiP legend Richard “Xizt” Landström. A poor start in the group stage for FaZe was quickly remedied by convincing wins against Cloud9, Fnatic and TyLoo on their way to the grand final. Respawn Ninja caught up with champions - FaZe Clan's NiKo in this interview, check out the full article here.

 

Photo credit: ESL

 

BAM 10: Battle Arena Melbourne 10 - Australia's biggest FGC event

 

Respawn Ninja has been covering the lead up to Australia's biggest FGC (fighting game championship) this weekend. From interviewing some of the best Super Smash Bros to checking out some of the things you need to look out for the weekend, Respawn Ninja will go behind the scenes to discover some of the best stories within the FGC event throughout the weekend in Melbourne. All of the content will be available on the landing page here.

 

Check out some of the best stories leading up to the BAM 10 weekend below:

 

DARK SIDED’S NICK “EXTRA” MCKENZIE ON HIS BIG WIN AT EXPAND GONG 3 AND BAM10 EXPECTATIONS

WE CHAT WITH KANGA ESPORTS’ JONATHAN “JDIZZLE” DOUGLAS ABOUT SIGNING FOR KANGA AND HIS GOALS FOR BAM10

FROM INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTARS TO GOING HANDS-ON WITH UNRELEASED TITLES, THIS IS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND BAM10

 

 

Photo credit: Tekken World Tour

 


 

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