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eSports: Get Out Of Control At InControl
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eSports: Get Out Of Control At InControl

Your friendly neighborhood gamer Zalgo Cometh here again with some eSports news. There have been a few local eSports tournaments in Jamaica since the start of 2016. A couple that can be mentioned are the Flow eGames Feva FIFA 16 tournament and Clan Pro Circuit's Street Fighter V Invitational. Let's not forget some of the local tournaments held around the Island. Despite those tournaments, there hasn't been a break out major tournament since the Cyberbox C.E.L Games in 2015. All of that changed however in May of 2016 as Billy Zee hosted his 3rd installment of the Incontrol eSports series. The event played host to three different genres of games; sports, first person shooters (FPS) and fighting games. The Incontrol Triple Play eSports event had FIFA 16, Call of Duty Black Ops 3, Stree...
Gaming Gab
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Gaming Gab

Hi everyone; as the rapper TI once said "big things poppin, lil things stoppin"; and here in Jamaica we certainly got big things poppin. Here is a quick round up of some of what you have missed and have upcoming: Clan Pro Circuit Round 3 was a sight to see, with an all new venue and 3 games on the lineup this time around spirits were high. The turnout for the event was good and the competitive hunger was in full swing. Various teams were represented from all over all wanting to stake their claim as the best that Jamaica has to offer. In the end however there can only be one and we saw Kill_Machine_876, EMP | Saduke, and MT The Dragon taking first place in Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultra Street Fighter 4, and Mortal Kombat X respectively. If you are new to the happenings of the Clan P...
Gamers Roll Out; The Cross Country Tour May Be Coming To You
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Gamers Roll Out; The Cross Country Tour May Be Coming To You

Greetings one and all; here to shed some light on a big event currently happening across Jamaica that you might not be aware of. To give some context on the matter let me introduce you to the main driving force behind eSports in Jamaica right now. Enter Isaiah-Triforce M. Johnson; CEO and Gaming World Record Holder of Empire Arcadia. You can check out a detailed interview with more information on him here ----->(click this link). With all the work he had done last year organizing and partly hosting the Digicel World DigiCup Event their gaming events it was no surprise that other Jamaican powerhouse companies took notice. Next up came LIME to throw in their bid into eSports with the LIME eSports Intergration Challenge, which he was more than happy to help them organize and get up and run...
Swallowtail Sports Presents: Ryze Up
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Swallowtail Sports Presents: Ryze Up

What is good one and all? Your friendly neighborhood gamer Zalgo Cometh here again, fresh from the Ryze Up Jamaica League of Legends tournament that took place on Sunday January 11th in Kingston. Swallowtail Sports is an organization dedicated to the development and support of esports in Jamaica, and the greater Caribbean. Currently comprised of three members, this group of gentlemen have decided to have decided to spearhead the League of Legends community and help grow it as a whole. Their inaugural tournament Ryze Up Jamaica is the first in a series of upcoming events that they will be hosting at the CyberBox LAN Centre here in Kingston located at Shop 4, The Springs Plaza , 17 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. The event caters to all and welcomes anyone to come support the scene and...
E-Sports: The Final Frontier…
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E-Sports: The Final Frontier…

Electronic sports (or eSports) is a term for organized video game competitions, especially between professionals. The most common video game genres associated with electronic sports are real-time strategy, fighting, first-person shooter, and multiplayer online battle arena. Tournaments such as the World Cyber Games, the Evolution Championship Series, and the Intel Extreme Masters provide both live broadcasts of the competition, and cash prizes to competitors. Although eSports have long been a part of video game culture, competitions have seen a large surge in popularity in recent years. Professional gaming isn't exactly new. Gamers have been making a living off their skills since the late '90s. While competitions before around the year 2000 were largely between amateurs, the prolifera...