Gaming

DraftKings Reignmakers will feature NFTs of players like Josh Allen, which holders can use in weekly fantasy football contests. (Image: Getty)

DraftKings Drops First Packs for Upcoming Reignmakers NFT Fantasy Football Game

DraftKings is increasingly throwing itself into the sports NFT landscape through its marketplace, which lives alongside its sportsbook, casino, and daily fantasy sports offerings. On Tuesday, the site took its next step toward innovation in this sphere by dropping NFTs for its upcoming Reignmakers fantasy football game. On Tuesday, users […]

Sorare has announced an MLB partnership which will lead to an NFT-based fantasy game launching this summer. (Image: Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)

Sorare Forges Partnership with MLB to Create NFT-Based Fantasy Game

Sorare became the first big name in sports NFTs when it launched its fantasy soccer game in 2019. Now, the company will expand its reach thanks to a new deal with Major League Baseball. MLB and Sorare have announced the launch of an NFT-based fantasy game sometime this summer, though […]

The cover of FIFA 22 featured Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe. (Image: ea.com)
FIFA

EA Sports to Rename Iconic FIFA Video Game Series Starting 2023

EA Sports failed to reach an agreement with the world football governing body over an extension of their naming license. As a result, FIFA will now be called EA Sports FC from 2023. “After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining interactive football experiences, we will soon begin an exciting new […]

Justin Thomas won last week’s BMW Championship and begins the Tour Championship as the No. 1 ranked golfer. (Image: Getty)

Masters DFS: Avoid Tiger, but Roster These Guys

To roster Tiger or not? That’s but one of many questions for DFS players as the first golf major occurs beginning Thursday. Thanks to his middling salary and very strong course history at Augusta, Woods will likely be highly rostered in Masters DFS contests, which means he may be best […]

Magnus Carlsen (right) and Jan-Krzysztof Duda (left) will meet up in the finals of the Charity Cup online chess tournament. (Image: FIDE)

Champions Chess Tour: Carlsen, Duda Square Off in Finals of Charity Cup

The developing rivalry between World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and Polish grandmaster Jan-Krzysztof Duda will take center stage again on Friday as they battle in the finals of the online Charity Cup chess tournament. The Charity Cup is the second event of the 2022 Champions Chess Tour, and is supporting […]

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon rushed for a first down, but he's currently on the reserve/COVID-19 list. (Image: Getty)

Super Bowl DFS: Look for Value Lower in Player Pool

With the Super Bowl comes the last chance at a big score in NFL DFS this season. As usual in a showdown slate, the top players are priced high enough that we will have to find value lower in the salary pool to round out our lineups. Consider these five […]

Magnus Carlsen (left) and Sergei Karjakin (right) played to a quick draw on Wednesday at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. (Image: Jurrian Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022)

Carlsen Leads Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Giri Still in Contention

Magnus Carlsen holds the solo lead at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament heading into the final three rounds, but three players are within one point and still hold realistic hopes of catching the World Champion in Wijk aan Zee. Carlsen held a draw with Black against Sergei Karjakin in Wednesday’s […]

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford should have to throw early and often against the Buccaneers in the divisional round of the playoffs, making him a solid DFS pick. (Image: KTLA)

NFL Divisional Round DFS: Pair Stafford and Kupp

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs will prove tricky for DFS and requires close monitoring of status reports. Some of the potential top players this weekend remain on injured reserve as of Friday morning, but are likely to play. With that being said, here are some players to consider […]

The Champions Chess Tour will return in 2022 with an increased prize funds and new, streamlined rules to encourage aggressive play. (Image: Twitter/Chess24.com)

Champions Chess Tour Coming Back with New Format for 2022, $1.6M Prize Pool

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational launched the era of elite online chess competition in 2020 during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. That continued in 2021 as the Champions Chess Tour launched with more events and more prize money. Now, the tour is returning for a second season, with tweaks […]

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Gaming News: Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Buys Zynga

Microsoft has suddenly become the world’s third-largest gaming company behind Tencent Holdings and Sony following its announcement Tuesday that it acquired Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. The news came just as the gaming community was digesting Take-Two Interactive’s purchase of Zynga. Gaming is one of the few sectors to excel […]

Ben Roethlisberger will be leading the Pittsburgh Steelers in its AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans. (Image: Getty Images)

Wild Card NFL DFS: Roethlisberger Tempting at QB

Twelve of the 14 teams in the NFL Playoffs will face off over wild-card weekend, which gives us plenty of fantasy options over those six games. A balanced lineup of studs and value plays looks to be the way to go in DFS this weekend. Here are six players at […]