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SMITE launch date has been revealed for Xbox

17/08/2015 |

The Gods of SMITE have taken the Xbox One by storm, and now, as the Open Beta draws to a close, they are preparing for the game’s official launch on August 20th, 2015.

To celebrate, we have five ‘Founders Packs’ … Read More

Second Melbourne Cinema Now Open!

05/08/2015 |

Great News!

We have been receiving heaps of enquiries about opening a second cinema in Melbourne. With Village Cinemas Crown VMAX 5 close to full capacity, we have now opened VMAX 6 for The International Dota 2 Championships!

So if … Read More

New tactical Shooter Announced by Hi-Rez

04/08/2015 |

Hi-Rez more widely known for the third-person MOBA, Smite, has just announced a new free-to-play first person shooter, Paladins.

To be released on PC and consoles in 2016, Paladins is a fantasy set team based shooter with deep strategy and in-match character … Read More striving to be ANZ Champions

31/07/2015 |

Tomorrow brings the finals of the Australia and New Zealand Heroes of the Storm Championship. Eight teams will be competing for a share of the USD$25,000 prize pool, bragging rights and a paid for trip to compete in the America … Read More

The risks of being a popular gaming personality

30/07/2015 |

Steam breached?

Within the last week a number of popular Twitch/Youtube personalities and professional eSports players found their Steam accounts compromised. Many struggling to determine what had in fact been the cause. The CS: GO subreddit /r/GlobalOffensive was teaming with reports … Read More

The only way to watch TI5 in Australia

27/07/2015 |

The International has raised US$17,498,826 (at the time of writing), breaking all records for an eSports tournament. The winning team will receive over US$6,000,000. When you think about those numbers, it is absolutely staggering.

Add to this, tickets to the … Read More

Drug Use in eSports

27/07/2015 |


As I’m sure most, if not all of you are aware, just over two weeks ago an interview was held with professional Counter-Strike player Kory “Semphis” Friesen conducted by known community member Mohan “Launders” Govindasamy. During the interview Launders … Read More

How to Hack But Not

26/07/2015 |

No, this is not a manifesto on how to crack security systems of corporate and government agencies. It is, however, a preview of what to expect in Team Fractal Alligator’s upcoming hacking sim, HackNet.

I was fortunate to get hold of … Read More

All Work, All Play Recap

24/07/2015 |


Firstly I just want to thank all whom caught up with some of the Silicon Sports team for the pre-drinks! It’s always a pleasure to see familiar faces and some new ones for events such as these.

All work, … Read More

WCS Season 3 Challenger ANZ/SEA Preview

11/07/2015 |

It only seems like yesterday the Season 2 Challenger series was run and won with iaguz and NXZ representing our region in the NA Premier League. However, we are now seven weeks past that event and will soon be crowning … Read More