Chris Bahn

Chris has worked in and around the gaming industry over the past 16 years, including two gaming enthusiast websites and several freelance positions with mainstream media covering trade show expos, strategy guides, and game reviews.
Mortal Kombat X ESL Pro League

Get Ready for the ESL Mortal Kombat X Pro League

ESL has quickly established itself as one of the most popular and thriving competitive organizations over the past few years. Its hosted some of the most memorable tournaments for popular franchises like Halo, Guild Wars, and DOTA. Now, it’s expanding its net to include one of the most highly anticipated fighting games: Mortal Kombat X will be added to the ESL Pro…

PAX East ESL Arena Gallery is Live and Ready!

PAX East 2015 featured a special treat for attendees and avid eSports fans as the ESL (Electronic Sports League) made its official debut at the popular gaming expo last weekend in Boston. ESL is one of the largest eSports organizations in the world known to host numerous offline and online competitions domestically and abroad. The ESL Arena presented a variety of competitive events hosted on two stages where some of the best eSports players in the world assembled to compete in a mix of titles including Halo, Guild Wars II and Evolve. Tetris Attack was also featured, giving aspiring players who may possibly step deeper into the competitive circuit. The excitement sizzled throughout the duration of the event, and accelerated to hype levels in the respective Grand Finals for Guild Wars II and the Halo Championship Series Season 1 Finals. 

Below is just a few highlights from the event. You can check out more photos from our official album, found here.

Meter Burn

Steam Co. Kick It With Meter Burn

Recently the cast of Meter Burn (Cujo Katy and The Blacktastic) had an opportunity to talk with some of The Steam Co players IFC Yipes, CDJr. The episode covers a broad range of topics related to their competitive origins and the current landscape within the FGC –– catch the full archive embedded below.  

Full Winter Brawl 9 Gallery Live and Ready

Last weekend, another competitive event hosted in the East Coast has come and gone. Fortunately, we’ve captured many notable, candid Winter Brawl 9 highlights in traditional PTB fashion for your personal enjoyment. Our library endeavored to capture a bit of every community, including the competitive LAN organization, Hypefestation who came out to Philly and hosted the Gears of War 3 tournament.

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