Nerf This! - Esports News
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Weekly esports news and interviews hosted by Brian Hough and Seven. Covering the latest in competitive gaming including League of Legends, CS:GO, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, FGC, SC2 and more.
||ExplicitThe CSGO Summit, HCT Tour Stop Germany, Esports Gambling, ESL Competitive Integrity Issues||We're back with Kevin Hitt of VPEsports to chat about the importance of the CSGO Summit, Valve playing the good parent ahead of a possible wave of esports gambling, players at HCT Germany go greedy with their new meta decks, and ESL just can't seem to get tournament running straight anymore.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe ELEAGUE Major, improving competitive CS:GO, Overwatch League, Facebook and Twitch exclusive streaming deals||Kevin Hitt from VP Esports joins to chat about the new era of NA Counterstrike, the ELEAGUE Major, how to improve the competitive CS:GO scene, what's going on with The Dallas Fuel in the Overwatch League, and we weigh in on the recent big-money exclusive deals.||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOverwatch League Week 1, eMLS, HCT World Championship, HGC Preview with Jules Scott, and NALCS Predictions with Alex Magdaleno||On this weeks show, the guys give their impressions on the first week of the Overwatch League, MLS throws their hat in the esports ring, and Seven makes his predictions for the HCT World Championship. Jules Scott joins us to give her HGC power rankings, discuss the Heroes Hype partnership, and breakdown the NA casting changes. Alex Magdaleno gives us his way too early predictions for the NALCS Sprint Split, who looks strong, weak, and his dark horse pick to outperform expectations.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Overwatch League Is Here with Jamerson, HGC Changes with Jules Scott, Kevin Hitt on the ELEAGUE Boston Major and HRX 2018||We're back from our seemingly endless hiatus with Week 1 of the Overwatch League with Jamerson, Jules Scott joins us to go over changes within the HGC, Kevin Hitt previews Fnatic and Gambit for the upcoming ELEAGUE Boston Major, and we recap Brian's time at HRX2018.||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitELEAGUE Cup, Paladins Premier League with Todd Harris, Kobolds and Catacombs with Dr Jikininki and John Horstmann, Boston Major with Kevin Hitt, Overwatch League Sanctions||This week we cover the Rocket League ELEAGUE Cup, Todd Harris from Hi-Rez Studios discusses their partnership with WESA to form the Paladins Premier League, Dr. Jikininki and John Horstmann from Well Met! talk Kobolds and Catacombs, Kevin Hitt previews SK Gaming and Immortals, the Philadelphia Fusion are the first to run afoul of the Overwatch League, and more.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHearthstone Reveals, Overwatch Contenders Expansion, Astralis and BIG with Kevin Hitt, NA LCS Rosterpocalypse with Alex Magdaleno||This week Seven picks some of his favorite new cards from Hearthstone's latest expansion Kobolds and Catacombs, Brian rants about over expansion in Overwatch Contenders, Kevin Hitt joins us to preview Astralis and BIG heading into the ELEAGUE Boston Major, and Alex Magdaleno tries to make sense of the roster shuffling going on in NA LCS.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIEM Oakland, CS:GO Major Preview with Kevin Hitt, League of Legends Roster Moves with Alex Magdaleno, HGC Rosterpocalypse with Jules Scott, Dragon Winner of ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship||We hope you are truly down for the esport, because we have a massive show for you this week! The guys recap IEM Oakland's PUBG Invitational and CS:GO tournaments, ELEAGUE'S Rocket League Cup announcement, and the results from Red Bull Battlegrounds. Kevin Hitt joins us to start our CS:GO Boston Major preview. Jules Scott recaps the current round of roster rumors in the HGC including Tempo Storm's new super team. Seven sits down with Dragon to discuss his win at the ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship. Last but not least, B/R Esport's Alex Magdaleno gives us the lowdown on the chaotic offseason rumored for TSM and the rest of the NA LCS franchises.||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlizzCon Special: Overwatch League, Heroes of the Storm HGC Finals with Jules Scott, Sam Braithwaite on the future of the HGC, and Kobolds and Catacombs||This week, we discuss all of the BlizzCon announcements: Overwatch League Divisoins, Overwatch's new hero Moira, Kobolds and Catacombs are coming to Hearthstone, and Hanzo and Alexstraza come to the Nexus. Jules Scott from Convert to Raid joins us to discuss the HGC Finals and Sam Braithwaite recaps the first year of the HGC and whats to come in year 2.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJacob Wolf on EU LCS and Esports Journalism, Rip on ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship, and Alex Magdaleno on League of Legends Worlds||Jacob Wolf from ESPN esports joins us to to talk the struggles of being an esports journalist and gives us the lowdown on franchising in the LCS. Rip sees if he can beat the caster curse by picking the Group B winners for the Injustice 2 World Championship. Alex Magdaleno discusses the All-Korean League of Legends World Finals, the future of Faker and SKT, and who could possibly end Korea's dominance.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOverwatch League, Injustice 2 World Championship, Rumored Hearthstone Expansion, and League of Legends Worlds||The boys are back and they've brought beer! On our inaugural episode we start diving into the biggest 4 weeks in esports with coverage of the Overwatch League's march to the preseason as well as spectator changes coming to the Overwatch World Cup. We sit down with Sajam to discuss the weekend's action at the ELEAGUE Injustice World Championship. EPICENTER 2017 has gone back to the future with an SK vs Virtus Pro Grand Finals. And we wrap things up with a look at League of Legends Worlds 2017 with Bleacher Report's Alex Magdaleno.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|