Arguably Riot Games’ biggest international tournament yet, Valorant Champions had ended off with a bang last Sunday on 12 December after the two strongest teams, Team Gambit and Acend had duked it out in the grand finals. With the latter emerging victorious with a score of 13-8, Team Acend managed to secure the Valorant Champions 2021 title and the much sought after prize pool of $350,000.
Well folks, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. One year. Two major tournaments. More than 10,000 teams watered down to just 16. It has all come down to this, the top dogs of the Valorant esports scene battling it out to be crowned the first ever Valorant Champion. Here, we find three Southeast Asian (SEA) teams – Thailand’s X10 CRIT and FULL SENSE and the Philippines' Team Secret – amongst the best of the best, and we couldn't be prouder. But...we can’t help but wonder: what ARE their chances in this global tournament, full of hungry, hungry competitors?
With their win at the Valorant Championship Tour 2021: APAC Last Chance Qualifier, Thailand's FULL SENSE qualify for the FIRST ever Valorant Champions. Congratulations all around but rarely do people see the effort and journey to the top. To get a better grasp of their spectacular abilities, let's take a look at the group's CRAZY highlights in s
Hailing from Thailand, FULL SENSE’s Valorant rooster officially debuted in February 2021, over half a year after Valorant’s release. However, this roster wouldn’t stay long. In April, the entire team saw new faces. With the promotion of Nattawat “SuperBusS” Yoosawat to the active roster, the team was finally settled (for now) in June.
The Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Stage 3 Masters in Berlin may be all the rage now in Valorant-verse. But also the talk of the town is the new Valorant content Riot Games recently released. It is something that has all players, pros or not (us, unfortunately), rejoicing. We know, we know... we haven't been posting much about Valorant lately. But with the Zedd collaboration, new battle pass and map, how can we stay silent any longer? As part of the Valorant craze, we are devoting Meme Monday to Valorant’s latest stuff, including the, uh, new agent.
A sea of boom bots, clouds of Jett’s cloudburst, a barrage of Breach’s blinds and a maze of Sage’s wall. Valorant’s newest game mode, Replication has ushered in a new wave of chaotic energy into the fast-paced first-person shooter.
The American-based game developer will hold their tournaments at Laugardalshöll indoor sporting arena, Rekjavik, Iceland. With 2 of Riot’s largest games in one premise, could this be the start of Riot Games’ equivalent to Blizzcon? Perhaps a Riotcon?
The Kartini Day Ladies Showdown, held on April 21 and organised by online gaming payment platform UniPin and Riot Games SEA, aimed to increase awareness in sexual violence against women.
Grab your sunglasses, and lock and load people. Valorant’s new tropical beach map Breeze is out! Icebox has been a little too frigid (and even depressing) at times, so this sunny stage might prove to be a hit.
When women unite, they can send a powerful message. And the Kartini Day Ladies Showdown is the perfect platform to showcase their talents in esports and make a stand for feminism. The online charity event will be held on April 21, the birthday of Raden Adjeng Kartini, an Indonesian activist who fought for education for girls and women’s rights in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Its main highlight will be an esports tournament which will see 20 female esports personalities duke it out in League of Legends: Wild Rift and Valorant, with 10 players facing off in each game.
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