Some of the best StarCraft 2 action of the year is taking place this weekend across both sides of the Atlantic as TwitchTV is the destination of choice for both the MLG Pro Circuit and Multiplay i44 events! If that’s not your cup of tea we’ll also be playing host to IGN and their coverage of Minecon: the world’s first official MineCraft convention! It’s going to be a great weekend here at TwitchTV so settle in, it’s going to be a long one!
The biggest MLG event of the year is going down this weekend in Providence, Rhode Island and the TwitchTV team will be there checking out the action first-hand! Tune in all weekend long to catch some of the very best StarCraft 2, Halo: Reach and Call of Duty players in the world make history! Check it out at MLG’s TwitchTV Team page.
Not to be outdone, this weekend is Multiplay’s massive i44 UK LAN event, part of the IGN Pro League 4 StarCraft 2 qualifier! That’s not all as i44 also plays host to Battlefield 3, Counter-Strike: Source and even fighting games with Tekken 6. See it all this weekend on their dual-channels, Multiplay and Multiplay2.
Join the FragDolls on Friday, November 18 from 6PM-8PM as they celebrate the launch of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations with a night of backstabbing fun! Expect special interviews with Ubisoft developers, prize giveaways and live gameplay. Check it out at FragDoll’s TwitchTV Channel.
IGN will be streaming live from Las Vegas, the home of the world’s first official MineCraft convention! Join Notch and the rest of the Mojang crew as they launch MineCraft 1.0 and host a series of discussion panels relating to one of the biggest phenomenons in recent gaming history. The full schedule of panels is available at http://www.twitch.tv/ignlive.
Friday, November 18th
1 – 2:30 p.m. Keynote Address and Minecraft Launch with Notch
4 – 5 p.m. Mojang Panel with Q&A (live demos of Scrolls and Cobalt)
Saturday, November 19th
10 – 11 a.m. Panels on your favorite Minecraft subjects
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Yogscast Panel
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Panels on your favorite Minecraft subjects
Canada Cup 2011
The largest fighting game tournament of the season is here! TwitchTV is the home of Canada Cup 2011 and some of the best players in the world. Tune in November 5-6 to see Justin Wong, Tokido, Mago, Infiltration and many other top players compete in a truly international tournament featuring Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition and Marvel vs Capcom 3. We will also offer a premium stream for the event that includes a high-definition broadcast, exclusive raffles and contests, and no commercial interruptions – all for just $8.95. Check out the stream this weekend at http://twitch.tv/canadacup. For more information please visit http://canada-cup.ca/.
ASUS ROG Stars Invite
This weekend brings yet another awesome StarCraft 2 event in the ASUS ROG Stars Invite, which takes place in Helsinki, Finland. Eight of the most famous and infamous StarCraft 2 pros in the world are flying in for what should be a spectacular show. Catch IdrA, HuK, White-Ra, DIMAGA, Ret, SeleCT, SjoW, and elfi as they duke it out for bragging rights and $10,000 in cash. And if that wasn’t enough, the fun will continue after the main event is over with an additional $5000 for a community-voted show match! All of the information you need and more can be found on TeamLiquid.
This week’s edition of WellPlayed’s Rampage series features yet another League of Legends grudge match between FnaticMSI and Team Dignitas. LoL fans, come cheer for your favorite teams and enjoy high-level matches! Info can be found at http://wellplayed.org/rampage.
MOBAFIRE Presents: Take Your Best Shot
The League of Legends community does not slow down and MobaFire’s Take Your Best Shot 5v5 tournament adds yet another huge event for LoL fans this weekend. The broadcast kicks off Friday (11/4) with a match between “u Mad Bro” and “Untrollable” at 7PM Pacific. Be sure to tune in Sunday (11/6) as well to see “Team Curse” take on “Wish LoL” at 3PM Pacific. The stream will be casted by MOBACAST.com and features ColbyCheeze and The Red Baron at the helm. Catch all the action this weekend at http://mobacast.com/live.