Absolutely Cracked

Fortnite’s “Astronomical” event was inevitable. The cultures of gaming, social interconnectivity, and live music were cultivated for years prior to the event, and it should have surprised no one. Travis Scott’s virtual concert event has amassed a huge influx of users as 27.7 million players watched a giant Travis Scott stomp around in-game to snippets of his most popular tracks, …

The Stream of Heroes

As the Covid-19 pandemic shutters venues for traditional sports events and coverage, esports makes a return to online broadcasting in a move that capitalizes on its high viewership and intimate setting. The hype is palpable online as big stories break on mainstream media’s sudden recognition of esports. Nascar broadcasted an iRacing event on Fox Sports to a record-breaking 900,000 viewers …

One Hundred Years of Solo Queue

North America’s esports presence looms large on the global stage, but the industry’s distant cousin in Peru may be the true, American esports scene. P*** madre! — Profanity briefly stings the ears of passersby, disturbing the tranquility of a well-lit esports facility in Atlanta. Flavorful responses ring out within the facility, all in Spanish, as the team commits to a …

The Weekend Esports Minute

League of Legends: Previews for patch 10.4 were posted online a few days ago, introducing a host of balance changes for many popular champions. Soraka and Sona see significant changes that will force them out of top lane and back to the support role, while Diana, Garen, Zed, and Mordekaiser see their abilities buffed against jungle camps.  Counter-Strike: European and …

The Heart is a Lonely Jungler

In a time of decreasing face-to-face interaction, League of Legends players forge intimacy over their favorite game. “You’re gonna hate me after I int.” The previous loss drags her voice to the bottom of her register as it layers on top the click-clack of her trackpad, emphasizing the livestream’s subdued get-together vibe. “Don’t worry she only ints guys she thinks …

NYE & Axis Replay Anniversary Party

We celebrated our one year anniversary and welcomed in the new year. With music, drinks, board games and of course, video games, everyone truly celebrated the gamer’s new year at Axis Replay!

Esports Summit VIP Dinner

Top Gaming Executives Party At Axis Replay Axis Replay Hosted the VIP Dinner for Esports Summit During DreamHack Atlanta Week ATLANTA — On Thursday, Nov. 14 and Friday, Nov. 15, Esports Summit took place at the Georgia World Congress Center. The conference ran alongside Hi-Rez Expo and DreamHack Atlanta as the premier business-focused esports conference in the southeast. Top executives …

Halloween Bash & Bar Launch!

It’s Halloween time, here at Axis Replay, and we celebrated with the Halloween Bash! Spooky lights, decorations and costumes were everywhere, and we celebrated the launch of our new bar! Check out the pictures from the Saturday (10/26). The Halloween Bash attendees enjoyed our drinks selections from beers to wine and champagne. We also featured our specialty drinks like Mario …