May 22, 2020

Can chess be the next esport?

Many streamers like Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani have taken to playing chess on Twitch, with other notable gaming personalities following suit. Although it has never been an explosive spectator sport, that may be subject to change. Chess is estimated to be one of the most popular games in the world, with chess.com reaching 600 million players. […]

May 6, 2020

Which courses and degrees lead to an esports career?

Gone are those days when earning a degree for a passion was not easy, especially when related to esports. The esports industry has been growing vigorously and institutions now understand and cater to that trend. As a result, universities and even high schools are now offering various esports programs that will nurture students into fully-equipped […]

May 1, 2020

Gaming in digital therapeutics, the future of healthcare

Digital technology continues to improve every year as society grows and with it come new ways to include gaming. Specifically, video games enter the medical world for gaming in digital therapeutics. Medical facilities have now begun to use gaming as a recovery tool for youth suffering from various conditions. These conditions can range from attention […]

April 24, 2020

Travis Scott’s live virtual Fortnite concert breaks records

On April 23, Fortnite’s Travis Scott concert attracted an audience never seen before in an in-game event. Over 12 million people attended Travis Scott’s Astronomical. With the release of the 12.40 update, Fortnite is using collaboration to gather players to the game. Using video games as mediums for real-life events, especially with the COVID-19 situation, […]

April 22, 2020

Christian Pulisic and Bugha team up for Twitch Rivals

Because of the COVID-19 situation, professional sports players are no longer in the spotlight. With sponsorships being a bulk of their revenue, they need exposure to succeed. This is why fans are seeing more famous sports players go online. Andy Roddick, a famous tennis player, was recently on TV and even baseball players are participating […]

April 22, 2020

41 Universities join Rocket League EGF’s Power Series

Now more than ever, esports is an excellent way to create excitement for fans. This is especially the case for universities that can’t rely on normal education. Thus, the Electronic Gaming Federation’s Power Series, a Rocket League university esports tournament, has been organized. The Popularity of University Events All around the country, there are countless […]

April 21, 2020

FaZe Clan officially in a partnership with NFL

FaZe Clan has partnered up with the NFL to deliver exclusive merchandise and join in on the 2020 “Draft-A-Thon”. The partnership features a massive fundraising campaign that will benefit healthcare workers and other frontline workers battling COVID-19. The event goes from April 23 to 25. FAZE CLAN x @NFL Official Merch collab available this Thursday, […]

April 14, 2020

The Clubhouse, Allied Esports and Club 42’s charity tournament

To support the Jackie Robinson Foundation, Allied Esports and Club 42 teamed up to create the first edition of The Clubhouse. This charity esports tournament, played on Fortnite, will air on April 15 on Twitch. Fortnite World Cup Champion Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf and streamer Nicholas “NickEh30” Amyoony will be joining this event. Well-known professional baseball […]

April 9, 2020

VALORANT helps Twitch reach 4 million concurrent viewers

VALORANT’s beta had a strong start on Twitch with the FPS game breaking records on Day 1. Riot Game’s new title surpassed Twitch’s 2018 concurrent viewership record in August 2018. VALORANT is Riot Games’ first intellectual property outside of the popular MOBA game, League of Legends. Thanks to gamers seeking VALORANT keys for closed beta […]

April 9, 2020

Generation Esports launched by the High School Esports League

The High School Esports League has officially launched an organization and competitive platform called Generation Esports. It aims to bring higher quality competitiveness driven by a love for gaming. Additionally, Generation Esports is adamant about making sure that its tournaments are open to all ages. Social Distancing Cup Generation Esports’ first event is the Social […]

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