January 24, 2020

MTG – Huya partnership cancelled from differing views

Modern Times Group announced that they and Huya Inc. have mutually terminated negotiations related to an agreement for forming a joint venture for esports expansion into China and a minority stake in Electronic Sports League. Announced in September 2019, the joint venture would see Huya Inc. buying a $30 million stake in ESL. It would […]

January 22, 2020

Top 5 most awaited esports events in 2020

2019 was impressive concerning the world of esports events. Different regions around the globe hosted the most significant esports events in 2019. Almost every weekend hosted greatness, keeping fans entertained the whole year. It pushed the industry to new heights and forecasts even better events in 2020. Now, esports fans wait with high expectations for […]

January 10, 2020

IMAX partners with esports startup Vindex

NEW YORK – Esports company Vindex has announced a new partnership with IMAX. The two companies plan to work together to offer exclusive esports content on the big screen. With more than 15 hundred IMAX theaters in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide, the team hopes to bring esports fans together, both locally and […]

January 6, 2020

2020 Esports: A new competitive front

A new decade means a new beginning, especially for esports. This decade marks itself as one of the most significant decades for the professional gaming scene. The now-booming industry spent a lot to create a foundation for itself and in the process, gave awareness that it was the next big scene. Time and money were […]

December 31, 2019

Esports Winners 2019: The Game Awards and Esports Awards

The year 2019 had numerous new changes in the esports industry, which continues to gain fame at an alarming rate. For instance, the esports market most likely surpassed the expected $1 billion mark in revenue coming from sponsors, advertisers, and media rights. This year, esports awards took place to reward champions and winners in various […]

December 20, 2019

Renewed partnership empowers collegiate esports

Two years ago, Tespa and ASUS Republic of Gamers partnered up to bring the best hardware to the collegiate esports scene. This year, both companies return to join forces. ASUS ROG will provide exclusive PCs, monitors, and routers for the 2019-2020 academic year. Tespa, an organization owned directly by Blizzard Entertainment, is a network of […]

December 18, 2019

Stoned Gamer brings Incendiary Industries Together in 2020

Dozens of investors, bankers, and insiders joined together in New York City on December 17th to attend The Gaming Society Esports conference. The conference’s first speaker began with a presentation by Marty Schneider, the CEO of Stoned Gamer. Yes, that company is exactly what it sounds like.  With nearly $30 billion spent yearly on gaming […]

December 18, 2019

Raising Capital in Esports at the Gaming Society Esports Conference

The Gaming Society Esports Conference took place on December 17 in New York City for an invite-only event. The conference allowed attendees to listen to industry veterans to speak about raising capital for new esports businesses. “If you decide to go public, you have to work backwards,” said Paul Dawalibi, the CEO of Obsidian Ventures. […]

December 18, 2019

Olympic Committee details new plan for esports

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The International Olympic Committee published an updated stance on esports. As part of a press announcement covering the committee meeting, the IOC took another look at esports in regards to the Olympics. After receiving a report from the Chair of the Esports and Gaming Liaison Group, Union Cycliste Internationale President David Lappartient, […]

December 12, 2019

Brooklyn Nets Owner Joseph Tsai Invests $10 Million in G2 Esports

Fresh off a magnificent run through League of Legends Worlds that fell just short, G2 Esports has announced the company’s second raise of the year. Joseph Tsai, the owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Alibaba, has invested $10 million into G2. The esports organization based in Germany has been open about new […]

December 11, 2019

Esports joins the Emmy Awards

Esports recorded tremendous growth over the last ten years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Especially, as it gets a category for outstanding coverage at next year’s Sports Emmy Awards. Esports gets its own category dedicated to outstanding coverage. Growth partly comes from partnering with established world brands. This provides increases in tournament […]

December 9, 2019

Money Monday: Five Biggest Esports Announcements of the Past Week

2019 saw more money flowing around esports than ever before. From eight-figure funding rounds to multi-year partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, keeping up with the biggest moves in esports is a challenge. This weekly series gives you the five most important deals in one place, helping you stay on top of the ever-changing esports industry.  […]

December 2, 2019

Astralis Group becomes a public company

DENMARK – Esports organization Astralis Group recently announced historic plans to go public next week. Shares in Astralis Group will become tradeable on NASDAQ’s First North Growth Market Denmark on December 9. A “subscription period” took place through November, giving investors the opportunity to back the company before going public. Børsplanerne er klar. Vi har […]

November 26, 2019

India: A Unique Growth Opportunity for Mobile Esports

The fast-growing esports industry brings visuals of professional players wearing team jerseys and sitting in front of computers. However, the Asian esports market is seeing the rapid expansion of mobile gaming. An esports segment that lagged behind PC gaming for a long time but has shown healthy signs of growth with battle royale games. Mobile […]

November 22, 2019

Emerging esports markets in 2020

If one reads this site, it’s unlikely that they’d need to be convinced of how big esports is becoming. The industry is expected to top $1 Billion in revenue this year. Its events regularly have millions of dollars on the line and as many viewers watching where they’ll land. Yet, for all its potential, esports’ […]

November 20, 2019

Cloud9 fined by Riot Games

Major esports company Cloud9 was recently fined by Riot Games for violating League of Legends Championship Series rules. Specifically, Cloud9 issued company stocks to their players in lieu of proper payments. A total of seven players received partial ownership through a company stock plan. In addition to that, Cloud9 didn’t notify Riot about these transactions […]

November 17, 2019

The 2019 Esports Awards winners

Esports Stadium Arlington played host to this weekend’s 2019 Esports Awards. Hosted by Eefje “SJOKZ” Depoortere and “GOLDEN BOY” Alex Mendez, the awards saw some of the best in the industry be recognized for their talents and dedication over the past year. They were joined by Jess Brohard, Bil “Jump” Carter, Lottie Van Praag and […]

November 15, 2019

Insider Interviews for the Esports Awards 2019

Esports Awards 2019, makes its way into the esports scene yet again. After many years of successful acknowledgment and praise for the contributors of esports. The event has come back once again, but this time, it’s heading to America instead. The awards ceremony will be held at the Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Nov […]

November 15, 2019

Immortals Group sells Houston Outlaws to the Beasley Media Group

Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) has announced the sale of the Overwatch League franchise, Houston Outlaws, to the Beasley Media Group. IGC acquired the Houston Outlaws franchise when they bought all the assets of Infinite Esports & Entertainment in June 2019 for $100 million. IGC is already an investor in the Overwatch League as they own […]

November 13, 2019

Study Shows More Similarities Between Esports and Traditional Athletes

A new study from UK researchers shows that esports athletes undergo the same stress levels as traditional athletes during competitions. The study includes anecdotal evidence of this by discussing the success of CS:GO team Astralis’ success in esports after bringing on a sports psychologist. This psychologist is Finnish Swede Mia Stellberg. Stellberg was hired to […]

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