April 3, 2020

2020 Esports Awards with Director Michael Ashford

Esports surpasses unprecedented heights every year. And with every successful milestone reached, it’s only standard for those who improved the industry to receive recognition. The Esports Awards is an annual event celebrating the success of the booming industry. Every year, hundreds of people attend and thousands watch. Initially kicking off in 2016, the 2020 Esports […]

April 1, 2020

NBA 2K esports tournament features NBA players

The Coronavirus pandemic is critically impacting all areas of regular sports entertainment. As social distancing is now more important than ever, the NBA decided that something had to be done. Fans knew that some brainstorming need to be done in order for the NBA to keep close relations with its community. After all, players competing […]

March 30, 2020

Fox Sports televises Madden esports

Following the success of the NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series on Fox Sports, the media outlet has now added a Madden esports event to their lineup. On Sunday, football fans tuned in to FS1 to watch the first-ever Madden NFL Invitational. The event took up a two-hour time slot and welcomed Fox Sports broadcasters Rachel […]

March 23, 2020

Gaming and Esports Surge During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite all the negative news and event cancelations because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, there is a silver lining. For esports and gaming, coronavirus increases viewership and popularity with fans stuck at home. A new initiative called Gamers Vs COVID-19 brings esports players and streamers together to inform gamers about the pandemic. One step that […]

March 18, 2020

Garena’s Free Fire is Dominating Esports Emerging Markets

If you’re living in America or Europe, you might not have heard of Free Fire. But that’s definitely not true in Latin America. Garena’s Free Fire was the third most downloaded mobile esport of 2019 and was driven mostly by absurd popularity in many regions, but most notably Brazil. It’s a battle royale title that […]

March 13, 2020

Investing in Esports: A guide to success

Right now, there is no denying that esports is growing in popularity on a daily basis simply because of the vast opportunities that it can provide. Despite the growing success, many still underestimate the possibilities of the esports industry. But in fact, investing in esports brings numerous benefits. If you’re all in, an esports investment […]

March 12, 2020

The Coronavirus Could Be More Than Just a Setback for the OWL and E3

The Coronavirus is officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organization. Countries around the world are scrambling to figure out proper responses to the disease that has infected over 125,000 and killed nearly 5,000 people. In esports, there have been extensive ramifications for many leagues, teams and tournaments. League of Legends has seen play […]

March 12, 2020

Dota 2 sponsors and partnerships

Although brands and sponsors have been at the forefront of various major esports tournaments and leagues, they are occasionally overlooked. Here’s a brief on recent moves occurring with Dota 2 sponsors. MSI Gaming hardware specialist MSI partnered with the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Their esports teams are now equipped with the best hardware […]

March 7, 2020

Why India Provides a Massive Opportunity for Esports

Esports are truly going global. While games like League of Legends are already popular worldwide, many regions struggled to build out esports infrastructure. With advancements in mobile phone technology, those barriers to entry virtually disappeared. China is already the driver of many of the biggest esports companies in the world, but now the only country […]

March 4, 2020

ESL’s Michal ‘CARMAC’ Blicharz on Coronavirus Concern in Katowice, Valorant and ESL Pro League

IEM Katowice is one of the most anticipated CS:GO events of every year. Thousands of people make the trip to Katowice’s Spodek arena to watch the best teams in the world compete. Unfortunately, this year, the regional polish government decided the congregation of fans in the arena carried too much of a health risk with […]

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