August 19, 2020

PUBG Mobile Campus Championship (PMCC) 2020 Announced

Today, Tencent posted a YouTube teaser of its next upcoming tournament for its popular mobile game, PUBG Mobile. The reveal was a 25-second video showing off the new logo that verified the competition’s approach to fans. PUBG Mobile Campus Championship (PMCC) 2020 is making its way to India and fans can follow the event through […]

August 12, 2020

Riot Games and Epic Games team up with PlayVS for Summer Showdown 2020

PlayVS recently revealed the Summer Showdown’s sponsors and prizes. Organized by the scholastic esports platform, this tournament attracted many big names in the esports industry. Among the official sponsors are Riot Games, Epic Games, Alienware, Respawn, Logitech, and more. Summer Showdown is one of the biggest esports tournaments for high schools and collegiate esports, so […]

July 16, 2020

Ubisoft announces Rainbow Six Siege Collegiate Program

Today, Ubisoft officially announced the launch of a collegiate esports scene for Rainbow Six Siege. Ubisoft partners with esports production platform FACEIT and computer hardware company Corsair. Additionally, Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege Collegiate Program boasts Origin PC as its subsidiary sponsor. The partnership helps establish the platform for the new collegiate esports scene, while Corsair […]

June 17, 2020

Are esports degrees essential in this industry?

Fans and players alike have been seeing an influx of esports courses, especially during the lockdown in this pandemic. These programs and curriculum have their own set of benefits. Although the principal argument is that these degrees may give more chances and opportunities in the esports industry. However, one could ask if this is really […]

May 28, 2020

Gen.G and Eastern Michigan University partner for esports

Nowadays, gaming is constantly growing to new heights and esports is finally considered a sport. People of all ages love competing in their respective games. To accompany this growth, various esports educational programs are created to allow prospects to start their careers in this industry. Gen.G just announced a partnership with Eastern Michigan University to […]

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 […]

February 14, 2020

Pokimane donates $50,000 for UCI Esports scholarships

Irvine, CA, February 13, 2020 – Esports star Imane “Pokimane” Anys worked with the University of California, Irvine to create the Pokimane Scholarship. UCI Esports will receive $50 thousand in funding to assist students with tuition and fees. After an initial donation of $25 thousand, Pokimane will contribute the other half in 2021. Pokimane Scholarship […]

November 6, 2019

Comcast and Cal Esports Host a Panel on Esports Careers

Comcast and Cal Esports have partnered on a panel that will give students a look at possible career paths in the esports world. Cal Esports Program Manager Kevin Ponn joins the podcast to talk about the panel, esports in the Pac-12 and more. Watch the full panel courtesy of Xfinity. Or head to the official […]

October 24, 2019

How Extreme Networks is Building Esports Infrastructure in Schools

Extreme Networks’ Chief Operating Officer Norman Rice joins the show to talk about how Extreme Networks is taking the companies work in traditional sports over to esports. We cover what a good esports network looks like, how esports is becoming the new collegiate battle ground and much more. If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate […]

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