July 23, 2020

Samahoma Media Advisors looks to grow gaming initiatives amid COVID-19

In the latest esports industry news, investment advisor Samahoma Media Advisors announced their interest in helping their investor clients to fund esports and other strong media sector companies. As businesses around the world struggle amidst COVID-19, a new investment opportunity arises to aid companies. Through short term funding from the establishment of Insight Media Fund, […]

June 19, 2020

HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas to reopen

Allied Esports announced today that the organization plans to reopen HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas. Located at Luxor Hotel and Casino, the flagship venue closed down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that quarantine restrictions ease up, HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas plans to reopen on June 25. With an altered schedule and procedures to […]

June 11, 2020

The 3 giants of LCS 2020 Spring Split

The return of the League of Legend Championship Series begins with Friday Night League on June 12. The LCS Spring Split exhibited several historical events and unique performances throughout its history. The qualification for Worlds is also right around the corner. Here is a preview analyzing the three LCS giants Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Team […]

May 12, 2020

Gamers Without Borders R6 tournament won by The Ultimates

Gamers Without Borders, a worldwide competition, has stepped up to organize an international charity tournament running across popular esports titles like Rainbow Six Siege, Dota 2, and PUBG Mobile. Funds will go to partnering charities, including the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund World Health Organization, GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance, and Direct Relief. The King Salman Humanitarian […]

April 14, 2020

eMLS comes to Fox Sports

In a continuing effort to produce new content during the COVID-19 outbreak, FOX Sports announced a new partnership to bring eMLS to television. The five-episode event features one player from participating Major League Soccer teams playing FIFA with their esports counterparts. Starting April 19, 4 of the 12 participating teams will face off in a […]

April 10, 2020

What Sports Brands Need to Know About Esports

With COVID-19 shutting down nearly every major sports league around the world, brands are scrambling. Hundreds of companies were counting on March Madness, the NBA Playoffs and the Olympics to put their brand in front of millions of viewers. These events are tried and true. The demographics have been researched time and again, the practices […]

April 1, 2020

Online Smash Ultimate tournaments fuel the competitive scene

There has been a large number of online Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments lately and it has been fueling the competitive scene in these unfortunate times. The spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic hit the Smash Ultimate community hard. 2020 was supposed to be the year that the Smash World Tour took place. Smash tournaments […]

March 26, 2020

Quarantine Series, Smash Ultimate’s online tournament

In a time where in-person Smash Ultimate tournaments cannot continue, YouTubers Jacob “Alpharad” Rabon and Charles “MoistCr1TiKaL” White plan to hold a series of online tournaments known as the Quarantine Series. These online tournaments will take place over the next four months and lead into a grand championship tournament, a dramatic boost to Smash esports. […]

March 24, 2020

ESL One Rio cancelled and now the only 2020 CS:GO Major

ESL One Rio Major will now take place in November, replacing the second CS:GO Major of the year. There will be only one Major in 2020 as the esports industry slows down to a crawl due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. With ESL One Rio canceled, what happens next in the CS:GO scene? When is […]

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 […]