March 10, 2021

Envy Gaming adds Gray Television as $25M+ investor

North American esports organization Envy Gaming makes headlines today with its announcement of a $40 million Series C funding round involving a TV company. Led by Gray Television, the investment round aims to grow Envy’s current and future talent, projects, and more. Gray already invested $28.5 million in the organization. Additionally, it will name two […]

March 5, 2021

How do Esports Teams Make Money?

It’s no surprise that the esports industry keeps growing and it’s largely thanks to the teams creating competition and engagement. Unfortunately, these teams often struggle to survive and grow, especially during the global COVID-19 pandemic. With tournaments moving online for nearly 12 months now, earning revenue from live events is impossible. Clearly, teams are still […]

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, […]

March 24, 2020

How Casinos Can Use Gaming to Modernize Slots

Slots are the most popular part of every casino. Something about the spinning reels lining up just works for the average casino visitor and the house rakes in the cash. But younger generations are increasingly skipping the slots in favor of table games like poker and blackjack or passing on betting altogether. Now casinos are […]

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 […]

February 7, 2020

KFC Gaming and Kairos Esports launch a gamer burger

KFC Gaming and Kairos Esports kick off February through a mockumentary about professional gaming. The video highlights KFC’s new Esports Performance Burger that’s meant to make anyone who eats it a god at games. Kairos produced the video and KFC produced the burger. Both companies joined together through a deal to bring good food to […]

December 15, 2019

Fashion x Gaming: A growing marketing trend

Throughout its growth, the esports and video game industries underwent a slow trend still on the rise. Fashion brands and video game partnerships, both of which market their products alongside each other. These brands sell the highest end clothing with a gaming twist. The video games market in-game cosmetics and additional features with exclusive input […]

November 13, 2019

Apple Arcade: Three potential esports

Apple Arcade launched just months ago for iOS phones and it’s already loaded with different games from puzzle games to racing games. Another highlighted genre is “Arcade Multiplayer Games” and there are quite a few interesting choices for competitive mobile gamers. Esports is growing at a historic rate, including the rise of mobile esports. The […]

October 30, 2019

Evolution of mobile esports

Mobile gaming has been present for a decade and gradually developed over the years. But when PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds launched on mobile platforms in early 2018, mobile esports changed. The launch of the game marked the boom in the mobile gaming industry. Hundreds of thousands of players installed the game. Initially only available on personal computers […]