October 17, 2020

The Gamer Hour live with Episode 1 featuring Josh Hart

Late-night talk show The Gamer Hour, produced by Esportz Network and hosted by esports caster Chris Puckett, began airing episode 1 today. The Gamer Hour episode 1 stars NBA small forward and shooting guard Josh Hart from the New Orleans Pelicans speaking about his journey and passion as a gamer.  The Gamer Hour Episode […]

July 23, 2020

Twitch Sports Category launched with success

Amazon-owned Twitch has a near-monopoly on gaming and esports live-streaming. To expand the monopoly, the company is now looking to expand beyond esports with a newly launched Twitch sports category. This category will include streams from football teams like Real Madrid, Arsenal, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. It will also include the existing NBA, NHL, RFL, […]

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 […]

February 20, 2020

Why FIFA’s eMLS Is the Best Sports Simulation Esports League

In Portland, Oregon, the most rabid fan base in the MLS packs a trendy event space. It’s Portland’s first esports event and the crowd is filled with kids, parents, and gamers. The eMLS has come to town.  Major League Soccer’s answer to the NBA 2K League, Madden Club Championship and NHL Gaming World Championship, the […]

January 30, 2020

Gen.G Tigers impacting the NBA 2K League

NBA 2K League recently announced its first internationally based team, Gen.G Tigers from Shanghai, China. The new squad officially has a name and a logo to use in the third year of the league. Gen.G Tigers was announced as the name with a logo featuring a tiger in a prowling state. The black and gold […]

January 3, 2020

2020 OWL burdens teams with big travel costs

With Blizzard’s plans for Overwatch League’s international roadshow quickly approaching, many begin to question the viability of the impending travel costs. Both physical and financial costs may be too much for players. Blizzard released this information in August 2019 along with their entire schedule for 2020. However, the conversation about the changes never made headway […]

October 11, 2019

NBA 2K League: An Interview with Magic Gaming Coach, Jonah Edwards

The NBA 2K League has been taking shape, with new teams being announced, more players getting drafted, and more coaching and front office hirings. One team that could be on the rise is Magic Gaming, featuring Rookie of the Year, Brendan “Reizey” Hill and Cameron “KingCamRoyalty” Ford who led the league in field goal percentage. […]