BITKRAFT Esports Ventures makes first move and invests in Tier One Entertainment

BITKRAFT Esports Venture, the esports specific VC fund set up by Jens Hilgers last week made its first investment. The fund has chosen to invest in Tier One Entertainment, gaming and...
Overwatch

Overwatch player and coach booked without detention in South Korea after match fixing

The player manager and coach of Korean Overwatch squad Luminous Solar have been booked without detention in South Korea after attempting to qualify for the OGN Overwatch APEX Challenger Season 2...
CS:GO

Everything we know about Chinese CS:GO

The CS:GO community has been buzzing with excitement and intrigue over a new website counting down to the release of CS:GO for China. The game will be released and developed by...
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Esports will feature in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

Esports in the Olympics could be on its way to becoming a reality. In a report by China Daily, it was stated that a deal between Alisports and the Olympic Council...

The Blizzard eStadium has opened in Taipei

Blizzard Entertainment officially opened the doors to its first gaming venue in Taipei this week with an exhibition League match between local organisations Flash Wolves and ahq.  Named the 'Blizzard eStadium' it's 1,652...
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Route Mobile investing $10m to create national Indian esports league

India is set to play host to a $300,000 CS:GO tournament later this year if a report from Sportskeeda.com is to be believed.  A press release was sent out yesterday which detailed...
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Tencent made $21 billion in revenue last year

Tencent is the company behind both Riot Games and Supercell. Following the release of its latest annual revenue report, it has been revealed that last year alone it saw over $21bn in...

MTV to broadcast UCypher – India’s first esports league

In January it was revealed that Indian businessman and philanthropist, Ronnie Screwvala, had pledged $15m (£12m) in order to launch a major Indian esports league. Recent reports from the Economic Times, India suggest...

Fnatic to expand presence in Asia following partnership with B.O.O.T

Late last week esports juggernaut Fnatic announced a strategic partnership with Chinese esports agency B.O.O.T as they aim to expand their presence in Asia. The partnership means that B.O.O.T will manage the distribution of Fnatic...

Olympique Lyonnais launch FIFA esports team in Beijing

Most football clubs entering esports right now do so via FIFA and so in that regard, Lyon don't stand out. The one major point of difference though is that they're the...

Esports

Events

The best in esports recognised at inaugural industry awards night

The Brewery played host to the inaugural eSports industry awards night yesterday. Representatives from across the burgeoning industry gathered to celebrate the achievements of individuals,...