MVP reshuffle Dota 2 teams following departure of players

MVP have disbanded their longstanding Dota 2 team MVP Phoenix following the departure of key players. They have also announced that MVP Aegis will merge into MVP HOT6ix, whilst MVP Revolution will keep its name.  The move comes after...
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2016 in CS:GO – Part two – July to December

The second half of the year was one of roster moves, declining dynasties and a glut of tournaments. CS:GO has had a bumper year, and the most exciting period was summer...
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2016 in CS:GO – Part one – January to June

An entire year in esports is a long time, especially when it comes to CS:GO. A typical allotted season is around three months, so teams being dominant for more than that...
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Puji Capital invests in esports group aXiomatic

Puji Capital is continuing its support and investment holdings in global digital media and entertainment companies by making a strategic investment into the esports industry.  On Wednesday the Asia-based investment company made...

AfreecaTV reveal Global StarCraft II League plans for 2017

AfreecaTV, the number one live streaming platform in South Korea has announced its plans for the Global StarCraft II League ("GSL") in 2017.  The event returns for 2017 with bigger and better plans. The...

Newzoo says Southeast Asia is esports fastest growing market

Newzoo's latest quarterly update states that Southeast Asia will have 9.5 million esports enthusiasts in 2016, and more notably, that this number will double by 2019. You can check out the firm's Global...

Konami pushes esports agenda with free PES 2017 Trial Edition

Konami is getting behind esports with the launch of the free to play PES 2017 Trial Edition released on November 24th.  The developer has released this version which will have a considerable focus...

Azubu fails to pay Brazilian and SEA streamers

Streaming company Azubu has come under fire this morning as it's been revealed by PVPLive that they have failed to pay streamers for three months, if not longer.  A representative of an eastern hemisphere...
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Will The Overwatch League be a path to glory?

During the opening ceremony at Blizzcon, Blizzard announced its esports plans for its latest game, Overwatch, in the form of The Overwatch League. This finally put to bed rumours of what the game's...

KeSPA and IeSF President on Olympic aims for esports

Jun Byung-hun, President of KeSPA and the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF), spoke to the Korea Times about his ambitions for his "biggest goal" which is esports, in some form, becoming an official olympic...

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BtoBet CEO believes esports betting can flourish in South Africa

Stakeholders from across the wide world of igaming will be meeting in Cape Town this week as the 4th Annual BiG Africa Summit gets underway today.  Issues...

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