Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup 2018 announced by Blizzard

The Overwatch World Cup was first launched in 2016, and Blizzard Entertainment has just announced it'll be returning for a third year. The worldwide event will take place in Southern California this November. Qualification...
Overwatch Contenders Old Spice

Overwatch Contenders welcomes Old Spice as official NA sponsor

Old Spice has ventured into esports once more by becoming the official sponsor for the North American region of Overwatch Contenders. This region is perhaps the most popular of the seven that...

New York Excelsior owner recruits Red Bull events manager

Sterling.VC, a sports, media, and real estate company, has recruited Ben Nichol as its Head of Events and Business Development. Sterling.VC is part of Sterling Equities, which is co-owned by Fred Wilpon -...
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London Spitfire receives sponsorship from Logitech G

London Spitfire has teamed with Logitech G for a year-long partnership that will see the Overwatch team kitted out with various gear from the peripheral company. Spitfire recently won Stage 1 of...
National Esports Tournament 2018

Digital Schoolhouse partners with XMA-Viglen for National Esports Tournament

National Esports Tournament, a competition for schools, is returning for a second year and is welcoming XMA-Viglen as its partner. The tournament aims to help students become interested in technology and...
Los Angeles Valiant, Ash vs Evil Dead

Lionsgate partners with Los Angeles Valiant, becomes jersey sponsor

Overwatch League franchise Los Angeles Valiant has a new jersey sponsor for Stage Two of the league in the form of Ash vs Evil Dead, due to a new partnership with Lionsgate. Announced on February...

ESI Gambling Report: Can franchising help to commercialise esports betting?

In this week's edition of the ESI Gambling Report, we take a comprehensive look into the future of franchise esports and how it can drive gambling to higher altitudes, specifically in...

ESI Gambling Report: Overwatch League Stage 1 Playoffs

The ESI Gambling Report is back with a vengeance. This will now be a weekly piece on a Friday and focus on esports betting in some form; whether that's a preview...

Blizzard eye Overwatch League expansion in second season

Blizzard has revealed that it will be looking to expand the Overwatch League later this year with the second season. A representative from Blizzard confirmed the news to PC Gamer, saying: "We expect...
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Paul “Redeye” Chaloner – Code Red Esports – Building the Spitfire’s UK presence

The Overwatch League is soon to head into the third week of competition, and the inaugural season has got off to an impressive start. The launch week saw extremely impressive viewership...

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Esports and Casino Resorts – Day 2 Review

The second and final day of Naruscope’s Esports and Casino Resorts offered more than just panels and networking with the Manatt Digital Startup Launchpad...