Marc Diaz Williams – V.F.O – 11v11 FIFA can reign supreme

The Virtual Football Organization (VFO) launched in late 2016 with a new take on FIFA esports utilising the Pro Clubs mode. For the uninitiated this means 11 v 11. To date,...

Superdata Research – Esports by numbers in 2016

Superdata Research’s ‘2016 A Year in Review: Digital Games and Interactive Media’ included an encouraging look at esports, its growth over the past 12 months and its projections for the next...
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Dennis Fong – Plays.tv – Just a matter of time

Guinness World Records has Dennis ‘Thresh’ Fong listed as the world’s first professional gamer. Since he hung up his mouse, there’s quite a number that have since followed him down this...

Nicolai Gauci – MESA – Malta’s esports push

The MESA (Malta Esports Association) was formed recently with Nicolai Gauci as Chairman. Its objective is to 'nurture, promote, and improve the culture and recognition of esports in Malta, to represent the country as...

The first Mad Skills Motocross World Championship

Taking place during the first weekend of January (4-5th) the 12 highest skilled mobile motocross gamers will compete head-to-head in Stockholm, Sweden for the first ever Mad Skills Motocross live World...

AerNow teams up with Ericsson for live video platform

AerNow announced today that it has teamed with Ericsson 'to power the next generation of live events' by delivering virtual experiences with real-time data and video over 5G.  This'll be aimed at the...

Scrub League Weekly – NYChrisG, Evo and esports apparel

Scrub League can't get enough of the FGC, especially when we get to chat with personalities like Chris Gonzales, a.k.a. NYChris G. The EVO 2016 Marvel vs. Capcom champ and Street...

This week in Esports: Riot Games reveal partnership, F.C. Copenhagen to enter esports and...

It's been a busy week in the business world of esports, with Riot Games signing a partnership worth a minimum of $300million (~£245million), Team Dignitas releasing their CS:GO roster that looks set...
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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...

Skillz to host Christmas Day tournament for Toys for Tots

Skillz has announced that it will follow up its successful Thanksgiving Day 'Turkey Trot' tournament with an even larger mobile esports tournament on Christmas Day to support Toys for Tots.  The tournament will run...

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Motorola and ESL partner to host MSPORT NATIONALS tournament

Motorola of Sweden and ESL Nordic announced their partnership in hosting a $10,000 (£7,655) mobile esports tournament called MSPORT NATIONALS. The tournament will feature Hearthstone,...