France

French government pass legislation to regulate esports player contracts

Each day, esports seem to be getting closer to becoming internationally recognised sports. Today's news comes from France's very own government. As reported by Spanish news outlet Diario AS, the French government...
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Newzoo: 42% of Dota, League and CS:GO viewers don’t play the games

Research and analytics firm Newzoo has released its latest findings on esports, this time with a specific focus on the viewers and their habits in ten focal Western countries. These countries are:...
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Alexander Zavoloka – Runtime.gg – Eat right, play better

If you eat right, do you play better? That’s the thinking behind esports nutrition company Runtime.gg. The BITKRAFT powered start-up now has two products on the market (a drink and a...

DreamHack announces ‘Senior tournament’ amongst others

DreamHack has announced four side competitive events that will run at the same time as its main DreamHack Summer 2017 tournament. The four tournaments include an all-female tournament, a junior tournament...

Esports reality show Gamerz kicks off

The Gamerz esports reality show, a refreshing new concept in esports, got underway yesterday. For those unaware, Gamerz created a casting event at DreamHack Winter 2016 and invited hundreds of ambitious Scandinavian CS:GO players...

ESL announces Critical Ops Championship Series with live finals

ESL has partnered with Critical Force from mobile first-person shooter Critical Ops to form a Critical Ops Championship Series. The bulk of the league will take place online starting in May into July,...
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Finland rising – The burgeoning game development scene & its talent shortage

Over a billion people around the world have been playing games made in Finland, a country with a population of just over 5.5 million.  In fact, the game industry in Finland is...

GAME announce fourth UK Masters season with £30,000 in prizes

The video game retailer GAME, who bought esports event company Multiplay in 2015, have announced the fourth season of their UK Masters esports tournament. This time they're offering £30,000 in prizes...

Critical Ops tournament organisers announce hacker database

Valiance and Mobile E-sports, tournament organisers for mobile games, announced measures to streamline their anti-cheating measures and punishments for events for mobile FPS title Critical Ops.  Most notably, they are working on a...
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ESEA announce teams for S24 Mountain Dew League Global Challenge

The North-American based tournament operator ESEA have announced the eight teams set for their Global Challenge LAN event in May. The tournament, sponsored by PepsiCo brand Mountain Dew, offers up a...

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Events

UK Gaming Tours – Three UK Esports Seasons

The UK Gaming Tours is the name given to a new esports tournament for UK competitors. Focusing on CS:GO for the first three seasons...