Hisense and EG partner to create unique Halo fan experience

Evil Geniuses have partnered with consumer technology brand Hisense to offer a unique fan opportunity to compete with the EG Halo team on one of the biggest TV screens in the world. https://twitter.com/Hisense_USA/status/851887118062419968 It...
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GiGse will explore the marriage of esports and gaming

Esports is set to play a big part at the 2017 edition of  GiGse (April 26 – 28, Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego) with sessions looking at how the gambling sector...

Two days of esports business at Le Méridien – An eScon Report

Le Méridien in Piccadilly was host to eScon Europe last week which saw the recent growth of the esports industry discussed and dissected under the chandeliers. The event was put on...
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Saad Sarwar – Level99 – The virtues of constructive criticism

Saad Sarwar is one of the creative minds behind Level99. This is the company responsible for the H2K and G2 Esports rebrands, co-founders of the OG DOTA2 team and contributors to...
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Pedro Silva – Qwatti Esports Agency – Showing football clubs the light

More and more football clubs across the globe are looking to esports as a way to boost engagement with younger fans and cement their brand’s longevity.  The issue is that clubs run...

Anyone for an esports bootcamp in Finland?

The Nordic Esports Academy is a new Finnish summer school and tournament set up by the Kajaani University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with Vuokatti Ruka Sports Academy. This is where...

ELEAGUE nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Studio Design and Art Direction

ELEAGUE, a product of Turner Sports, has been nominated for a sports Emmy in the Outstanding Studio Design and Art Direction category.  The news was revealed by ELEAGUE on their Twitter last week....

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...

Dota 2’s The International 7 will remain in Seattle

Valve has recently announced that its flagship Dota 2 event will remain in Seattle amidst rumours that Donald Trump's administration could force it elsewhere. The tournament, which has traditionally been largely crowd-funded...
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Gfinity announces first four Pro Teams for Elite Series

In what is fast becoming Gfinity week, and after the company announced the three titles for its upcoming Elite Series, the teams set to be invited was always the next thought. In...

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Moritz Maurer – Genius Sports – Protecting integrity and unlocking data...

In early April, Genius Sports announced a partnership with gaming platform provider and creators of the Esports Championship Series (ECS), FACEIT. The partnership got underway with...