This week in Esports: Lyon go to China, Gfinity reveal plans and plenty more

It's almost becoming cliche to announce that it has been yet another frantic week in the esports industry. We would be lying if we said otherwise, though.  French club Lyon have announced...

Put down the pitchforks: Allen Cook is not the problem

Gambling and the burgeoning world of esports has a rocky past, a turbulent present, yet hopefully, a prosperous future. A nonchalant brag about a couple of ante-post bets from Allen Cook, an...

Esport Talk – Elazer says Blizzard needs to make balance changes faster

The eleventh season of the Intel Extreme Masters concluded in Katowice, Poland and the StarCraft 2 Championship was amongst the highlights.  It was the Koreans who dominated the tournament, although Polish player...
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The impact of being toxic in esports

Recently, the General Manager of Unicorns of Love Romain “Khagneur” Bigeard was on an EU LCS post game segment. He took the opportunity to talk directly to aspiring pro players about...
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Street Fighter: From arcades to ELEAGUE

Before next generation consoles and before the PC master race, there were arcades. In the early 90s arcades were home to one of the first competitive video games - the Street...

Esport Talk – The Real Pokémon Master in Esports

It's hard to remember a game that had as significant an impact or that drove people as wild as Pokémon GO upon its release.  Most were happy to chase down a Dingbat or chase...

This week in Esports: Piqué and Zlatan join in, Challengeme secures investment and UoL...

Global superstars Zlatan Ibrahimović and Gerard Piqué left it late this week to prevent the esports industry from going a week without interest and investment from the tradtional sports world. In other esports...

ESI Esports Gambling Report: Volume 5

There's never a lack of esports events around the world to peruse and have a punt on. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene is back in full swing with top teams competing...

Esport Talk – SK Gaming on going mobile

SK Gaming can pride itself amongst the most established organisations in esports worldwide.  Having come a long way since its creation in 1997, the German team now counts Visa amongst its partners. SK Gaming is...
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Psyonix and NiP on the need for cohesion in esports

Ahead of the Escon Europe conference in London in April (5-6), some of the speakers donned their thinking caps to discuss the future of the esports industry and some of the most...

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ESL One New York will be live streamed in VR

ESL, SLIVER.tv, a next-generation esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, and VR production studio WonderWorld VR have announced that they are partnering up to...