Overwatch League 12 teams and start date confirmed for inaugural season

Blizzard, the developer of Overwatch, has announced the last three locations for initial Overwatch League franchises and also revealed the start date of its league. Although still later than initially planned (quarter...

GameCo to exhibit five new VGM titles at G2E

GameCo Inc, a company involved in creating Video Game Gambling Machines ("VGM") as they attempt to revolutionise and spice up the casino floor will exhibit five new VGM machines at Global...

1000-player PUBG? Automaton raises $10m to overhaul survival genre

British independent game studio Automaton Games yesterday announced the securing of a $10m (£7.37m) investment from Cambridge Ventures as they work on a survival-combat game of enormous proportions. Automaton is on the warpath. Teaming...

Nicolas Maurer – Team Vitality – Kings of the Merch

Next up in our Kings of the Merch series is Nicolas Maurer, CEO at Team Vitality. When it comes to looking the part, Maurer recognised the importance of this long ago and...

Meet Esports Insider at ESL UK’s largest esports activation – EGX 2017

EGX 2017 is nearly upon us, and with such the UK's largest esports activation to date. The ESL Arena, powered by Intel will span 5,000 square metres including two competition stages...

Réveille Ton Volcan: Team Vitality team up with Volvic

French esports organisation Vitality have announced a new partnership in the form of mineral water brand Volvic. The Co-Owners of Team Vitality stated in a release on the site announcing the partnership: "We...

ESI Forum – Apparel and esports – From streetwear to jerseys

The third iteration of the ESI Forum Series (#ESIForum) is set to take place next week on the evening of Thursday September 28th (6-10pm) at Fnatic's Bunkr. The topic of discussion this...

Daria Klimchuk – World of Tanks Blitz – Developing mobile esports

Whilst World of Tanks is a game known to many, both as a game and as an esport, World of Tanks Blitz is not quite so well known. The Wargaming title...
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Team EnVyUs confirm “multi eight figure investment” from Hersh Interactive Group

Team EnVyUs has confirmed a large multi-million investment from the Hersh Interactive Group. The figure is believed (according to ESPN reports) to be around $35,000,000 (£25.9m) and is comfortably one of...

Gfinity Elite Series confirms dates for season two

The Gfinity Elite Series will return for a second season starting on the 6th October. It follows on from the inaugural Elite Series which concluded with Epsilon winning the franchise championship...

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Ukraine’s first esports business conference

On February 22, 2017 international events company Smile-Expo will hold Ukraine's first esports industry conference in the capital of Kiev – eSPORTconf UAH.  Globally, Na'Vi (short for...