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Disney embraces esports with ESL television shows

Esports continues to establish new horizons, as ESL yesterday announced a new partnership with US entertainment behemoth Disney. Two original ESL television series are set to air on Disney's new D|XP, a daily...

“Esports to them is just another X-Factor” – Will the OWL model ruin esports?

A guest piece written by Mark Mantle. Follow him here. The Overwatch league: a behind the scenes look at how big business is done, whilst putting an end to the ‘free for...
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The Overwatch League may have to change its logo because of the MLB

The Overwatch League could face legal trouble before it's even got underway, law firm Morrison Lee reports. Following the publication of the league's logo on March 28th, Major League Baseball ("MLB") has...

The International 7 to be the largest esports event by prize pool in history

The International 7 has comfortably eclipsed the record for biggest prize pool in esports event history -- beating the record set by The International 6 last year. At the time of...
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This week in esports: RFRSH, HellRaisers, Astralis and PUBG

It's been another busy week in esports with several different partnerships emerging. RFRSH has announced its first event -- a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament to be held in Copenhagen. Additionally, HellRaisers...

Shadow.LoL launch provides new platform for professional team analytics

Esports data company DOJO Madness has today announced the launch of Shadow.LoL, a new software platform designed to provide cutting-edge analytics & data visualizations for professional teams of the game League of Legends. Led...

Lawsuit-threatened company threatens media who reported lawsuit with lawsuit

As news broke of Mobile Legends creators Shanghai Moonton Technology being on the back end of a lawsuit filed on Thursday, the company chose to publish a statement on their title's Facebook page. Lambasting...
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Denial Esports CEO launches esports consultancy Black Dog Gaming

Robby Ringnalda and Scott Kelly, CEO of Denial Esports and CEO of Black Dog Venture Partners respectively, have partnered to launch consultancy group Black Dog Gaming. In yesterday's press release, it was revealed that Black...
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Riot Games targets supposed League of Legends knockoffs in lawsuit

Mobile game developer Shanghai Moonton Technology is in Riot Games' sights for allegedly reproducing copyrighted material from Riot's famous intellectual property, League of Legends. In the lawsuit filed in California on Thursday, Riot...
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Astralis announce PanzerGlass partnership

PanzerGlass, a screen protection provider, has signed a one-year contract with CS:GO team Astralis, it was announced today. Astralis are known as one of the biggest teams in Counter-Strike. This deal is just...

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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...