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Former WME | IMG trio launch Foundry IV, an ‘esports first’ game studio

Former WME | IMG Global Head of Esports Tobias Sherman has launched Foundry IV with co-founders Simon Abitbol and Lilia Russo.  The trio, who were all part of the same WME | IMG team, left the...

Stephen Barton – Coco Fuzion 100 and Astralis – Maintaining focus

Coco Fuzion 100 recently signed a partnership to become the Hydration Partner of one of Europe’s top esports organisations; Astralis. This is yet another 'cool' partnership signed by the Danish team following...
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Lyon Gaming face $12,500 fine and forced rebranding

Mexican League of Legends team Lyon Gaming will soon be forced to compete under a new brand, as a contract breach saw Riot Games fine the team $12,500 (£9,490). The team, which competes...
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Erik Swanson – eFTW – Fantasy esports, comeback or game over?

Erik Swanson is the CEO of eFTW (Esports For The Win). The fantasy esports app is available on both iOS and Android and is an game in which users pick teams...
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Dallas Cowboys owner acquires majority stake in compLexity Gaming

Owner of the Dallas Cowboys NFL team Jerry Jones and Real Estate tycoon John Goff have today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in esports team compLexity Gaming. As an organisation...

Flipsid3 Tactics sign deal with REKT, with fan interaction a team priority

REKT has partnered with FlipSid3 Tactics in order to debut a new fan engagement platform. REKT.gg is a video platform which enables gamers to create and share 'customisable Snapchat style gaming highlights'. Fans can...
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Comcast Spectator unveils Philadelphia Fusion

Philadelphia Fusion have become the latest Overwatch League team to be announced. This leaves just two franchises, the Orlando Miami spot owned by Misfits and the second Kroenke backed Los Angeles...
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Harrisburg University joins NACE, will offer 15 full esports scholarships

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has become the first Mid-Atlantic university, and the fiftieth nationwide in the States, to join the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE). Harrisburg University will offer 15 full athletic...
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New York, New York, it’s an Overwatch town, welcome Excelsior

In arguably the most fantastical of Overwatch League names yet, today it was revealed that the name the Big Apple franchise has picked for itself is New York Excelsior. https://twitter.com/overwatchleague/status/924985823254028288 Excelsior means 'Ever...
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Overwatch spectator mode to be revamped ahead of OWL

It's safe to say that the approach Blizzard has taken to Overwatch esports has been maligned by many. Accusations of a game which is extremely difficult to spectate and has little...

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Gary Corcoran – DoubleRQuits – Pitch ICE Perfect

Gary Corcoran is the Founder of DoubleRQuits. DoubleRQuits is a platform which allows players to compete against one another on consoles 'for money or...