EVO Championship Series 2017 dates and venue announced

The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas will play host to the world's biggest fighting game tournament, EVO between 14-16 July 2017.  The competition returns to the Mandalay Bay Events Center, but...

Alliance and Evil Geniuses become independent player owned organisations

Twitch has stepped away from esports team ownership, with the two teams that operated under its banner since 2014: Evil Geniuses and Alliance now becoming owned by the team's respective players.  https://twitter.com/EvilGeniuses/status/808401302334087168 Both brands were initially...

ESL Pro League will be streamed exclusively on Youtube

Rumours have been rumbling around esports lately that Youtube has agreed a deal with ESL to exclusively stream the ESL Pro League. This has now been confirmed and both the ESL...

MLB’s Trevor May becomes Ambassador for Luminosity

With the NBA, the NFL and football clubs getting involved in esports in a number of different capacities, it was only a matter of time before baseball followed suit. Trevor May, a...

Five cities that could house an Overwatch team – USA

Months ago at BlizzCon 2016 Blizzard announced that the future of professional Overwatch would be morphed into the "Overwatch League" consisting of teams based in cities around the world. Clearly aimed to becoming...
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Nik Rytterstrom – Luxor Las Vegas – Building an esports mecca

Last week brought news of Allied Esports and Esports Arena teaming up with Luxor Las Vegas, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, to open a dedicated 30,000 square foot esports venue in early 2018.  MGM Resorts International hosts...

CLG partners with Overwolf to offer pro in-game guides

The American esports organisation Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) have announced their partnership with Overwolf, an application which allows developers to create downloadable applications for video games.  This partnership will be oriented towards...

Santa Ana Esports Arena to host finals of NBC and FACEIT Rocket League tournament

The Santa Ana Esports Arena has been revealed as the location for the final of the Universal Open Rocket League tournament, a $100,000 (£766k) tournament run by FACEIT and NBC Sports. The...
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The Paladins Premier League will stream exclusively on Facebook

The recently announced Paladins Premier League is the latest signing by Facebook, after news broke that the social platform giant has secured exclusive access to the streaming rights.  As reported by Forbes, matches...

Riot Games promises more revenue options for pro teams

League of Legends developer Riot Games revealed some exciting forthcoming changes for its esports scene last week via a blog post published on September 22nd.  The announcement stated: "As we move into 2017...

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ELEAGUE partners with GEICO for amateur esports tournament series

In a match made in heaven between two capitalisation loving entities, it has been announced that ELEAGUE has teamed up GEICO for a new...