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Overwatch (somehow) wins SXSW Esports Game of the Year award

Overwatch was crowned Esports Game of the Year at the SXSW Conference Gaming Awards on Saturday night. The nominees for the category were as follows: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare; Gears of War...

IFTTT offers a helping hand to Twitch users

Whether you stream on Twitch or watch others that do, this one might be of interest.  IFTTT, a provider of automated applets for a wide variety of functions, has created a Twitch channel....

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 produce the first ever esports event to...
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Now GINX TV is heading to Canada via Super Channel

GINX TV gets around. Shortly after announcing a partnership to enter Israel, the London based firm has revealed that it's heading to Canada after establishing a partnership with Super Channel.  GINX Esports...

New York City FC & Players’ Lounge announce FIFA competitions

Following in the baby steps of sister club Manchester City, NYCFC has teamed up with Players' Lounge to enter esports via FIFA. The east coast MLS club's entrance appears to be erring more...

Amish Shah – SierraMaya360 – ReKT, EnVyUs & esports investments

The founding partner of venture capital firm SierraMaya360 Amish Shah, a company which invested a ‘seven figure sum’ into Team EnVyUs, recently launched two new firms under the brand ReKT; ReKT...

Lionsgate invests in Immortals

Esports investments were always going to be coming thick and fast this year but if they keep up at this rate, we're going to need new keyboards.  As reported by Venture Beat...
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Jeff Suhy & Jason Moore – APE and modop – The next Nirvana could...

Following the announcement of the deal between creative ad agency modop and esports player agency APE (Agency for Professional Esports), we decided to find out more.  We spoke to Jeff Suhy, a...

How to build the stars of the future in esports

One of the most engaging panels at the LA Intel Buzz Workshop on Wednesday featured the CEOs of four major esports organisations discussing their views on recruitment and player development. Team...

Scrub League Weekly – Street Fighter, Omega Sparx & Heroes of the Storm

Put your dukes up and grab your fighting stick, because this week on Scrub League, it's all about the FGC. Hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha start the 'cast with Omega Sparx, one...

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A 15,000 square foot esports arena opens in Vegas this week

Las Vegas is fighting tooth and nail to make a name for itself as a globally recognised esports destination. The city of lights takes...