British Esports Association

British Esports Association boards Creative Industries Federation

The British Esports Association, a not-for-profit organisation that supports and promote esports, has become a member of the Creative Industries Federation. After its inception in 2016, the association aims to develop British talent,...

Olympic Channel to embrace esports after Pyeongchang

The Olympic Channel will be looking at using esports to engage young audiences after the Pyeongchang Olympics. A digital platform launched in 2016 with a $450 million (£320.8m) budget, The Olympic...

Hypersuit and Join win gaming and esports start-ups contest in Paris

The esports and gaming edition of RockTech Paris took place in Paris late last week, and welcomed 100 participants for the industry. In partnership with Orange & Reed Smith, RockTech Paris #Gaming &...
Betting

New Jersey is confident ahead of sports, esports betting decision

Officials in New Jersey are prompting businesses to put in an application for gambling licences before a decision is reached by the Supreme Court of the United States, which will directly affect...

Patrik “f0rest” Lindberg – Ninjas in Pyjamas – CS:GO as an esport and NiP

Ninjas in Pyjamas are one of the most well-known esports teams out there. The team, predominantly known for Counter-Strike, has won several titles and there's few CS fans out there that...
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This week in esports: Renault, Overwatch League, GAME and Twitch

The world of esports hasn't slowed down at all this week, with automobile giants Renault deciding to enter the industry and Twitch viewership proving that watching games is becoming more popular than mainstream...

ESI Gambling Report: Can franchising help to commercialise esports betting?

In this week's edition of the ESI Gambling Report, we take a comprehensive look into the future of franchise esports and how it can drive gambling to higher altitudes, specifically in...
Pringles ESL

ESL cements long term partnership with Pringles

After Pringles initially sponsored last year's ESL One Hamburg, it's been announced that the snack brand has entered a long-time commitment with the esports company. This new agreement means Pringles will...

Ballon d’Or winner Ruud Gullit announced as keynote speaker at ESI Super Forum

The ESI team is delighted to announce that former Ballon d’Or winner and Chelsea legend Ruud Gullit will be the keynote speaker at the ESI Super Forum on 22nd March.  For those...
Twitch

Twitch overtakes CNN and MSNBC in January viewership

Streaming platform Twitch has managed to outperform American cable television stations CNN and MSNBC, proving that esports - and gaming in general - is quickly catching up with mainstream programming. Last month, the...