Astralis To The Stars

Astralis launches initiative with Universal Music Group

Danish esports organisation Astralis has partnered with Universal Music Group for a new ‘music initiative’, according to a release. Danish musician Mattis has released the first song of the initiative, titled ‘To...
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The growth of crowdfunding in esports

Crowdfunding in the video games space is not a recent phenomenon. Many game developers and publishers have utilised crowdfunding to gain the financial support they need to create specific titles. This trend...
ESL One Mumbai

8bit Co-owner Lokesh ‘Goldy’ Jain: Building a sustainable model in India

2020 saw India become a greater part of the global esports conversation. The country’s flourishing PUBG Mobile ecosystem laid the foundation of a sustainable community in the country, attracting foreign and local...
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Samsung partners with Twitch Rivals to promote mobile capabilities

Global electronics manufacturer Samsung has partnered with Twitch for its ongoing Twitch Rivals North America event. As part of the deal, Samsung's Galaxy device will be the exclusive mobile device partner of the...

Dolphin Entertainment acquires esports and gaming agency B/HI

North American marketing and content production company Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. has announced the acquisition of esports, gaming and entertainment agency B/HI. B/HI will operate as a division of Dolphin Entertainment’s subsidiary, PR firm...
ESL One Cologne

Value in Western esports: The importance of League and CS:GO

When we discuss value in the Western esports industry, what are we usually referring to? And where is it found? Industry valuations are not the concern of this discussion; some believe the...

Esports sponsorship analytics firm Cavea raises €1m

Esports sponsorship and audience analytics firm Cavea has raised €1m (~£902,361) from new and existing investors, including additional support from The Danish Growth Fund (Vækstfonden). According to the firm, the investment is...

Team Vitality: Going all-in on its Indian expansion

Despite a turbulent 12 months for esports in India, the opportunities created by the region's expanding mobile gaming market has opened the doors to a host of new and exciting opportunities...

ESI 2020 round-up: Esports’ growth and hurdles

Gratuitously lauded across headlines throughout the year, esports enjoyed far more limelight in 2020 than may have been anticipated in spite of its growth in recent times. Indeed, with the lengthy...
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Tier One Entertainment partners with Smart Communications

Esports talent agency Tier One Entertainment and telecommunications giant Smart Communications, Inc last week announced a long-term partnership at a press conference in the Philippines. RELATED: BITKRAFT Ventures raises $165M for esports, gaming...