DreamHack announces cancellation of DreamHack Anaheim 2022

Esports production company and tournament organiser DreamHack has cancelled DreamHack Anaheim 2022. The event, originally scheduled for February 11th-13th 2022, will no longer take place due to 'increased difficulties' in hosting the event...
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Quadrant announces foray into Halo esports

Quadrant, a UK-based gaming and lifestyle brand launched by Formula One driver Lando Norris, has announced its first foray into esports by entering into Halo. Having spent its first year focusing on...

100 Thieves raises $60m, S1mple enters RAID: Shadow Legends | ESI Digest #71

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest...

Former NFL player Kenny Vaccaro co-founds esports organisation G1

Former NFL safety Kenny Vaccaro has teamed up with entrepreneurs Hunter Swensson and Cody Hendrix to launch a new esports organisation named Gamers First (G1). Headquartered in Austin, Texas, G1 seeks to...
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ESL Gaming partners with 343 Industries for Halo esports programme

Esports tournament organiser ESL Gaming has announced a partnership with video game developer 343 Industries. As a result of the deal, the organiser will assist with the operation of the 2021/2022 Halo Championship...
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Halo Championship Series team partners revealed

Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced the esports organisations that will compete in the rebooted Halo Championship Series (HCS) featuring Halo: Infinite. The official partner teams are: Cloud9, eUnited, FaZe Clan, Fnatic, G2...
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MLG Co-founder Mike Sepso discusses the ‘esports bubble’ and Vindex’s success

Mike Sepso — ESI Class of 2020 Hall of Fame inductee Mike Sepso — is an esports legend. The man that, along with Sundance DiGiovanni, founded Major League Gaming (MLG) is...
Halo Championship Series unveils Halo 5 Pro Series

Halo Championship Series unveils Halo 5 Pro Series

Halo Championship Series (HCS) has announced an extension of its Pro Series, introducing a competitive arm with Halo 5: Guardians. The Halo 5 Pro Series, an online competition format, will feature a...
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How Unikrn’s UMode is levelling up gaming

The world of competitive video gaming is easily one of the most underrated and exciting strands of the entertainment industry. Its roots in the world of technology have allowed it to...

HCS partners with FACEIT for Halo MCC Pro Series

Halo Championship Series (HCS) has partnered with event organiser FACEIT to launch the Halo MCC Pro Series. The MCC Pro Series is an online tournament series for amateur and professional players alike....