Opinion: Why Southeast Asia is a perfect launchpad for Wild Rift’s esports ecosystem

Riot Games’ League of Legends is one of gaming’s most popular IPs and its arrival on the mobile platform, via Wild Rift, has been met with great enthusiasm from the community.  Although...

Participants gear up for Ferrari’s Hublot Esports Series finale

The grand finale of the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) Hublot Esports Series, Ferrari’s F1 esports competition which awards the victor a spot in its team, is set to conclude this weekend. The event enters...

Opinion: How PUBG Mobile’s ban has impacted Indian esports

One of the biggest gaming stories coming out of the South Asian region this year was the Indian Government’s decision to ban PUBG Mobile in the country in October.  The news sent...

ESI Gambling Report: The Counter-Strike effect and preserving integrity online

Esports and integrity harbor a complicated history with one another; and more recently this dynamic has become increasingly tangled. On August 31st, tournament organiser ESL announced a competitive ruling which shook the...
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How brands can successfully leverage the opportunities presented by esports and gaming

A case study featuring Neosurf covering the strategy, tactics and principles of a brand making the successful transition to becoming endemic. Esports and gaming are increasingly attractive to many businesses especially given...
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Esports BAR: Esports can teach the next generation more than just gaming and coding

This is a guest piece by Esports BAR. In recent years, there’s been an encouraging development in the growth of dedicated esports courses offered in both the US and Europe. North American...
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Opinion: Why do we need all-women esports teams?

I almost didn't write this story. Frankly, I'm tired—no, downright exhausted—by the constant dictation of what should make me angry in this world. If social media comments and woefully under-researched article...
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David Fenlon: Brands need a different approach when advertising to esports fans

Leading with a product placement partnership is likely to resonate far more with esports audiences than a heavy advertising approach, writes David Fenlon in this guest piece. Persuading esports audiences to buy...
ESI Digital Summer presents: Regional Esports Market Report - Europe

ESI Digital Summer presents: Regional Esports Market Report – Europe

In anticipation of ESI Digital Summer (#ESIDIGITAL), presented by Kinguin LOUNGE, Esports Insider spoke with many of our esteemed panellists, partners, and presenters attending the conference to share their perspectives of the...

ESI Gambling Report: New Jersey nears esports betting legislation

The prospect of esports betting is as bright as it has ever been. Competitive gaming at large has filled mainstream media roles, occupying centre stage during the pandemic’s screenplay. The same could...