How DPC changes will really affect Dota 2 esports

How DPC changes will really affect Dota 2 esports

Earlier this week, Valve announced changes to the Dota Pro Circuit that will change the landscape of Dota 2 esports. A decade into the life of the title's competitive ecosystem, the...
Investing in esports betting

Investing in esports betting: the insider’s opinion

Since the launch of esports betting platform LOOT.BET in 2016, the total volume of bets placed worldwide on esports is estimated to have almost doubled – growth as dramatic as that...
Why 2020 will be a defining year for card game esports

2020 is a defining year for card game esports

There's no skirting around it: it's not been a good few years for card game esports. Since the digital collectable card game (CCG) genre exploded following the release of Hearthstone in 2014,...
Excel Esports Neosurf Cup Trophy

Excel Esports’ Neosurf Cup was a great British display of esports

On January 12th, the Neosurf Cup was the first top-tier League of Legends match to be played in the United Kingdom since 2015. The Neosurf Cup was a pre-season exhibition match between two...
Call of Duty League Start Date

Opinion: Call of Duty League is in no fit state to commence

The Call of Duty League is the next big attempt at producing a geolocated, franchised competition that stands to benefit both the developer Activision Blizzard and the 12 ownership groups that...
Zwift esports

Meet the team that touts Zwift as the next big esports title

If you go to any public gym, you’ll see an indoor cycle. What online platform Zwift has done to not only reinvent indoor cycling, but turn it into a game in...
PUBG Esports Revenue Sharing Figures

Sources: The numbers behind PUBG’s esports revenue sharing in 2019

During the PUBG Global Invitational in July 2018, at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, PUBG Corp. detailed a five-year esports plan for PUBG in front of press. The road map for the...

New Year’s resolutions: Esports in 2020

There's little doubt that 2019 has been another huge year for the esports industry. We've seen acquisitions aplenty, further franchising, and a swathe of world-renowned brands enter the space. Esports Insider...
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The best esports advertising campaigns of 2019

With 2020 almost upon us, it’s time to summarise some of the most creative advertising campaigns in esports throughout 2019.  This year, esports has collectively made strides in claiming a rightful place...
World of Warcraft Esports Future

Looking to the future of World of Warcraft esports

This is the final instalment of a three-part series that explores the past, the present, and the future of World of Warcraft esports. Read about the past here and the present here. In...