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Esports Journalism Is Now Getting Its Very Own Emmy Award

ESPORTS JOURNALISM IS NOW GETTING ITS VERY OWN EMMY AWARD

From a Dota 2 offering a $1.6 million USD prize pool for its annual tournament to League of Legends collaborating with Louis Vuitton...

Take a look at Louis Vuitton's new collection of video game clothes, a collaboration with League of Legends that includes a $5,000 leather jacket

TAKE A LOOK AT LOUIS VUITTON'S NEW COLLECTION OF VIDEO GAME CLOTHES, A COLLABORATION WITH LEAGUE OF LEGENDS THAT INCLUDES A $5,000 LEATHER JACKET

Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton released its League of Legends collection, and it doesn't come cheap. The collection has about 40 products,...

 
 
 
Riot Games settled gender-discrimination lawsuit for at least $10 million

RIOT GAMES SETTLED GENDER-DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT FOR AT LEAST $10 MILLION

Riot Games said it court filings that it has agreed to pay at least $10 million to women workers as part of a settlement of a gender...

Black Friday 2019: Everything we recommend this holiday

BLACK FRIDAY 2019: EVERYTHING WE RECOMMEND THIS HOLIDAY

Black Friday is almost upon us! Here's a roundup of all our shopping guides, going over video games, geek gifts, books, AI smartphones,...

 
 
 
Genvid Technologies raises $27 million for interactive streaming engine

GENVID TECHNOLOGIES RAISES $27 MILLION FOR INTERACTIVE STREAMING ENGINE

Genvid Technologies has raised $27 million in funding for its interactive streaming engine. Galaxy Interactive, the division of merchant...

The Game Awards 2019 Reveals Full List of Nominees | Game Rant

THE GAME AWARDS 2019 REVEALS FULL LIST OF NOMINEES | GAME RANT

In just over three weeks time, The Game Awards 2019 will descend upon Los Angeles and honor some of the year's best video games, content...

 
 
 
Immortals Gaming Club sells its Houston Outlaws Overwatch team to Beasley Media Group

IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB SELLS ITS HOUSTON OUTLAWS OVERWATCH TEAM TO BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP

Los Angeles-based Immortals Gaming Club said it has sold its Houston Outlaws Overwatch League franchise team to the media company Beasley...

THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: The key players and trends driving the red-hot, fast-growing esports space that's on track to surpass $1.5 billion by 2023

THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: THE KEY PLAYERS AND TRENDS DRIVING THE RED-HOT, FAST-GROWING ESPORTS SPACE THAT'S ON TRACK TO SURPASS $1.5 BILLION BY 2023

This is a preview of The eSports Ecosystem research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. To check to see...

 
 
 
See inside the esports championship that draws as many viewers as the Super Bowl and just gave away $2.5 million in prize money and a 70-pound trophy designed by Louis Vuitton

SEE INSIDE THE ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP THAT DRAWS AS MANY VIEWERS AS THE SUPER BOWL AND JUST GAVE AWAY $2.5 MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY AND A 70-POUND TROPHY DESIGNED BY LOUIS VUITTON

China's FunPlus Phoenix defeated G2 Esports of Spain to win the 2019 League of Legends World Championship. FunPlus Phoenix will take...

Twelve teams reportedly paid $25 million each to join a new esports league around one of the biggest games in the world - here's everything you need to know about Call of Duty League

TWELVE TEAMS REPORTEDLY PAID $25 MILLION EACH TO JOIN A NEW ESPORTS LEAGUE AROUND ONE OF THE BIGGEST GAMES IN THE WORLD - HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CALL OF DUTY LEAGUE

John McCoy/Getty Images Activision Blizzard will launch the Call of Duty League with 12 teams in January 2020. Call of Duty League...

 
 
 
DeepMind's AlphaStar AI achieved grandmaster status in StarCraft II

DEEPMIND'S ALPHASTAR AI ACHIEVED GRANDMASTER STATUS IN STARCRAFT II

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Overwatch 2 and World of Warcraft: Shadowlands art leaks ahead of Blizzcon 2019

OVERWATCH 2 AND WORLD OF WARCRAFT: SHADOWLANDS ART LEAKS AHEAD OF BLIZZCON 2019

Images of what looks to be Overwatch 2 and an upcoming World of Warcraft expansion have surfaced online ahead of Blizzcon 2019. An...

 
 
 
Big Run Studios will make Skillz-based mobile esports games for underrepresented groups

BIG RUN STUDIOS WILL MAKE SKILLZ-BASED MOBILE ESPORTS GAMES FOR UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS

Big Run Studios CEO Andrew Bell announced that his company will finance new mobile games exclusively built for Skillz, the mobile esports...

Riot Games reveals League of Legends digital card game Legends of Runeterra

RIOT GAMES REVEALS LEAGUE OF LEGENDS DIGITAL CARD GAME LEGENDS OF RUNETERRA

Legends of Runeterra is the latest game from the makers of eSports behemoth League of Legends. Riot Games announced its newest title...

 
 
 
Fortnite's blackout and Chapter 2 relaunch could reenergize fans - along with in-game spending

FORTNITE'S BLACKOUT AND CHAPTER 2 RELAUNCH COULD REENERGIZE FANS - ALONG WITH IN-GAME SPENDING

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3 reasons why Activision Blizzard punished an esports star for backing Hong Kong protesters

3 REASONS WHY ACTIVISION BLIZZARD PUNISHED AN ESPORTS STAR FOR BACKING HONG KONG PROTESTERS

Activision Blizzard stripped a "Hearthstone" champion of his prize money and slapped him with a yearlong ban from competitions after...

 
 
 
Blizzard: “China had no influence” on Blitzchung's suspension and he will now receive his prizing

BLIZZARD: “CHINA HAD NO INFLUENCE” ON BLITZCHUNG'S SUSPENSION AND HE WILL NOW RECEIVE HIS PRIZING

Blizzard announced overnight it will give Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai back his prize money and his suspension will be shortened. Earlier...

Blizzard says its ‘relationships in China had no influence on our decision' to punish an esports athlete who voiced his support for Hong Kong protestors

BLIZZARD SAYS ITS ‘RELATIONSHIPS IN CHINA HAD NO INFLUENCE ON OUR DECISION' TO PUNISH AN ESPORTS ATHLETE WHO VOICED HIS SUPPORT FOR HONG KONG PROTESTORS

Blizzard CEO J. Allen Brack has issued the company's first public statement since its decision to ban an esports competitor and withhold...

 
 
 
Riot's message to esports pros: We want no part of Hong Kong controversy

RIOT'S MESSAGE TO ESPORTS PROS: WE WANT NO PART OF HONG KONG CONTROVERSY

Earlier this week the bottom fell out at Blizzard when it banned an esports pro from competing after he spoke out in support of the...

Blizzard Entertainment Faces Public Backlash Following Esports Player Ban

BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT FACES PUBLIC BACKLASH FOLLOWING ESPORTS PLAYER BAN

In the days after the company banned a Hong Kong player from competing, people across the world have denounced Blizzard and shown their...