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Get Used to ‘Fortnite's' Powerful Mech Suits

GET USED TO ‘FORTNITE'S' POWERFUL MECH SUITS

Fortnite sustains its incomprehensibly high popularity by constantly giving its players tons of shiny new toys to play with. Even if...

July 2019 NPD: Nintendo assembles 6 games in the top 10

JULY 2019 NPD: NINTENDO ASSEMBLES 6 GAMES IN THE TOP 10

Nintendo dominated in the July 2019 NPD report. The Switch had six games in the top 10, and Fire Emblem had its biggest debut ever.

 
 
 
Blaming video games for everything delays ESPN Apex Legends broadcast

BLAMING VIDEO GAMES FOR EVERYTHING DELAYS ESPN APEX LEGENDS BROADCAST

Don't blame the video games. ESPN is a big name in the esports world, bridging the gap between old and new media by broadcasting esports...

Summer slump continues for game industry TV spend

SUMMER SLUMP CONTINUES FOR GAME INDUSTRY TV SPEND

Gaming brands just reduced spend for the third month in a row, dropping to an estimated $6.2 million in July from June's $8.7 million.

 
 
 
An American teenager just won $3 million playing video games. The founder of an esports ETF told us why it might be a turning point for the exploding industry

AN AMERICAN TEENAGER JUST WON $3 MILLION PLAYING VIDEO GAMES. THE FOUNDER OF AN ESPORTS ETF TOLD US WHY IT MIGHT BE A TURNING POINT FOR THE EXPLODING INDUSTRY

The $3 million top prize at the Fortnite World Cup in New York went to a 16-year-old American, and it might attract more attention...

Fortnite's First All-Women Team Forms | Screen Rant

FORTNITE'S FIRST ALL-WOMEN TEAM FORMS | SCREEN RANT

The esports organization Gen.G is partnering with dating app Bumble to form the world's first all-women professional Fortnite team....

 
 
 
How the coming console transition is already affecting Take-Two Interactive's business

HOW THE COMING CONSOLE TRANSITION IS ALREADY AFFECTING TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE'S BUSINESS

Take-Two Interactive Software is already making investments in the next generation of video game consoles, based on its latest quarter...

Evo 2019 proves that fighting games could be the number one esport - but in presentation, fighting tournaments lag behind

EVO 2019 PROVES THAT FIGHTING GAMES COULD BE THE NUMBER ONE ESPORT - BUT IN PRESENTATION, FIGHTING TOURNAMENTS LAG BEHIND

Another year's Evolution Championship Series is in the books. As ever, it was an amazing showcase of how brilliant an esport fighting...

 
 
 
Gamescom 2019: Nintendo viendra avec ses nouveautés Switch et prépare un tournoi eSport

GAMESCOM 2019: NINTENDO VIENDRA AVEC SES NOUVEAUTÉS SWITCH ET PRÉPARE UN TOURNOI ESPORT

Nintendo dévoilera des phases de gameplay inédites pour plusieurs jeux destinés à sa console hybride durant l'édition 2019 de la Gamescom.

The Razer Viper is a lightweight, esports-ready gaming mouse made for the pros

THE RAZER VIPER IS A LIGHTWEIGHT, ESPORTS-READY GAMING MOUSE MADE FOR THE PROS

The all-new Razer Viper is a gaming mouse designed with esports in mind. It has optical mouse switches, eight programmable buttons...

 
 
 
Ninja leaves Twitch for Mixer in the first big shot of livestreaming's content war

NINJA LEAVES TWITCH FOR MIXER IN THE FIRST BIG SHOT OF LIVESTREAMING'S CONTENT WAR

Ninja leaves Twitch to join Mixer exclusively. This is a big shakeup that indicates platforms are going to fight over content.

Fortnite Streamer Ninja Writing A Book About How To Become An Unstoppable Gamer

FORTNITE STREAMER NINJA WRITING A BOOK ABOUT HOW TO BECOME AN UNSTOPPABLE GAMER

As video games become bigger and bigger business, and the esports world nips at the periphery of that business, it makes sense that...

 
 
 
Fortnite World Cup has handed out $30 million in prizes, and cemented its spot in the culture

FORTNITE WORLD CUP HAS HANDED OUT $30 MILLION IN PRIZES, AND CEMENTED ITS SPOT IN THE CULTURE

The Fortnite phenomenon - the wildly popular battle royale game from Epic Games - has manifested itself in concerned articles , cultural...

Anti-Defamation League: 65% of gamers have suffered severe harassment online

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE: 65% OF GAMERS HAVE SUFFERED SEVERE HARASSMENT ONLINE

The Anti-Defamation League said it found 65 percent of players have experienced severe harassment while playing games online.

 
 
 
Strafe raises $3 million for esports companion app and social betting game

STRAFE RAISES $3 MILLION FOR ESPORTS COMPANION APP AND SOCIAL BETTING GAME

Strafe, an esports company based in Stockholm, has raised $3 million for its esports companion app and betting game from Bitkraft Esports...

You Need to Pay Attention to Call of Duty World League: How it Blazes Trails for the Future of Esports

YOU NEED TO PAY ATTENTION TO CALL OF DUTY WORLD LEAGUE: HOW IT BLAZES TRAILS FOR THE FUTURE OF ESPORTS

There's a moment of surprising silence, breath held, you could almost hear a pin drop. When the quick ratatat of gunfire punctuates...

 
 
 
June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart

JUNE 2019 NPD: SUPER MARIO AND CRASH BANDICOOT TOP THE CHART

It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team...

K-Swiss Drops First-Ever eSports Performance Sneaker

K-SWISS DROPS FIRST-EVER ESPORTS PERFORMANCE SNEAKER

As eSports becomes a further legitimized sport, complete with big name sportswear partnerships , athletes begin to seek out specific...

 
 
 
MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019

MTG INVESTED $11 MILLION IN 7 STARTUPS IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2019

Modern Times Group has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Had More Than 3000 Entrants for EVO 2019

SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE HAD MORE THAN 3000 ENTRANTS FOR EVO 2019

While eSports and competitive gaming in general have taken off in popularity recently, Evo has long stood as one of the biggest events...