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Top Streamer Tfue Sues FaZe Over Contract and It Could Change eSports

TOP STREAMER TFUE SUES FAZE OVER CONTRACT AND IT COULD CHANGE ESPORTS

In a move that could serve to rock the streaming business to its core, top Fortnite streamer Turner "Tfue" Tenney is suing his employer,...

MainStreaming raises $6 million to improve online game broadcasts

MAINSTREAMING RAISES $6 MILLION TO IMPROVE ONLINE GAME BROADCASTS

MainStreaming raised $6 million in funding to broadcast online games and other programming in the U.S. and Europe, as well as expand...

 
 
 
PlayStation accounts for one-quarter of game industry's $29.4 million TV ad spend in April

PLAYSTATION ACCOUNTS FOR ONE-QUARTER OF GAME INDUSTRY'S $29.4 MILLION TV AD SPEND IN APRIL

PlayStation ramped up its marketing in April and ended the month accounting for 26.9% of all gaming-industry ad spend on national broadcast...

Capcom restructures esports and licensing as Capcom Media Ventures

CAPCOM RESTRUCTURES ESPORTS AND LICENSING AS CAPCOM MEDIA VENTURES

Legendary video game developer/publisher Capcom has restructured all of its esports and media licensing elements under the new banner...

 
 
 
Call of Duty League Franchise Coming to Toronto, In Partnership with Overwatch League

CALL OF DUTY LEAGUE FRANCHISE COMING TO TORONTO, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OVERWATCH LEAGUE

CGMagazine Alex Handziuk Activision Blizzard has confirmed the first details for their upcoming, city-based Call of Duty esports league. The...

Activision Blizzard has five franchises lined up for its new Call of Duty esports league

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD HAS FIVE FRANCHISES LINED UP FOR ITS NEW CALL OF DUTY ESPORTS LEAGUE

Activision Blizzard said it has lined up five franchises for a new, city-based Call of Duty esports league. Atlanta, Dallas, New York,...

 
 
 
GamesBeat Summit: Watch all the Day 2 talks

GAMESBEAT SUMMIT: WATCH ALL THE DAY 2 TALKS

Here you can watch all the video from the second day of sessions at GamesBeat Summit 2019. We talk more about communities and reinvention.

Fnatic raises $19 million to expand its global esports brand

FNATIC RAISES $19 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS GLOBAL ESPORTS BRAND

Fnatic, the London-based global esports brand, has raised $19 million in funding to fuel its expansion. Fnatic also shuffled its executive...

 
 
 
Bad PR ideas, esports, and the Valley's talent poaching war

BAD PR IDEAS, ESPORTS, AND THE VALLEY'S TALENT POACHING WAR

Sending severed heads, and even more PR DON'Ts I wrote a “ master list ” of PR DON'Ts earlier this week, and now that list has nearly...

March 2019 NPD: The Division 2 jumps over Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice to lead sales chart

MARCH 2019 NPD: THE DIVISION 2 JUMPS OVER SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE TO LEAD SALES CHART

The Division 2 leads game industry sales in March 2019, but total industry spend is down 11% compared to this time last year in the...

 
 
 
Douyu, China's Twitch backed by Tencent, files for a $500M U.S. IPO

DOUYU, CHINA'S TWITCH BACKED BY TENCENT, FILES FOR A $500M U.S. IPO

Douyu, a Chinese live streaming service focused on video games, has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as it prepares...

Microsoft reveals massive six-part Gears of War eSports series

MICROSOFT REVEALS MASSIVE SIX-PART GEARS OF WAR ESPORTS SERIES

ESports! Today during their Inside Xbox briefing ( a concept that Sony just joined in on , on top of the existing Nintendo Direct presentations),...

 
 
 
Sony files new VR patents centred around spectating live esports events and friends' games

SONY FILES NEW VR PATENTS CENTRED AROUND SPECTATING LIVE ESPORTS EVENTS AND FRIENDS' GAMES

Sony's latest VR patents point towards a more immersive and social experience for in-game and live events. Two more patents have been...

The Chipotle Challenger Series will give gamers a chance to win a year's worth of free burritos

THE CHIPOTLE CHALLENGER SERIES WILL GIVE GAMERS A CHANCE TO WIN A YEAR'S WORTH OF FREE BURRITOS

Chipotle has announced the Chipotle Challenger Series, an esports competition that will award the winners a year's worth of free food...

 
 
 
Populous Designs the Western Hemisphere's Largest Esports Arena

POPULOUS DESIGNS THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE'S LARGEST ESPORTS ARENA

Fusion Arena. Image Courtesy of Populous Architecture practice Populous has announced plans for a $50 million esports and entertainment...

Google positions YouTube as Stadia's killer app

GOOGLE POSITIONS YOUTUBE AS STADIA'S KILLER APP

Google is launching Stadia this year. And while it hasn't revealed any original games, it does have YouTube, which it plans to leverage.

 
 
 
Becker College Offers First Ever 'Apex Legends' eSports Scholarship Program

BECKER COLLEGE OFFERS FIRST EVER 'APEX LEGENDS' ESPORTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Apex Legends is quickly becoming one of modern society's most influential games and its effect is reaching collegiate heights. Becker...

Esports Player And App Developer Atta Elayyan Among Victims Of New Zealand Massacre

ESPORTS PLAYER AND APP DEVELOPER ATTA ELAYYAN AMONG VICTIMS OF NEW ZEALAND MASSACRE

Atta Elayyan, a professional Counter-Strike player, app developer, and national futsal player was among the 50 killed in last Friday's...

 
 
 
The Simpsons To Air Esports Episode This Weekend

THE SIMPSONS TO AIR ESPORTS EPISODE THIS WEEKEND

Looks like forever-boy Bart Simpson is about to dive into the world of streaming and esports. An executive producer for The Simpsons...

HEAD COACH ESPORTS | KEISER UNIVERSITY

West Palm Beach, Florida, • Preparing ESport student-athletes for NACE and other competition and tournaments. • Developing, preparing...