Entries in 'esports' (525)

Overwatch Pro dropped by team over racist streaming outburst

Overwatch Pro dropped by team over racist streaming outburst

The career of top Overwatch player Matt ‘Dellor’ Vaughn appears to be over after he was caught delivering a racist tirade while streaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
Gambling Commission warns parents of video game gambling danger

Gambling Commission warns parents of video game gambling danger

Parents need to be made aware of the potential risk posed to their kids by the gambling scene that has become associated with some video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2017 at 9:22AM in News
VR has a big part to play in eSports future, Intel believes

VR has a big part to play in eSports future, Intel believes

While we may still be some way off seeing VR games competing with the top eSports titles, the role of VR for eSports viewers is expected to grow in importance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2017 at 10:28AM in News
H1Z1: King of the Hill gets broadcast spot on US channel The CW

H1Z1: King of the Hill gets broadcast spot on US channel The CW

eSports will get another mainstream spot in the sun in April when Daybreak’s H1Z1 hits The CW.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 11:12AM in News

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Riot and BAMTech strike $50m a year monetisation partnership

Riot and BAMTech strike $50m a year monetisation partnership

League of Legends developer Riot Games and MLB Advanced Media’s BAMTech have entered into an exclusive monetisation and commercialisation partnership worth at least $50m per year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
GAME's Gibbs on its new Belong arena stores and the retailer's future

GAME's Gibbs on its new Belong arena stores and the retailer's future

Since its escape from financial trouble and subsequent relaunch in 2012, GAME has been putting a lot of effort into evolving its business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 15th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
3D eSports livestreaming platform raises $3.5m

3D eSports livestreaming platform raises $3.5m

Boom.TV has attracted investment totally $3.5m to launch a livestreaming platform that allows users to view eSports action from any angle they choose.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 10:56AM in News

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China forces developers to reveal loot box odds

China forces developers to reveal loot box odds

Starting May 2017 developers whose games contain random loot box drops will be required to reveal the underlying odds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Legendary confirms eSports film starring Will Ferrell

Legendary confirms eSports film starring Will Ferrell

The worlds of Hollywood and eSports are to collide in a new comedy starring Will Ferrell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
eSports Industry Awards

Watch the eSports Industry Awards at your leisure on Twitch

The live stream of the first ever eSports Industry Awards is now available to watch on demand on Twitch

on Nov 23rd 2016 at 4:48PM in News

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Ginx

Ginx announces new daily eSports talk show with Machine, OJ Borg and Nysira

Ginx eSports TV has announced a brand new daily show called The Bridge that will see industry professionals discussing the latest goings on in the world of eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Tempo Storm

Tempo Storm to purchase Dream Team's NA Challenger Series slot

Dream Team is selling its place in the North American League of Legends Challenger Series to Tempo Storm.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Twitch

Twitch will represent TSM and Cloud9 in sponsorship sales

Streaming platform Twitch has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with both Team SoloMid and Cloud 9 to collaborate on many areas related to sponsorship and sales.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Riot Games

Riot's sale of LCS streaming rights to MLBAM seems inevitable after new report

Riot Games looks set to sell the streaming rights for its League of Legends Championship Series to Major League Baseball Advanced Media.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News

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Overwatch

Overwatch's Symmetra becomes first hero with dual ultimates

The latest patch to go live on the Overwatch PTR has reworked Symmetra and given her an extra ultimate.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Street Fighter V

New Street Fighter V stage banned from Capcom Pro Tour play

Earlier this month the Street Fighter V team launched a new DLC stage called Skies of Honor, but it has now been banned in pro play.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
IEM

Intel Extreme Masters Oakland hits 490,000 concurrent viewers

This past weekend saw the Intel Extreme Masters head to Oakland for the first time, with the event pulling in almost half a million concurrent viewers.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Reunited

Reunited speaking with multiple sports clubs about potential sale says report

Overwatch organisation Reunited is apparently in talks with major sports clubs from the NBA, Premier League, and Bundesliga about a potential sale.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 2:42PM in News
eSports Industry Awards

Winners crowned at the first ever eSports Industry Awards

Last night saw the first ever eSports Industry Awards take place at The Brewery in central London.

on Nov 22nd 2016 at 12:10PM in News
Gamerz

Reality show aims to build a CS:GO team while livestreaming the process 24/7

The International Format Group has announced the awfully named Gamerz, a reality show that will see thousands of players try to get a slot on the organisation’s CS:GO team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 18th 2016 at 1:50PM in News
Muffin Lightning

Echo Fox out, Muffin Lightning in at the ELEAGUE Americas Minor Championship

After news broke yesterday that the Echo Fox CS:GO team had broken up, ELEAGUE has now announced that the team has been replaced in the Americas Minor Championship.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 18th 2016 at 11:39AM in News
Echo Fox

Echo Fox gives its CS:GO players the option to leave the team, two take up the offer

In a somewhat unprecedented move the Echo Fox organisation has told all of its CS:GO players that they are free to pursue opportunities with other teams if they so wish. ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 18th 2016 at 11:25AM in News
Gfinity

The Gfinity Elite Series gives regular gamers a shot at the big leagues but that's about all we know

Gfinity has announced the Gfinity Elite Series competition, which will give everyone a chance at competing at the highest level and will offer international competition.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 17th 2016 at 5:40PM in News