Entries in 'esports' (34)
Mobile eSports platform Skillz has raised $6m in its latest round of fundraising, money the company will use to help drive a user acquisition initiative for its partners.
Entertainment giant Endemol will launch a video games-dedicated YouTube channel this month.
Playing titles competitively is becoming an increasingly desirable career for many gamers. MCV looks at the pro-gaming products you should be stocking
One of the most powerful figures in sports broadcasting has questioned the rising legitimacy of eSports.
eSports could hit a new milestone next month when the League of Legends 2014 World Championship takes place in South Korea.
Retail giant Amazon has agreed to buy Twitch for $970m in cash.
ESports will play a major role in this year’s Call of Duty once again, and developer Sledgehammer has even hired competitive gamers to help.
For many, it seems laughable that a free-to-play game could rank alongside iconic singers and global television shows in terms of popularity.
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Competitive gaming is a big deal, generating millions upon millions of views and beginning to even outpace the rest of the games industry.
ESPN is reportedly looking to expand its eSports coverage, following the performance of Valve's Dota 2 tournament The International on the cable sports network earlier this month.
An upcoming Hearthstone tournament being run by the IeSF will no longer omit female players, although two other competitions remain female only.
The International 2014, this year's rendition of Valve's official Dota 2 tournament, has garnered more than $10m for its prize pool.
New numbers suggest the boom in eSports is showing no sign of abating.
MCM has teamed up with the Electronic Sports League to launch what it hopes will be one of the biggest eSports events.
Major League Gaming has partnered with a pair of Chinese corporations to build an eSports-dedicated arena near Hong Kong.
Multiplay's gaming festival Insomnia51 scored its biggest ever crowd across the Easter weekend.
Major League Gaming has reunited with eSports vet Ryan 'Fwiz' Wyatt, appointing the former Machinima boss as its new VP of Programming.
eSports isn’t going away, and EA CEO Andrew Wilson wants his company to play a big part.
Wargaming has pledged to invest $10m into World of Tanks' eSports presence this year, creating a dedicated team to head up that portion of the business.
Reserach group SuperData has released a new brief on eSports viewership, revealing rapid growth within the medium.
eSports Interactive Entertainment’s Digital Wars Online Season 2 will take place over two weeks in April.
UPDATE: We've been informed by ILG that the prizes will not be cash, but in the form of merchandise and other goodies.
Having just completed the Dota 2 All Star League, Cooler Master and Frag-Nation are now turning their attention towards League of Legends.
Capcom and Twitch have joined together to present a Street Fighter eSports league called Capcom Pro Tour.