Entries in 'esports' (316)

BT Sport partners with Gfinity to broadcast Elite Series tournament

BT Sport partners with Gfinity to broadcast Elite Series tournament

BT Sport will air the Elite Series tournament games in the UK, following the announcement of a partnership with Gfinity.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 1st 2017 at 10:25AM in News
Gfinity acquires CEVO for $2.7m

Gfinity acquires CEVO for $2.7m

The London-based esports company Gfinity has announced it's acquired US esports technology provider CEVO for a total of $2.7m payable in cash and shares, marking the company's first move into ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 25th 2017 at 11:13AM in News
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Esports UK: The State of Play

Esports is a global phenomenon and it's only going to get bigger - and there's few people who would now disagree with that statement. While the biggest titles may bring ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jul 24th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
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Formula E-sports: Milestone on the future of its MotoGP esports championship

With its new MotoGP esports championship underway, Katharine Byrne talks to Milestone's marketing manager Andrea Loiudice about the future of real world esports.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 21st 2017 at 12:19PM in News

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Can the Evil Shift dominate console esports?

Can the Evil Shift dominate console esports?

Console esports simply wouldn’t be at the level they are today if it wasn’t for highly-modified competitive controllers. The latest – and arguably greatest – such controller is the new ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jul 19th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
Why Rocket League could be the mainstream esports hit of the generation

Why Rocket League could be the mainstream esports hit of the generation

Psyonix’s car-based kickabout Rocket League is two years old this month, and while most toddlers can’t even string a sentence together, Rocket League has managed to mark itself out as ...

by Jake Tucker
on Jul 18th 2017 at 11:11AM in News
First Overwatch League team owners revealed

First Overwatch League team owners revealed

Blizzard’s insistence on having city-based teams for its new Overwatch League has contributed to the League’s stuttering start, but some concrete details are now at last emerging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2017 at 10:47AM in News
Azubu co-founder Windhorst has assets frozen

Azubu co-founder Windhorst has assets frozen

One of the key figures behind livestreaming service Azubu has run into some serious financial trouble.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2017 at 9:37AM in News

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Valve is changing the shape of Dota 2's tournament structure

Valve is changing the shape of Dota 2's tournament structure

Next year's competitive Dota 2 scene will bring with it an overhaul to the game's entire esports structure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2017 at 9:49AM in News
OPINION: Hi-Rez Studios on why streaming is the best way to engage with your audience

OPINION: Hi-Rez Studios on why streaming is the best way to engage with your audience

To me, what matters most has always been to make people happy; it was one the main reasons that drove me to work in the video games industry. As a ...

on Jun 20th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 19th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
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GAME Belong's Arena Clash tournaments return for second season

GAME has announced a second season for its Belong centres' Arena Clash tournaments. Taking place in stores nationwide this summer, gamers will compete for a range of prizes in Call ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 14th 2017 at 4:08PM in News

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Pro Tekken 7 players banned after suspected collusion

Pro Tekken 7 players banned after suspected collusion

Bandai Namco has banned two players from the Tekken 7 UK Championships following accusations that they colluded to throw a match.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
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Hitbox and Azubu merge to form Smashcast

Live streaming services Hitbox and Azubu have merged to form Smashcast, turning the newly-formed LA-based company into the world's largest independent eSports broadcaster outside Asia. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 10th 2017 at 8:00AM in News
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

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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
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
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