Entries in 'esports' (38)

The eSports Phenomenon: How to build an eSports title with Valve and Ubisoft

The eSports Phenomenon: How to build an eSports title with Valve and Ubisoft

The biggest eSports games on the market today are StarCraft II, Dota 2 and League of Legends.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2012 at 1:24PM in News
The eSports Phenomenon: Living the life of a sports star

The eSports Phenomenon: Living the life of a sports star

The eSports events themselves are sights to behold. Take for instance the glitzy IGN Pro League finals in Las Vegas, where gamers are celebrities and fans are tripping over themselves ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
When will eSports start making money?

When will eSports start making money?

It’s attracting an audience in the tens of millions and the attention of video game giants Valve, Riot, Activision Blizzard and Ubisoft. So why is it struggling to generate money? ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2012 at 12:56PM in News
"UK eSports needs more investment"

"UK eSports needs more investment"

Professional gaming in the UK is lagging behind its rivals in Asia, the US and Europe in terms of sponsorship, says eSports specialist Multiplay.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2012 at 11:22AM in News

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We investigate the eSports phenomenon in this week's MCV

We investigate the eSports phenomenon in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features a detailed investigation of the eSports craze.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2012 at 11:28AM in News
Momentum builds behind Virgin Gaming UK service

Momentum builds behind Virgin Gaming UK service

Virgin’s competitive gaming venture is determined to expand its UK userbase.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 21st 2012 at 12:27PM in News
Multiplay scores Minecon contract

Multiplay scores Minecon contract

The team behind the iSeries events is handling this weekend’s Minecon.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 21st 2012 at 10:52AM in News
Ubisoft's digital boss on free-to-play, mobile games, eSports and the new UPlay

Ubisoft's digital boss on free-to-play, mobile games, eSports and the new UPlay

Ubisoft showed off its download line-up at its Digital Days showcase in Paris earlier this month, and MCV caught up with worldwide director of online games Stephanie Perotti.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 21st 2012 at 1:30PM in News

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DotA 2 documentary unveiled as Valve's movie project

DotA 2 documentary unveiled as Valve's movie project

Valve has confirmed previous reports and teases that the company is in production on a gaming-related film, unveiling a documentary focused on pro circuit players competing in the annual Dota ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2012 at 3:43AM in News
Valve registers Gamer Life: The Movie domains, reveal may be incoming

Valve registers Gamer Life: The Movie domains, reveal may be incoming

Valve appears to be prepping an announcement for an esports focused film documentary—an announcement that could very well arrive in the next 24 hours.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2012 at 8:15AM in News
'Call of Duty: Black Ops II can take eSports to the masses'

'Call of Duty: Black Ops II can take eSports to the masses'

Call of Duty: Black Ops II's brand new multiplayer has been inspired by the eSports phenomenon, the developer has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2012 at 7:00AM in News
Dell sponsors UK eSports Association

Dell sponsors UK eSports Association

UK competitive games body the United Kingdom eSports Association has struck a deal with PC manufacturer Dell that sees the company become the Hardware Sponsor for the UKeSA’s first national ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2009 at 12:15PM in News

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Leipzig highlights online now

Leipzig highlights online now

Extensive television highlights from Games Convention 07 are available now on broadband channel Esport.tv.

Highlights include new demos of Metal Gear Solid 4, Kane & Lynch, Haze, Crysis, Folklore, Fifa ...
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 24th 2007 at 11:14AM in News