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ESL adds high profile COO and VP of production

ESL has brought in two high profile executives to “ramp up production” in its ever expanding studios.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
CS:GO

A Roster Retrospective by Spencer "Hiko" Martin

As I said to Richard, winning has always been the goal. The funny part about this specific clip is that it was recorded at ELeague. Turns out we didn't do ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
CS:GO

The Trials of WESA: After troubled start, standards body gains ground with esports industry

Going on two months since the founders of the World Electronic Sports Association revealed their plans to the CS:GO community, the controversy has died down, but the machinery behind WESA ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
eSports Pro

Interview with Diego Buñuel, the mind behind Canal+'s new esports show

Yesterday, Canal+ revealed the arrival of a weekly show about esports. So, we reached out to Diego Buñuel, the person behind the esports push at Canal+, to find out more.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:39AM in News

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League of Legends

The stagnation of League of Legends

League of Legends has long been the gold standard as far as both online gaming and esports are concerned. Riot Games established its lone game as the competitive game of ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:38AM in News
eSports Pro

What's next for world's biggest mobile esport Vainglory

Mobile phones are the most popular gaming devices in the world. Hundreds of millions of people now hold a world of games in the palm of their hand at every ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:35AM in News
Rare targets Banjo-Kazooie, Conker, Perfect Dark and Sea of Thieves merchandise

Rare targets Banjo-Kazooie, Conker, Perfect Dark and Sea of Thieves merchandise

UK games developer Rare has teamed up with licensing agent Tinderbox to develop merchandise based on its hit brands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:33AM in News
European Women in Games Conference set for September

European Women in Games Conference set for September

The sixth edition of the European Women in Games Conference will take place at the University of Greenwich, on September 7th.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Vivendi's Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Vivendi's Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Former Vivendi COO Stéphane Roussel has been named CEO of Gameloft during its shareholders’ meeting yesterday. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Future launches three new kids magazines including Minecraft Mayhem and Your Gaming Heroes

Future launches three new kids magazines including Minecraft Mayhem and Your Gaming Heroes

Media firm Future is launching three new kids magazines - and two of them are video game related.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
BioShock: The Collection appears on 2K's website

BioShock: The Collection appears on 2K's website

The long-rumoured HD BioShock compilation has resurfaced once again, this time on publisher 2K’s website.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 30th 2016 at 9:39AM in News
A new Ninja Gaiden project is in the works - but it's not a game

A new Ninja Gaiden project is in the works - but it's not a game

A new entry in Koei Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden franchise is coming up, but fans hoping for a new game may be disappointed.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 4:16PM in News

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Final Fantasy VII Monopoly launching in 2017

Final Fantasy VII Monopoly launching in 2017

A Final Fantasy–themed Monopoly will be coming out next year.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 3:24PM in News
Miyamoto explains Nintendo NX E3 no-show

Miyamoto explains Nintendo NX E3 no-show

Nintendo’s famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto has shed some light on why its new console was not shown at E3 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Her Story launches on Android

Her Story launches on Android

Indie smash hit and critical darling Her Story is coming to Google’s Play Store.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:41PM in News
'Brexit' usurps 'Trump' as most common disease name in Plague Inc

'Brexit' usurps 'Trump' as most common disease name in Plague Inc

‘Brexit is the most popular disease name in Ndemic Creation’s Plague Inc at the moment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:35PM in News

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Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Microsoft's premium, pricey and customisable Xbox One Elite gamepad appears to be doing well for itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
New Harvest Moon takes No.1 in Japan, Minecraft Wii U debuts in third place

New Harvest Moon takes No.1 in Japan, Minecraft Wii U debuts in third place

A brand new entry in the Harvest Moon series has shot to the top spot in Japan, according to date from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Twitch

Twitch adds premium 'cheering' emotes as a way of supporting streamers

Cheering is the latest way to financially support your favourite Twitch streamers, by adding premium emotes to your chat messages.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 29th 2016 at 1:21PM in News
The White House

US government clarifies position on eSports visas after petition hits 100,000 signatures

After a petition linked to William "Leffen" Hjelte’s denial of a US P-1 visa hit 100,000 signatures, the US government has issued a statement on whether or not eSports players ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 29th 2016 at 12:58PM in News
Sci-fi shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen Call of Duty weapons assets

Sci-fi shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen Call of Duty weapons assets

Activision claims that Trek Industries’ shooter Orion has been using assets from Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and Advanced Warfare.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 12:30PM in News
System Shock remake launches on Kickstarter

System Shock remake launches on Kickstarter

Nightdive Studios is trying to bring cult title System Shock back to life. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Burnout creator Fiona Sperry on leaving EA, going indie and Dangerous Golf

Burnout creator Fiona Sperry on leaving EA, going indie and Dangerous Golf

In 1999, PC-focused Criterion Studios asked Fiona Sperry to set up a new development arm within the company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Number of PlayStation Plus subscribers doubles to reach 20.8m

Number of PlayStation Plus subscribers doubles to reach 20.8m

The number of subscribers to Sony’s PlayStation Plus online mode has nearly doubled in the last year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Why System 3 is rebuilding Constructor

Why System 3 is rebuilding Constructor

19 years ago, System 3 partnered up with publisher Acclaim to release city-building title Constructor. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 10:15AM in News