Entries in 'esports' (156)
Mortal Kombat has made its mark in the competitive eSports scene following the success of the ESL’s Fatal 8 tournament.
The brain is a muscle, right? Whether or not a court agrees with this could decide whether eSports takes another big step towards a perceived legitimacy as a sport.
Pro-gaming’s desire to be classified as a ‘real’ sport may be one step closer to fruition, following a deal struck between an eSports body and a global athletics organisation.
Former Microsoft exec Rahul Sood's new company Unikrn is an eSports betting platform.
UK eSports firm Gfinity and digital games retailer Green Man Gaming have penned a deal surrounding the former’s upcoming pro-gaming tournament.
ESL and ESEA, the largest North American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league provider, are working together on a league with a prize pool of $1million.
League of Legends and eSports star Hai Lam has been forced to retire after failing to recover from a wrist injury.
The love/hate relationship between sports broadcaster ESPN and eSports continues.
Valve has taken a more direct role in Dota's eSports calendar by announcing three more officially sponsored championships to join The International.
Tickets are now available for Endemol’s Legends of Gaming Live, which takes place this September at Alexandra Palace.
Industry veteran Andy Payne has joined the board of eSports firm European Gaming League (EGL).
eSports will take another big step this weekend when a competition final will be aired live on US cable TV.
European eSports organisation EGL has announced plans to launch in the Gulf and MENA regions.
A slew of newcomers to the MOBA genre will do little to disrupt League of Legends’ dominance of the sector.
Trig Social Media, sponsor of Smite and League of Legends teams and the highest-grossing StarCraft II player in the world, is under investigation by multiple European financial authorities for 'suspicions ...
The owner of national tabloid The Sun has made its first move into the pro-gaming sector by backing eSports organisation Gfinity for the next two years.
Viagame’s second ever Hearthstone House Cup last month saw viewer numbers jump 400 per cent compared to its first event.
FACEIT, the competitive platform that gives players a chance to earn points and prizes, is adapting their league to suit pro Dota players needs, too.
eSports organisation Major League Gaming has reported strong growth for its online MLG.tv platform.
The 2015 League of Legends World Championships are heading to Europe, and will be filling out stadiums in London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin.
From VR to 4K, eSports to free-to-play, there has never been a better time to be gaming on PC.
The Intel Extreme Masters and ESL One weekend in Katowice last month broke the Twitch concurrent viewership record as more than 1m people tuned in to watch.
Five competitive Smite players have received professional suspensions of up to one year for account sharing, Hi-Rez Studios announced yesterday.
Three major Mortal Kombat X pro tournaments will take place starting next month with a combined prize pool of $100,000, Warner Bros has announced.
It has emerged that most of the moderation team of the League of Legends subreddit have signed up to a non-disclosure agreement with developer Riot Games.