Entries in 'esports' (307)

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
GAME Belong Arena Clash

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
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
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

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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

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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

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eSports Industry Awards

Watch the eSports Industry Awards at your leisure on Twitch

The live stream of the first ever eSports Industry Awards is now available to watch on demand on Twitch

on Nov 23rd 2016 at 4:48PM in News
Ginx

Ginx announces new daily eSports talk show with Machine, OJ Borg and Nysira

Ginx eSports TV has announced a brand new daily show called The Bridge that will see industry professionals discussing the latest goings on in the world of eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Tempo Storm

Tempo Storm to purchase Dream Team's NA Challenger Series slot

Dream Team is selling its place in the North American League of Legends Challenger Series to Tempo Storm.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Twitch

Twitch will represent TSM and Cloud9 in sponsorship sales

Streaming platform Twitch has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with both Team SoloMid and Cloud 9 to collaborate on many areas related to sponsorship and sales.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Riot Games

Riot's sale of LCS streaming rights to MLBAM seems inevitable after new report

Riot Games looks set to sell the streaming rights for its League of Legends Championship Series to Major League Baseball Advanced Media.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch's Symmetra becomes first hero with dual ultimates

The latest patch to go live on the Overwatch PTR has reworked Symmetra and given her an extra ultimate.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Street Fighter V

New Street Fighter V stage banned from Capcom Pro Tour play

Earlier this month the Street Fighter V team launched a new DLC stage called Skies of Honor, but it has now been banned in pro play.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
IEM

Intel Extreme Masters Oakland hits 490,000 concurrent viewers

This past weekend saw the Intel Extreme Masters head to Oakland for the first time, with the event pulling in almost half a million concurrent viewers.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Reunited

Reunited speaking with multiple sports clubs about potential sale says report

Overwatch organisation Reunited is apparently in talks with major sports clubs from the NBA, Premier League, and Bundesliga about a potential sale.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 2:42PM in News