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Opinion: The case for data in esports

Esports games and their players generate a lot of data for developers. DC Labs visualisation and data analytics experts Florian Block and Anders Drachen talk about how we can put this data to even better use

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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. Starting today, BT Sport’s platforms will broadcast Gfinity’s popular tournament, held at the Gfinity Esports Arena in London, with weekly games until the weekend of finals from September 1st to …

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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 the North American market. Founded in 2004, CEVO made its name in esports competition operations, and has also provided cutting …

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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 together such disparate locales as Sweden and Shanghai – it’s the sector’s growth in the UK that’s of most interest …

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Craig Fletcher, Multiplay’s founder, on how the company is upping its GAME

Craig Fletcher is a UK esports veteran, having clocked up 20 years in the industry. He is now working for GAME as ‘Multiplay founder & SVP esports and competitive gaming strategy at GAME’ – phew.  Multiplay’s impact on GAME has been obvious, with the company expanding rapidly into competitive gaming …

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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. Why turn the MotoGP series into an esports championship now? It’s something that’s been discussed for months with [MotoGP owner] Dorna, and in the end we agreed …

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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 Evil Shift from Evil Controllers, which is due to be released later this summer. Such controllers allow competitors to perform …

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