Home / Tag Archives: esports (page 66)

Tag Archives: esports

Momentum builds behind Virgin Gaming UK service

Virgin’s competitive gaming venture is determined to expand its UK userbase. The service, which allows consumers to play games online to win money, was launched in the US in 2010 and the UK on October 5th this year. We saw the demand for FIFA in North America, and obviously the …

Read More »

Multiplay scores Minecon contract

The team behind the iSeries events is handling this weekend’s Minecon. Minecon is the fan event for Minecraft, and will take place in Disneyland Paris between November 24th to November 25th. It’s the second Minecon, the first took place in Las Vegas last year. Multiplay is managing the entire event, …

Read More »

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. The publisher’s digital boss shared with us the plan for the newly-relaunched UPlay downloads service, the ever-growing free-to-play sector, the promising eSports …

Read More »

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 2 tournament The International. Gabe Newell revealed that his company is producing the film on GTTV late last week, providing …

Read More »

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. LamdaGeneration reports that back in July the company registered two domain names for ‘gamerlifemovie.com’ and ‘gamerlifethemovie.com,’ with both domains receiving an update last week. It was …

Read More »

‘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. Both Activision and developer Treyarch took to the stage ahead of Gamescom in Cologne last night to reveal a new Call of Duty multiplayer that is not just targeting …

Read More »

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 video games tournament. Season One of the 2009 UKeSA Dell Premiership kicked off yesterday. Coverage can be seen online at …

Read More »

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 08, Medal of Honour and Enemy territory Quake Wars as well as Sony’s press conference. Executive producer Steve Edmonds commented, …

Read More »