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Azubu grabs exclusive rights to ESL content

Streaming platform Azubu will be the only place to watch certain ESL eSports coverage following the agreement of a two-year deal between the pair. The deal doesn’t grant exclusive streaming access to ESL events such as ESL One, IEM and the ESL Pro League (although Azubu will stream these), but …

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Reports: eSports made up to $400m last year, could make $1bn in 2016?

The total revenue of the eSports industry in 2015 was between $325m and $400m, claim two market reports issued by NewZoo and Deloitte this month. The 2016 Global Esports Market Report released by research firm NewZoo yesterday suggests that this figure will increase to $463m in the coming year, a …

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Mastertronic enters administration

UK games publisher Mastertronic has entered administration. The firm says a deal is in place to buy the assets of the business and retain the existing team. However, MD Andy Payne will no-longer be involved. Mastertronic applied for a CVA in July 2014 to avoid a winding-up order. At that …

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Canada’s game industry sees significant growth over past two years – ESA

Game development studios in Canada are on the rise, according to new data published by the country’s ESA chapter. The Entertainment Software Association of Canada’s research shows the industry has risen 24 per cent over 2013, growing to 20,400 people employed by 472 individual studios throughout the region. Though it’s …

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