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Blizzard announces Burbank esports arena Blizzard Arena Los Angeles

Blizzard Entertainment has announced Thursday that it’s creating an esports arena near to the company’s headquarters in Burbank, California. According to a press release the stadium, entitled Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, is due to host a “steady schedule” of live events, to include Hearthstone’s championship tour, the Overwatch league and …

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Reports claim League of Legends’ EU LCS is to split into regional tournaments

According to reports, League of Legends European League Championship Series is to be converted into regional leagues. What’s more, there will be no more relegation.  Currently 10 teams from across Europe compete in the EU LCS, with the lowest placing teams getting relegated. According to this report from ESPN, there …

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KeSPA partners Legacy Pro Law to advise players on contracts, visas and taxes

KeSPA has announced on Tuesday that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Legacy Pro Law, an American legal company based in Los Angeles   This means that Legacy Pro Law will be available to offer legal counsel to players on KeSPA team, with the MOU outlining that …

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Level Up Media: Changing the game for online video content

Since its formation in 2015 DingIt.tv has been a quiet contender to YouTube’s gaming video throne, making slow inroads into a space that its more established competitor has long had locked down. Adam Simmons is the VP of content and marketing at DingIt’s recently established parent company Level Up Media, …

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Team expert drops Overwatch roster

Team expert has dropped their Overwatch roster, according to tweets from the team’s former support player Marcel ‘Veineless’ Lehmann. Lehmann took to twitter to confirm the team’s release from Team expert, stating that he’s now a free agent and looking for offers as a support or coach for Overwatch. “Expert …

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PUBG team currently working on a fix for bulletproof water, and plans to patch out the dreaded crouch jump

The tyrannical reign of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ bulletproof water is soon to come to an end, according to Bluehole’s esports program manager Amir ‘am1rtv’ Khair. In a post on Reddit, Khair has revealed what the team are currently working on, and a full ballistics rework is on the cards. This includes …

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Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won signs $150,000 Overwatch League contract with NRG Esports, according to reports

North American Overwatch player Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won has become the first Overwatch player to sign on to the Overwatch League according to various sources, with reports suggesting he has signed a contract worth $150,000 per year with NRG Esports. This is according to reports from ESPN. The salary, if true, …

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The NBA could take on other esports titles in the future, according to 2K Sports League MD Brendan Donohue

Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s forthcoming 2K Sports League, has said that the NBA could go further in its esports plans and work with different, non-basketball, titles. This comes from his conversation with Esports Pro at Gamescom.  Donohue has said that at the moment the NBA is “super …

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Brendan Donohue: NBA esports will have a 12-month calendar

Speaking to Esports Pro Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s 2K Sports League, has outlined plans for the league, which is planned to run on a twelve month calendar. The NBA are moving as fast as they can, but logistical challenges have made it difficult to roll things out …

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NBA’s Brendan Donohue on how the 2K League is doing esports right

For Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s 2K Sports League, NBA’s entry to the esports world is the collision of his two big passions. “I’ve spent the last 20 years working in the NBA, on the business side primarily, and I’m very passionate about it. I’ve also been a …

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