The 'Overwatch' League now has an official beer sponsor. This is courtesy of a newly signed partnership with beverage maker AB InBev for the Bud Light beer brand.
Video Games April 30, 2019
Watching eSports could soon be a more dynamic experience for Sony PlayStation VR owners, as detailed in two patents. The problem is, patents don’t always become real products or features.
Video Games April 15, 2019
Players' Lounge has raised a total of $3 million in funding as it partners with Drake and other investors of Silicon Valley. The Esports betting start-up hosts hit games such as 'Fortnite', 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate', 'Apex Legends', and more.
Video Games April 1, 2019
Valve is set to release a new streaming service that could potentially be the biggest rival of Twitch. The Steam TV launch is expected to coincide with The International tournament, one of the biggest eSports competitions in the world.
Video Games August 18, 2018
'PUBG Mobile' has just hit 100 million downloads on App Store and Google Play. To commemorate this milestone, Tencent Games is organizing two big eSports events named the Player Well Known Invitational and Player Well Known Championship.
Video Games August 17, 2018
Epic is investing $100 million to make 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' a player in the esports arena. It will be offering that amount of prize money in tournaments throughout the year.
Video Games May 21, 2018
The official Community Reveal for 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' is scheduled for May 17, but new information continues to drop for the sequel. Rumors suggest that the upcoming title will be eSports-ready and might include a battle royale multiplayer mode.
Video Games May 5, 2018
Ohio's Ashland University will be the first U.S. college to offer up to $4,000 scholarships for 'Fortnite Battle Royale.' Tryouts will start in the fall, so here's what you need to know.
Video Games April 22, 2018
The Overwatch League has issued an indefinite suspension against Boston Uprising player Jonathan 'DreamKazper' Sanchez over allegations of sexual misconduct involving a 14-year-old fan. Nothing has been confirmed, but the evidence against Sanchez appears to be too incriminating to ignore.
Video Games April 9, 2018
After almost a decade in development, 'SpyParty' confirmed its availability on Steam Early Access next week. The 1v1 espionage game will feature six new maps and a brand new tutorial mode voiced by Chris Hecker, the game developer himself.
Video Games April 3, 2018
Brendan Greene published the 2018 roadmap for 'PUBG.' The game is slated to receive a number of upgrades within the year such as better animations, new vehicles, and other improvements.
Video Games March 9, 2018
Overwatch League player Felix 'xQc' Lengyel of the Dallas Fuel was suspended for launching a homophobic slur against Austin 'Muma' Wilmot of the Houston Outlaws. The incident brings the spotlight back on the toxicity of 'Overwatch.'
Video Games January 22, 2018
Google's new plan regarding China has nothing to do with the search engine. It will be investing in the Chinese eSports streaming platform, Chushou.
Business Tech January 7, 2018
The last three teams have joined the Overwatch League roster to take the total count to 12 teams. The preseason will start in December, and the inaugural season will officially launch in January.
Video Games September 21, 2017
There is a possibility that eSports will be added as a medal event in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Paris Olympic bid committee co-president Tony Estanguet believes that eSports is a real sport.
Video Games August 9, 2017
Blizzard has given us some new details about its upcoming Overwatch League. Read on to find out what it means for the future of eSports.
Video Games July 12, 2017
Is eSports a real sport? The debate continues to rage on, but people who dismiss the idea may have to reconsider their thoughts due to the injury risk of collapsed lungs for eSports gamers.
Video Games June 1, 2017
This summer, Blizzard will launch 'Overwatch' Contenders, a developmental league for aspiring 'Overwatch' League professional players. The tournament offers cash prizes, and perhaps more importantly, the chance to be noticed by eSports teams.
Video Games May 23, 2017
As hard as it may be to believe, the esports scene has blown up over the last few years. Now, it looks like Facebook is looking to get in on the action.
Business Tech May 20, 2017
ESPN claimed that Blizzard is struggling to attract teams to join the Overwatch League, primarily because the franchise fee is a whopping $20 million. Blizzard has released a statement to fire back at the controversial report.
Video Games May 12, 2017
Competitive video games, or eSports, will be a medal sport for the first time at the 2022 Asian Games in China. With its increasing popularity, will eSports soon be considered for the Olympics?
Video Games April 19, 2017
Rage quitters will now incur a badge indicating their behavior. This public shaming strategy is reportedly going to be instituted so that 'Street Fighter V' provides the best possible gaming experience to ensure its place in the emerging eSports industry.
Video Games December 19, 2016
Street Fighter V's producers revealed that Capcom will be supporting the game until 2020 and even beyond. The move is part of the game publisher's goal to dominate the future of eSports.
Video Games November 26, 2016
'Breakaway,' a new game from Amazon Game Studios, integrates directly with Twitch and offers several interactive features. The new features include a wager system and a couple of broadcaster, viewer and player tools.
Apps/Software September 30, 2016
Riot Games wants to tap the immense popularity of 'League of Legends' to generate more consistent revenue streams through eSports events. The company has outlined revenue sharing schemes to help launch the strategy.
Video Games September 24, 2016
AMD announces that its new 7th generation AMD A-Series APUs have already started shipping out aboard new Lenovo and HP desktop systems. AMD claims that the new APUs offer up to equivalent productivity performance with the Intel i5-6500.
Computers September 6, 2016
Microsoft and The Coalition announced that 'Gears of War 4' is getting its own eSports tournament, and its prizes are nothing to snicker at. The game rolls out in October, with the tourney scheduled to debut soon after.
Video Games August 2, 2016
'Overwatch' players from North America and Europe can be on TV, if they’re good enough. ELeague just announced a tournament is taking place in the two regions, and the grand finals will be aired by TBS.
Video Games July 23, 2016
Yogg-Saron, one of the cards from the 'Whispers of the Old Gods' expansion of 'Hearthstone,' heavily utilizes the game's RNG element. Is it bad for competitive matches, or does it capture the spirit of the digital trading card game?
Video Games July 7, 2016
One 'Overwatch' pro player from Korea is so good that she was reported to Blizzard, and now, two players have quit the game in the controversy's aftermath.
Video Games June 21, 2016
English soccer club Manchester United is said to be locked in a bidding war to sign up a competitive 'Overwatch' esports team. The move could be considered an odd one, but it is very important to eSports.
Video Games June 12, 2016
'Overwatch' has a new game mode and Blizzard didn't make it. 'Overwatch Badminton' might be the next big eSport game.
Video Games June 9, 2016
SteelSeries just launched its most impressive gaming mouse to date. The Rival 700 sports an OLED display and tactile alerts.
Computers May 25, 2016
Yahoo released a new sporting app for iOS dedicated solely to professional eSport coverage of games like 'League of Legends' and "Street Fighter V.'
Apps/Software May 20, 2016
Activision Blizzard is set to bring eSports to Facebook Live in a bid to make it appealing to more people and ultimately get more viewers.
Video Games May 13, 2016
Twitch and Faceit launched Esports Championship Series (ECS) with prize money of $3.5 million. The second season of the league will also have a development league, which will train new teams and players to grow in the sport.
Video Games April 8, 2016
Reportedly, Shaq, A-Rod and Chicago White Sox star Jimmy Rollins approached NRG Chairman Andy Miller as an investment trio to buy into eSports.
Geek March 18, 2016
Microsoft builds an eSports service and toolkit for Xbox Live and Windows 10. This will make it easier for developers - companies and individuals alike - to run both big and small events for competitive, professional gaming.
Video Games March 17, 2016
The biggest fighting game tournament around has announced details for EVO 2016.
Geek January 27, 2016
Although exact plans for the platform haven't been announced, the Worldwide Leader in Sports' eSports division already has its own dedicated website and Twitter account.
Movies/TV Shows January 14, 2016
The OpTic Gaming team took home $35,000, winning its head-to-head competition in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Championship, which was played out live at the Sands on Thursday.
Gaming January 8, 2016
Major League Gaming took a blow when rival ELS was named the tournament organizer for the 'Call of Duty' World League. A report now claims that Activision Blizzard has acquired MLG for $46 million.
Deals January 4, 2016
It's never too late for competitive 'Mass Effect 3' on the big stage, right?
Geek December 10, 2015
Blizzard increased the prize pool for the 'Hearthstone' World Championship next year to $1 million. Blizzard also changed the eSports structure of 'Hearthstone' to increase the game's competitive profile.
Video Games November 27, 2015
Who'd have thought that gaming could get you into college? Well, thanks to Columbia College, eSports skills may help you get a better education ...
Geek November 2, 2015