Richard Lewis partners with Rivalry.gg

Rivalry.gg has announced a partnership with veteran esports journalist, tournament host and analyst Richard Lewis. This new partnership, facilitated by IMG, is said to represent both parties shared goal to 'promote the importance of...

Kia motors into esports with LEC sponsorship

Kia Motors has announced its first test drive in esports, as the main sponsor of the League of Legends European Championship (LEC). Previously known as the European League of Legends Championship Series...
Epic Games Fortnite

Epic Games lands $1.25 billion investment in funding round

Epic Games, the developer behind Battle Royale title Fortnite, has reportedly received $1.25 billion (£976 million) in a funding round. The American video game developer already owns Unreal Engine, development software used...
Method

Method enters partnership with Kensington

UK-based esports organisation Method has announced a partnership with desktop and mobile device accessory company Kensington. As part of this deal, Kensington will supply "ergonomic products" to players that represent Method. This includes...

EStars Fortnite Championship to take place at the Emirates, Celtic Park, Stamford Bridge and...

EStars has announced plans for a series of Fortnite tournaments that are set to be hosted at a number of top Football stadiums across the UK including the Emirates Stadium and Stamford Bridge in...
Epic Games

Epic Games plans to expand into Australia and New Zealand

Epic Games, the developer behind Fortnite: Battle Royale, is looking to expand into Australia and New Zealand. Tony Reed, CEO of Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) has resigned from the company...

Caesars’ new Vegas production studio will involve esports

In association with Sidekick Productions, Caesars Entertainment has launched a new Las Vegas based production studio.  Word is that it's hoped that esports will play a major role. The 48,000 square foot...
UKIE Parliamentary Event

Ukie announces esports event at Palace of Westminster

Not-for-profit trade body for the United Kingdom's game industry Ukie (short for UK Interactive Entertainment) has partnered with Intel and the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Video Games to host...

ESI Job Picks – Find the job for you in esports – January Edition

How do you land that dream job in esports? With the industry growing at an almost alarming rate, there are more roles emerging all the time with more talent across the...
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Gillette’s Brand Manager and Bjergsen: Q&A on the Team SoloMid partnership

Back in September 2017, Gillette added Team SoloMid to its portfolio of esports partners. This year, Gillette and TSM took another step in their partnership with a Twitch bits promotion. We had...

Events

Global Esports Forum – Where is the value?

In this chapter of the ESI in Katowice we take you through what was discussed during the panel Esports Investments - Where is the...