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Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge set to open at University of Washington this spring

The University of Washington has confirmed plans to add an Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge to its Husky Union Building (HUB). The project is due to open this spring. Called the HUB...

Mercedes-Benz and FC Köln purchase stake in SK Gaming

ESforce has reached an agreement to sell 67% of its stake in German multigaming organisation SK Gaming to FC Köln and Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz). The deal will see Mercedes-Benz appear on the...
OverActive Media

OverActive Media receives over $22 million in funding round

Canadian esports ownership company OverActive Media Group has raised over $22 million (£17.1 million) in a new funding round. OverActive Media Group is the parent company of North American organisation Splyce and...
Weavr ESL UK

ESL UK to lead government-funded £4M R&D Project

Weavr Consortium has been awarded a two-year demonstrator grant by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a non-departmental public body of the UK Government for innovation and research. The grant is part...

Method announce partnership with Corsair

UK based multigame organisation Method has announced a new partnership with PC peripherals and component producer Corsair. The deal will encompass all Method teams', Method currently hold rosters in the following -...

Let’s Play Live acquires Australian esports company CyberGamer

Let's Play Live (LPL) has announced the acquisition of Australian based gaming and esports community site CyberGamer. CyberGamer was founded in 2007 by Jeremy "Asterix" Klaosen and James "[email protected]!" Burroughs. The site has gone from...
Team Envy

Team Envy receives $20 million investment

Dallas-based esports organisation Team Envy has raised $20 million (£15.7 million). The identity of those who invested in Team Envy haven't been disclosed at this time, though they've been described as prominent...
2019 Predictions

Five predictions for the esports industry in 2019

2018 is over, and nobody will deny that it was a ridiculous year for the esports industry. Celebrity investors, new competitions, almost-unbelievable organisation valuations, and a plethora of incredible game play...
SMAAASH Entertainment Simplicity Esports

SMAAASH Entertainment enters esports through Simplicity acquisition

Update 04/01/2019 15:56 - SMAAASH Entertainment has announced the closure of the acquisition and merger with Simplicity Esports. SMAAASH Entertainment is entering the esports industry after agreeing to acquire the stock of Simplicity...
Popdog

Esports veterans join forces for tech and services company Popdog

Popdog, a new technology and services company from a number of veterans in the esports industry, has been announced. The company will develop products to optimise esports and gaming livestreaming for...