Marc Berthold – World eSport – The (e)Social Network

Bored of Linkedin? You’re not alone. As both the wider gaming industry, and esports specifically, grows there remains a void between potential employees and the companies seeking talent. Aiming to fill...

Twitch Prime announced as title sponsor for Hi-Rez Expo

Hi-Rez Studios announced today that Twitch Prime will be the title sponsor for its upcoming annual event Hi-Rez Expo (HRX) in January 2017.  HRX features live competitive gaming for all of the latest games...

NBA’s Houston Rockets committing to esports

With the news that Houston Rockets have appointed Sebastian Park as Director of Esports Development, Bloomberg also reported that the NBA side's owner is looking to invest in the sector.  Les Alexander is...

Skillz adds brand sponsored mobile esports tournaments

Yesterday evening mobile esports company, Skillz, announced a suite of solutions for brands to engage consumers through mobile esports, including the opportunity to host brand-sponsored tournaments.  This is the first time consumer brands...
ukie whitepaper presentation

Ukie whitepaper analysis: The UK can be an esports powerhouse

On November 28th a packed Gfinity Arena in Fulham, London witnessed the launch of the Ukie's esports whitepaper. The venue was filled with people from across the gaming industry, from those currently...

AD+D will bring new thinking to live esports events

Attention Seekers and Done + Dusted are teaming up to deliver competitive gaming events for the masses via new joint venture; AD+D.  The aim is to bring the live grand event expertise...

Critical Force partners with Reforged Studios in attempt to capture mobile esports market

Finnish gaming studios Critical Force and Reforged Studios are entering into a strategic partnership, it's been revealed today - with the common aim to reach top position in the global mobile...

Azubu fails to pay Brazilian and SEA streamers

Streaming company Azubu has come under fire this morning as it's been revealed by PVPLive that they have failed to pay streamers for three months, if not longer.  A representative of an eastern hemisphere...

FACEIT unveils new Anti-Cheat software

The tournament organisation, FACEIT, has announced that its Anti-Cheat software is heading into Private Beta. In a press release from the 24th November, the announcement follows on from its new "FACEIT...

Gear up – J!NX launches Echo Fox apparel line

Jinx Inc. (stylized J!NX) has unleashed an original collection of licensed apparel featuring esports team Echo Fox.  Available for purchase is gear including a variety of t-shirt designs and hoodies with the...

Events

Millennial Esports brings $10,000 Madden Tournament to Las Vegas

Millennial Esports Corporation has announced it will be running a free to enter Madden NFL tournament this weekend with a $10,000 (£7,995) prize up for...