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Beyond The Summit and Papa John’s announce Super Smash Bros partnership

Esports tournament operator Beyond the Summit (BTS) has entered a partnership with pizza restaurant chain Papa John's. The year-long deal will see both parties collaborate on a Super Smash Bros-focused community campaign. RELATED: Beyond The...

Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup unveils new sponsors

The Collegiate Esports Commissioner's Cup (CECC) has announced a number of sponsors ahead of its live event at the Gateway Center in Atlanta, Georgia next month. CECC's new partners for the event...
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FGC and the pandemic: Marginal gains, huge losses

DashFight’s Femi Famutimi writes for Esports Insider to discuss the ups and downs of the pandemic and how it has affected the Fighting Game Community (FGC). The pandemic has had a unique...
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NFTs in the FGC: The next iteration of fighting games? 

NFTs have become a growing occurrence within the esports industry. A multitude of organisations have either secured blockchain partnerships or launched a series of NFTs on a variety of platforms. However, NFT...
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Wisdom Gaming launches Fight Night: Lights Out tournament series

Esports media company and tournament organiser Wisdom Gaming has unveiled a new fighting game tournament series.  Known as Fight Night: Lights Out (FN:LO), the four-week tournament will see players compete on The King...

Super Smash Bros will not be featured at EVO 2022

Fighting game esports tournament Evolution Championship Series (EVO) has announced that this year's edition will not feature Nintendo's brawl game series Super Smash Bros.  The tournament organiser shared the news via Twitter,...
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Arby’s to sponsor Capcom Pro Tour 2021 Season Final

Japanese game developer Capcom has announced a partnership with American restaurant chain Arby's. As a result, Arby’s will sponsor the Capcom Pro Tour 2021 Season Final, a season-concluding tournament featuring Street Fighter...
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Riot Games is entering the Fighting Game world: What might happen?

DashFight’s Elizbar Ramazashvili writes for Esports Insider to discuss Riot Games' imminent arrival to the Fighting Game Community (FGC). The very top of the esports pyramid has been virtually unchanged for the...

DRX acquires esports organisation Vision Strikers

South Korean esports company DRX Corp. has announced the acquisition of eDreamWork Korea, the parent company of esports organisation Vision Strikers.  According to a release, Vision Strikers' brand is expected to merge...

What’s next for the Global Esports Federation?

Esports federations are an interesting breed. Even though there is a definite need for governing bodies in the world of esports, the specifics of the industry make it very hard to...