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Panda Global unveils Super Smash Bros partnership with Nintendo

North American esports organisation Panda Global has announced a partnership with video game company Nintendo.  As a result of the deal, the two parties will collaborate to operate the first licensed circuits for Super Smash...

Can fighting games become a mainstream esport without abandoning grassroots?

DashFight’s Elizbar Ramazashvili writes for Esports Insider to discuss FGC’s esports scene and the sector’s development. Fighting games have always been an integral part of esports. Most of the titles still prominently...

Red Bull Kumite heads to Las Vegas in November 2021

Energy drinks brand Red Bull has announced that its Fighting Game Community (FGC) LAN series, Red Bull Kumite, will take place in Las Vegas on November 13th – 14th at Caesars...

Evo Showcase 2021 canceled due to COVID-19

The Evo 2021 Showcase, an in-person fighting game event set to take place in Las Vegas, has officially been cancelled due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. RELATED: UFC sponsors China’s mobile...
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Mari ‘AtomicMari’ Takahashi named Co-owner of Spacestation Gaming

North American esports organisation Spacestation Gaming has named gaming personality Mari 'AtomicMari' Takahashi as Co-owner of the company. Takahashi will work alongside her business partner, Peter Kitch, current founder Shaun 'Shonduras' McBride,...
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Evil Geniuses signs Bitcasino as latest partner

North American esports organisation Evil Geniuses (EG) announced a strategic partnership with Bitcoin-focused casino operator, Bitcasino. Per a release, EG's partnership with Bitcasino is the first of its kind in esports. As...

CouchWarriors League partners with ASTRO Gaming

Australian fighting game esports league CouchWarriors League has named audio peripherals manufacturer ASTRO Gaming as its exclusive headset partner for the 2021-2022 season.  As a result of the partnership deal, the league will...

Cinemark partners with Mission Control to bring esports to theaters

North American movie theatre company Cinemark and esports firm Mission Control have announced a partnership that will bring esports and gaming events to movie theatres around the United States. RELATED: Mission Control...

Nintendo and PlayVS announce high school esports partnership

North American amateur esports platform PlayVS has announced a partnership with game developer Nintendo. As a result of the deal, Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 will be added to...

Global Esports Games unveils first host cities

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced that the first three host cities for the Global Esports Games, a multi-title esports competition, are Singapore, Istanbul, and Riyadh. Singapore will host this...