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Abios: Mapping competitive advantages in esports

RELATED: Abios secures Fragleague data partnership Albin Niva Printz, Data Scientist at Abios, explores the data from maps in popular esports games to find out if there are some inherent disadvantages of starting...

Skyesports CEO Shiva Nandy discusses acquisition and future prospects in South Asia

In August 2021, digital entertainment and technology company JetSynthesys acquired Indian esports firm Skyesports for an undisclosed amount.  As a result, JetSynthesys now owns a 65 per cent stake in Skyesports. One of...

Esports investment report, September 2021: Misfits, Wolves Esports, Astralis

Ranging from team acquisitions to impressive funding rounds, September saw a multitude of esports entities expand into other sectors of the industry. This includes notable announcements from the likes of Misfits...

KARDS: Creating digital collectible card games as an indie developer

From kids collecting monster cards, such as Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh, to pro gamers competing for $500,000 (~£360,154) at the Hearthstone World Championship 2021, collectible card games (CCGs) have grown a lot. With...

Esports Movers and Shakers: September 2021

Each month, ESI compiles the period’s most significant esports movers and shakers. September’s round-up features personnel changes from the likes of Immortals, EXCEL ESPORTS, Team Liquid and BLAST among others Here are...

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, September 2021

Last month saw esports and traditional sports continue to build on its relationship through a range of new partnerships. In addition, a range of esports entities continued to strengthen commercial portfolios...
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Inside Complexity’s all-girl VALORANT team, GX3

With the changing of the seasons, a new chapter begins for esports team GX3. As the first all-women roster for Complexity Gaming, the newly dubbed Complexity GX3 will continue its 20-year...
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Bayes Esports: How to measure esports’ natural born killers

In this piece, Ben Steenhuisen, Senior Software Architect at Bayes Esports, details how Bayes analyses kills and deaths (KDR) inside the esports industry's top games, and how to add context. Data...
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A guide to: celebrities in esports – music, film, and TV

Celebrities have flocked to esports in recent years as a way to express themselves and expand their careers. Famous musicians, artists, actors, and more that have or continue to invest in or...
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How Bumble is helping change gender dynamics in esports

When comparing esports and dating apps, the connection between the two is not immediately apparent. However, since 2018 a lot of companies within the space, such as Bumble and Tinder, have...