ICE meets Esports – The live betting battle

One would be forgiven for mistaking the pizzazz of ICE 2017 for the bright lights of Vegas. The sheer scale of the world's largest gambling exhibition is truly a sight to...

Five cities that could house an Overwatch team – USA

Months ago at BlizzCon 2016 Blizzard announced that the future of professional Overwatch would be morphed into the "Overwatch League" consisting of teams based in cities around the world. Clearly aimed to becoming...

Esport Talk – World of Tanks’ untapped potential – Milan ‘Mailand’ Süß

Whilst little news filters through to the mainstream from World of Tanks' esports scene, this does not mean it isn't a highly engaged community.  The tank shooter by Wargaming has an exceptionally...
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Is mobile esports heading in the same direction as PC?

This is a guest post by Simon Sunden, Vice President & Head of Esports, Gumbler Talk to gamers about esports, and the conversation tends to focus on the top teams worldwide battling it...

Enzo “Timado” Gianoli – Infamous – “It’s way more cool than playing pub games”

The International 7 is done and dusted. 18 teams battled it out across the space of two weeks for the chance to write Dota 2 history, have their name engraved upon...
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This week in esports: IEM Oakland, NiP, Nielsen and UnikoinGold

It's been a somewhat quiet week in the esports world compared to last week, where out of the blue the likes of Jennifer Lopez decided they fancied a cheeky investment in...
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How Airbus can prevent ‘Out of the Blue’ from being an expensive mistake

When Out of the Blue revealed their roster on Sunday, it quickly drew the ire of the online community. And no wonder: the all-female lineup doesn't have a single player with a...

Has Call of Duty missed its chance to become a top-tier esport?

Several years ago, it may have been possible to believe that Call of Duty was the “next big thing” in esports. It was becoming hugely popular on YouTube and had a...
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The Esports Roundable: Deborah Mensah-Bonsu, Space Ape Games

Returning to The Esports Roundtable, Deborah Mensah-Bonsu is Joe Hills' guest for Episode 30 of the podcast. This time round, the Community & Video Content Manager for Space Ape Games discusses how the future...

Leanne Loombe – Riot Games – Fight as five, Clash as one

League of Legends will see the next iteration of 5vs5 ranked queue next week with the launch of Clash. Clash will see groups of premade teams battle it out in a...

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Ubisoft, HyperX renew partnership for Rainbow Six Siege esports

Ubisoft has both extended and expanded its global partnership with HyperX for Rainbow Six Siege esports. It'll span from November 2018 to August 2019. During...