Houston Outlaws Sale

Chris DeAppolonio on Houston Outlaws purchase by Beasley Media Group

When Immortals Gaming Club acquired Infinite Esports & Entertainment and its properties in June, it was unknown what would happen to Houston Outlaws. With IGC already owning an Overwatch League franchise...
Chris Overholt, CEO of OverActive Media

Chris Overholt explains rebranding Splyce to MAD Lions in LEC

Minutes before OverActive Media announced to the world that Splyce would no longer exist in Riot Games' LEC as we know it - instead making way for Spanish brand MAD Lions...
Lauren Gaba Flanagan

Lauren Gaba Flanagan on the formation and aim of Theorycraft

Theorycraft is a creative and strategic advisory firm that works within gaming and esports. Launched in September, it's early days for the agency but, founded by prominent figures in both esports and...
John Kracum Florida Mutineers

John Kracum on Florida Mutineers, Misfits’ approach to Call of Duty

Florida Mutineers is one of 12 franchises that will compete in the inaugural season of Activision Blizzard's Call of Duty League, starting on January 24th. Owned by Misfits Gaming, the franchise...
DreamHack Atlanta 2019

Hi-Rez Studios Brand Director of Live Games tells all about this year’s #HiRezExpo

Champions will be crowned this weekend at Hi-Rez Expo, which is home to the SMITE and Paladins World Championships. Esports Insider spoke with Alex Cantatore, Brand Director of Live Games at Hi-Rez...
Team Heretics Call of Duty

Arnau Vidal on Team Heretics not making Call of Duty League

Team Heretics became one of the most popular names in Call of Duty esports in the past year, building a solid reputation for itself with its Spanish roster. A big change...
Atlanta FaZe Merchandise

Paul Hamilton explains how Atlanta FaZe came to be

Atlanta FaZe was recently announced as one of 12 Call of Duty League franchises, standing out from the other brands in both of Activision Blizzard's franchised leagues. It is widely believed...
Sundance DiGiovanni

Sundance DiGiovanni explains Vindex’s position in esports

A lot of new companies claim that they're going to change the esports industry but when the co-founders of MLG say it, you tend to believe it. Vindex is a newly-announced...
Drink CTRL

Skyler Johnson on CTRL’s inception, place in esports

Esports is rife with energy drinks - from Red Bull and Monster Energy sponsoring teams, to brands such as MTN DEW AMP GAME FUEL made for gaming and esports - but...
Brett Diamond Minnesota Røkkr

Brett Diamond explains Minnesota RøKKR’s branding

On October 29th, Minnesota RøKKR was the latest Call of Duty League franchise to be officially announced. To dig into the franchise's unique name, logo, and colours, Esports Insider spoke with Brett...

Events

ESL Pro League 2019 to feature live studio group stage matches...

ESL and WESA have announced details of the new CS:GO Pro League format for the 9th season which will get underway in April 2019....