Toronto Ultra Roster

Chris Overholt explains Toronto Ultra’s branding, approach to Call of Duty

OverActive Media is one of 12 franchise owners in the Call of Duty League. Ahead of the company announcing the Toronto Ultra on October 24th, Esports Insider spoke with Chris Overholt,...
Dominic Remond Gfinity Australia

Dominic Remond discusses Gfinity Australia’s closure

In August, it was announced that esports event organiser Gfinity Esports Australia will cease operations this November following the conclusion of the Supercars Eseries. Despite a number of successes in the...
Ben Spoont Misfits Gaming

Ben Spoont explains Misfits Gaming’s belief in the franchise model

Miami-based organisation Misfits Gaming recently joined an exclusive group by acquiring a franchise in the Call of Duty League, thus becoming one of the only entities to operate in the Overwatch...
Ryan Scollan G-Science The Clutch

G-Science on winning The Clutch at ESI London

Esports had its very own Dragons' Den in September when we hosted ESI London at Twickenham Stadium. Our new feature, The Clutch, brought nine promising esports startups to pitch in front...
Beautiful Weirdo

Behind The Story Mob’s Beautiful Weirdos guide

Esports communications consultancy The Story Mob has released its second guide, Beautiful Weirdos: Telling the Stories of Esports Heroes. Concentrating on the unique nature of the stars that the esports industry is...
Alban Dechelotte ESI London

Alban Dechelotte discusses the growth and future of Riot Games’ LEC

In November 2018, developer Riot Games announced that European League of Legends esports was "evolving" by way of a multitude of changes. Establishing its own identity by moving away from its North...
Marco Blume Moritz Maurer GRID Pinnacle

GRID and Pinnacle delve into their brand new partnership

During ESI London, online bookmaker Pinnacle and esports data provider GRID announced a long-term partnership. Shared during the 'Reliable data: can a standard be agreed?' panel at the conference, Marco Blume,...
Abios Oskar Fröberg

Abios’ Oskar Fröberg on the use of data in esports

Data is perhaps one of the most untapped sectors of esports. Since video games are entirely digital, a huge amount of raw data is available and the opportunities that presents is...
New Wave Esports Portfolio

Daniel Mitre explains New Wave Esports’ unique stance on investment

New Wave Esports is an esports investment company that’s aiming to do things a little differently. Identifying four important pillars of investment, it aims to create a diverse portfolio of companies...
ES Broadcast Interview

ES Broadcast’s Jonathan Lyth on the future of the esports viewing experience

Viewership is the key that has really unlocked the potential of the esports industry. Professional matches were being viewed on low-quality streams to small numbers of viewers until platforms such as...

Events

Epic Games releases Fortnite World Cup viewership numbers

Epic Games have unveiled figures that show the Fortnite World Cup peaked at over 2.3 million viewers across YouTube and Twitch during the solo finals. In a...