Nicecactus partners with Wolfie Sports and Mpesa

Gaming tournament and training platform Nicecactus has teamed up with Kenyan esports platform Wolfie Sports. The three-year deal will see both entities collaborate to launch an online tournament platform in Africa. RELATED:...
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Riot Games teams up with Calyx for Wild Rift tournament in MENA

Games publisher Riot Games has announced a partnership with Middle Eastern esports organiser and production company Calyx. The two entities will collaborate on Battle of the Rift, the first-ever League of Legends:...

Riot Games announces Wild Rift Origin Series

Riot Games has announced the Origin Series, the first tournament series in League of Legends: Wild Rift and the publisher's first foray into mobile esports. The Origin Series will be the first in...
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Valve announces August return for Dota 2’s The International

Games publisher Valve has announced that Dota 2 tournament The International will return in August 2021 following its hiatus last year due to the pandemic. The International 10 is set to take...
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IESF enters partnership with Immun Active

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has announced it has entered an agreement with vitamin drink company Immun Active. The deal will see the two parties collaborate in a bid to 'improve the fitness, concentration,...
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StreamCards raises $530,000, partners with The Esports Bible for closed beta

Warsaw-based interactive media start-up StreamCards has raised approximately $530,000 (~£375,500) from its private investment round. StreamCards was incubated by Tar Heel Capital Pathfinder, a venture building and venture capital fund which has...
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Esports’ punk evolution: The New Rose of popular culture?

Esports is like punk rock. The latter began popping up in a few major cities around the mid-seventies, with bands such as the Ramones in New York City and The Clash...

A guide to: Automotive brands in esports

In recent years automotive brands have become increasingly prevalent in esports. More and more, car manufacturers race toward partnerships that aim to inspire gamers to visit their local dealers. To help keep...
Turquoise: Branding Strategies for Esports Leagues

Turquoise: Branding strategies for esports leagues

We continue our article series with London-based agency Turquoise Branding centred around branding in esports. Turquoise has helped with the branding of projects such as UEFA’s Europa League, game developer MY.GAMES’s...
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Alienware ends Riot Games partnership amid sexism controversy

Correction: When initially published, this article referenced allegations of sexual assault against Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent. This was an editorial error. Nicolo Laurent has been accused of sexism and of...