Riot Games details VALORANT First Strike North America Qualifiers format

Riot Games has announced the qualification format for its First Strike VALORANT tournament in North America, with Nerd Street Gamers (NSG) and Engine Media/UMG Gaming both staging separate qualifiers.  Riot is partnering with NSG...
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HyperX offers a look inside its wide-reaching partnership strategy

HyperX defies conventional marketing trends. Rather than focus on a small, select group of partners, the gaming peripheral brand takes a broad approach that includes over 100 business relationships in addition to...
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Global Esports Federation teams up with Sports Innovation Lab

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has named technology and research company Sports Innovation Lab as a global supporter. As a result of the partnership, Sports Innovation Lab will look to use its knowledge and expertise to develop...
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Team Diverge launched by JuJu Smith-Schuster

Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver, JuJu Smith-Schuster has launched a new gaming organisation, Team Diverge. The organisation aims to become a hub for crossover content across sports, gaming and culture, featuring popular streamers, athletes and...
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DreamHack Sports Games’ new CEO, Deficio joins Misfits | ESI Digest #14

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...
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ESI Digital Winter’s The Clutch Digital welcomes Deloitte and Nations Ventures as key partners

Esports Insider is pleased to announce Deloitte and Nations Ventures as partners of the fourth instalment of The Clutch Digital, the esports-focused pitch investment competition, this time during ESI Digital Winter...
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GGLeagues to launch national recreational gaming leagues

American amateur tournament organiser GGLeagues has announced the launch of a series of national recreational gaming leagues across multiple titles. The company will launch remote leagues for Rocket League, FIFA, Madden, and Fortnite in...
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Inside Houston Outlaws’ energising Reliant partnership

Overwatch League team Houston Outlaws continues to forge ahead despite the pandemic—making several key hires and strategic partnerships since its acquisition by Beasley Media Group in December. One notable sponsorship deal was...
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Rivalry: A fresh perspective on esports betting

In 2015, Steven Salz was one of many entrepreneurs hoping to claim a slice of the esports industry whilst still baking in the proverbial oven. Alongside Ryan White and Kevin Wimer,...
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Martin ‘Deficio’ Lynge joins Misfits Gaming Europe as Director

North American organisation Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) has announced that Martin 'Deficio' Lynge has joined the organisation. Lynge has been appointed Director of Misfits Gaming Europe and will oversee all of the organisation's activities in the...