Splyce OverActive Media

OverActive Media announces full acquisition of Splyce

Esports organisation Splyce is set to be fully acquired by OverActive Media, with both parties entering an agreement in principle. In April of this year, OverActive Media invested $1.5m (£1.07m) in Splyce while...
Hangzhou

Hangzhou opens its own esports town

Hangzhou, a city in China, has officially opened its 'esports town', an area that covers 3.94m square feet and cost approximately ¥2B RMB (£226 million) to construct. The complex was opened to...

SPIA Asia Awards – RIOT’s World Championship takes gold at SPIA

Sports industry professionals from around the world walked the 2018 SPIA Asia – Asia’s Sports Industry Awards & Conference red carpet yesterday (20th November) at a lavish Awards Gala attended by...

NVIDIA announced as founding member of Esports Stadium Arlington

NVIDIA is the official graphics platform, and a founding member for the Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest gaming and esports events facility in North America. The grand opening of the Esports Stadium...
PUBG

OGN launches Super League EU PUBG Invitational

South Korean esports network OGN has revealed the OGN Super League Europe (OSL EU) PUBG Invitational 2018, a 16-team invite-only tournament. OGN has partnered with Spanish entertainment company DeAPlaneta and German sports...
PlayVS

PlayVS receives $30.5m investment, announces expansion

PlayVS has received $30.5 million (£23.7 million) in a Series B funding round led by Elysian Park Ventures, the investment arm of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The American high school esports tournament...

Cloud9 and Secretlab partner and announce special edition chair

North American organisation Cloud9 and gaming chair specialist Secretlab are partnering up to release a new special edition chair. Cloud9 is on a roll with 2018 being the most successful year for...
Rogue EU LCS

Rogue confirms acceptance into franchised EU LCS

North American organisation Rogue, which is owned by ReKTGlobal, has officially confirmed its acceptance into the newly-franchised European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS). Rogue will be one of 10 franchise...
LEC League of Legends European Championship

EU LCS rebrands to LEC and reveals final franchise partners

Riot Games has changed the name of Europe's premier League of Legends event, changing European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) to the League of Legends European Championship (LEC). The newly-franchised...

What’s on this week? – FPS is back on the menu – November 19th...

“What’s on this week?”, ESI's weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI will pick three events and...

Events

Joshua Kell – eSports Integration – The state of collegiate esports...

We’ve seen huge developments over recent years in the collegiate esports landscape: several game publishers and esports stakeholders investing in the ecosystem to aid...