MLB’s Trevor May becomes Ambassador for Luminosity

With the NBA, the NFL and football clubs getting involved in esports in a number of different capacities, it was only a matter of time before baseball followed suit. Trevor May, a...

Hearthstone tournaments at SXSW and PAX East

Heading to South by South West or PAX East next month? Expect to see some esports with each set to feature $10,000 Hearthstone tournaments next month.  PAX East takes place in Boston on...

The Esports BAR – Une évaluation

Attendees of the inaugural Esports BAR in Cannes couldn’t have hoped for a better backdrop with the Radisson Blu rooftop overlooking both the town and yacht filled harbour. The setting alone was...
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Public voting opens for the AMD Esports Audience Award

As of today members of the public can vote on the title they think deserves the AMD Esports Audience Award.  Voting will close on Thursday 30 March, with the winner announced at...

Can Rocket League become a tier 2 esport in 2017?

Previous seasons of Rocket League have been plagued with messy formats and overall dissatisfaction from the fans. The game's developer, Psyonix, has obviously listened. Last week the company announced plans for Season...

ASUS sponsors the WPGI Womens Esports League

WPGI Womens Esports League has announced a partnership with ASUS.  The terms of the partnership will see WPGI players use ASUS hardware at the Gold Coast LAN finals on March 5th, 2017. The WPGI...

This week in Esports: Plays.tv, Nazara Games and ESIC all busy

There's been some huge figures floating around esports this week, with Plays.TV attracting $15m (£12m) in funding and Nazara Games committing to $20m (£16m) investment in Indian esports. On the less glamorous...

ESIC and ICSS Europe unite to combat betting fraud in esports

ICSS Europe and the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) have joined forces in order to better tackle betting fraud within esports.  Ian Smith, Integrity Commissioner for ESIC, said at the ceremony: "I am...

Twitch 2016 retrospective: 292 billion minutes viewed

If there's an award for best presentation of stats, Twitch wins hands down.  The Amazon owned firm turned its 2016 retrospective into a game of sorts in which users take a journey...
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Plays.tv raises $15m via Jeremy Lin, the 49ers and more

Plays.tv has raised $15 million (£12m) in Series A funding with some famous names involved in the financing.  Plays.tv, which was founded by esports icon Dennis Fong, is 'a platform for players to...