QYOU Media announces FansUnite as esports content sponsor

Global media company QYOU Media announced blockchain-based betting company FansUnite as the content sponsor for its esports show Heads Up Daily. Founded by experienced workers from Lionsgate, MTV, and CinemaNow, QYOU curates...
Immortals Nitto Tire

Nitto Tire sponsors Immortals, MIBR, Los Angeles Valiant

Immortals LLC has brought on Nitto Tire as an official sponsor and the exclusive tire supplier for its brands Immortals, MIBR, and Overwatch League franchise Los Angeles Valiant. Nitto Tire will be launching...
Cloud9

Cloud9 raises $50M in Series B funding

North American esports organisation Cloud9 has brought in $50 million (£38 million) in Series B funding, according to Forbes. Antonio Gracias, Founder and Managing Partner of Valor Equity Partners - the company...

Dr. James Onate – Ohio State University – Research of baseline data for esports...

Earlier this month, The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio announced the establishment of not only a varsity esports program and a dedicated practice arena but a research program to study...

Vancouver Overwatch League team partners with Luminosity Gaming

One of the newest Overwatch League franchise, Vancouver, British Columbia, has announced a new partnership with Canadian-based esports organisation Luminosity Gaming and its Founder and CEO, Steve Maida. Vancouver is one of eight franchises...

Mixer announces North American Championship featuring Fortnite

Live streaming platform Mixer announced Mixer Matchups x Microsoft Store North American Championship featuring Fortnite, a nationwide tournament set to start on October 19. Fortnite players across North America are getting ready to...

ESI Gambling Report: Recent CS:GO update rocks competitive scene

Whether well received or not, patches and updates will roll out every so often to clean up a game typically with designs of enhancing or balancing competitive play; over the course...
ELEAGUE Riot Games Esports 101

ELEAGUE, Riot Games partner for one-hour televised feature show

Turner and IMG's esports tournament brand ELEAGUE has partnered with Riot Games to produce a one-hour feature show on League of Legends. The special, titled ELEAGUE's Esports 101: League of Legends, will premiere on October...
New York Excelsior

New York Excelsior hires Mike Sepso, Co-founder of MLG

Overwatch League franchise New York Excelsior (NYXL) has hired Mike Sepso, Co-founder of Major League Gaming (MLG) and former Senior Vice President at Activision Blizzard. Sepso is now a Strategic Partner of the...

Infinite Esports and Entertainment culls staff

Infinite Esports and Entertainment, the holding company for OpTic Gaming, is currently undergoing a staff restructuring - laying off 19 members of staff as well as its president, Chris Chaney. He remains an...

Events

Universal Open Rocket League to be broadcast on Twitch, YouTube

YouTube and Twitch are set to livestream the Universal Open Rocket League, an annual tournament ran by NBC Sports Group and FACEIT. The tournament has...