Scrub League Weekly – EVO gambling & the Scrub League awards picks

It’s a debate-heavy episode this week on Scrub League, as hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha discuss (read: yell at each other about) EVO’s confirmation that there will be no officially sanctioned...

ESI Gambling Report: Can franchising help to commercialise esports betting?

In this week's edition of the ESI Gambling Report, we take a comprehensive look into the future of franchise esports and how it can drive gambling to higher altitudes, specifically in...
FIFA 19 Esports Kits

FIFA 19 announces in-game jerseys for esports teams

EA Sports has announced the introduction of in-game jerseys for esports organisations that compete in FIFA 19. All FIFA Ultimate Team players received a free pack containing all 13 special edition esports...
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Major esports investor CrossCut Ventures raises $125 million

CrossCut Ventures, which includes north American esports titan Immortals amongst the companies in its investment portfolio, has raised $125 million (£93.7m) for its fourth seed fund. Alongside esports, the venture capital firm...

Josh Watson – Psyonix – Building Rocket League

The stage is set for Rocket League to take off in a big way this year. San Diego based developer Psyonix has pledged a sum of $2.5m into developing the title as...

NBA 2K eLeague announces 17 cities to participate

The NBA has announced the seventeen established NBA teams that will participate in the upcoming NBA 2K eLeague via Twitter. This will be the first formal esports league run by an...

Blizzard unveils 2019 World of Warcraft esports plans

Blizzard has confirmed plans for the for the 2019 Arena World Championship (AWC) and rebranded Mythic Dungeon International (MDI), previously know as the Mythic Dungeon Invitational. One of the key additions to the...
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Disney embraces esports with ESL television shows

Esports continues to establish new horizons, as ESL yesterday announced a new partnership with US entertainment behemoth Disney. Two original ESL television series are set to air on Disney's new D|XP, a daily...
Tencent University of Oxford

Tencent to bring esports courses to University of Oxford

Tencent has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK Department International Trade to bolster its relationship with the UK government. In doing so, University of Oxford will host tournaments and offer courses...

HyperX acquires naming rights for Allied Esports Arena Las Vegas

The Esports Arena located at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas will now be called the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas as HyperX has acquired the naming rights.  The deal is...

Events

WePlay!’s first Artifact tournament boasts impressive viewership

WePlay! eSports Newmedia Group hosted the first Artifact tournament following its mainstream release, and it was met with impressive viewership numbers. Taking place over November...