Weird Al Jankovic will close BlizzCon

Blizzard Entertainment announced late last week that the legendary Weird Al Yankovic will be taking the stage on Saturday, November 5, to close out Blizzard’s two-day gaming convention with his musical comedy...

Dot Esports has left home and moved in with GAMURS

The Daily Dot has long been one of the most prominent online publications for all esports news with its Daily Dot Esports section, and as of Friday it has its independence...

Hearthstone lays out esports plans for 2017

The Hearthstone team announced its plans for esports expansion in 2017 this week.  In a blog posted on the Hearthstone site, extensive details of changes and adds ons to the Hearthstone Championship...

Esports and Casino Resorts – Day 2 Review

The second and final day of Naruscope’s Esports and Casino Resorts offered more than just panels and networking with the Manatt Digital Startup Launchpad finals and an exclusive tour of Millennial...

aXiomatic & Toba Capital invest $5m in Super League Gaming

Yet more big money has entered esports. Super League Gaming announced yesterday that it has secured $5m (£4.08m) in series C investment from aXiomatic and Toba Capital, bringing its total funding...

Esports & Casino Resorts – Day 1

The Esports & Casino Resorts conference got underway yesterday with Narus Advisors Partner and organiser Chris Grove chatting with Seth Schorr, the CEO of Fifth Street Gaming the company behind the...

AerNow enters esports via IDEAS+CARS partnership

AerNow, a global platform for rendering immersive live experiences, has announced its partnership with IDEAS+CARS concurrent with the launch of its esports distribution platform.  The AerNow and IDEAS+CARS partnership will utilise the former's...

SNICKERS becomes the ‘Official Chocolate Bar’ for ELEAGUE

You're not yourself when you're hungry. Turner and WME | IMG have announced SNICKERS® as an official marketing partner for the second season of ELEAGUE. The much loved treat will henceforth serve as...

New Call of Duty World League season to commence in Vegas

The new season of the Call of Duty World League, featuring Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, will get underway with the first live event scheduled for 16-18 December at the Mandalay Bay...

Hands of Victory looking to fuse poker and esports

A Swedish studio called AfterMath Interactive is looking to fuse the similar worlds of poker and esports with new title Hands of Victory.  The studio's ambition is 'to turn classical casino games into...

Events

HyperX announced as official sponsor for FACEIT London Major

HyperX has become an official sponsor for the upcoming FACEIT London Major. FACEIT is bringing the emblematic Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament to the SSE...