eSports

New video teases upcoming Evelynn rework

In a video posted by the <i>League of Legends</i> Phillipines Facebook account, we can get a sneak peek into what Evelynn is going to look like in her …

League of Legends

Madison Square Garden to Become a New Home of eSports

September 21, 2017<p>Share This<p>And So, eSports Transitions into One of the Biggest Places of Entertainment<p>One of the biggest names in sports may soon …

League of Legends

Comcast Buys Philadelphia Esports Team

Comcast Corp. is among the latest round of investors in the new Overwatch esports league founded by video-game maker Activision Blizzard Inc.<p>The …

Business

Here’s why professional sports teams are buying esports teams

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 we sat down with three experts from the esports world to explain why you should start paying attention to the industry.<p>To kick it off, Heather Garozzo, a former competitive Counter Strike player and current Director of Fan Marketing for Team Dignitas, told us …

How eSports Leaders Are Making a Business Out of the Professional Gaming Market

eSports has become a massive, sprawling industry that's no longer restricted to die-hard video gaming fans, with events that claim to rival the Super …

Investing

Can EA Navigate The Modern Gaming Landscape?

The gaming industry is growing rapidly, and mobile gaming is set to complement older consoles.<p>EA has grown its mobile offering by transitioning …

Business

Blizzard’s Overwatch league will finally debut in January

The league adds three more teams before pre-season later this year<p>After nearly a year of building up its ambitious e-sports league for the colorful shooter <i>Overwatch</i>, Blizzard has finally announced a start date for the competition. The <i>Overwatch</i> league’s debut season will start on January 10th and …

'PUBG' Creator 'Would Love' To Add Single Player To The Game

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene recently expressed his interest in bringing a single player campaign to his game <i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.</i> But …

Grand Theft Auto

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League of Legends

Pacers Tab Native Hoosier as Director of Esports Operation

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers and Pacers Sports & Entertainment announced Wednesday they have hired Evansville native Robert "Cody" Parrent as …

Basketball

NBA out to bring worlds of traditional, electronic sports together

Are you one of those people who doesn’t think sports and video games belong together? If so, the NBA is out to change your mind.<p>Back in February, the …

Basketball

Why a doctor changed careers and became an esports caster

Before Aaron "Medic" Chamberlain became an esports caster for the <i>League of Legends</i> Challenger Series, he was a doctor.<p>During an interview with <i>The</i> …

Entertainment

Toronto Raptors, NBA take ‘logical’ step into new frontier: Elite esports league | The Province

The NBA joined forces with Take-Two Interactive, publisher of the 2K video game series, to create a new league that will begin play in 2018<p>TORONTO — …

Sports (Canada)

Our Selection Of Highlights From OCE Esports This Week

OHN 15 was on this weekend in Sydney, the last big event for fighting game fans. Blank Esports continues to battle it out in the Overwatch Pacific …

Gaming

How to set up your RB13 for the F1 eSports Series

The inaugural F1 eSports Series is well underway! While the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have been battling it out for the World …

Auto Racing

Nintendo's Tencent Partnership Could Open Door to Switch In China: WSJ

Nintendo recently announced a partnership with the Chinese company Tencent to publish one of its games on the Nintendo Switch, the Wall Street …

Gaming

'PUBG' Is Steam's Most Played Game

<i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> is now Steam's most played game ever, according to the site Steamcharts' metrics.<p>Steamcharts is an ever-updating …

League of Legends

PSG sign 'one of the best' FIFA players in the world

Johann "ManiiKa" Simon has signed with PSG's eSports team ahead of the release of FIFA 18PSG have signed one of the best players in the world... of …

FIFA

Download cute phone wallpapers courtesy of the Korean League mobile store

On the Korean <i>League of Legends</i> mobile store, you can download sweet phone wallpapers drawn by various fan artists.<p>There are three artists listed: 달파란 …

Mobile

‘Your Shop’ makes a surprise return for more personalized skin discounts

Announced unexpectedly, “Your Shop” is back up in the <i>League of Legends</i> client!<p>“Your Shop” is a collection of six skins pulled together by an …

League of Legends

Dad of the year proves anyone can get into esports

The youth are into all sorts of things these days, and sometimes it can be difficult for their parents to keep up. This dad put in the effort, though.<p>…

Entertainment

Plus-Sized Model Quickly Establishing Herself as Sexiest Most Voluptuous Cosplayer Around

September 16, 2017<p>Share This<p>Mariah Mallad is Quietly Considered One of the Premier Cosplayers Around<p>Cosplay is an old and timeless art form. It’s one …

Cosplay

The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of - Alumni - Harvard Business School

It’s a sunny May afternoon in LA. Søren Bjerg, a slender and pale 21-year-old with chunky glasses and a black hoodie, is sitting in the den of the …

Harvard Business School

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' smashes Steam's peak user record

<i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> has broken another Steam record, and this time it might stick. The battle royale shooter just surpassed Valve's <i>Dota 2</i> to claim the all-time record for concurrent players. 1.34 million gamers fighting for survival at the same time, surpassing the previous record of 1.29 …

Gaming

10 Early-Stage eSports Startups To Watch

eSports startups are transforming the way games are created, data is collected, and content is shared.<p>eSports startups account for a large slice of …

Venture Capital

Owner of Burbank’s new esports bar wants it to be ‘better than being at your friend’s apartment for game night’

Glance at Guild Hall from the sidewalk, and it looks like just another Burbank neighborhood bar.<p>There are all the expected features: dozens of liquor bottles, beer taps, gastropub burgers and televisions.<p>But go inside 3516 W. Victory Blvd., and you will see a cocktail inspired by the dad-dating …

Board Games

Video game players get varsity treatment at more US colleges

BOSTON (AP) — In some ways, they’re like typical college athletes. They’re on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty …

College & University

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. FIRE ON LONDON SUBWAY TRAIN CALLED …

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

How game communities build eSports scenes from the ground up

Often it seems as though today's games are constantly worked over for eSports potential by many stakeholders other than game developers.<p>At GDC 2017 …

Game Design

I got banned from League a long time ago

Gather ‘round, children. I am going to tell you a tale about the time I was temporarily banned from <i>League of Legends.</i> Yes, I, who leads a <i>League</i> news …

League of Legends