Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Third Annual “SAAM Arcade” To Feature 40 Independent Games

“SAAM Arcade” To Be Held Saturday, Aug. 5 and Sunday, Aug. 6

The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s third annual “SAAM Arcade” highlights the groundbreaking work of video game developers, provides educational tools and fosters creativity for the future of video games. A central component of the event is the “Indie Showcase” that will feature 40 independent games created by both student and professional developers.… Read the rest

Halo Championship Series – new details

While the Summer 2017 season has already started providing competitive Halo fans with plenty of intense Halo esports action, we’ve also got plenty of exciting news in store for what’s to come later this year. Today, we’re excited to announce our partnership with the outstanding folks at Gfinity for the EU Halo Championship Series Fall 2017 season, which will include an EU Open LAN event.… Read the rest

Company of Heroes 2 Grand Championship Finals Live from ESL this Saturday

Sometimes video games communities do awesome things. Their passion for the games they love underlined by their ability to galvanise their peers into doing something really rather cool. Company of Heroes 2 community stalwart, Matt Dunn, aka ‘A_E’, and a handful of likeminded friends did just that. They took it upon themselves to crowdfund a Grand Championship Series via Kickstarter.… Read the rest

FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational

FACEIT, the leading online competitive gaming platform, has collaborated with X Games, the world’s premier action sports competition, to present the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational, a new esports competition taking place within the X Games festival village at X Games Minneapolis. Competitors will battle in heated rounds of Rocket League, the high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and driving, to vie for a $75,000 prize pool.… Read the rest

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, Pro League season finals at the ESL Arena in August at gamescom

Ubisoft® announced that the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League will continue with the Pro League Season Finals at GamesCom in the ESL Arena, to be showcased on the central stage for two days in Cologne, August 25TH – 26TH this year. The Pro League will also arrive in Asia-Pacific for Season 3 this September with players in four Eastern regions competing in Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia–New Zealand after one year of intense high-level competition in Europe, Latin America and North America.… Read the rest

Mass Luminosity Announces Global eSports Amateur Project

Dallas, TX based Mass Luminosity Inc., the parent company of the leading social media network for PC gamers, GTribe, announced today that it is launching a global Esports project for casual gamers, endorsed by Logitech G.

Mass Luminosity has recruited the most outstanding pioneers of Esports, some of which, to the very date, 20 years ago (June 27, 1997) launched a new era of sports by creating the world’s first professional gaming league for PC gamers, the Cyberathlete Professional League.… Read the rest

Registration for GameOn eSports tournaments are now open!

The biggest gaming culture convention in the Baltic States “GameOn” has just opened registration into League of Legends and CS:GO eSports tournaments, with the finals taking place at the event on 16th – 17th of September in Vilnius, Lithuania.

After attracting a huge team count last year the most popular eSports tournaments will come back again this year and will be completely free for the athletes to participate.… Read the rest

Leading YouTube personalities join Insomnia X Resonate gaming festival line up

YouTube gaming heavyweights ‘Syndicate’ and ‘Terroriser’ have been confirmed to join the guest line-up at Insomnia X Resonate, taking place at the SEC, Glasgow on 21 – 23 July 2017.

The YouTube personalities will be in attendance for ‘meet & greets’ at the action-packed gaming festival on Saturday 22 July – marking the first time they have both attended a gaming event in Scotland.… Read the rest

New season of the Just Dance World Cup

Ubisoft® announced the new season of the Just Dance World Cup, with a brand new competition format for the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Endorsed by 5 well-known social media celebrities, and even more special guests, the Just Dance World Cup aims to become the first talent competitive show based on a video game.… Read the rest

UK’s Biggest Game Jam for Professionals Announces Winners

The UK’s biggest game jam for professionals was held for its second year in Manchester this weekend, bringing together more than 200 people across three days to create brand new games from the ground up.

Judges from Sony, Unity, Supermassive, and more chose “Shape The Future” as this year’s theme, which gave birth to such ideas as an infinitely replayable “Terminator”-inspired shooter from Clever Beans (developers of “Wipeout: Omega Collection”), and “Congruence” from Next_Level where the players could send real-world text messages into the game.… Read the rest

Epic Games’ Founder Tim Sweeney Set to Deliver Devcom Keynote

The growing list of speakers at the devcom developer conference now includes yet another games industry legend: Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic Games, will deliver the business keynote on the final day of the devcom developer conference. This was announced today by Aruba Events, Koelnmesse and BIU – The German Games Industry Association, the organizers of devcom.… Read the rest