What kind of sparks will occur when “The Best for the Best” meets “Born to Win”? This month, the world-leading eSport chair brand, AndaSeat, who are the top choice for many esports teams such as Fnatic, Excel, Chief, LGD, AHQ Esports, Victorious Gaming, Victory Five and OMG, have finally partnered with Ukraine-based esports organization NAVI.… Read the rest
Esports and gaming have burst into the mainstream in recent years, transforming from a vibrant niche to a central form of entertainment around the world, and ticket sales are transitioning from the arena, to the internet. While esports may have once stood for a subset of sports culture, it has grown into a full industry in its own right.… Read the rest
The global video game industry is thriving, despite the widespread economic disruption caused by the coronavirus. With the practice of social distancing reducing consumer and business activity to a minimum, gaming offers an engaging distraction for people at home longing for social interaction. Initial data shows significant growth in play time and overall game sales since the lockdown began in March 2020.… Read the rest
Nordic Game announced the winners of the annual Nordic Game Awards during NG21 May, the spring edition of its biannual games industry conference. The night’s big winner was the Mørkredd from Norwegian developer Hyper Games, which won three of its five nominations, including Nordic Game of the Year.
The 2021 ceremony also introduced the Best European Game award category, showcasing the very best European games from beyond the Nordic region.… Read the rest
The world’s top Free Fire talent will be on display this weekend. The Free Fire World Series 2021 Singapore (FFWS 2021 SG) will begin on May 28 with the Play-Ins and conclude on May 30 with the Finals and will bring 18 teams from 11 regions to Singapore as they compete for a US$2,000,000 prize pool – Free Fire’s largest ever.… Read the rest
Esports Technologies, Inc. announced the availability of its new app, Esports Games, on the Apple iOS operating system and the Apple App Store. The app provides tournament prediction and trivia games for esports fans and is now on both the Google Play and Apple App stores in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.… Read the rest
The marriage of Esports and gaming seems as if it was a match made in heaven. Gaming revenues are steadily growing with no end in sight and eSports has emerged from a subset to a full blown industry itself. The net result is that esports has matured from its roots in arcade gaming to the complex digital ecosystem it is today.… Read the rest
Tallo announced their partnership with the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF), the leader in scholastic esports. This partnership will create the nation’s largest virtual network of young esports talent and the higher education institutions and employers looking to recruit them. Thousands of members of NASEF’s 1,500+ clubs will have the opportunity to join the nearly 1.5 million students and young professionals on the Tallo platform to showcase their skills and abilities, connect with other members of the esports community, access educational and career guidance, and ultimately connect with relevant opportunities and employers.… Read the rest
Allied Esports introduced ViewSonic, a leading global provider of visual solutions, as the Official Gaming Monitor and Official Streamer Room Partner of its flagship esports venue, HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas.
Per the multiyear agreement, ViewSonic will outfit all HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas gaming stations, including in the main arena and front lobby, with 27-inch ViewSonic ELITE™ XG270 monitors, and provide two 50-inch ViewSonic® CDE5010 4K Ultra HD displays for the recently renovated Streamer Room at the venue’s front entrance.… Read the rest
With this year being both the twenty-fifth anniversary of Pokémon and the fifth anniversary of Pokémon GO, we’re simply jazzed to share more details of what’s in store for Pokémon GO Fest 2021, happening on July 17 and 18! It’s been five whole years of Pokémon GO, and we couldn’t have done it without all of you.… Read the rest
INDIE Live Expo, the digital showcase connecting indie game fans worldwide with more than 18 million total views to date, will show off more than 300 upcoming indie games from across the world on Saturday, June 5, 2:00 AM PDT on YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and Bilibili in English, Japanese, and Chinese.… Read the rest
eSports is the live streaming of games, often featuring professional gamers. Games streaming includes the streaming of gameplay content to audiences in a casual environment. The global eSports and games streaming industry will be worth $US3.5 billion by 2025; rising from $US2.1 billion in 2021.
The figures are contained in a new report by Juniper Research.… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. announced a series of distinct PUBG content updates and events planned for June 2021. In addition to announcing major planned PUBG content drops for the rest of 2021, inclusive of complete visual update for Miramar launching in early-June, the company revealed its upcoming in-game brand collaboration with El Solitario (European motorcycle brand), a new limited-time Racing Mode and Season 12 details.… Read the rest
Esports Technologies, Inc., a global provider of advanced electronic sports wagering products and technology, announced the launch of its app, Esports Games, providing tournament prediction and trivia games for esports fans worldwide, on the Google Play store in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.
The new platform consists of two types of engagement games, focused on esports content: tournament predictions and trivia.… Read the rest
Over the past few years, eSports has gained a lot of ground on its competition… its events and viewers keeps increasing and is predicted to continue to grow for years to come. The emergence of esports is expected to transform the outlook of sports industry.
Major revenue streams for esports include media rights; tickets and merchandise; sponsorships; direct advertisements; and publisher fees.… Read the rest