Surge of Interest in Gaming Jobs

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

2021 Nordic Game Awards Winners

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

Tallo & N. A. Scholastic Esports Federation to Close Talent Gap in STEM

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

ViewSonic Official Gaming Monitor of HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas

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

PUBG, Series of Distinct PUBG Content Updates and Events

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’ Esports Games App Launches On Google Play Store

 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 StatesUnited Kingdom, and Canada.

The new platform consists of two types of engagement games, focused on esports content: tournament predictions and trivia.… Read the rest

Growing Adoption of Gaming Technologies is a Big Win for eSports Industry

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