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Pro Overwatch player dropped for racial slurs

Toronto Esports cuts ties with Matt "Dellor" Vaughn for prolonged outburst during Twitch stream; Vaughn says he's quitting competitive gaming

By Brendan Sinclair

2022 Asian Games adds eSports as medal sport

Professional gaming will also feature in next year's event in Indonesia

By James Batchelor

eSports: Show me the money

Is Bobby Kotick right about eSports? SuperData's Joost van Dreunen on the problems facing the burgeoning industry

By Joost van Dreunen

Luxor Hotel to get Las Vegas Strip's first dedicated eSports arena

eSports Arena Las Vegas to be built on the site of a 30,000 square-foot nightclub, will open in 2018

Fnatic raises $7 million

eSports team's investment round led by exec of AS Roma and Boston Celtics co-owner, director of MIT Media Lab

By Brendan Sinclair

The 100 most influential people in the British games industry

After months of nominations, voting and interviews, here is the GamesIndustry.biz 100, in association with Amiqus

By Christopher Dring

Overwatch League could bring in $720 million annually - Analyst

Most bullish scenario from Morgan Stanley researchers puts game's eSports revenues on par with WWE, 20% larger than MLS

By Brendan Sinclair

"We are 'all in' on this experience. This is not a portfolio strategy"

Kristian Segerstrale maps out the future of Vainglory and mobile eSports

By Dan Pearson

Psyonix disapproves of Rocket League gambling

Developer speaks out after betting platform Unikrn adds its hit title to line-up

By James Batchelor

NHL sizing up eSports opportunity

Commissioner Gary Bettman envisions something like the NBA 2K eLeague, with each team running its own gaming squad

By Brendan Sinclair

Unlicensed eSports gambling sites are "parasites feeding off popular video games"

UK Gambling Commission's official paper gets tough on rise of skin gambling in eSports

By Matthew Handrahan

Washington D.C. pushing to be "the capital of eSports"

U.S. city now sponsors NRG Esports, will host live events in new $65 million stadium

By Matthew Handrahan

Riot Games wins $10 million in LeagueSharp suit

League of Legends cheat service is now under Riot's control

By Matthew Handrahan

Challengeme eSports acquires eSports Hero

German tournement platform also has also secured $4.9 million investment from eSports Mogul

London Games Festival unveils events line-up

eSports tournament, parade and the return of Dear Esther Live

By Christopher Dring

eSports market to hit $696 million this year - Report

Newzoo projects total eSports market to reach $1.5 billion by 2020, with brand sponsorship and advertising leading the way

By Brendan Sinclair

Nazara will invest $20 million in eSports for India

Five year plan will be the "first project of its genre and scale" in the country

By Matthew Handrahan

EA fines Madden Bowl winner

Tournament winner loses $3,000 for posting offensive tweets despite warnings from publisher

By Brendan Sinclair

"Any pressure on visas getting into the US is worrisome" - Valve

Erik Johnson and Gabe Newell explain how Trump's immigration policies could prompt The International to be moved out of the country

By Brendan Sinclair

NBA and Take-Two launch NBA 2K eLeague

Pro hoops franchises to run their own eSports teams as licensing partners announce first competitive gaming outfit operated by a US pro sports league

By Brendan Sinclair

Vainglory signs up another five esports outfits to competitor roster

Fnatic, Echo Fox, NRG, Rogue and Immortals to field dedicated mobile teams

eSports: The missed billion-dollar opportunity for publishers and platforms

The Chernin Group's Ed Chang sees huge potential in eSports publishers fully embracing the third-party ecosystem

By Edward Chang

Valve now begins crackdown on Team Fortress 2 gambling websites

Following Valve's pledge to ban Counter-Strike: GO gambling accounts in July last year, there has been a rise in Team Fortress 2 gambling

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