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ESForce sells majority stake in SK Gaming

Esports holdings company to sell 67% share to Daimler AG, FC Koeln

By Press Release

Streamlabs: Twitch growth slows as streamers turn to YouTube and Facebook

Meanwhile, Fortnite sees first decline in hours streamed since launching battle royale mode

By Haydn Taylor

Weavr Consortium receives 4m grant to develop esports viewing tech

UK government's Industry Strategy Challenge Fund selects esports group for two-year Sports and Entertainment grant

By Matthew Handrahan

Buyers circle GameStop as retailer continues to struggle

Could emulating GAME's Belong arenas help turnaround the company's fortunes, or is it too late to pivot?

By Haydn Taylor

FIFA's fight to join the "big three" of esports

More than 300 EA staff are working on esports, but can the publisher's football franchise challenge Dota, League of Legends and CS:GO?

By Sara Elsam

Overwatch Contenders team apologizes after player fabricates identity

Second Wind says team "unfortunately overlooked crucial information" when vetting alleged first female North American Overwatch Contenders player

By Rebekah Valentine

Esports' urgent need for visible gender diversity

2018 in Review: Esports is booming, but over half of its enthusiasts face massive barriers to success within it

By Rebekah Valentine

Evil Geniuses founder unites esports agencies to form Popdog

Alex Garfield acquires Loaded, NoScope, and esports division of Catalyst; launches with $9m funding round

By Rebekah Valentine

LA Valiant partners with children's hospital in $500,000 fundraising pledge

Overwatch League team announces first-of-its-kind partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

By Haydn Taylor

Esports BAR's mission to get non-gaming brands excited about pro-gaming

Orange, AirAsia and Dominos amongst attendees at Cannes event in February

By Sara Elsam

Women in Games France launches esports incubator program

Riot Games France to support incubator's first season promoting women in League of Legends

By Rebekah Valentine

Intel and ESL announce $100m esports investment

Longest-running partnership in sector extended to 2021

By Haydn Taylor

The state of esports: Radical growth and inevitable failure

2018 in Review: League of Legends soars, esports are subbed by the Olympics, and PUBG flounders

By Haydn Taylor

Blizzard cancels Heroes of the Storm Global Championship

Devs to be reassigned elsewhere, but game will continue to receive live support

By Haydn Taylor

Boosting now a criminal offence in South Korea

Anyone artificially inflating a player's skill ranking could face $18,000 fine and two years in prison

By James Batchelor

Olympic esports discussion "premature" says IOC

Olympic Summit encourages "accelerated cooperation" with simulation games, however

By Haydn Taylor

84% of teen girls in the UK play video games in their spare time

In addition, more girls ages 13-15 are watching and taking part in esports than boys of the same age

By Rebekah Valentine

Playgroundz: Women dominate mobile gaming and spending, are scarce on YouTube and Twitch

Women make up only 30% of gamers on YouTube, 22% of esports team members, and 19.5% of gamers on Twitch

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision Blizzard inks major Overwatch League licensing deal

Leading sports merchandising firm Fanatics will significantly expand the range of OWL products

Building EA's real-time esports strategy

Competitive gaming commissioner Evan Denbaum and GM Michael Martinez discuss EA's foray into mobile esports with Command & Conquer: Rivals

By Rebekah Valentine

Major League Gaming co-founder launches Electronic Sports Group

Mike Sepso unveils global esports advisory firm with Nielsen partnership

By Rebekah Valentine

High school esports platform PlayVS receives $30.5m investment

PlayVS will have "profound impact on the future of youth sports across the country" says LA Dodgers CFO

By Haydn Taylor

H1Z1 Pro League shuts down - Report

Competitive league surrounding Daybreak shooter calling it quits halfway through inaugural season

By Brendan Sinclair

Toronto Esports departs Overwatch Contenders over naming dispute

Boston Uprising to retain players and staff following partner's exodus

By Rebekah Valentine

Malaysian government pledges $2.4m for esports in 2019

National budget will boost local esports scene, Razer CEO pledges to match the investment

By Matthew Handrahan

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