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Street Fighter V pro out of tourney after domestic abuse allegations

Reigning EVO Japan champ Infiltration will skip Capcom Pro Tour competition at Tokyo Game Show as his team Panda Global continues investigation

By Brendan Sinclair

EnVision Esports staff will be paid outstanding salaries if Dot Esports pulls two articles, says former CEO

Update: Artur Minacov says invoices have been sent to pay players allegedly owed thousands of dollars

By Haydn Taylor

Ukie study shows potential of esports as a route to games careers

Findings announced at Ukie AGM, where new board members were also announced

By Matthew Handrahan

Overwatch League gets its first female coach

Kyoung Ey Molly Kim has joined the coaching staff at OWL's new Washington DC team

By Matthew Handrahan

ReadyUp closes $2 million seed funding round

Esports team management and connection platform enters closed beta as round closes

By Rebekah Valentine

Skillz doubles revenue run-rate once more to $400 million

5,000 new developer partners fuel growth over five-month period

By Rebekah Valentine

The need for visible women in esports

Hearthstone pro Cordelia Chui and League of Legends team manager Amy Snowdon talk about the problems with trying to fit in

By Ian Dransfield

Epic Games offers up $10m prize pool for Fall Skirmish

Six-week event set to conclude at Twitchcon in October

Esports BAR returns to Miami on September 24th

Includes new day-long program of keynote addresses, meetings, roundtables, and mentoring sessions aims to help businesses understand and break into the esports industry

By Rebekah Valentine

SoCal Regionals steps up security measures

Fighting game tournament tells attendees to arrive early, be prepared to open up fight sticks

By Brendan Sinclair

Overwatch League adds six more teams

Activision Blizzard raises team roster to 20, with new teams in China, Canada, France and the US

By Matthew Handrahan

Is the Olympics relevant for esports?

IOC president Thomas Bach dismissed games as “contradictory to Olympic values” - but his approval is less important than what esports is building elsewhere

By Rob Fahey

No esports in Olympics because 'killer games' promote violence

“They, from our point of view, are contradictory to the Olympic values and cannot therefore be accepted”

By James Batchelor

Riot Games "a long way from breaking even" on esports investment

Head of global esports events explains company's decision to cut costs, focus investments over next three years

By Rebekah Valentine

Newzoo: Mobile esports seeing windows of opportunity open

Better hardware, Eastern popularity are driving slow but steady growth of large-scale, competitive play

By Rebekah Valentine

Dota 2 International 2019 moves to Shanghai

First time the championship has been held outside of North America since the 2011 debut

By James Batchelor

EA cancels Madden competitions after shooting

CEO Andrew Wilson honors slain players, cancels three remaining qualifiers for Madden Classic competitions

By Brendan Sinclair

Mass shooting at Madden tournament

Multiple fatalities in shooting at Madden Championship Series qualifying tournament in Florida

By Brendan Sinclair

The International brings record-breaking prize pool

Dota 2 tournament's $24.8 million pool once again largest in esports history

By Rebekah Valentine

Former Multiplay boss Craig Fletcher invests $330,000 in Toadman Interactive

Funds will be used to boost development on upcoming esports title Sky Fighter Legends

By James Batchelor

Overwatch League reportedly adding Toronto team for $35 million

Splyce to partner with OverActive Media, Pittsburgh Penguins investor

By Rebekah Valentine

War Child, Gfinity and Nordeus team up for charity FIFA 18 tournament

Celebrities and pro gamers on board to help raise money for children in countries torn by conflict

Valve tells Dota 2 teams not to take on gambling sponsors

Professional teams competing in The International 2018 advised to end existing long-term contracts

By Rebekah Valentine

Inaugural Overwatch League final pulls in nearly 11m viewers

OWL final sets precedent as first live esports event to be aired on prime time ESPN

By Haydn Taylor

Newzoo: Esports viewership will continue to bear greater resemblance to traditional sports

Three-year market outlook predicts a continued increase in esports "awareness" even as repeat viewership declines

By Rebekah Valentine

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