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Com2uS: "We were just shocked" by audience response to Summoners War esports

CEO Casey Lee discusses stumbling into mobile esports as a way to engage and grow its existing community

By Rebekah Valentine

Jacksonville victims to be honoured with charity Madden tournament tomorrow

Muthead League scraps plans for season six in favour of raising money for tribute fund

By James Batchelor

EA announces partnership with English Premier League

Landmark deal "carves a critical path forward" for FIFA esports

By Haydn Taylor

Tencent investing $316 million in Bilibili

Chinese gaming giant to purchase approximately 12.3% in shares of video sharing company that owns Overwatch League Hangzhou team

By Rebekah Valentine

Nate Nanzer: "The train has left the station" on esports opportunities

Overwatch League commissioner reflects on its inaugural year, the relationship between esports and traditional sports, and the League's role in diversity leadership

By Rebekah Valentine

British Esports Association, West Ham and GAME team up for activity week

Organisations aim to promote both physical sports and competitive video games this October half-term

By James Batchelor

NBA 2K League reflects on its rookie season

Managing director Brendan Donohue talks Twitch, Olympics, and player diversity as the esports effort enters its sophomore campaign

By Rebekah Valentine

Capcom launching Street Fighter esports league in Japan

Publishing ramps up competitive gaming efforts in home market with tournament kicking off next spring

By James Batchelor

Tencent and PUBG Corp hosting $600,000 mobile tournament

Kicks off in Kiev this week, finals to be held in Dubai at the end of the year

By James Batchelor

Fans delay football game with esports protest

Young Boys-FC Basel supporters united in opposition of competitive gaming, interrupt match by throwing tennis balls, controllers onto the field

By Brendan Sinclair

How AliSports plans to turn the corner and turn a profit in esports

Alibaba global esports director Jason Fung says after two years of experimenting and losses, the company is looking to break even this year

By Rebekah Valentine

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

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