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Sponsors drop Overwatch League after harassment lawsuit

Kellogg and State Farm no longer partners for Activision Blizzard esports league; Coca-Cola says it will "take a step back" to reassess support

By Brendan Sinclair

Belong to open first gaming arena in the US

The company aims at opening 300 gaming centers in the US in the next five years

By Marie Dealessandri

Esports organisation Gamesquare acquires Complexity Gaming

Former Complexity shareholders will own 47% and invest additional $8.5 million into Gamesquare

By James Batchelor

Latest Esports articles

Fnatic targets Japanese expansion following $17m investment

UK-based esports firm has raised more than $44m to date, will open office in Japan

By James Batchelor

GAME sells Insomnia Gaming Festival organiser to Supernova Capital

Craig Fletcher, founder of original Insomnia team Multiplay, to lead operations going forward

By James Batchelor

Gfinity acquires Fortnite fan site

The esports company will leverage Drawnite.com to expand its publishing platform, Gfinity Digital Media

MTG loses money in Q1 despite greater revenues

ESL Gaming parent company doesn't expect a significant return to live esports events until 2022

By Brendan Sinclair

Grid secures $10m in Series A funding

German-based esports data company will use the "investment to take on the US"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

FBI investigating match fixing in CS:GO

The law enforcement agency is reportedly working with the Esports Integrity Commission on a case looking at the North American MDL

By Marie Dealessandri

Gfinity is no longer for sale

Revenue at the esports company was up 212% in the second half of 2020

By Marie Dealessandri

Sony jointly acquires fighting game tournament Evo

The PlayStation firm buys popular esports event alongside esports venture RTS

By Christopher Dring

Activision Blizzard lays off 50

Publisher cites impact of pandemic on esports business, says live events "still very much a part of both the Overwatch League and Call of Duty League strategies"

By Brendan Sinclair

Enthusiast Gaming launching new esports site Upcomer

Specialist media firm will incorporate existing Daily Esports website into new launch this year

Super League Gaming acquires Mobcrush

Amateur esports company expects to reach a US audience of 85 million monthly with the acquisition

By Eric Van Allen

Newzoo anticipates global esports market will grow to $1.08b in 2021

Sponsorship and media rights are expected to account for 77% of esports revenue in the coming year

By Eric Van Allen

Global esports, game streaming markets to reach $3.5b by 2025 - Juniper

Research firm projects fields to grow from projected 2021 total of $2.1 billion; Asia Pacific region will account for half of viewers

By Brendan Sinclair

Female Call of Duty pro reportedly murdered by another player

18-year-old killer confessed to crime, after filming it and sharing the video via WhatsApp

By James Batchelor

VSPN reportedly considering IPO

The initial public offering could raise "several hundred million dollars" this year

By Marie Dealessandri

OverActive plans Toronto esports arena

Owner of Toronto Ultra and Toronto Defiant says 7,000-seat, $500 million venue projected to be complete in 2025

By Brendan Sinclair

'LinkedIn for gamers' Efuse raises $6m

Funds came from the Ohio Innovation Fund as well as NFL and NBA athletes

By Marie Dealessandri

Omaken Sports forms "Nordic powerhouse of esports" with Heroic acquisition

Norwegian firm raised €15 million to fund deal and its future development plans

By Matthew Handrahan

Pokémon World Championships 2021 cancelled

Competition still planned to take place in London next year, all Play! Pokémon events remain suspended

By James Batchelor

Over 50 percent of esports followers likely to bet on esports in the US - Survey

Interpret found the slight majority of 521 esports followers were likely to participate in betting on major tournaments.

By Eric Van Allen

PlayVS expands to Canada with GameSeta acquisition

The high school and college esports league will partner with BC School Sports

By Marie Dealessandri

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