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EVOS Esports closes $12m Series B round

Southeast Asia-focused esports firm has raised more than $16m in its lifetime

By Matthew Handrahan

Nag Studios raises $1m in pre-seed funding

Stockholm-based company to grow its team as it works to build a "digital super bowl"

By Rebekah Valentine

Professional Splatoon player arrested for alleged sexual assault of a minor

Japanese esports organization Creatives parts ways with player

By Rebekah Valentine

Latest Esports articles

Gfinity begins formal sales process

A "formal sales process" is underway following a difficult year for the UK esports firm

By Matthew Handrahan

TGS Esports acquires Volcanic Media

Acquisition will allow all high schools in Canada to use Volcanic free of charge

Honour of Kings professional league welcomes first all-female team

Fire Leopard will compete in the King G-League starting next year

By Rebekah Valentine

Esports organisation RektGlobal secures $35m in funding

Summit Partners invests into firm as new debt capital partner

By James Batchelor

Newzoo reduces its esports market forecast for 2020 for the third time

Firm attributes revision to lack of in-person attendance at esports events due to ongoing pandemic

By Rebekah Valentine

Riot Games closes Sydney office

Update: Company confirms ten employees impacted by the closure

By James Batchelor

G-Loot secures $56m in new investment for expansion plans

Swedish esports firm closes a huge round for its democratic esports tournament platform

By Matthew Handrahan

ESL and DreamHack merge

MTG's esports divisions formally combining with ESL co-CEOs Craig Levine and Ralf Reichert in charge, confirms layoffs

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile Premier League raises $90m in funding

The esports mobile gaming platform is looking to expand outside of India

By Marie Dealessandri

The Soulcalibur still burns | Why I Love

Namco's Dreamcast fighter ushered in the era of better-than-arcade ports and built friendships in competitive communities that last to this day

By Andrew Alfonso

David Beckham-backed Guild Esports sets sights on London IPO

Esports firm eyes 50m valuation when it floats on the London Stock Exchange later this year

By Alex Calvin

Skillz valued at $3.5bn as it prepares IPO

Mobile esports platform will go public as a combined company with Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp

By James Batchelor

The Gaming Stadium parent acquiring Pepper Esports

TGS Esports picks up creator of esports platform built around wagering cash and prizes for a little over $6m

Dignitas launches new women in gaming initiative, _FE

Esports organization aims to create a resource pool providing opportunities and support for women in games

By Rebekah Valentine

BitKraft Ventures raises $165m VC fund

The games- and esports-focused VC firm already has a portfolio of 50 companies

By Matthew Handrahan

RektGlobal has acquired Fearless Media

Acquisition puts digital advertising agency in company with Greenlit Content, Rogue, and Fullcube

By Rebekah Valentine

Dreamhack postpones remaining 2020 esports events

Dreamhack has announced the postponement of its five remaining 2020 festivals due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Yoshinori Ono leaves Capcom

Street Fighter producer departs this summer after almost 30 years

By James Batchelor

The Gaming Stadium goes public on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Esports firm raised $1.58 million CAD in its IPO to fund online tournament expansion

BiliBili secures exclusive rights to League of Legends esports in China

Deal with Riot Games will start this year and run until "at least" 2023

By Matthew Handrahan

Pandemic has accelerated a number of long-term gaming trends

Reps from various market research firms and the head of the ESA discuss the shift to digital, esports, and the impact of an economic downturn on the next generation

By Brendan Sinclair

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