The finals for the globetrotting TEKKEN World Tour tournament are on their way to autumnal San Francisco on November 12th. Sixteen of the world’s top TEKKEN 7 players will be in competition for the Tekken World Champion title, with $50,000 in prize money on the line. One of the key people to make this competitive fighting game […]
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Toronto, ON – September 8 2017 – Red Bull today released A New Level, a three part docu-series uncovering Canada’s expansive and rapidly growing eSports community, shining a light on its local luminaries and its astounding growth and popularity nationwide. A New Level premiered last night globally on Twitch. The short video pieces were captured […]
19th Annual Independent Games Festival Awards to be Hosted by Cibele Game Designer, Nina Freeman SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 9, 2017 – The finalists for the Independent Games Festival (IGF) have been revealed for the esteemed 19th annual awards, which honor the most influential, innovative and acclaimed projects in independent game development. The ceremony, taking […]
The touchscreen-based MOBA “Vainglory” is hoping to climb its way to find its niche in the competitive MOBA scene during PAX West 2016. The Vainglory Summer Season Championships will run September 2-4, 2016, and will be hosted at Amazon’s event center in Seattle. PAX attendees can get in for free, and tickets are open to the […]
Game developer and publisher Bandai Namco is clearly not content to let rival Capcom have all the fun with fighting game tournaments (i.e., Capcom Cup). Today, the company formally announced the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016. Leading Bandai Namco team members involved in this project, quoted in the press release, […]
TwitchCon 2016 made news quickly when the livestreaming company, Twitch, announced the convention was going to move to San Diego this year from the backyard of its headquarters in downtown San Francisco. After that major change, it has been quiet — at least until this week. A major press release from Twitch about TwitchCon 2016 […]
eSports is, by any measure, a rapidly growing segment of gaming, live media and the event space. Research firm Newzoo keeps its fingers on the pulse of related data, and it found that the global eSports market is growing from $325 million in 2015 to $463 million in 2016. By 2019, that number will more […]