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The Novel Coronavirus, Game Events, and You

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In a matter of a couple months, the impact of the hugely-publicized coronavirus outbreak has reached far beyond its origins in Wuhan, China late last year. The coronavirus (named as the “novel coronavirus” or 2019 n-CoV) has created an outsize impact, even greater than the higher-impact, more deadly seasonal flu. Still, as this virulent coronavirus […]

HV Gamer Con 2020 Announces Full Lineup Making it the Biggest Esports Event in the Capital Region 

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Albany, N.Y. – HV Gamer Con 2020 which includes partners Albany Capital Center (ACC), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), Gaming Insomniacs and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) are pleased to announce an expanded lineup of events for HV Gamer Con 2020 happening April 4 and 5 at the Albany Capital Center. HV Gamer Con 2020 will feature the ECAC ESports Finals in Overwatch, Rocket League and Super Smash […]

Death Stranding, Control and Outer Wilds Lead Finalists for the 20th Game Developers Choice Awards

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SAN FRANCISCO  – Jan. 8, 2020 – Organizers have revealed the nominees for the 20th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the leading peer-based video game event celebrating the industry’s top games and developers. Winners in all categories will be honored at the Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony, taking place on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 […]

DreamHack Announces 2020 World Tour Schedule

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STOCKHOLM — Monday, December 9, 2019, DreamHack marks its 25th anniversary with “DreamHack Day” — a celebration of the festival’s early beginnings in 1994. What started as a gathering of friends and their computers in a school cafeteria — with no online access — has grown into a beacon of internet culture and a gathering place for gamers […]

Q/A Interview with Kate Edwards, Executive Director of Global Game Jam

I recently ran into Kate Edwards, who was amidst several speaking and mentorship opportunities in Silicon Valley, in particular speaking on a panel about representation of culture, geography, and languages in games at the Game Global Summit. Kate Edwards, if you may not be familiar with her or her background, has decades of experience in […]

Esports Media Network and Tournament Platform “Esports Pro League” (ESPL) Signs “Axis” as First Malaysian Franchise Partner

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KUALA LUMPUR (NOVEMBER 18, 2019) – Esports Pro League (ESPL) — a new global amateur esports tournament platform co-founded by former eSports.com CEO Michael Broda, iCandy Interactive Limited (ASX:ICI), and Malaysian behavioral data and technology innovation firm Sedania Innovator Berhad — has announced an exciting partnership with eGG Network (“eGG”), Southeast Asia’s largest esports television channel, to broadcast ESPL’s upcoming esports tournament slated for early 2020. The eGG Network is owned by Astro […]