Category: eSports News

News related to eSports gaming and industry events, including competitive tournaments, meetups, and competitions.

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 […]

Dreamhack and ESL to Launch Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Circuit in 2020

DreamHack & ESL

STOCKHOLM — Today, DreamHack and ESL (both part of Modern Times Group MTG AB) announced the new ESL Pro Tour, a circuit linking more than 20 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournaments and leagues. The ESL Pro Tour will feature an aggregate prize pool of more than $5 million (USD) for 2020 from competitions across five […]

eAllsvenskan Nominated for Kristallen for “Best Sports Production”

Dreamhack

STOCKHOLM — eAllsvenskan, the Swedish FIFA league produced by DreamHack in partnership with Discovery Networks Sweden and Svensk Elitfotboll, has been nominated for a Kristallen award in the category of “Best Sports Production”. Kristallen is Sweden’s own TV award, often compared to the world-renowned The Emmy Awards. This is a historic nomination as it is the first time that an […]

Olá! Free Fire’s largest global tournament ever comes to Brazil

Free Fire World Cup 2019

Singapore – August 16, 2019 – Free Fire World Series 2019, the latest global esports tournament featuring the world’s most popular mobile battle royale game, is coming to Latin America for the first time ever. Free Fire World Series 2019 allows Free Fire players from across the globe, including Indonesia, India, and Latin America, the […]

DreamHack to Make U.S. West Coast Debut in Anaheim February 21-23, 2020

Dreamhack

STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, has announced it will make its U.S. West Coast debut with DreamHack Anaheim in Anaheim, CA February 21-23, 2020, at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The 24 hour-a-day festival weekend will feature everything gaming under one roof and will be jam-packed with pro esports tournaments, amateur and varsity gaming tournaments, world-famous bring your own computer (BYOC) LAN party, […]

Anime Ascension is Back for 2020

Anime Ascension

Torrance, Calif.—June 27, 2019 — Aksys Games is pleased to announce that Anime Ascension is returning for its fifth triumphant year. The West Coast’s only anime-focused fighting game tournament will run from February 14 through February 16 at Irvine’s Atrium Hotel. Featured games will include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, and Under Night […]

Esports Conglomerate ReKTGlobal Acquires Greenlit Content

RektGlobal & Greenlit Content

New York, NY – June 11, 2019 – ReKTGlobal, the global esports business authority and parent company of Rogue, today announces its acquisition of New Jersey-based Greenlit Content, a hybrid company that is behind some of gaming’s most popular sites including TwinGalaxies.com, Shacknews.com, GameDaily.Biz and PrimaGames.com, and also creates viral branded gaming content, events and […]

Q&A Interview with Mobile Edge’s Paul June on Brands, Gamers, and Esports Culture

Mobile Edge QA

At CES 2019, amidst the tech- and hype-fueled mayhem around the Las Vegas Strip, I took up an invitation to meet with the Anaheim, California-based up-and-coming accessories company, Mobile Edge, that’s been steadily building a name for itself. Following our conversation in that (blessedly) quiet suite with wall-to-wall accessories, touching on esports, gamer culture, events and more, […]