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A Short Hike Wins the Seumas McNally Grand Prize at the 22nd Annual Independent Games Festival Awards

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SAN FRANCISCO – March 18, 2020 – Adam Robinson-Yu’s A Short Hike won the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game at the 22nd annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards tonight. Originally scheduled to take place during the now-postponed Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, the IGF Awards ceremony was reformatted as a […]

Untitled Goose Game Sneaks Away with the Win for Game of the Year at the 20th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

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SAN FRANCISCO – March 18, 2020 – House House’s runaway viral sensation, Untitled Goose Game, was honored by the game development community with the prize of Game of the Year at tonight’s 20th annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony. Originally scheduled to take place during the now-postponed GDC, the Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony […]

Wil Wheaton to Host ‘Gamemaster’ Esports Reality Show

NINE-EPISODE SHOW TO DEBUT ON STREAMING SERVICE IN SPRING 2020 GAMEMASTER TO FEATURE 12 AMATEUR ESPORTS CONTESTANTS FROM ACROSS UNITED STATES ATLANTA — A new esports reality show, GAMEMASTER, will debut on a streaming service in Spring 2020. The nine-episode show will feature Wil Wheaton as the Commissioner/Host and showcase 12 amateur esports contestants from across the U.S. Ripped […]

DreamHack and ESL North America Enter into Esports Partnership with U.S. Navy

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STOCKHOLM / LOS ANGELES – DreamHack and ESL North America, both part of the leading international entertainment group Modern Times Group MTG, today announced a joint partnership with America’s Navy. “The Navy is excited to partner with DreamHack and ESL as we enter the esports space,” said Rear Admiral Brendan R. McLane, Commander, U.S. Navy Recruiting Command. “Like the […]

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 […]

Game Developers Conference’s 2020 State of the Game Industry Survey Shows Rising Interest in Next Generation Platforms, Renewed Faith in VR Among Game Makers

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San Francisco – January 24, 2020 – The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the eighth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC 2020 in March. With responses from nearly 4,000 participating game developers, the survey reflects current sentiment among game makers on a […]

The GDC Main Stage Returns with the Developer’s Impact, a Marquee Multi-Part Talk on Socially Conscious Game Creation

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SAN FRANCISCO  – Jan. 22, 2020 – Organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2020 will host ‘The Developer’s Impact,’ the second annual installment of the GDC Main Stage and a follow up to last year’s talk, ‘The Developer’s Journey.’ The multi-part presentation will be delivered by three esteemed game creators: Osama Dorias, lead game […]

2020 Game Developers Choice Awards to Honor Industry Veteran Kate Edwards with Ambassador Award

San Francisco – December 17, 2019 – Organizers of the 20th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, have revealed that Kate Edwards, former head of the International Game Developers Association and current Global Game Jam executive director, will receive the Ambassador Award […]

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 […]

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 […]