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VENN Reveals Plans For Upcoming Gaming And Pop Culture Broadcast Shows

VENN Reveals Plans For Upcoming Gaming And Pop Culture Broadcast Shows

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VENN reveals its grand plans for broadcast TV. The Video Game Entertainment and News Network (“VENN”) has unveiled its plans for broadcast television that focus on creative programming under the lens of pop culture and gaming. This new network will offer a variety of programming; including talks shows, news, game shows and docuseries catered for […]


Ubisoft Begins Technical Test For Hyper Scape

Ubisoft Begins Technical Test For Hyper Scape

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A new addition to the Battle Royale genre is here with some unique twists Looking for a new game to devote way too much time to this weekend? Look no further than Ubisoft’s new battle royale game – Hyper Scape. A brand-new urban battle royale begins today. #HyperScape is now live on Twitch! Watch streams […]


Psyonix Revamps Rocket League Esports With Year-Long RLCS X

Psyonix Revamps Rocket League Esports With Year-Long RLCS X

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Rocket League Championship Series will get some big changes for season 10. Psyonix is going to be shifting from a two-season a year format to one year-long season for the game’s 10th RLCS season. The changes will come into effect for the newly named Rocket League Championship Series X (RLCSX). The season will get underway […]


President Donald Trump Suspended From Twitch

President Donald Trump Suspended From Twitch

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Donald Trump has been temporarily suspended from Twitch. United States President Donald J. Trump received a suspension from the popular Twitch streaming website earlier today. Esports insider Rod “Slasher” Breslau reported the news on his Twitter account. According to Slasher, President Trump’s ban came down due to ‘hateful conduct.’ Breaking: Twitch has suspended (not banned) […]


Dr Disrespect Permanently Banned On Twitch

Dr Disrespect Permanently Banned On Twitch

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A famous Twitch icon has received a channel ban from Twitch. Herschel “Dr Disrespect” Beahm IV has been banned on Twitch today for an unknown reason. The news first broke via esports insider Rod “Slasher” Breslau on Twitter. Details are sparse at this point, but Slasher states that this was not due to a DMCA […]


Mission Control Partners With Special Olympics In New York And Oregon For Rocket League Competitions

Mission Control Partners With Special Olympics In New York And Oregon For Rocket League Competitions

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A summer of Rocket League competition awaits. Today, Mission Control announced a new partnership with the Special Olympics. Mission Control is a gaming platform that brings all sorts of communities together. As a result of the partnership, there will be a summer-long Rocket League competition for Special Olympics athletes from New York and Oregon to […]


A Closer Look At The 2020 Console War

A Closer Look At The 2020 Console War

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ESTNN take a look at what we can expect to see from Microsoft and Sony this year. During a time where the latest Call of Duty Expansion or a new Animal Crossing get gamers through a seemingly never ending quarantine, there is no doubt that the future of gaming is in anyone’s hands ⁠— From […]


Toronto Ultra Chooses SCUF Gaming For Professional COD Controller

Toronto Ultra Chooses SCUF Gaming For Professional COD Controller

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Just this week, it was announced that SCUF has become the Official Controller (as well as the Official Accessory Partner) for the Toronto Ultra. SCUF Gaming announced a “multi-faceted partnership” yesterday, with Canada’s only professional Call of Duty franchise. The global high-performance controller company announced a multi-faceted partnership with the Ultra, focusing heavily on marketing […]


PS5 Conference Shows Off Fresh Content As Well As New Console

PS5 Conference Shows Off Fresh Content As Well As New Console

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With mixing swirls of blue, white, and black, the PS5 Sony Press Conference took off. Bring On The Games Those same colors united together to form the Playstation triangle, circle, x and square insignia. Video montages then filled the screen, replaying everything from classic PS1 to up to date PS4 footage. Then, bam. GTA 5 […]




FaZe Clan To Host A Charity Drive For George Floyd Memorial Fund

FaZe Clan To Host A Charity Drive For George Floyd Memorial Fund

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FaZe Clan is stepping up to do their part to fight injustice. Esports organization and owners of CDL team Atlanta FaZe, FaZe Clan, are taking a stand on the current issues affecting America. In a statement released yesterday on Twitter, they’ve made their official stance known on the issues affecting the black community. In this […]


Sony To Showcase “The Future of Gaming” Next Week With PS5

Sony To Showcase “The Future of Gaming” Next Week With PS5

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The future of gaming is upon us. Earlier today, Sony made an announcement regarding their upcoming PS5 release. PlayStation has announced a PlayStation 5 event for June 4 at 1PM PT. pic.twitter.com/rn3n5TxE4H — CharlieIntel (@charlieINTEL) May 29, 2020 This news comes as quite a shock after Sony just announced its future AI partnership with Microsoft. […]




Team Secret Announce Partnership With HUYA

Team Secret Announce Partnership With HUYA

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The multi-year brand sponsorship will see tournaments and personal streams broadcasted on the Chinese platform. Team Secret have just announced a multi-year partnership with Chinese streaming platform, HUYA. The move comes as Secret try and reinforce their global brand strategy which has focused heavily on the EU region in the past. The deal will see […]


Four Loko Crack a Cold One With The Boys From Beastcoast

Four Loko Crack a Cold One With The Boys From Beastcoast

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Phusion Projects, makers of Four Loko, step into esports signing a sponsorship deal with Beastcoast. Adult beverage company, Phusion Projects have just signed a sponsorship deal with NYC-based esports organization, Beastcoast. The company’s Four Loko line of drinks will be front and center in a series of “online happy hours”. Each happy hour will take […]



G2 Release Face Mask to Support COVID-19 Aid Fund

G2 Release Face Mask to Support COVID-19 Aid Fund

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G2 has released a #G2ARMY-themed, non-medical face mask in support of Charité, one of Europe’s largest university hospitals. G2 will donate all proceeds to the Berlin-based hospital’s emergency aid fund for use in the fight against COVID-19. In particular, to assist front line medical workers. G2’s partner, Mastercard is also on board with the aid […]


Astralis Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement With Hummel

Astralis Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement With Hummel

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Danish sportswear brand, hummel, enters esports signing a big sponsorship deal with Astralis Group. Another brand is throwing their support behind the growth in esports. With Danish sports and fashion brand, Hummel and esports organization, Astralis announcing a new sponsorship deal. The deal will include all three of Astralis’ teams; Origen in League of Legends, […]



Breaking Down the PS5 Unreal Engine 5 Tech Demo

Breaking Down the PS5 Unreal Engine 5 Tech Demo

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Somewhere, Team Xbox is shaking with unbridled console war fear. After weeks and weeks of rumors, Playstation finally decided to dip their toes into the 2020 console game yesterday with their PS5 Tech Demo. Check it out for yourself! Breaking Down The Beauty The demo showcased the indescribably terrific power of the next generation of […]


BBC Sport to Show Rocket League European Spring Series

BBC Sport to Show Rocket League European Spring Series

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The European Rocket League Spring Series will be broadcast online from the BBC Sport website, app, and BBC iPlayer. BBC Sport will host the Spring Series finals which take place on Saturday, May 9 –10. The event will also be shown live on GINX Esports TV on Sky in the UK. Ben Gallop, BBC Sport […]


MyRepublic Creates Esports Program with Prizes and Focus on Local Gaming

MyRepublic Creates Esports Program with Prizes and Focus on Local Gaming

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MyRepublic is engaging gamers through competitive achievement hunting. Growing Singapore-based company, MyRepublic, has created an esports program to try and engage gamers (as well as their audience). The program goes by the name “Achievement Unlocked,” and will revolve around recently released games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Monster Hunter World Iceborne, Legends of Runeterra, Final […]


Xbox Drops the Ball, Forgets to Make Fans Care about Series X

Xbox Drops the Ball, Forgets to Make Fans Care about Series X

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It seems that the past few years of conferences have not been kind to Xbox. And by Xbox, we mean the dedicated fans that worship the console titan. While the heads over at Microsoft have been hinting at revolutionary new mediums for Xbox to delve into, the Series X has yet to deliver. Granted, it […]



ReKTGlobal Partners with TalentX Entertainment to Start Esports Management Company

ReKTGlobal Partners with TalentX Entertainment to Start Esports Management Company

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A new esports management company has been born from two influential esports businesses. ReKTGlobal, the parent company of Rogue and the London Royal Ravens, has just begun a new partnership with on the rise development company TalentX Entertainment… forming a new TalentX Gaming talent management company. We're thrilled to announce our partnership with TalentX today! […]


Twitch Releases Brand New Esports Directory

Twitch Releases Brand New Esports Directory

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With the amount of time that the world has spent in quarantine, Twitch streaming has never been more popular. The videogame industry is doing surprisingly well right now, almost on a new high following this COVID pandemic. While other industries are getting hit harder than ever, gamers are getting by just fine by staying inside […]


Why Brands Spend Millions in Esports Sponsorship

Why Brands Spend Millions in Esports Sponsorship

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Esports is a growing industry, with a bigger viewership year after year. As many eyeballs are on esports, this an opportunity for brands to reach a new, engaged audience. Through advertisements and sponsorship, some brands are massively investing in esports. As esports get more popular, brand reach new marketing opportunities More and more companies are […]


FaZe Clan Partners with Sugar23 to Start their Own Studio

FaZe Clan Partners with Sugar23 to Start their Own Studio

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FaZe Clan is teaming up with Sugar23 for a huge project. Top American esports organization FaZe Clan is an unstoppable force both on and offline. Their presence is huge in the esports community. Now, it looks like the Clan has their eyes on a new media prize. Just this week, the Clan have announced that […]


TikTok Enters the Esports World for Multi Tournament Cup

TikTok Enters the Esports World for Multi Tournament Cup

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Though they haven’t assumed world domination quite yet, the video app Tik Tok sure knows how to ride the hype train. TikTok has officially partnered with Collegiate StarLeague, one of the most world-renowned esports organizations, to create a new type of tournament. The Tik Tok Cup matches (and prizes) are pretty killer. Approximately $60,000 will […]


Across the Country, Esports Continue to Grow in Popularity

Across the Country, Esports Continue to Grow in Popularity

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Esports are dominating the entertainment in the COVID-19 world. Quarantine has kept a lot of people inside for days on end. For some, it seems like life has become a blurred vision of what it once was, just with smaller gas prices, more face masks, and the unbearably important virtue of washing your hands. Now […]


Top Esports Organizations of 2020

Top Esports Organizations of 2020

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Cloud9 This North American esports organization has a history in a majority of the established esports. Beginning with League of Legends, Cloud9 if not anything, was consistently making it to nearly ever LoL Worlds since their beginning. Their CS team has won a few notable Majors, and their Overwatch League team, the London Spitfire claimed […]


WWE’s Ronda Rousey Teams up with Top PC Company iBUYPOWER

WWE’s Ronda Rousey Teams up with Top PC Company iBUYPOWER

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Rousey will team up with iBUYPOWER to provide livestream content and product announcements. Former MMA champion and WWE wrestler Ronda Rousey is dipping her toes into the streaming market. iBUYPOWER introduced Rousey as a brand ambassador today. She’ll be teaming up with the computer company to collaborate on vlogs, product announcements — and even surprise […]


Esports is Evolving due to COVID-19

Esports is Evolving due to COVID-19

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COVID-19 hit the world hard and affected just about every major form of entertainment. Since the cancellation of major traditional sports, esports has adapted to thrive in the hard times. Esports Betting In April, the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) accepted nearly every major esport into their catalog of wagering. In the United States. The […]



Forget Farmville, Facebook is Launching a New App for Video Gaming

Forget Farmville, Facebook is Launching a New App for Video Gaming

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In a world where video games are more popular than movies, it was only a matter of time until The Social Network started their hand at online video streaming. Today, Facebook unveiled plans to release a brand new, top of the line video apps. The app itself collects each of Facebook’s gaming-related services together including […]


Sony Unveils Plans to Reduce Total Number of PS5 Consoles

Sony Unveils Plans to Reduce Total Number of PS5 Consoles

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It looks like Sony’s plans for the PlayStation 5 console will be changing. In a new report released earlier today, Sony unveiled plans to reduce the total number of PS5 consoles produced this year. Less than 6 million in fact. While many fans and eagerly-hyped buyers chalked the delay up to the impact of COVID-19, […]


Now Live: Streaming Full-Time on Twitch

Now Live: Streaming Full-Time on Twitch

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Making money playing video games isn’t a pipe dream anymore. Now it’s a real job. Most video game fans know the stories of successful, millionaire streamers like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Michael “shroud” Grzesiek, and Turner “Tfue” Tenney. But how do you make money on Twitch in 2020 if you’re not already blessed with a massive […]


Esports Talent Agency Rumble Gaming Partners with Gaming Org Fade2Karma

Esports Talent Agency Rumble Gaming Partners with Gaming Org Fade2Karma

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Rumble Gaming and Fade2Karma have announced their new partnership today. They will collaborate to expand their viewer bases and bring esports and gaming content to more people. Both companies are known for bringing their brands and creators to prominence and the partnership is a promising one indeed. Rumble Gaming is an esports talent agency that […]


Fantasy Sports Platform Monkey Knife Fight Gets into Esports

Fantasy Sports Platform Monkey Knife Fight Gets into Esports

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Monkey Knife Fight is finally expanding into the esports world. It was probably inevitable given the growing popularity of esports. But COVID-19 gave the extra push needed for fantasy sports platform Monkey Knife Fight to finally expand their operations into esports. Thanks to a partnership with gaming events company Enthusiast Gaming, Monkey Knife Fight is […]


Sony to Release PS5 by Holiday of This Year

Sony to Release PS5 by Holiday of This Year

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At long last, the PS5 is finally ready for release. After years and years of hype, internet rumors, and scouring tweets, Sony released pictures and debuted the look of their fifth generation of home consoles. What We Know With 825 GB, the PS5 does have some features that are somewhat unheard of. However, the real […]


MRL Goes Digital to Help Fight COVID-19

MRL Goes Digital to Help Fight COVID-19

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MRL players put their skills to the test in Rugby20 to raise funds for Feeding America’s COVID-19 relief fund. Although the US Major Rugby League (MRL) had to put the brakes on the 2020 season early due to the spread of the coronavirus — the League hasn’t brought the action to a full stop just […]


Secretlab and Esports Partners Help Fight COVID-19

Secretlab and Esports Partners Help Fight COVID-19

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Secretlab, a major gaming chair company, donates 50,000 masks to US hospitals as well, and plans on funding more before April 13. The coronavirus pandemic hit the entire world for a couple weeks now. Medical workers are facing a critical shortage of personal protective equipment, including masks. The US are one of the most impacted […]


IBM Uses World Community Grid to Benefit COVID-19 Research

IBM Uses World Community Grid to Benefit COVID-19 Research

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With the World Community Grid, IBM is stepping up to help COVID-19 researchers. IBM is no stranger to using the power of the internet to benefit its research. IBM has had its own computing power crowdsourcing program – the World Community Grid – for a while now, but just recently has IBM turned this project […]


Ukie and CALM Unite to Provide Free COVID-19 Advice

Ukie and CALM Unite to Provide Free COVID-19 Advice

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Ukie and CALM have built a wiki to help during social distancing lockdown, The UK’s games and interactive entertainment industry trade body, Ukie, has partnered with The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). The partnership aims to highlight the mental health benefits of bringing people together during intense lockdown — with the help of games. People […]


Video Game Publishers Team Up to Promote Social Distancing with Play Apart Together Initiative

Video Game Publishers Team Up to Promote Social Distancing with Play Apart Together Initiative

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Major game publishers, including Activision Blizzard and Twitch, team up with the World Health Organization to promote social distancing with a campaign called “Play Apart Together.” To encourage people to stay inside during the quarantine, the World Health Organization and some of the largest video game publishers launch a campaign to promote gaming. This operation, […]


Gaming Startup Rally Cry Raises over $1 Million in Seed Funding

Gaming Startup Rally Cry Raises over $1 Million in Seed Funding

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There are few things less predictable than huge businesses coming together for their own betterment. In this case,  one of these companies gets a fresher start. We’re the Rally Cry team, and we’re excited to announce that we've raised 1.2M in seed funding. We’re still tinkering away on our upcoming products, but you can read […]


Everything you need to know about esports

Everything you need to know about esports

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From its history, to what it is today, here’s everything you need to know to answer the question; what is esports? Once upon a time they said playing video games would never make you rich. Enter esports, or electronic sports, to show them they couldn’t have been more wrong. If you’re wondering just what esports […]


Amuka Esports Acquires Incendium Gaming, Assert Itself as a Major Player in the Fighting Game Industry

Amuka Esports Acquires Incendium Gaming, Assert Itself as a Major Player in the Fighting Game Industry

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Amuka Esports acquires Incendium Gaming, a leading tournament organizer for fighting games. Amuka Esports is a Canadian esports company creating localized esports hubs for casual gamers in cities across North America. Each hub consists of a game venue, tournament organizer, content team, merchandise brands and incubator. Founded in 2019, Amuka Esports is a quickly growing […]



Roller Champions: A Potential Challenger to Rocket League

Roller Champions: A Potential Challenger to Rocket League

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Roller Champions is Ubisoft’s attempt to steal some of Rocket League’s spotlight as a family-friendly esport. Rocket League is the popular esport hardly anyone’s heard about. Rocket League, which features a family-friendly premise and a high skill ceiling, has had a recent peak viewership of almost 85,000 viewers during a recent online event. There’s no […]


A new online platform helps mitigate disputes between esports professionals

A new online platform helps mitigate disputes between esports professionals

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MKM Law LLP launches first-of-its-kind online dispute resolution platform for the esports industry: MKMediation. Esport is one of the fastest-growing industries — with millions of dollars of cash prizes and bigger sponsors coming in at each tournament. As the public wants more content, new organizations pop up all around the world, and players are treated […]


Gamers can Help Fight COVID-19 by Downloading Folding@home

Gamers can Help Fight COVID-19 by Downloading Folding@home

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Put your processing power to good use. If you’ve heard about COVID-19 (a.k.a. the coronavirus), you’re probably staying at home already playing video games. Lots of people are, even esports superstars after their respective league’s live events were canceled and moved online in response to COVID-19. However, just because you’re staying home playing video games […]


Blizzard Entertainment Implements Work-From-Home Policy

Blizzard Entertainment Implements Work-From-Home Policy

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Blizzard is taking steps for their employees’ health safety. With the growing threat and the USA announced a national state of emergency, Blizzard Entertainment has decided to send all staff home as it implements a work-from-home policy. Outside of the USA Blizzard staff will follow local guidelines. Just including Europe, Blizzard has offices, distribution centers, […]


E3 2020 Canceled due to Coronavirus Concerns

E3 2020 Canceled due to Coronavirus Concerns

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Is it sadness that you feel? Rage perhaps? Or maybe a slight sense of unease due to the impending doom of the worldwide Coronavirus panic … all three are valid my friend. With a heavy heart, officials for the Electronics Expo, E3, announced today that the legendary gamer event won’t be happening this year. E3 […]


E3 Cancelled, According to Multiple Sources

E3 Cancelled, According to Multiple Sources

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Multiple sources have confirmed that E3 will not go ahead. Speculation has been swirling about the fate of E3, scheduled to be held June 9-11 this year. The cancellation of the event will impact a long list of developers, including the likes of Activision, Epic Games, Ubisoft, Bethesda and Square Enix. According to Gamespot, multiple […]


TwitchCon Amsterdam Canceled due to Coronavirus Concerns

TwitchCon Amsterdam Canceled due to Coronavirus Concerns

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TwitchCon Amsterdam will not be going ahead amid fears of the spread of Covid-19. Twitch has announced they’ll be cancelling their next event, TwitchCon Amsterdam, due to the fears surrounding coronavirus. The virus continues to cause problems at sporting events and gatherings across the globe; with TwitchCon Amsterdam the latest event cancelled. “…We’ve made the […]



Mogul Partners with Microsoft for Age of Empires II Asia Cup

Mogul Partners with Microsoft for Age of Empires II Asia Cup

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Esports Mogul Limited has just announced that their gaming company will partner for the first time with Microsoft on tournament support for Age of Empires II Definitive Edition. Under this partnership, both Mogul and Microsoft will begin to launch a new kind of AoE II DE Branded Hub. Plus, it will launch a 12-month long […]


T1 Signs Super Smash Bros. Player MkLeo

T1 Signs Super Smash Bros. Player MkLeo

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One of esports’ biggest organizations, T1, has just announced that they have signed Smash player Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez. He is among the best SSB players of all time and is looking to further his legacy with the legendary organization. He will join with Jason “Anti” Bates as T1’s second Super Smash Bros. player. Most […]


Nicecactus Negotiates Purchase of Online Tournament Platform Glory4Gamers

Nicecactus Negotiates Purchase of Online Tournament Platform Glory4Gamers

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Nicecactus has closed the deal on its acquisition of Glory4Gamers. Video game team management platform, Nicecactus, has announced its latest esports acquisition: online tournament platform Glory4Gamers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oZMA1FcAsU The deal is to engage Nicecactus’ ability to reach users on a further international level. It takes elements of both their workforces and compiling them into an “efficient” […]


Paul “Redeye” Chaloner Reveals His New Esports Book

Paul “Redeye” Chaloner Reveals His New Esports Book

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Esports host, commentator and all-round esports man Paul “Redeye” Chaloner has revealed his latest project is an esports book title “This is Esports (And How to Spell It)”. The book, subtitled “An Insider’s Guide to the World of Pro Gaming”, will be published by Bloomsbury UK via its Bloomsbury Sports publishing house. No date is […]


Tinder Flirts with a Bright Future in Brazilian Esports

Tinder Flirts with a Bright Future in Brazilian Esports

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In a world of brand sponsorship, by-the-numbers investments, and lonely gamers looking for love, it was only a matter of time before Tinder swiped right on their esports crush. paiN Gaming, a notable Brazilian esports organization, announced this week that it has begun a developing “sponsorship agreement” with go-to late night dating app, Tinder. What […]



FaZe Clan Scores $22.7M Investment Loan From Growing Canadian Firm

FaZe Clan Scores $22.7M Investment Loan From Growing Canadian Firm

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FaZe Clan just received a massive cash injection from Canaccord Genuity — $22.7 million in the bank. Fast-growing Canadian investment bank, Canaccord Genuity, announced a partnership last week with FaZe Clan. One of the most popular esports organizations in the world. The partnership takes the form of a brand new convertible loan facility, complete with […]


Professional Soccer Star Gareth Bale Launches Ellevens Esports Organization

Professional Soccer Star Gareth Bale Launches Ellevens Esports Organization

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While professional soccer player, Gareth Bale, is known for his football skills — he has undoubtedly started something great in the world of esports. Just this week, Welsh professional footballer Gareth Bale launched Ellevens Esports. Launched in partnership with the 38 Entertainment Group. Of which both entrepreneur Jonathan Kark and former professional footballer Larry Cohen […]


Mobile Fans Rejoice, Shadowgun War Games Is Coming Soon

Mobile Fans Rejoice, Shadowgun War Games Is Coming Soon

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Cue the airhorns. Bring in the dancing lobsters. SWG is less than two weeks away! Shadowgun War Games, the FPS with intense, hero-driven 5v5 battles, is locked and loaded for battle on iOS and Android, starting Feb. 12. Check out the teaser, which dropped last year, for a comfy, well-balanced preview of the game. Developed […]




Humble Beginnings, Shadowgun and a Promising Future: An Interview with Marek Rabas, CEO of Madfinger Games

Humble Beginnings, Shadowgun and a Promising Future: An Interview with Marek Rabas, CEO of Madfinger Games

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When it comes to high-quality mobile titles, there are few companies more trustworthy than Madfinger Games. With their range of success over the years, from the cult hit Samurai: Way of the Warrior, to the upcoming high thrills shooter Shadowgun War Games, they deliver quality games that have grown in popularity as well as genre […]



GamerzClass Secures Team Liquid’s Jensen

GamerzClass Secures Team Liquid’s Jensen

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GamerzClass secures top LCS talent to teach others how to dominate on the Summoners Rift. After signing arguably the biggest name in FIFA at the moment, GamerzClass does it again & secures another household name from the tip-top of the competitive scene. This time we are looking at League of Legends professional Nicolaj “Jensen“ Jensen, […]


LDLC partners with Olympique Lyonnais

LDLC partners with Olympique Lyonnais

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LDLC Event, the operator for the LDLC GROUP of the LDLC TEAM has announced official partnership with the football club Olympique Lyonnais, also known as Lyon. The French esports club will be renamed LDLC OL, and will also receive an updated color scheme . The objective of LDLC is to provide their players the best […]


2019 Top Trending Moments for Gaming on Twitter

2019 Top Trending Moments for Gaming on Twitter

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With 2019 over, Twitter has released some statistics about gaming discussions on their platform. It’s been a busy year for gaming and esports, and Twitter trends certainly demonstrate that. Last year there were over 1.2 billion Tweets that pertained to gaming, which is a whopping 20% increase since 2018. As such a successful year to […]


2019 Steam Awards Winners Announced

2019 Steam Awards Winners Announced

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The Steam community has voted for its favorite games of 2019 across multiple categories including the best game and the best VR game. The Steam Awards is best known for giving out more unusual awards alongside the traditional “best” awards. 2019 saw winners in “Labor of Love”,  “Better With Friends”, “Best Game You Suck At” […]


Top 100 Video Games of All Time: Expert’s Choice

Top 100 Video Games of All Time: Expert’s Choice

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There are many video games that players play and cherish. With countless worlds and stories to explore, the appeal of video games will never fade. There are an incredible amount of titles out there, but a select few stand above the rest. The following top 100 games are ordered by their Critic’s Rating (as recorded […]


Top 50 Best-Selling Video Games of All Time

Top 50 Best-Selling Video Games of All Time

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Video games are a source of enjoyment and entertainment for hundreds of millions around the world. In them, we journey to new worlds to take part in grand adventures or have more simple, quaint experiences. There are a ton of different video games out there, but there a some that have immersed more players than […]


Corinna Kopf is the Latest Streamer to Join Facebook Gaming

Corinna Kopf is the Latest Streamer to Join Facebook Gaming

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Another blow for Twitch as prominent streamer Corrina Kopf signs on to join Facebook Gaming. Facebook Gaming has landed another streamer to its platform in the latest round of exclusive deals as it signs its first female partnership with vlogger and Instagrammer Corinna Kopf. Corinna has spent the past year shifting some of her focus […]


CORSAIR Acquire SCUF Gaming

CORSAIR Acquire SCUF Gaming

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CORSAIR has acquired yet another major gaming & esports brand as it acquires SCUF Gaming, the popular controller brand used by professional console gamers across esports. CORSAIR was founded in 1994 and in recent years has added Elgato and Origin PC to its collection of products that it offers alongside the companies own selection. Andy […]


DrLupo, TimTheTatman and Lirik Sign Deal to Remain on Twitch

DrLupo, TimTheTatman and Lirik Sign Deal to Remain on Twitch

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Twitch has locked down DrLupo, TimTheTatman and Lirik. The three represent some of the largest streamers on Twitch currently. DrLupo has 3.6 million followers, LIRIK has 2.5 million, while TimTheTatman has 4.1 million followers. Twitch did not disclose the length of term nor compensation detailed in the contracts. The deals help Twitch retain the massive […]


The Emmy’s Adds Outstanding Esports Coverage to Awards Categories

The Emmy’s Adds Outstanding Esports Coverage to Awards Categories

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) will have a new category in this year’s Sports Emmy Awards that will celebrate esports for the first time as its own entity. The new award, “Outstanding Esports Coverage” will recognize the delivery & coverage of an esports’ end of season final or championship event. The […]


Popular Streamer ZeRo Leaves Twitch and Joins Facebook Gaming

Popular Streamer ZeRo Leaves Twitch and Joins Facebook Gaming

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Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios announced today that he will be leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Facebook Gaming Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios will now dip his toes into the “Streaming Wars” by joining Facebook Gaming. Barrios has built quite a following during his 9-year professional career. Barrios will continue to post his video-on-demand (VOD) content to YouTube […]


UCI to Host Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament for Giving Tuesday Charity

UCI to Host Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament for Giving Tuesday Charity

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The University of California Irvine is hosting an SSBU tournament to help hospitalized children on Giving Tuesday. In case you don’t know what “Giving Tuesday” is, it’s a ‘holiday” of sorts after Thanksgiving. It is, of course, after the shopping madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The focus of this day is giving to […]



Hitmarker Smashes Equity Crowdfunding Campaign and Raises £200,000

Hitmarker Smashes Equity Crowdfunding Campaign and Raises £200,000

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Esports job-positing website Hitmarker is branching out after a very successful crowdfunding campaign. Hitmarker, perhaps the most well-known esports-specific jobs platform, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign whose results exceeded all expectations. Their original target was £80,000 in 30 days, but in only six, 405 investors managed to raise £200,000. With all this extra funding, […]


The First Auto Chess Invitational Begins Soon

The First Auto Chess Invitational Begins Soon

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In case you don’t know by now, Auto Chess was the “founder” of the new genre called auto battles which is quickly taking over the world. It all started with a casual custom game inside Dota 2. However, when people got to know how to actually play the game, it quickly became the most popular […]


Tom Cannon Confirms Riot Games is Working on a New Fighting Game

Tom Cannon Confirms Riot Games is Working on a New Fighting Game

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Earlier today at EVO 2019, Tom Cannon confirmed that Riot Games is currently developing a fighting game. Cannon is a founder of EVO as well as an employee of Riot Games. In 2016, Riot Games acquired Radiant Entertainment, who is known for creating the game “Rising Thunder.” Though this was two years ago, there has […]