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ELEAGUE to host eSports show on TBS

ELEAGUE to host late-night eSports show on TBS

In collaboration with both live streaming platform Twitch and American television network TBS, ELEAGUE will be hosting a late-night eSports show. The industry has been booming for some time now, with prize pools gradually increasing to dizzying heights and worldwide interest far from satiated. While some video games, such as FIFA, haven’t taken flight others […]

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Team Vitality hires former pro tennis and poker players

Team Vitality hires former pro tennis and poker players

Global eSports organisation Team Vitality has added former professional tennis and poker players to its team of performance experts. It is one of only 10 teams in the League of Legends European Championship and has gathered more than 20 million followers across its social media channels. Its notable sponsors include Adidas, Renault, Orange and Red […]

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Black Dog Gaming and Advrtas announce eSports partnership

Black Dog Gaming and Advrtas announce eSports partnership

Black Dog Gaming and Advrtas have announced a partnership which will see the pair bring interactive and immersive 360º content to companies in the eSports sector. The aim is to provide better branding, content and experiences in the ever-expanding industry. Advrtas boasts patented technology which supports the “continuous behavioural optimisation of ground-breaking immersive visual content […]

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Birmingham City University to launch eSports course

Birmingham City University launching an eSports course

Birmingham City University (BCU) has announced it will be launching an undergraduate degree in eSports management. After paying attention to the “huge trend” and “financial growth developments” in the sector, the university has decided to offer the course to enable its student to enter the industry at management level. The syllabus will draw on expertise […]

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Black Dog announces eSports Pitch Fest in 2020

Black Dog announces eSports Pitch Fest in 2020

Black Dog Ventures Partners and Black Dog Gaming have announced an ‘eSports Pitch Fest’ set to take place in 2020. The former provides venture capital consulting, corporate finance, business development, digital marketing and publicity for regional and national brands. The latter, on the other hand, is laser-focused in the booming and thriving eSports industry. It […]

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Death Stranding, Call of Duty and Fortnite set to battle it out

Death Stranding

Death Stranding has been tipped for top honours at next month’s Game Awards as Hideo Kojima’s creation goes head-to-head with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Fornite. The star-studded epic bagged nine nominations including the coveted slots of Game of the Year, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Game Direction, Best Art Direction and Best Score. Hannibal actor […]

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Are FIFA pros deliberately avoiding each other in competitive games?

FIFA pros shamed for avoiding each other in competitive games

Professional FIFA gamers are purposefully avoiding each other to have easier qualification matches, a popular streamer has claimed. Ultimate Team (FUT) is the title’s flagship mode, generating Electronic Arts (EA) a serious amount of money each year through microtransactions. The game type has progressively become more and more quintessential with each release, prompting the publisher […]

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