LG Partners With eSports Organization ‘Evil Geniuses’
Not all monitors were created equal. If you’ve ever wondered why some monitors are priced more than others, or why some monitors were created for specific purposes in mind, there is a reason. When it comes to gaming, typically gaming monitors feature faster refresh rates and lower response times.
Formula E Driver Caught Hiring A Professional Gamer To Race For Him in eSports Event
Now that quite a number of major sporting events have been cancelled, what we’re seeing is how some sporting organizations and event organizers have come up with some creative solutions, such as getting professional athletes to compete in the eSports version of the game that they play.
Professional NASCAR Driver ‘Rage Quits’ eSports Match
Now that sporting events have been largely called off due to the coronavirus outbreak, professional athletes are now turning to eSports to help keep them in the game. We’ve seen this with the NBA and more recently, NASCAR has also adopted a similar approach by having professional drivers race in online games.
NVIDIA Demo Video Shows Why Higher FPS Can Help You Be Better At eSports
Want to get better at eSports? If you do, then you might want to consider investing in a high-end gaming PC that will allow you to play games at a higher frame rate. Now, it might seem a bit superficial that to get good at eSports, you need better hardware, but in a demo video shared by NVIDIA, they are proving that this could be quite an important aspect to […]
A $100,000 VR eSports Tournament Will Be Sponsored by HP and Virtuix
eSports tournaments are gaining traction all over the globe. Not just limited to popular PC games like CS: GO, Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite, and several others – but it is now a thing for mobile games as well.In other words, no matter what the platform is – the competitive scene for gaming (in general) is improving a lot.Now, HP and Virtuix have joined hands to sponsor a virtual reality eSports […]
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The competitive video gaming scene has exploded in popularity over the past few years and it now boasts 454 million viewers across the world. It is an extremely lucrative industry thanks to sponsorship deals, media rights agreements, ticket sales, advertising and merchandising.
Intel To Host An Olympics-Sanctioned eSports Tournament In 2020
The Olympic games is typically home to more traditional sporting events. However, in recent times, it seems that the people behind the Olympic games have slowly started to change their minds, where a few years ago, they have acknowledged that eSports is considered as a sporting activity.
Dota 2 Championship Winners Took Home $15 Million In Prize Money
The next time you catch yourself telling your kids to not play so much video games, you might want to rethink that. Why? Because Valve’s The International Dota 2 championship has just ended, where the winning team, OG, took home prize money amounting to an eye-watering $15,603,133.
Blizzard Launches Discipline Tracker For Overwatch League
From time to time we hear about how some professional gamers exhibit some unprofessional behavior. This sometimes results in sanctions and punishments, and it looks like Blizzard is looking to keep a public record of such incidents and has launched what they’re calling the Discipline Tracker for the Overwatch League.
eSports Lineup For 2019 SEA Games Announced
Last month it was confirmed that eSports would be added as a medal event to the 2019 SEA Games, bringing us one step closer to seeing eSports being accepted and acknowledged by more traditional sporting events. Now it looks like the games that will be played during the event have since been confirmed.
eSports Officially A Medal Sport In The 2019 SEA Games
In the past playing video games all day was typically frowned upon. To a certain extent that is still true today, but nowadays one can argue that playing games all day could potentially land them a chance at a scholarship to the university of their choice, earn big bucks, or possibly bring honor to your country by representing them in global sporting events.
Blizzard Launches eSports App That Helps You Track Competitions
Blizzard has been pretty clear about its ambitions for eSports, and Overwatch is a good example of that. Now if you’re a fan of eSports and love following games and events, Blizzard has announced the launch of the Blizzard Esports app which will help gamers keep track of various eSport events and competitions.
Nike Has Signed Its First eSports Athlete
When you think of brand sponsorships like Nike, Puma, Adidas, or Reebok, most of the time these brands usually sponsor your more “traditional” athletes, such as football players, tennis players, boxers, basketball players, and so on. However it seems that eSports is becoming too big to ignore, and Nike is getting on board by signing its first eSports athlete.
Swiss Football Fans Disrupt Football Game To Protest eSports
eSports are becoming a huge deal with players having the potential to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars, earning themselves athlete-standard visas, and also earning scholarships to universities. However there are some who still don’t think of eSports as a “real” sport, or think that there shouldn’t be too much investment made in them.
ESports Could Soon Be Part Of The Olympics
Are eSports considered to be sports in the traditional sense of the word? That’s still somewhat up for debate as there are many traditionalists who beg to differ, but at the same time there are many, including universities, who consider eSports to be something that could be worth giving scholarships over.
OpenAI To Challenge DotA 2 Professionals At The International
AI has come a long way from back in the day where when you played games against computer opponents, usually after a while you can learn their patterns and habits and will eventually have no problems beating them. This is versus humans in which we can sometimes be a bit unpredictable.
Counter-Strike, DotA 2 Tournaments Will Now Exclusively Stream Via Facebook
Recently Blizzard and Twitch came to an agreement in which the Overwatch League would be broadcasted on the platform. This decision proved to be a huge success, racking up over 10 million viewers in its first week. Now it seems like ESL wants the same thing, except that with Facebook.
Overwatch League Attracts 10 Million Viewers Within Its First Week
It seems like Blizzard’s decision to partner up with Twitch for the Overwatch League has proven to be a fantastic idea, at least as far as helping Overwatch become a more prominent title in eSports. Recently it was reported that in its first day, the League managed to rack up over 400,000 viewers, but it seems that the number is much higher now.
Father Pulls Son Out Of High School To Help Him Become A Pro Gamer
eSports are a big thing these days, where gamers who are good enough can be granted a pro-athlete visa for entry into the US. Some schools are also recognizing the ability to play games professionally as an accomplishment like in sports, and are granting students scholarships.
Blizzard’s Overwatch League Manages To Nab 400,000 Viewers On Day One
With Twitch being the platform to tune into if you’re interested in watching live streams, we’re sure that fans of Blizzard’s Overwatch must have been pretty thrilled when Blizzard and Twitch announced a two-year partnership, where Twitch will live stream Overwatch League matches for the next two years.