Ford Models Launches Esports Division

Modeling agency Ford Models has officially announced the creation and launch of a division that is exclusively dedicated to esports and gaming. Ford Models President Decio Restelli Ribiero has added to the company’s expansion with the creation of a new “Esports and Gaming” division under its existing Ford Digital platform. The new division will be […]

CSPPA Partners With North For Mental Health Program

The Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) and North have entered into a partnership that will see the Danish team’s members receive clinical psychological treatment and have access to an educational program on player mental health. North’s players will have 24/7 access to a dedicated clinical psychologist through an online service called We.Care, and will undergo an online […]

DreamHack Postpones Remaining 2020 Festivals

DreamHack has postponed the rest of its 2020 festivals until next year due to Covid-19 concerns, as annunced by the tournament organiser. As a result of the global concerns around the coronavirus, DreamHack has pushed its Rotterdam, Hyderabad, Atlanta, Madrid, and Winter events all to 2021 in the interest of public and staff safety. Many countries have […]

FIFA 21’s Upcoming Features

EA Sports has shared new information about FIFA 21‘s upcoming features, new icons, a co-op mode, and more alongside a trailer for the Ultimate Team mode. The biggest change in the next FIFA is the new co-op mode. Players will be able to play online cooperatively with a friend in three different modes: Squad Battles, Division Rivals, and FUT Friendlies. […]

DreamHack Open Summer Europe And North America

DreamHack Open Summer Europe and North America will take place online between the 8th and the 16th of August, with a combined prize pool of USD 180,000 split evenly among both regions. DreamHack Open Summer 2020’s North American and European tournaments kick off on Saturday, the 8th of August live on Twitch. It will start at […]

Nintendo Profits Soar

Nintendo reported a 541% surge in net profits during the darkest months of the Covid-19 pandemic, defying a worldwide shortage of its Switch consoles and a slender pipeline of in-house games. Nintendo has sold more than 61,4 million Switch hybrid game consoles, and it has sold more than 22,4 million copies of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Those […]

Call of Duty: Warzone Hits 75 Million Player Milestone

Call of Duty: Warzone has hit another player count milestone: 75 million total players. The free-to-play battle royale continues to grow at an impressive rate. Call of Duty: Warzone has reached that impressive number in less than five months since the launch on the 10th of March, right at the beginning of the lockdown orders around the […]

IEM New York 2020 in October

One of the biggest tournaments in the CS:GO calendar is making its return this year, but it’ll be held online.  IEM New York, announced by ESL, will be held from the 6th of October onwards, and will include 32 teams from around the world spanning three regional divisions: North America, Europe and CIS. This year’s prize pool […]

Kiev’s Dnipro Hotel to be Transformed into Esports Arena

Oleksandr Kokhanovsky, the co-founder of the Ukrainian multi-gaming esports organisation Natus Vincere (NaVi), has announced that the Dnipro hotel in Kiev, Ukraine, will be transformed into an esports venue. According to Kokhanovsky, a group of partners and investors will work on the project. The hotel will continue to offer classic services such as restaurants, bars, […]

Riot to Host Worlds 2020 Entirely in Shanghai

Riot Games has announced it will host the 2020 League of Legends World Championship completely in Shanghai, China, from the 25th of September to the 31st of October. The publisher also said China will host the event again in 2021 before North America hosts Worlds in 2022. Originally, as has been the case with previous Worlds events, […]