Free Educational Program Aims to Develop Esports Ecosystem in Africa

The Afrika Esports Series organisers have announced the launch of a free of charge esports educational program taking place on the 15th of February. The course is designed for those interested in computer games, the esports industry, and people who would like to start their career in competitive gaming. This course will also be useful for educators looking […]

Ninjas in Pyjamas Unveils New Look

One of the world’s oldest and best-known esports teams has revealed an all-new identity, courtesy of a bold and beautiful rebrand – one it hopes will make the company stand out from a crowd that’s more competitive than ever. The Swedish squad’s year-long quest has been to create a visual design and a storyline that […]

Harrisburg University Launches Esports Research Center

Harrisburg University, USA, has announced the launch of a new research center devoted to the study of esports. “The center will serve as a hub for interdisciplinary research surrounding an industry that continues to experience tremendous growth,” said HU President Dr. Eric Darr. “Professors, students, industry experts and more will collaborate on research to understand […]

The Intersection of Music And Esports

The intersection of music and esports is one of the fastest-moving business trends in entertainment. Esports leagues and game developers are blooming into full-fledged media brands, and are looking to the music business to solidify their cultural capital. And artists and music companies are looking to diversify and experiment with new audiovisual technologies and tap […]

Razer Reveals Project Hazel Smart Mask

Razer has unveiled its all-new Project Hazel smart mask. The gaming brand made the announcements at the virtual CES 2021 tech trade event. The new facemask comes with a number of unique features, including a Surgical 95 respirator system and a transparent panel in front. And since it’s a Razer product, the mask has fully customizable RGB-enabled lighting. […]

Shenzhen, China, to Host 2021 League of Legends World Championship Finals

Riot Games has announced that the grand finals of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship will take place in Shenzhen, China. This year will mark the second consecutive season in which the World Championship will take place in China. Last season, the finals took place in Shanghai with a restricted audience present in a limited capacity. […]

Construction of The International Cultural and Creative Esports Center in Shanghai Has Started

As reported by esportsobserver.com, Chinese property company SuperGen Group, parent company of Chinese esports organisation Edward Gaming (EDG), has announced that the construction of the Shanghai International Culture and Creative Esports Center has started in the Shanghai’s Minhang District. The new park will serve as the organisation’s new home venue and office building, and will also house […]

Red Dead Redemption 2: Steam’s Game of The Year 2020

After several weeks of voting, users of the Valve store have chosen which are the best games of the year through The 2020 Steam Awards, in which a year ago Sekiro: Shadows was crowned GOTY Die Twice. On this occasion, the big winner is Red Dead Redemption 2, who takes the awards for Best Game […]

List of Games Releasing in January 2021

2021 is starting off with some amazing and much-awaited game releases. Starting in January, there are some of the most awaited game releases scheduled to launch. Games such as Yakuza Remastered, Hitman 3, and Atelier Ryza 2 are all releasing in January. In addition to these games, there are some indie and console exclusive games […]

Top Esports Industry Trends in 2021

The astronomical rise of esports in the last few years is reshaping the industry and is visible through its increasing worldwide fanbase and new trends, especially in 2021. Key trends that will most probably affect the growth of the esports industry in 2021 are: Mobile Esports The introduction of lite apps has seen a surge […]