League of Legends Headed for Hollywood

Riot Games has begun work on a League of Legends “cinematic universe,” with plans to bring their world-famous MOBA title to the world of film and television in a similar vein to Marvel’s now-blueprint plan for building a movie franchise. The publisher is looking to make feature films for not just the League of Legends cinematic […]

TSM Unveils Collegiate Program TSMU

Esports organisation TSM has created a new program called TSM University that’s aimed at supporting those who are looking to learn and engage more with the esports community and the general industry. Known as TSMU, the program is free to join and is open to anyone to join, even those who are not in a […]

E3 2021 Goes Virtual from 12th of June

It is now confirmed that E3 2021 will be held for free between the 12th and the 15th of June with companies such as Xbox, Nintendo, Capcom, Take-Two, Warner Bros Ubisoft, Koch Media, and Konami backing the event and showcasing their upcoming titles. It’s uncertain whether Sony or EA will be a part of the […]

Team Nigma Moves Headquarters to Abu Dhabi

One of the world’s most successful Dota 2 esports teams, Team Nigma, are relocating to Abu Dhabi to join the recently launched AD Gaming initiative. From Abu Dhabi, Team Nigma are set to become a driving force behind the continued growth of the Middle East’s video game and esports industry. For the next five years, […]

Esports Accelerating with 5G

According to the Ericsson Mobility report, the combined capabilities provided by 5G networks and edge compute technologies will enable game streaming services on smartphones with a quality of experience at par with PC or console, and also open up for innovative, immersive mobile games based on mobility. That makes gaming available to a wide range of […]

Esports Arenas on The Rise in America

In Chicago, the Surge esports arena is planned to open. The USD 30 million arena, dedicated to esports and virtual reality (VR) will create an immersive experience for up to 1,400 guests which are expected to include gaming participants and spectators. The arena is expected to cover more than 108,000 sq ft and will include […]

The SEA Games 2021 Will Feature 8 Esports Titles

For the second time, esports will be a medal event at the SEA Games, and there will be 10 esports competitions across eight titles. The 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will be held at Hanoi, Vietnam, from the 21st of November to the 2nd of December 2021. According to a report by GameK, Vietnam’s ministry of […]

South Korea’s T1 Esports Empire

South Korea is a leading power in esports and in a brand new, 10-storey building in Seoul’s expensive Gangnam district, dozens of T1’s professional and budding gamers train, following a routine similar to mainstream sports. The routine is intense: around 10 hours a day with coaches and trainers, strategising and polishing their skills for the […]

Revolution Esports to Open Five Esports Hubs in the UK

UK-based agency Revolution Esports is planning to open five different esports hubs across the UK. The hubs will focus on education and training in areas such as gaming and technology, as well as hosting esports tournaments, developing grassroots talent and providing a space for gamers to play casually. Revolution has announced its latest hub in […]

Sport1 Launches eSportsOne in Sweden And Norway

Sport1 has launched eSportsOne in Norway and Sweden after concluding a distribution co-operation with Telenor. Already the channel can be seen in countries such as Belgium, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This expansion means that esports fans in Sweden and Norway now will have access to eSportsOne’s 24/7 programme of content, comprising over […]