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Gamers being able to play with each other over PlayStation Network and Xbox Live would obviously be a big deal. Will Sony help unite console gamers? Read Yahoo’s tech article about Microsoft’s cross platform play compatibility announcement here. What is Sony’s incentive to work with Microsoft on this proposal? Not much, it seems. Sony responds to […]
Time Magazine interviews Chad Millman about ESPN’s growing eSports vertical.
Gabe Newell co-founder of Valve made the following statement in a Reddit post: “We’ve had issues with James at previous events. Some Valve people lobbied to bring him back for Shanghai, feeling that he deserved another chance. That was a mistake. James is an ass, and we won’t be working with him again.” Motherboard.com covers […]
Interesting video where Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson discusses the new competitive gaming league with John Martin (CEO of Turner) to debut in 2016 on Turner Sports.
Believe it or not, 2016 is right around the corner. It’s time to shed a few tears as we wave farewell to this exceptional year of gaming. Across the board, the gaming industry fared well with record console sales and PC hardware sales. There were numerous lovely games released during the year, but since HGG is indeed […]
By now, just about every gamer knows the PlayStation 4 is winning the console war in terms of sales. That hasn’t stopped Microsoft from dumping cash into their Xbox Division in an attempt to step up their game for this holiday season. Two years ago, there wasn’t many reasons to buy an Xbox One over […]
Believe it or not, ESPN is coming around to the novel idea that it can be “The ESPN of eSports.” There’s room too, the demand is there. According to industry research firm Newzoo about 200 million people either watched or participated in eSports in 2014. That number is expected to come in at around 250 […]
eSports revenues are on track to be $278M this year and grow to $765M by 2018. In turn, eSports betting and fantasy is a space that is on fire right now. A lot of big money interests are elbowing their way into this sector to capitalize on the exponential growth. Sports betting certainly is an attractive […]
Tim Cook recently announced the new Apple TV at the Keynote Event in San Francisco. It has many analysts claiming Apple is set to take back the living room from the likes of Microsoft and Sony. Two models will be introduced in late October: a 32GB unit for $149 and a 64GB unit for $199. The new […]
This last weekend was perhaps the most impressive in the history of eSports. It all took place in one weekend, in three stadiums, and in three countries. The biggest CS:GO event of the year, ESL One, was held this year in Cologne, while the League of Legends LCS Summer Finals were going on in New York’s […]
After the YouTube video where CS:GO Cloud9 member Friesen admitted to his team all taking Adderall at an ESL event, there has been a string of articles released about eSports doping. It also resulted in a chain of reactions culminating in ESL’s answer to the perceived problem: Random drug testing, naturally. This random drug testing […]
Heroes of the Storm’s release date was announced recently, slated for June 2nd. The open beta is scheduled for May 19th. This won’t be Blizzard’s first dance with eSports, as they’ve had some success with a few RTS titles you may have heard about. However, it will be their first MOBA game. Hardcore MOBA players […]
Numbers-wise, this weekend was huge for competitive gaming. At one point on Sunday Twitch boasted over 100,000 viewers watching the DayZ Survivor Game Finals, around 200,000 viewers mostly spectating the ESEA competition for Counter-Strike, and of course the juggernaut League of Legends had over 500,000 viewers during the NA LCS Spring Split Finals. Three monitor […]
Gaming is one of the most popular activities in the world. The average age of a gamer is about 30 years old, and by this time they have been playing video games for an average of about 12 years. Of course, there is a wide degree of variance among us gamers, ranging from the casual […]