Hello readership and digital wanderers. It’s time for a new High Ground Report. I haven’t made a personal contribution to the blog for quite some time. Between running the website, growing the Castle Co. product line (you’ll find some info about it there, but the products are for sale on Amazon), reviewing a ton of […]
The High Ground Gaming Blog 'Watchtower'
It’s that time again. Another round of holidays to beat down your wallet. Every year, the cream rises to the top in each product category as gamers everywhere vote with their hard earned dollars. High Ground Gaming has selected the best of the best gaming accessories, peripherals, and more for our second annual holiday gift guide. […]
Guest Post by Andrea Boffo Every gamer knows that being a gamer requires a certain level of commitment and investment. No matter the level or type of gamer you are, you are required to invest quite a lot of money in a system and games. Keeping this in mind, developers of gaming consoles and accessories […]
Here’s a neat little post and infographic from our friends at Computer Planet. Would You Like to Have a Career in Esports? Are you a fan of online video gaming? Imagine if you could create a dream career in the industry! Most people aren’t going to get picked for the top teams to play worldwide, […]
One day I will get into the rhythm of publishing regular posts. Until then, posts will be infrequent and sparse. In addition to adding new stuff and keeping xisting content updated and fresh on High Ground Gaming, I’ve been working on growing The Castle Company brand (we’ve got a Facebook page and website if you […]
Here is an interesting infographic (and seen below) my friend Tiffany created. It lists the top 15 professional gamers by earnings. I was blown away by some of these figures. Sumail born in 1999, earned his first million from gaming at the age of 16.
I haven’t contributed to this blog in a good while. I decided to change direction and stop doing the monthly High Ground Report in its current form. It helped me keep a pulse on the gaming industry but I think that’s about it. Not really sure how much value those news curation posts were creating for […]
eSports News Surprise, surprise. It has all come down to this for the League of Legends World Championship 2016. South Korean titans Samsung Galaxy and SK Telecom T1 will battle it out in a best of 5 on Saturday, October 29th. Team Liquid has signed the first professional Civilization 6 player days after the game’s […]
eSports News eSports organization picks up Super Smash con winner Nairo several weeks after he took his leave of Team Liquid. L.A. Rams Rodger Saffold co-founds Rise Nation eSports organization. Newzoo reports eSports revenues to grow 52% over last year, on pace for $493 million for 2016. Predicts revenue of $1.1 billion by 2019. SuperData reports […]
eSports News The International 4 wrapped up earlier this month with Wings Gaming (from China) claiming victory over Digital Chaos (Mix of International Players) and a massive prize of $9.1 million. The final prize pool of $20.7 million is the largest in competitive gaming history. eSports at the Olympics? The chances are greater than ever […]
eSports News Shaq and NRG eSports Organization signed Luminosity’s former Overwatch squad, jumping into the latest eSport. The International has the largest prize pool in competitive gaming history with a current grand total just over $20 million. Research from firm SuperData shows that eSports is expected to grow to a $1.23 billion dollar business by […]
eSports News Mountain Dew is finally (what took so long?) wading into the eSports space announcing a partnership with veteran organizer ESL. They will be creating an amateur competition named the MDL (Mountain Dew League). This bridge league will give thousands of gamers who fail to qualify for the ESL Pro League another chance at […]
eSports Vainglory — the largest touchscreen eSport game — just found a big endorsement from none other than Amazon. More specifically, the Amazon Appstore will be the main sponsor for the Summer 2016 Vainglory eSports season. The tournament action will run until September 11th, with top American and Europe teams facing off every other weekend. […]
eSports eSports is making a big leap into the College Athletics scene. Beginning this coming Fall, eSports will be televised on the PAC-12 Network. PAC-12 Comissioner Larry Scott mentioned, “eSports is a natural fit for many of our universities located in the technology and media hubs on the country.” While the details remain unclear, there […]
The 2016 E3 is slated to begin broadcasting press conferences 6/12. The event starts out with EA at 1:00PM PDT. Coverage is provided by Gamespot. A bit of unfortunate news was announced a few days ago that Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games dropped out of the E3 PC Gaming Show. While this raised some […]