North American organisation Misfits Gaming has appointed Lagen Nash as its Vice President of Partnerships. In her new role, Nash will spearhead sponsorship opportunities to support Misfits Gaming’s various assets and franchises on a global level, including the recently acquired Florida Call of Duty franchise. RELATED: Ben Spoont explains Misfits Gaming’s belief in the franchise model Misfits […]
As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re now bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw Sichuan Province release regulations for managing esports athletes and CrossFire receive two franchise leagues. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter that informs you of every significant happening […]
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive visual analytics company Noesis has announced a partnership with online event organiser and esports news platform WIN.gg. The collaboration will activate around WIN.gg’s upcoming WINNERS League Season 3 competition, starting on October 20th. RELATED: WIN.gg announces return of WINNERS League for third season By utilising Noesis technology, players and spectators of the WINNERS […]
Event organiser DreamHack has named Kellogg’s snack brand Pringles as the festival partner for the upcoming 2019 iteration of DreamHack Winter. The deal will see DreamHack launch a landing page featuring a Fan Can Art competition, where fans can download a template to create their own Pringles can design. RELATED: DreamHack announces two $250,000 Fortnite tournaments The winner […]
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament circuit BLAST Pro Series has become a member of the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC). The RFRSH Entertainment property has integrated ESIC’s integrity programme into its terms and conditions, according to a release. RELATED: LOOT.BET teams up with Esports Integrity Commission Jordi Roig, VP Development & Executive Relations at BLAST Pro Series commented […]
In August, it was announced that esports event organiser Gfinity Esports Australia will cease operations this November following the conclusion of the Supercars Eseries. Despite a number of successes in the Australian market, major investor HT&E made the decision to pull the plug to instead focus on their radio and audio business. For Dominic Remond, […]
North American organisation Team Reciprocity has partnered with Chinese organisation LGD Gaming to secure one of 10 spots in a CrossFire franchised league. Known as LGD.REC, the franchise will be competing in the CrossFire Pro League (CFPL) on PC and the CrossFire Mobile League (CFML) on mobile. The leagues will commence in October 2019. Team Reciprocity will pay $1.5 million (£1,220,317.50) for the franchise slot, as […]
Miami-based organisation Misfits Gaming recently joined an exclusive group by acquiring a franchise in the Call of Duty League, thus becoming one of the only entities to operate in the Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, and LCS or LEC. Joining the likes of OverActive Media and Immortals Gaming Club as part of this rather costly […]
WorldGaming Network, in partnership with Alibaba Sports, has announced that it will host the World Electronics Sports Games (WESG) North American Regional Finals. They will host a combined event for both the United States and Canada, with a total prize pool of $230,000 (£187,000). Wim Stocks, General Manager and CEO of WorldGaming Network and Collegiate StarLeague […]
Rob Lee, CEO and Co-founder of Pittsburgh Knights has transitioned from his current role in favour of becoming the organisation’s Chief Gaming Officer. Absorbing the responsibilities of CEO is James O’Connor, who co-founded the North American organisation alongside Lee in 2017. In his new role, Lee will fulfill management obligations that surround players, team management, recruitment, […]
Playcon, Malta’s first Game Development and Esports Expo to be held between the 3rd October and 6th October at the MFCC.
Playcon will be showcasing the best all industry stakeholders have to offer, all under one roof making it possible to discuss and engage the future of video games and esports as an extension to the DELTA Summit part of the Malta Tech Week.