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This week in esports: BMW, Evgeni Malkin, CDL, Nerd Street Gamers


As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw paiN Gaming partner with BMW, Evgeni Malkin invest in Pittsburgh Knights, the unveiling of Call of Duty League, and Nerd Street Gamers close its Series A. We […]

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Elevate receives Gyazo’s first esports team sponsorship


Screenshot-capturing program Gyazo has sponsored North American organisation Elevate. This is the first team sponsorship that Gyazo has engaged in and, as part of the deal, Elevate’s players and streamers will receive ‘Pro’ accounts for the program. RELATED: Stream-Aid aims to help with live stream monetisation Elevate will post screenshots and videos on social media taken […]

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WePlay! Esports to host Bukovel Minor in 2020


WePlay! Esports has been confirmed as the host of the second Minor of the new Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season, taking place in Bukovel, Ukraine. The WePlay! Bukovel Minor 2020 is the first instance of the company hosting an event within the circuit. RELATED: WePlay! announces second season of Forge of Masters league Qualifiers for the Minor begin on December 5th, with […]

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Mogul partners with SG Esports to run ANZ tournament series


Australian esports platform Mogul has partnered with esports media company SG Esports to launch League of Legends competitions in Australia and New Zealand. Members of SG Esports’ Summoners Society will be able to compete in events on Mogul’s platform in the coming weeks. RELATED: Mogul to target North America with Team Secret partnership Mark Warburton, CMO of Mogul commented […]

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MFA and EA partner for Malta BOV ePremier League


The Malta Football Association (MFA) has entered partnership with Electronic Arts (EA) to create the Malta BOV ePremier League. The league will act as an official qualifier for the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series. RELATED: Adidas reveals official match ball for FIFA 20 Global Series Local FIFA players will have the opportunity to represent one […]

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META Games closes $2 million seed round


Mobile game developer META Games has announced that it has raised $2 million (£1.6 million) in its seed funding round. The round was led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, with participation from Everblue Management, Crest Capital, and Klaas Kersting, among others. RELATED: BITKRAFT and Roundhill Investments to launch dedicated esports ETF The funding will be used to complete game […]

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Nerd Street Gamers announces $12M Series A funding


Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers has announced $12 million (£9.8 million) in funding through its Series A round. Retail chain Five Below led the round and will build 3,000 square foot Localhost facilities connected to its stores, beginning in 2020. RELATED: Nerd Street Gamers to take Localhost to Wells Fargo Center Five Below was joined by existing […]

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Pittsburgh Knights receives investment from Evgeni Malkin


North American organisation Pittsburgh Knights has announced investment from NHL player Evgeni Malkin. The Russian hockey player, who competes for the Pittsburgh Penguins, has invested an undisclosed amount into the organisation. RELATED: Rob Lee transitions to Chief Gaming Officer of Pittsburgh Knights James O’Connor, President of Pittsburgh Knights discussed the investment in a release: “Our goal at […]

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Economic impact report released for Six Major Raleigh


Media and esports agency Big Block has released an economic impact report that estimates the value brought by Rainbow 6 Siege event Six Major Raleigh. The report states that the event, ran by Ubisoft and ESL, unlocked $1.45 million (£1.18 million) in direct economic impact for Raleigh, North Carolina. RELATED: Riot Games reveals impact of LEC […]

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Call of Duty League branding and prize pool confirmed


Activision Blizzard has officially announced the Call of Duty League and its branding. The developer has also released details for the inaugural season of the franchised league. RELATED: Chicago, London, and Seattle announced for Call of Duty league The Call of Duty League will be played exclusively on PlayStation 4 and will boast a total prize […]

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ESI FORUM SERIES AUTUMN EDITION

Join us for our final Forum Series of the year as we head to HKS for another evening packed with ample networking opportunity, one educational panel & food and drinks aplenty. 

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PLAYCON MALTA

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.
 
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