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Copenhagen Invest 2 Million in New Esports Center

The start of 2017 has already a massive push of esports coming from Denmark. Danish football team’s FC Copenhagen, recently announced that they will be creating a world-class esports team ‘North’. “We are two strong players within entertainment teaming up to get involved with esports at the highest level from the start,” said Anders Hørsholt, the CEO of FC Copenhagen.

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More Money Bet On Esports than Hockey in 2016

“As of today, esports wager count is 10% ahead of Ice Hockey for 2016” – Marco Blume – Trading Director, Pinnacle. It’s apparent that esports is becoming rival for many traditional sports boardcasted online and TV. Cash betting within esports has gradually become an extremely large aspect of  esports live events. Pinnacle esports are one of the largest esports bookmakers who

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Twitch Launches Live Vlogging Platform

The global leader in gaming streams Twitch has launched a new content category called ‘IRL’ for general interest and everyday broadcasting – for users to watch non-gaming streams. Additionally, the company also adds that it will launch a native streaming app ability within it’s Mobile app next year. This is a huge leap for Twitch, the announcement highlights Twitch’s move

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More than a Quarter of French Internet Users watch Esports

Esports is watched by over a quarter of internet users in France, according to a recent audience research project by Mediametrie. According to  Mediametrie, an audience measurement company based in France have some interesting new figures surrounding esports. Their data shows that within 15-24 year olds 45.2% of the French public (professional middle-class CSP) have heard of esports. Interestingly, 25-34 year

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Esports Qualifications for School Students

This week Dexerto and SCL announced they have teamed up to provide students with an academy specifically for esports. Dexerto & SCL’s program will be rolled out in the UK in early 2017. Providing successful students with government accredited BTEC National Level 3 Qualifications. For those of you that do not know, this qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels in UCAS points.

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Michael Phelps Presents Best Esports Player Award at The Game Awards

The Game Awards 2016 starts today and the Olympic Gold-medalist Swimmer will be presenting an award. Geoff Keighley will be hosting The Game Awards 2016, which starts today at 9PM EST/6PM PST at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, will be there to give the ‘Best Esports Player’ award to one

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Halo Gets Esports Reality Show From ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Creators

Undoubtedly one of Microsoft’s biggest and most popular games is now getting it’s own ‘Ultimate Fighter’ style reality show. Halo studio 343 industries is partnering with Pilgrim Media, to film a competitive reality esports series for Halo 5: Guardians. This is the first production to come out of  Pilgrim’s previously announced partnership with Lionsgate studios and ESL to create exciting

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Professional LoL Player Speaks Out Against Fake Performance Enhancing Drugs Adverts

We’ve all seen them, esports supplements that can boost your play ability and make you play like a pro. As these new forms of esports performance enhancing drugs become more and more common, many of these companies have started to claim that professional players are taking them in their adverts. Although it is in fact speculated that esports has a

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