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  • Veloce Esports raises £4 million, will merge with Veloce Racing August 4, 2020
    Team organisation Veloce Esports announced this week that it has raised a new funding round, and will merge in its Veloce Racing brand going forward. The Financial Times reports that the organisation raised £4 million in the round, which includes former Lloyds Development Capital CEO, Darryl Eales, currently co-chairman of Veloce Racing. RELATED: McLaren Racing […]
  • Mogul adds Google, YouTube veteran Kate Vale to board August 4, 2020
    Kate Vale‘s career has taken her to many top companies including YouTube, Google, and Spotify, now she joins the board of matchmaking platform as a non-executive Director.  An amateur tournament and competition matchmaker, is in a space with plenty of competition. One way to get ahead of a crowded field is filling a […]
  • London’s Platform gaming and esports bar reopens and rebrands August 4, 2020
    When lockdown orders were imposed on the UK in March 2020, more than a week after several other European nations, bars and restaurants were some of the worst-affected parts of the UK’s services-dominated economy. Platform, an independent gaming and esports bar-restaurant based in East London, was no exception. Instead of falling by the wayside however, Platform’s […]
  • SK Gaming adds Krombacher, Vitamalz as beverage partners August 4, 2020
    German brewery Krombacher and its Vitamalz drink brand have been announced as the official beverage partners of SK Gaming. The companies will collaborate on social media content featuring SK Gaming players and teams, as well as an online video series. This is Krombacher’s first esports sponsorship. RELATED: SK Gaming manufactures partnership with AMD Uwe Riehs, […]
  • Gen.G partners with Red Card Global to aid Southeast Asia expansion August 4, 2020
    Gen.G Esports announced today that it has enlisted the services of sports marketing agency Red Card Global as it eyes expansion within the Southeast Asian esports market. Founded in 2005, Red Card Global has been involved in many traditional sports partnerships in the SEA region, including with brands such as Coca-Cola, Puma, and Toyota. RELATED: Heron […]
  • Esports Entertainment Group acquires Argyll Entertainment August 4, 2020
    Betting enterprise Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has completed the acquisition of LHE Enterprises Ltd, the holding company of online sportsbook and casino operator Argyll Entertainment. Argyll Entertainment operates within the United Kingdom and Irish markets, carrying both a UK Gambling Commission and Irish Revenue Commissioners license. The investment will include Argyll’s flagship gambling brand, […]
  • Cambodian carrier Cellcard mounts esports push with Orange Esports, game developers August 3, 2020
    Cellcard, a leading 4G network carrier in Cambodia, today announced a partnership with organisation Orange Esports, as well as extensions with game developers Moonton and NetEase Games. Orange Esports is a popular Khmer team that competes in PUBG Mobile, while Moonton is the maker of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and NetEase makes mobile battle royale […]
  • University of Roehampton introduces ‘Women in Esports’ scholarship August 3, 2020
    The University of Roehampton in London has announced that it will offer a ‘Women in Esports’ scholarship starting in September 2020. Set in motion by Roehampton Esports, the university’s esports department, the institution will offer four scholarships to first year students, each worth up to £1,500. The programme is designed to increase diversity and inclusion […]
  • Travis Anderson explains Team Liquid’s apparel approach on ESI Focus #4 August 3, 2020
    Wrapping up the current focus on esports apparel, Travis Anderson, Global VP of Apparel and Commerce at Team Liquid, joins host Adam Fitch on the fourth episode of ESI Focus. Anderson heads up the apparel and commerce departments at Team Liquid, one of the most prominent and longstanding organisations in esports. Perhaps best known for competitive […]
  • Bilibili lands exclusive Chinese rights for League of Legends World Championship, more August 3, 2020
    Riot Games today announced an agreement with Chinese streaming video platform Bilibili that grants it exclusive broadcasting rights to its major League of Legends global events. The three-year deal will begin with this autumn’s 2020 League of Legends World Championship and also include the annual Mid-Season Invitational and All-Star events. RELATED: League of Legends World […]
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  • Everyone Is Friends In Fall Guys, Until You Want To Murder Each Other August 5, 2020
    There’s a lot to love about Fall Guys, the new battle royale game out on PS4 and PC this week, but I’m here today to talk about all the friends I’ve made playing the game who are now no longer my friends.Read more...
  • Just A Couple Of German Samurai August 5, 2020
    Alexander Shatohin is an artist from Russia.
  • Activision Blizzard Boasts Record Results While Employees Protest Pay Inequity August 5, 2020
    Activision Blizzard boasted of “record results” for Q2 2020 in an earnings report released earlier today, with an eye on long-term growth thanks to the boost received in the previous quarter from the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. This financial victory lap, however, comes just days after workers collaborated on a…Read more...
  • The Co-Creator Of The Computer Mouse Has Died August 5, 2020
    Bill English, one of the two men responsible for the invention of the computer mouse you may be resting your hand on right now, has died at the age of 91.Read more...
  • World Of Warcraft Classic: Maybe You Can't Go Home Again August 5, 2020
    My brother and I started taking World of Warcraft Classic seriously again two weeks ago. We both played during the mid-2000s Vanilla period—the era Classic attempts to replicate—and jumped into Classic last year, grinding to the mid-20s. Back then, it really seemed like Blizzard’s experiment was going to work.Read more...
  • Hellboy is being turned into a second tabletop RPG (the original is almost 20 years old), this time August 4, 2020
    Hellboy is being turned into a second tabletop RPG (the original is almost 20 years old), this time based on DnD5E. It’s coming to Kickstarter later this Summer.Read more...
  • Just How Lethal Is Ghost Of Tsushima’s 'Lethal' Difficulty? August 4, 2020
    Sucker Punch recently added a new difficulty level to Ghost of Tsushima. In addition to Easy, Normal, and Hard, you can now take on the Mongol armies in a “Lethal” difficulty level. The devs bill it as more difficult than Hard, but in practice it’s more a gameplay tweak. Yes, enemies are stronger—but you are, […]
  • I Thought I Missed Out On A Free Rare Warframe Suit, And It Sent Me To A Dark Place August 4, 2020
    Sometimes, you don’t know how much you want something until you realize it may have already slipped through your fingers. That’s what I told myself on Saturday, as sunk-cost fallacy convinced me to feverishly calculate how much it would cost to buy a Warframe suit that had been completely free less than an hour prior.Read […]
  • Zombie Stories Are Going to Have to Change August 4, 2020
    At the core of every book, video game, television series, or movie involving a zombie apocalypse is an idea about humanity’s drive to consume, or how easy it would be for civilizations to crumble in the midst of an unforeseen disaster. Like, for instance, the sudden spread of a deadly virus that swept its way […]
  • Fall Guys Servers Can’t Keep Up With Launch Day Popularity August 4, 2020
    Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout released today on PC and PlayStation 4 to much fanfare—perhaps too much. The hotly anticipated physics-based party platformer has been plagued by server issues all day.Read more...