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This week: PAX East 2018, gaming memes, OWL & NALCS results, fun with chiptunes and a brand new 24/7 esports network.
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Riot Games has announced major changes forthcoming to the European LCS. The changes will reflect much of what has been successful in the North American scene. The largest changes will include franchise permanence, revenue sharing to teams, and a large increase in the minimum salary for players. Applications for teams to join the League will...
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The first round of the NA LCS Spring Split playoffs drew to a close with some shocking results. Any chance of a TSM v. Cloud 9 match up was snuffed out early on as Team Liquid decimated Cloud 9 at 3-0. The real shocker came on Sunday when Clutch Gaming upset Team Solomid, beating them...
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Overwatch League pulled down an average concurrent viewership of 154,000 people whereas the North American League of Legends Championship Series had 106,000 people. However, the numbers only takes Twitch viewership into account. Unlike OWL, NALCS broadcasts over YouTube in addition to Twitch so their viewership is divided. In addition, this was the first week of...
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Salaries in esports continue to grow, especially with the advent of franchised leagues. While Overwatch League players are certainly doing well for themselves, it is the North American League of Legends Championship Series players who are raking it in. OpTic Gaming manager Romain Bigeard revealed that the average salary in the NA LCS this year is...
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The inaugural season of Overwatch came with a $20 million price tag for new franchises, a price most people thought was a bit too high. Compared to Riot’s League of Legends NALCS, buy-in price was only $10 million. As it turns out, the $20 million may have been quite the bargain. ESPN reports are speculating...
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This week: Pro Gaming Officially Comes to Japan, A Top 10 List of all-time developers, Facebook enters the game streaming scene and a conversation with University of Michigan Professor Dr Matthew Thompson.
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The EVO 2018 line-up has been revealed and Marvel vs Capcom is no where to be seen.
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This week: What is the Super Bowl of Esports? Has Nintendo Fully Rebounded? Could a Netflix like service work for video games? What video game would you play for the rest of your life?
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This week: xQc suspended from OWL, new study linking violence and video games, the rise of collegiate esports and The Fiesta Bowl Overwatch Collegiate Championship, and a conversation with Alex Handy founder of The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment.
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