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Starting 2019 the popular voice and text chatting service Discord will open its online shop to all developers to sell their wares on their platform. The platform takes only 10% of the sales versus 12% for Epic’s store, and 30% for Steam. Along with the competition its hard to say if this is a good or...
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Reportedly Pokemon Go creator Niantic on the last leg of its funding round is closing in on $3.9 billion in its valuation. With the momentum of Pokemon Go gaining 35% more active players from May to September making potential investors like Samsung and aXiomatic Gaming more likely to invest the $200 million to push them...
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Over the course of the last year we have reported on many allegations that the workplace environment for Riot Games was unacceptable and workers were subjegated to frat house pranks and sexual assault. Yesterday Kotaku reported that COO Scott Gleb has been suspended without pay for 2 months and will have to attended training for...
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Epic Games has been on a tear to shut down YouTube and Twitters of people leaking Fortnite content days and weeks before the content is released. Notable FNBRLeaks was requested by Epics Legal counsel to delete his Twitter, Discord, YouTube, Instagram and GitHub. If FNBRLeaks did not comply Epic would have started the process of...
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This weekend on December 9th the Detroit Renegades will be at Beacon Park in downtown Detroit. Checkpoint XP will be on site to cover all the action. Check below for more details on how you can participate.
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The official merchandising partner for the NFL, MLB, NBA and the NHL; Fanatics has struck their first deal into esports by being the Overwatch League’s official merchandising partner for Season 2 and beyond. Daniel Siegal, Blizzard Entertainment esports licensing head said, “The demand for team gear during our inaugural season was very strong…” Fanatics and the OWL’s...
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Early November TNC Predator player Carlo “Kuku” Palad had made some racist comments that has landed him in some hot water with the Chinese government. Kuku’s racially-charged statement has upset the Chinese Dota 2 community and has the municipal government of Chongqing out right banning him from the Chongqing Major. TNC Predator issued a statement...
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With the online Fortnite European Winter Royal Finals in the books we have French player Skite of LeStream Esports taking home the lions share of the prize pool and first place edging out second place Tuckz717 by 1 point. Mitr0 came up third with Issa taking the fourth slot with only being 2 points off from...
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With esports having a huge year it just keeps getting more and more main stream as the time passes. This week in history marks the start of Esports being recognized as a Medal Sport of the Southeast Asian Games for 2019. There will be a total of 6 medals possible. Two for each console, mobile...
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DreamHack AB the founders of many esports competitions ranging from Starcraft II to Counter Strike: Global Offensive are teaming up with Psyonix developers of Rocket League to start four new events for the Rocket League Pro Circuit 2019. Each tournament will have a $100,000 prize pool along with two events happening in North America and...
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