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Tej Kohli the Indian technology entrepreneur and “Self Made Billionaire has invested $22.7 million into Team Vitality. This is the largest investment the team has received with their total funding earlier in the year being $3.1 million. Tej Kohli’s investment is enabling the French based organization to reach global audiences and goals with potential future...
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Today's Checkpoint Daily brings you holiday cheer and could Blizzard end up on a naughty list?
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The high school esports startup PlayVS raised $30.5 million in their Series B fundraising and have added two games to their rosters Rocket League and SMITE to its inaugural season. PlayVS is an ever growing organization that is tasked with building and overseeing an infrastructure for high school esports. This latests investment doubles their last...
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Insomniac is at it again by teasing their second installment of DLC for the PS4 exclusive Marvel Spider-man. The new DLC will take place after The Heist continuing off of the cliffhanger in the first chapter of the DLC trilogy. Turf Wars will be hitting digital download on November 20th and it will contain 3...
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Toronto Esports Club in fleeting tweets explained that they would be leaving Overwatch immediately and “Good riddance.” The decision came because Blizzard has sold exclusive naming rights of “Toronto” to the Toronto Defiant one of the new Teams coming to the Overwatch League next season. With this conflict Blizzard asked Toronto Esports Club to change...
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The Intel Extreme Masters XIII – Chicago comes to a close and Astralis takes their 11th first place win and 6th international tournament win this year. With taking Team Liquid out quick in the Finals with a full sweep taking the best of 5 in only 3 maps. Astralis will take home the lions share...
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Turner “Tfue” Tenney popular Twitch streamer was the target of a Swatting attempt. Abruptly getting up to answer his door during friday’s stream he was greeted by two officers answering a call about an “attempted break in.” The situation was diffused further by Tfue’s neighbors who intercepted the police before they knocked on his door....
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The 28 year-old US based video game strategy guide publisher Prima Games will cease commissioning new titles from DK to start their process of closing all their offices. The first of the three offices closing will be the Roseville, CA location in mid November followed by the New York, NY and Indianapolis, IN offices in...
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EA Sports has partnered with the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) to announce another tournament for FIFA 19, eChampions League. The PlayStation 4 exclusive online tournament will also be a qualifier for the next eWorld Cup toting a $280,000 prize pool and a chance to gain 850 ranking points for the FIFA Global Series...
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As reported by Kotaku two former employees of Riot Games, Melanie McCracken and Jessica Negron, are taking legal action against Riot Games for violating the California Equal Pay Act, gender-based discrimination and sexually hostile work environment. This lawsuit comes three months after Riot had issued statements about course correcting this behavior in August. The Plaintiffs...
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