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Cinedigm is launching the WHAM Network, a 24/7 esports coverage network on Twitch. The network will cover industry news, the celebrity gaming scene, in depth coverage of live events, and offer gamer-focused original series. It will spotlight a range of programming, including esports tournaments and highlights, Clip Blip – an America’s Funniest Home Videos style show,...
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Turner and ELEAGUE announced a new competition for Street Fighter V that will gather twenty four of the world’s best players to compete. The prize pool is set at $250,000, and the tournament will run for five weeks starting on June 1st. The action will air on both Twitch and TBS on Fridays. Source: Esports...
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The relationship between Twitch and Dreamhack has been one of the longest lasting partnerships in esports. It should come as no surprise that they marked their 10 year anniversary of working together. Twitch and Dreamhack inked another multi-year deal. The deal will include broadcast rights in thirteen languages and we will see Twitch as the...
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Most of the feats you can feasibly imagine for Dark Souls have been done by now, but every so often, one pops up that is amazing. After a year of trying, The_Happy_Hob managed to beat all three Dark Souls games without taking a single hit except for scripted ones. The victory follows a crushing failure...
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Twitch has partnered with 1,000 Dreams Fund to help provide the BroadcastHER Grant. The organizations will award at least two grants to high school or college women every semester, ranging from $500 to $2,000. The grant may be used for conference travel, equipment upgrades, workshops, or other tools to further their career as streamers. Source:...
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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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Discord has launched verified servers, similar to the verified user tag on Twitter. This idea is for people can chat with VIPs and be certain of who it is they are talking to. Discord already signed agreements with Cloud9, Liquid, Echo Fox, EnvyUs, and pretty much all the Overwatch League teams. This provides another level...
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This week: The Fiesta Bowl Overwatch collegiate national championships, is Adderall a performance enhancing drug, a discussion about violence in video games, and does esports need TV?
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Twitch viewership is continuing to grow by leaps and bounds. In fact, last January its viewership was better than of NBC and CNN. While Twitch viewership still lagged behind ESPN, the gap is shrinking as ESPN struggled to maintain viewers and Twitch grows. As more and more esports are signing exclusive deals on different platforms,...
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Twitch and Blizzard finally unlock viewing rewards for Overwatch Players, what can you get from it?
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