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Why some of 2020’s big games didn’t get Game Awards nominations

By Nicole Carpenter Nov. 19, 2020 Polygon.com Nominees for Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards were announced Wednesday. Games, studios, and voice actors have been nominated across 29 different categories, like Game of the Year, Best Score and Music, Innovation in Accessibility, and Best Performance. So why didn’t some of your newest favorites make the cut? A few […]

MegaFans and USO.org Partner for Charity eSports Tournaments Series

USO and MegaFans Raise Money and Awareness for Active Military and Supporters PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: NOV 13, 2020 07:58 ESTCandy Boo offers USO Charity Fundraiser GameSAN DIEGO, November 13, 2020 (Newswire.com) – MegaFans (Mobile eSports Gaming Fanatics), a San Diego area based mobile casual eSports platform, has partnered with the United Service Organizations (USO.org) again […]

Atlanta-based video game streaming startup Shotcall raises $2.2M

By Erin Schilling – Staff Writer Nov. 02, 2020, 3:30pm Thomas Gentle, founder and CEO of video game streaming startup Shotcall, grew up with a stutter. But when he picked up a gaming controller, he said that no longer mattered.   “Growing up, I was essentially a mute,” Gentle said. “Gaming for a lot of people is a means […]

Esports Entertainment Group set to acquire Helix eSports, ggCircuit in $43m deal

By Cody Luongo October 26, 2020 Esports Insider Malta-based gambling firm Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has entered an agreement to acquire venue company Helix eSports and B2B software provider ggCircuit. The transaction, valued at approximately $43 million, is expected to close before 2021. ggCircuit offers a cloud-based management system, tournament platform, and integrated point-of-sale solutions for enterprise customers. The company’s […]

Esports Entertainment Group Signs First-of-its-Kind Agreement with LA Kings and LA Galaxy to be their Official Esports Tournament Provider

Oct. 13, 2020 Esports Entertainment Group, Inc Agreement to operate three branded Esports Tournaments using the Company’s EGL tournament platform BIRKIRKARA, Malta, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NasdaqCM: GMBL, GMBLW) (or the “Company”), an online esports tournament and 18+ gaming company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with AEG, […]

Amazon announces new cloud gaming service called Luna

By Andrew Webster  Sep 24, 2020 The Verge At its 2020 hardware event today, Amazon announced a cloud gaming platform called Luna. The news isn’t too surprising: the service has been rumored since last year, previously codenamed “Tempo,” while an Amazon-made game controller leaked out just ahead of today’s event. It’s not clear when Luna will launch widely, but […]

How to train an esports team: private chefs, psychologists, and $452,000 worth of PC hardware

By Katie Wickens PC Gamer Sept. 17, 2020 An insider look at Team Liquid’s new, elite training facility in Utrecht n the underbelly of what, inside, looks like a dormant UFO, deep in the heart of the rising “esports capital of europe”, Team Liquid now trains it’s almost-inhuman talent to become the “most winningest” specimens […]

Esports Entertainment Group Takes Control of its Tech Stack with Acquisition of FLIP Sports Assets

September 09, 2020  Esports Entertainment Group, Inc BIRKIRKARA, Malta, Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NasdaqCM: GMBL, GMBLW) (or the “Company”), a licensed online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, today announced it completed the acquisition of certain assets of FLIP Sports Limited (“FLIP”), including staff […]

USO Esports Tournament at Las Vegas Warrior Week November 12th-15th

Event to Raise Funds and Awareness for Military Service Members We are excited to announce that we are partnering with the USO to host an esports tournament at the Las Vegas Warrior Week November 12-15, 2020. The tournament will be held at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas at The Luxor USO Warrior Week is […]

Native Gaming Launches $100,000 Contest for Fans of Gaming

Contact: Scott Kelly, 480-206-3435, scott@blackdogventurepartners.com August 24, 2020 – Native Gaming has announced its proprietary Social Gaming contests featuring the first of its kind, patent-pending, Native MMO Free-To-Play Slot Game. Over $100,000 in prizes will be available to lucky winners who register FREE at NativeMMO.com Native MMO is the World’s first Free-to-Play MMO that allows players to win real money by […]

Ford Models launches esports division

By Jonno Nicholson Aug. 13, 2020 Esports Insider New York-based modeling agency Ford Models has announced it is launching a division dedicated to esports and gaming. Ford Models Esports and Gaming will represent talent within the gaming and esports industry alongside working with leagues and stakeholders to assist in the promotion of esports. Names on the initial list of talent […]

Microsoft reveals more details about its ‘Netflix for games’ service

By: Ryan Browne@RYAN_BROWNE_ CNBC Aug. 4, 2020 Microsoft announced Tuesday it will be launching its Netflix-style cloud gaming service on Sept. 15 as part of a $15-per-month subscription bundle. The company initially revealed it would make its xCloud streaming platform a free add-on to its Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service last month. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which […]