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Interview with the President of GCU Esports – Part I

I had the lovely opportunity to sit down with the President of GCU Esports Cole “ILUSVHunter” Ricke. I asked him a myriad of questions, and he was glad to offer me answers and have a great conversation with another individual well versed in the business and understanding of esports. What does GCU esports offer that […]

The new realm of Valheim

By Zachary Fingerle Quite possibly the move explosive game on the market, selling over 2 million copies in the last 2 weeks after being released on February 2nd. Valheim is a game that is currently in early access. Your character is a Viking who has fallen in battle but rather than being transported to Valhalla […]

The Call of Duty League has returned: and here is what you need to get caught up to speed

The Call of Duty League (CDL) was announced in 2019 as a global, city-based esports league that spans across: America, Canada, and Europe. There are 12 franchise spots purchased by various esports organizations and companies across the globe. Activision Blizzard set the price for each franchise slot at $25 million while their other IP in […]

LCS Lock In Tournament and Return of the LCS

By Zachary Fingerle From January 15th to the 31st the League Championship Series (LCS) Lock In tournament was held. It was a hard fought battle for the championship. Cloud9 ended up completing a reverse sweep against 100 Thieves in the Semi-finals to make their way to the championship and face Team Liquid. Team Liquid (TL) […]

Welcome to Tarkov, The Savage World of Tarkov

By Zachary Fingerle It is a crisp and cold morning on a lovely day in Russia, a nice day to die. Picture this; you are limping to the side of a storage crate as a bullet coming from seemingly nowhere has torn through your leg and broken the bone. You can no longer sprint but […]

Versus Game Secures $4 Million Financing Round Led By Raised In Space & Plus Eight Equity Partners

By Business Wire January 28, 2021 New Prediction/Social Wagering Marketplace App Acts As An Alternative Revenue Generator for the Entertainment Industry; Will Attract More Users Who Want to Interact With Celebrities SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Versus Game, the world’s leading consumer prediction/social wagering marketplace, has announced it has completed a $4 million Series Seed round of financing, […]

How U.S. casinos are embracing esports

By Tom Daniels Dec. 30, 2020 Esprts Insider The growth of esports betting globally through 2020 has been discussed at length. Its potential in the U.S. market alone is vast, but it’s certainly been more of an uphill challenge given the legality of sports betting state to state. Despite these hurdles, esports betting in the U.S. has still […]

These are the Nintendo Switch deals to shop on Cyber Monday

By Jacob Krol Nov. 30, 2020 CNN The Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite are like a tag-team duo of gaming for everyone. The top-selling consoles have performed incredibly well in our testing — and when we’re just gaming, they’re a joy. While the consoles aren’t on sale, games and accessories are seeing strong discounts for Cyber […]

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 […]