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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 […]

Atari and Game Jolt Partner to Bring New and Exciting Independent Video Game Titles to the Atari VCS

NEW YORK, NY (July 20, 2020) – Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today announced a partnership with Game Jolt, the largest community for indie games and the people who make and play them, that will bring some of the best and most creative indie games to the Atari VCS PC-based […]

MEGAFANS and Native Gaming Collaborate to Expand Mobile eSports Offerings

Black Dog Gaming Brokers Online Gaming eSports CollaborationMEGAFANS and Native Gaming Collaborate to Expand Mobile eSports Offerings Black Dog Gaming Brokers Online Gaming eSports Collaboration Contact: Scott Kelly, 480-206-3435, scott@blackdogventurepartners.com Black Dog Gaming, the eSports and gaming consultancy of Black Dog Venture Partners, recently brokered a collaborative marketing and business development deal between MegaFans, Mobile […]

Atari VCS Storefront Opportunities (In partnership with Black Dog Gaming)

July 7, 2020 Atari is an iconic lifestyle brand that has transcended gaming and now enjoys a broad presence in pop-culture, multimedia, and entertainment. Anchored by this strong, positive brand awareness, Atari is launching the all-new Atari VCS in Fall 2020. The Atari VCS is a PC/console hybrid with a native console-like environment for couch-based […]

Gamers Are Going Crazy Over This Xbox Controller-Shaped Rock

By Ambrose Leung June 30, 2020 Hypebeast Gamers are taking to Twitter to express their excitement for a Japanese user’s (@cbr6w) finding along the beach. The finding in question is a rock shaped like a video game console controller. The tweet has since gone on to transcend the Japanese language, finding an audience with the universal language […]

Pokémon Unite could open competitive gaming to a whole new audience

By Andrew Webster June 25, 2020 Theverge.com In some ways, yesterday’s announcement of Pokémon Unite felt a few years too late. There was once a period of time when it seemed every major publisher was experimenting with the then-burgeoning MOBA trend, trying to emulate the newfound success of League of Legends and Dota 2. That was years ago. Yet, here was The Pokémon […]