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‘Overwatch’: Birth of a Professional Esports League

By Brian Crecente February 28th, 2018 Rolling Stone Team shooter Overwatch was designed first and foremost to be fun. But its real potential can be found in what came next: A meticulous pursuit by the company behind StarCraft, Diablo, World of Warcraftand Call of Duty to use the massively popular title to redefine sports and esports for an international audience. “First we were […]

ESPORTS ORGANIZATION HSEL ADDS THREE MORE GAMES TO THE LINEUP

February 26, 2018 High School eSports League Today, High School Esports League announced that they will be adding three new games to their line up, after just adding more games for their majors this spring. HSEL has been looking to add new games since the start of the Fall Majors, and has been listening to the […]

WOBBL3 Entertainment’s Dub Wars Video Game Connects Musicians with Gamers Worldwide

Feb. 26, 2018 / PRZen / SALT LAKE CITY — Utah based video game developer, Wobbl3 Entertainment announced the launch of their music marketing and engagement program for musicians and record labels that utilizes their hit game “DubWars”. DubWars is a rhythm-based music game that combines the mechanics of a top-down shooter with the power of Electronic […]

PS5 release date: Major PS4 games 2018 upgrade REVEALED, can Xbox, Nintendo catch up?

By GARY JONES February 24, 2018 Express PlayStation fans have a lot to look forward to in 2018, if the latest news and reports are anything to go by. There could even be a new PS4 hardware upgrade coming our way, although other competitors could soon join in on the action too. With the Nintendo Switch sticking around […]

College esports is set to explode, starting with the Fiesta Bowl

By: Jessica Conditt February 23, 2018 Endgadget As executive director of the Fiesta Bowl, one of the largest college football tournaments of the season, Mike Nealy was more familiar with shoulder pads than mousepads. Six months ago, he didn’t know people were making money playing video games professionally, he’d never heard of Twitch, and the last time he […]

Game on: School of Music maestros create soundtracks for interactive media

By Jamie Oppenheim   February 13, 2018 SF State News New SF State classes focus on scoring and sound for video games Greer McGettrick, a music composition major, was not a fan of video games. She didn’t play them growing up and had certain prejudices — that they’re ultra-violent, objectify women and are geared toward a male audience. […]

New Esports Performance Wear Line Launches

By: Brian Crecente February 20, 2018 Rolling Stone H4XX.gg Tuesday unveiled a new line of performance and casual esports wear that will be the official apparel supplier of several ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters and DreamHack events this year. The clothing line features things like built-in arm pads, special venting and weatherproof zippers. The H4X.gg (pronounced hacks) line was […]

Could Esports Become Part Of Olympics By 2024?

By  Jen Booton February 16, 2018 SportTechie NEW YORK – Those who work in esports believe the gaming competitions could be added to the Olympics as soon as 2024, potentially exciting a new generation of viewers similar to the way snowboarding ignited a younger audience when it was added in 1998. A number of challenges, however, will need […]

How Major League Baseball Is Approaching Future Entry Into Esports

By Diamond Leung February 15, 2018 SportTechie NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media are keeping a close eye on the esports landscape as the league considers how it might enter the space in the future. “I think it’s all about fan engagement, and it’s about finding the right place to go in,” Jamie Leece, […]

Wave goodbye to split-screen gaming with this high-tech multiplayer display

By Jon Porter 2 days ago Television  As fun as online gaming is, it will never be able to match the sheer joy of playing games with people in the same room. But the biggest problem with local multiplayer (well, aside from getting four people into the same place) is having to put up with a split-screen that […]

IndieCade East 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 to Sunday, February 18, 2018 – all day Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue, Queens, New York, 11106, United States (718) 777-6800 IndieCade East is an annual celebration of independent games and the people who make and play them. The exciting weekend features dozens of new and unreleased […]

Orccon 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm to Monday, February 19, 2018 at 06:00 pm Hilton Los Angeles Airport (LAX) at 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90045, USA Click Here To Register For the past 41 years, Orccon has been Southern California’s largest convention focusing on tabletop gaming.  This year’s show will feature […]