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Sports Direct to offer e-sports in Game Digital tie-up

By: BBC News Sports Direct plans to open e-sports areas in some of its stores as it increases its collaboration with specialist games retailer Game Digital. The retailer will allow space in which to sell both physical gaming products and for players to meet and compete. E-sports, essentially computer and console gaming, can be played in […]

Most teens can’t afford a virtual reality headset, so they’re going to VR arcades instead

You can now go to a VR arcade from CNBC. By Michelle Castillo February 10, 2018 CNBC Virtual reality (VR) arcades are popping up to let people experience the computer-generated worlds without having to buy a headset. The nascent VR gaming industry earned $286.7 million last year, per SuperData Research. However the firm projected it will grow into a […]

Introducing Black Dog Gaming

Black Dog Gaming is the esports and video game division of Black Dog Venture Partners. Our goal is to provide a suite of services to video game developers and esports organizations including: Access to equity and debt capital Business development and sales management Publicity and media relations Digital and social media marketing Event promotion and sponsor […]

Google WILL rival PlayStation, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch with NEW games console

SONY, MICROSOFT and Nintendo WILL soon have to contend with yet another console rival but this time it’s GOOGLE making a play for the games market with a new streaming platform. By Tom Hutchison February 10, 2018 www.dailystar.co.uk Google IS working on a video game console – dubbed Yeti – that will stream games from a server. We […]

Canadian Starcraft pro makes history in Pyeongchang

By Steven Loung February 9, 2018 Sportsnet.com The 2018 Olympics have only just gotten underway, but Canada already has a champion in Pyeongchang. Kingston, Ont., native Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn took that top podium spot and made history Wednesday, becoming the first woman to win a premier Starcraft II tournament after she defeated South Korea’s Kim “sOs” Yoo-jin 4-1 in a […]

New Luxor arena could prove Las Vegas is the perfect place for esports

By Brock Radke Las Vegas Sun On March 22, the Luxor will open Esports Arena Las Vegas in the space formerly occupied by LAX Nightclub. To the average Vegas visitor or casual observer, this development likely seems like another casino entertainment experiment aimed at bringing in younger customers, or possibly the beginnings of a new Strip trend. […]


February 17-18, 2018 East Tennessee State University, Culp Center Johnson City, TN Click Here To Register Multi-genre convention! Spanning video games, anime, comics, sci-fi, and fantasy in an educational setting at East TN State University. Now in year 6, ETSU-Con has received annual attendance of over 1800 students, faculty, staff, and fans from around the […]


February 10th The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort 9800 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256, USA, 2018 Click Here To Register Talking Stick Resort presents its 3rd Esports Tournament for the Arizona Fighting Game Community! Contestants will face off in Melee Singles, Melee Doubles, Smash 4 Singles, Smash 4 Doubles, Street Fighter V and a […]

The best phones for gaming in 2018

Whether you’re partial to iOS or Android, we’ve tested them all and rounded up the best phones for gaming this year. By Sam Loveridge February 6, 2018 www.gamesradar.com It’s easy to think that just buying a new smartphone means you’re automatically getting the best phone for gaming this year. Although that’s definitely a good route to go down, […]

How This Company Built a Business Through Gaming

How This Company Built a Business Through Gaming How to turn gaming into a career By David Wither February 7, 2018 https://www.influencive.com The average citizen now sees about 4,000 ads per day. It’s become a marketing truism in recent years that to stand out in an oversaturated digital world, you must fuel customer engagement by offering something […]

Microsoft Purchases Cloud-Based Gaming Platform PlayFab

BY WILLIAM USHER   https://www.cinemablend.com  “Microsoft” and “Acquisitions” have been used a lot lately ever since rumors about Microsoft acquiring some of the big names in gaming and tech were floated around last week. Well, Microsoft did acquire a gaming company in the form of the cloud-based streaming platform, PlayFab. Over on the official Microsoft blog there’s a […]

The creation of a new sport: Esports

Dalton Stokes Feb 5, 2018 Updated Feb 5, 2018 http://www.kykernel.com Americans are famous, or rather infamous, for our love of sports. This is an infatuation that we usually brandish as intrinsic to being American. Most would agree that there is nothing more American than baseball. But with these sports on the decline, especially America’s most popular sport, football, one […]