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Nevada approves wagering on 4 esports events

By: DAVID PURDUM April 20, 2020 CNN Nevada Gaming Control has approved wagering on multiple esports events, as the state’s bookmakers look for new betting offerings with essentially all major sporting events halted during the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, Nevada sportsbooks were OK’d to offer wagering on Overwatch League, League of Legends European Championship and […]

Riot’s Valorant isn’t even out yet, but it’s already looking like an esports sensation

The tactical shooter is breaking Twitch records, and it’s still in closed beta By Nick Statt@nickstatt  Apr 9, 2020 The Verge Riot’s new video game, Valorant, is both a breath of fresh air and completely unoriginal at the same time. The first-person shooter opened its closed beta on Tuesday to gargantuan Twitch viewership, thanks in part to Riot’s deal with […]

TWITCH USAGE SURGES DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWNS, SURPASSES THREE BILLION HOURS WATCHED

BY JASON MURDOCK  Apreil 6, 2020 Newsweek.com The novel coronavirus outbreak has sent entire counties into mass lockdown—and viewership on live-streaming platform Twitch is reportedly at an all-time high. The Amazon-owned website has enjoyed a fresh surge of attention as citizens around the world have been forced to isolate, with new Q1 2020 statistics released by Streamlabs indicating the number […]

‘Something Needs to Fill That Void.’ As Stadiums Go Quiet, Esports Are Having a Moment

BY MATTHEW GAULT April 1, 2020 Time Unless you’re into marble racing or Belarusian hockey, you’re probably having a hard time finding any sports to watch right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the NBA and NHL seasons into limbo, MLB’s opening day came and went with nary a knuckleball or bat flip, and the Olympics are being put off […]

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With a $100 USD deposit, you can secure your choice of a Glacier White, Graphite Black, or Vintage Woodgrain Amico bundle, which includes: An Amico console, two controllers, and six pack-in games A $25 RFID Amico digital game store gift card A 25% off online merchandise store discount code A lenticular Running Man trading card […]

INTELLIVISION REVEALS NEW GAMEPLAY TRAILER SHOWCASING 23 GAMES

IRVINE, Calif. – March 17, 2020 – In anticipation of the Intellivision Amico family entertainment system launching later this year, Intellivision today announced a new gameplay trailer available now. Showcasing 23 games, nearly half of which have never been seen, the trailer offers enthusiasts a sneak peek at the reimagined favorites and groundbreaking original games […]

FaZe Clan raises $50,109.47 towards charities for those affected by COVID-19

By: EMILY RAND March 17, 2020 ESPN Esports and entertainment organization FaZe Clan held the first of their Call of Duty: Warzone pro-am tournaments today raising $50,109.47 towards charities for those affected by COVID-19 and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. YouTube personality Vikram “Vik” Singh Barn and his team of Itz_WarsZ and Vapulear walked away with […]

Esportz Entertainment Corp., One of the Largest Global Esports News Organizations, Signs Agreement with Pfinix, LLC to Launch Orange County Studio Featuring AR/VR Filming Capabilities for Creating Compelling Esports Programming and Content

The 18,000-square-foot facility includes a massive 50-by-50-by-24-foot tall cyclorama wall for shooting any type of production, and will further establish Esportz Network as a leading esports media company IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Esportz Entertainment Corp., (Esportz Network), one of the largest global esports news organizations, has announced signing an agreement with Pfinix, LLC for an 18,000-square-foot […]

Black Dog Venture Partners, Make It Studio and Infamy Fantasy Esports form Partnership to bring fantasy to gamers worldwide

Contact: Scott Kelly scott@blackdogventurepartners.com Phone- (480) 206-3435 LOS ANGELES, CA (January 30, 2020) – Infamy Fantasy Esports, Inc. a weekly fantasy Esports platform modeled after popular traditional fantasy sports applications DraftKings and FanDuel is proud to announce that they have partnered with Alex Bedoret and Make It Studio, a Venture Studio in Los Angeles and Black Dog Venture Partners an […]

Sensor Tower: Clash of Clans made $727 million in 2019, beating its 2018 take

By: MIKE MINOTT Jan. 9, 2020 Clash of Clans earned $727 million in 2019, according to estimates from market analyst Sensor Tower. That is a 27% increase from its 2018 revenues. It’s also the first time Clash of Clans has seen year-to-year growth since 2015. Clash of Clans launched for iOS back in 2012. An Android version followed […]

Visualized: The Esports Journey to Mainstream

By Katie Jones Jan. 3, 2020 Visual Capitalist Visualized: The Esports Journey to Mainstream Although esports might seem like a relatively new phenomenon, its origins can be traced all the way back to the 1970s. It was only in the past decade however, that a wave of technological innovation transformed the entire industry from an […]

Black Dog Gaming and Advrtas Announce Esports & Gaming Partnership

By: Black Dog Gaming Advrtas.comLOS ANGELES – Jan. 2, 2020 – PRLog — Esports is a growing multi-billion-dollar global industry that is still in its relative infancy. Providing better branding, content and immersive experiences for players and audiences will be key to the future growth of esports. Black Dog Gaming and Advrtas, have announced a partnership that will enhance growth […]