Home Black Dog Gaming

Black Dog Gaming

Firms offer live immersive streaming of eSports

By Jake Bickerton June 11, 2018 Broadcast Now US-based VR/360 consultancy and production studio Supersphere has collaborated with integration provider Key Code Media to enable immersive live streaming of eSports tournaments. The companies have created a live production flypack capable of handling 360, 180, 4K or HD and seamlessly mixing and matching each geometry to create an immersive […]

Esports reaches for the eyeballs at E3

By:DEAN TAKAHASHI June 8, 2018 Venture Beat The esports craze has picked up in a big way over  the past year, and that’s reflected in the events taking place at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade show in Los Angeles next week. E3 generates billions of media impressions, and the esports companies want a lot […]

eSports Formula 1: more ‘Team Alonso’ drivers qualify for Pro Draft

By Kyran Gibbons May 7, 2018 Autosport The final two members of the Fernando Alonso-affiliated G2 eSports team were among this week’s qualifiers to progress to the Pro Draft stage of Formula 1’s virtual series. In what was the final week of qualification, all three races were completed on the Monaco Grand Prix circuit. The top […]

Slain again: Shanghai Dragons, the eSports team that keeps losing

June 6, 2018 The Star SHANGHAI: Played 36, lost 36. The Shanghai Dragons eSports squad are rapidly gaining notoriety as one of the worst sports teams in the world, racking up defeat after defeat and drawing unflattering comparisons with China’s much-maligned national footballers. Communication problems between their Chinese and Korean players, bickering and accusations that managers are […]

Esports giant: Traditional TV broadcasters are looking into showing our content

By: Eustance Huang June 5, 2018 CNBC A ‘huge opportunity’ is present for esports in Asia: Exec from CNBC.   The world’s largest esports company is looking to establish an ecosystem in Asia. Speaking with CNBC’s Dan Murphy, Frank Sliwka, the COO of Asia for ESL Gaming, said there is a “huge opportunity” for esports to grow in […]

PlayVS, bringing esports infrastructure to high schools, picks up $15 million

By: Jordan Crook June 4, 2018 Tech Crunch PlayVS, the startup building esports infrastructure at the high school level, has today announced the close of a $15 million Series A funding round. The financing was led by New Enterprise Associates, with participation from existing investor Science, as well as CrossCut Ventures, Coatue Management, Cross Culture Ventures, the San […]

Esports betting just got a whole lot easier. Now what?

By: Jessica Conditt  June 1, 2018 Engadget n May 14th, the United States Supreme Court eliminated a 26-year-old law prohibiting states from sponsoring sports gambling. Today, states are free to establish their own sports-betting laws, and a few governors are acting fast. New Jersey, the state at the heart of the Supreme Court decision, should have sportsbooks live […]

Russia’s minister of sport recognizes esports as a fast-growing phenomenon

By: Nicole Carpenter May 30 2018 dot esports Esports aren’t going to replaces sports, but will flourish alongside them, according to Russian minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov. The Russian official spoke about esports at a Russian business event in St. Petersburg, Russia last weekend. The event held its first-ever esports panel, where Kolobkov appeared with the Russian Esports […]

F1 Esports Series Pro Draft taking shape

May 24, 2018 Formula 1 With the opportunity to become an official esports driver for one of the real F1 teams at stake, the competition has been fierce once again. Thousands of players took part in the third Qualifying Event in the F1 Esports Series, with the top ten on PS4, Xbox and PC all qualifying […]

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy This privacy policy was last updated on 5/24/2018. Please read carefully. Thank you for visiting www.BlackDogGaming.com (the “Site”). Your privacy is very important to us at Black Dog Gaming, and we are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy.  It is our policy to keep your personal information confidential. To make […]

Over 100 million people watch esports victory in China

By: Josh Ye  May 23, 2018 Abacus News Millions were glued to their screens, watching their team in a crucial final. By the end, shouts rang out at college campuses across China, celebrating victory and hailing their heroes. This is how big esports are in China. More than 126 million people in the country tuned in to watch RNG […]

Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 14 – May 20, 2018

By: Jordan Fragen May 22, 2018 esports observer Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social mediaaccounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according to the total number of hours watched for the week, from Monday through Sunday, […]