Monster Energy Celebrates 10 Years Of Partnership With Evil Geniuses

Monster Energy celebrates 10 years of partnership with Evil Geniuses – one of the original and most recognizable organizations in esports – by announcing a multi-year extension to the sponsorship. For the last decade, Monster Energy and Evil Geniuses have built out esports’ fast-growing fan base bringing the world of gaming to a whole new arena.… Read the rest

Luckbox eSports Betting Adds VALORANT

Luckbox  a leading provider of licensed, real money esports betting, is pleased to announce the addition of betting for VALORANT (a 5v5 first-person shooter game developed by Riot Games, launched in 2020) to its award-winning platform. The VALORANT addition increases Luckbox’s offering of esports betting types to 14.

Luckbox now offers wagering on the game, with markets on Match winner, Correct Score, Maps Handicap, Total Maps, Round Handicap and Total Rounds.

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Gogawi eSports Wagering Available In Japan

Esports Technologies announced the launch of its consumer platform, Gogawi, in Japan. Gogawi is available in more than 140 jurisdictions, is an immersive betting destination offering top tournaments and games 24×7.

Japan is the birthplace of many influential video games and game developers, and has had an enormous impact on global gaming culture.… Read the rest

Esports Betting Continues to Garner Investor Interest

The growing Esports and competitive-gaming phenomenon is continuing to rage on in 2021 and garner significant investor interest due to the massive opportunities. With the global Esports betting market on track to reach $13 billion by 2025, it has emerged as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and businesses and investors alike are looking to gain a share. … Read the rest

League Championship Series, Closing Gap Between Amateur & Pro Players

Mobalytics (mobalytics.gg), a personal gaming companion and analytics platform, announced the launch of its updated platform for a new amateur ecosystem created in collaboration with the League Championship Series (LCS), North America’s largest professional esports league.

The LCS’s new format demonstrates the league’s commitment to developing the North American amateur scene by creating new ways for LCS teams, tournament organizers and sponsors to support the growth of amateur competition.… Read the rest

MotoGP21 is available

Milestone and Dorna Sports S.L. released the next chapter of the famous two-wheel simulation series MotoGP™21 for established and next-gen consoles. The racing game will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC on Steam and the Epic Games Store. MotoGP21 includes the official 2021 season and is a real feast for the eyes thanks to next-gen technology.… Read the rest

Call of Duty: Warzone & Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season Three

Call of Duty®: Warzone™ and Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War Season Three has launched with the most ambitious free content offering in Call of Duty® history. Season Three marks a huge celebration for Call of DutyWarzone™, which has crossed 100 million players since its launch last year.… Read the rest

Esports Betting Market Continues to Garner Serious Investor Interest

The growing Esports and competitive-gaming phenomenon is continuing to rage on in 2021 and garner significant investor interest due to the massive opportunities. With the global Esports betting market on track to reach $13 billion by 2025, it has emerged as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and businesses and investors alike are looking to gain a share. … Read the rest

SMITE Pro League to focus on sustainability & quality of life for pro players

Every year, the SMITE Pro League is where the most talented players in the world bring Titan Forge’s divine action-MOBA to its greatest heights as an esport—delighting the entire community with spectacular skillshots and thrilling plot-twists for months on end.

The new SPL season begins  April 23, and comes with major structural changes.… Read the rest

Guild Esports and D7RL, Rocket League content creator joins the collective

Guild Esports announces the signing of European leading Rocket League content creator Dawson “D7RL” Berbuntes, which continues to strengthen Guild’s Rocket League offering.

After the professional team’s recent RLCS European victory, Guild has diversified its entertainment offering with a French-language creator; launching in partnership with Subway, Guild has ensured it will continue to create authentic content and support local-market creators all around the world.… Read the rest

Free Fire, ‘K.O Night’ reaches its grand finale

Free Fire, the world’s most downloaded mobile game in 2019 and 2020, invites Survivors to knuckle up for the grand finale of its latest major event, K.O. Night. Free Fire’s premier fighting tournament has taken over the game, with a host of updates that include a full in-game reskin, a special interface, and plenty of exciting rewards up for grabs.
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The Ivy League COVID-19 Charity Stream eSports Tournament on April 24th

The Ivy League COVID-19 Charity Stream powered by PLANET9 will be going live at 1 PM EDT Saturday, April 24th. The tournament will feature eight student eSport teams from the Ivy League: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale.

PLANET9, an esports competition platform created by Acer to help bolster the eSport industry’s competitive ecosystem via a grassroots approach, will be hosting, operating, and sponsoring this event.… Read the rest

WGGB Festival of Games Writing 2021, Series of free online events

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) is delighted to announce its second, week-long mini-festival on the craft of videogames writing, this time sponsored by Articy.

It follows the inaugural festival in June last year and kicks off next Monday 26 April 2021.

All the events are free and participants just need to register ahead.… Read the rest

SMITE: Battleground of the Gods, ​​​​​​​Gilgamesh Joins SMITE

Titan Forge Games released SMITE’s newest playable God, Gilgamesh, in the “King of Uruk” Update. He has been eagerly awaited by the action-MOBA community since his cinematic trailer released in March.

Gilgamesh is a leader, an adventurer, and the first mythical hero of all time through his epic. In SMITE, he distinctively belongs to the Warrior class, taking a hands-on approach to combat and bringing a lot of brute-force strength and an in-your-face attitude.… Read the rest

Brazil’s Independent Game (BIG) Festival, From May 4 to 8

Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival, the largest independent games festival in Latin America, is excited to announce some of the incredible companies to be featured at this year’s event. Along with more than 90 games for attendees to play, BIG Festival will be presenting several enlightening and informative panels from May 4 to May 8.… Read the rest