E-sports continue to bring in cash, but is everyone benefiting?
Xfire got thousands of Brazilian players to participate in its first e-sports tournament.
Virgin Gaming Premium will charge players $4.99 a month for all-you-can-eat e-sports competitions.
The story of how one of e-sports’ biggest broadcasters avoided the dark times to turn his hobby into a thriving profession.
Riot see the League Championship Series as a smart marketing expense.
Ghosts is the exclusive first-person shooter of MLG for the 2014 season, but players won’t have to wait until 2014 to see an MLG tournament featuring the new game.
Activision will hold another Call of Duty: Championship for Ghosts.
The company will produce nearly 10 hours of video content a week for MLG.tv.
The chief of Wargaming.net moves into consoles with World of Tanks for the Xbox 360.
A pro-gaming league made $3,700 “mining” for Bitcoins using malware they installed on their customers’ PCs.
Editor’s Pick Both professional gaming teams and Ubisoft hope that ShootMania Storm becomes a staple at e-sports tournaments around the world.
MekTek Studios resurrects a long-dormant franchise with the help of Unreal Engine 4 and e-sports.
MLG is looking to draw in more advertisers to market to the dedicated e-sports audience.
Twitch has over 29 million unique viewers a month, and it’s only getting bigger.
Compared to other sports, e-sports games are still in an early stage, but they’re taking off.
Publisher Activision teams up with Microsoft for the Call of Duty Championship.
Electronic Arts today launched its new e-sports video game tournament, exclusively on the Playstation 3. The EA Sports Challenge Series is designed to determine the most skilled Madden NFL 12, NHL 2 and FIFA 12 players, and is offering cash prizes of up to $140,000 to the best players.
Justin.tv announced today that it has secured an exclusive distribution deal with the electronic sports league, ESL, to broadcast electronic sports tournaments on Twitch.tv.
Videogame broadcaster and event producer Major League Gaming’s (MLG) most recent competitive event in Raleigh, N.C., drew more than 130,000 concurrent subscribers, not including streaming video delivered by MLG partner sites. That’s a new record for the company.
Online game broadcasting network Twitch.tv has passed 8 million unique visitors and 1 billion of minutes viewed in July. It has also partnered with the Global Starcraft League, the host of the largest Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty tournament, VentureBeat has learned.
Video streaming site Justin.tv announced today it’s launching a revenue-sharing program that professional gamers with a large number of followers can enroll in through the company’s competitive-gaming site.
A trailer for Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm — the second episode of Activision-Blizzard’s massively popular real-time strategy (RTS) game franchise — found its way onto the Internet over the weekend and has appeared on video streaming site YouTube.
Justin.tv, a site that lets web browsers watch and publish live video streams, started recruiting additional developers to build an exclusive electronic sports live-streaming website for games like real-time strategy game Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty in March. It’s part of the company’s plan to make electronic sports just as popular as typical sports are in American households.
Justin.tv, a site that lets web browsers watch and publish live video streams, is recruiting additional developers to build an exclusive electronic sports live-streaming website for games like real-time strategy game Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty.
Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of real-time strategy games like Warcraft and Starcraft, sacrificed a lot of potential improvements to Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty — including content and graphics — in order to make it viable as a “sport” for online gamers in the U.S. and globally, said Dustin Browder, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty’s lead designer. Browder made the comments at the Blizzcon 2010 convention in Anaheim, Calif. today.