The Wall Street Journal offers an important presentation and analysis via Activate: “Competitive videogaming, or e-sports, is becoming a significant new category of entertainment with the potential to even disrupt traditional … Continue reading How eSports Could Upend Sports Viewing
Kellen Beck writes in Mashable: “When Nintendo revealed its next console, Nintendo Switch, one thing in the trailer stood out that didn’t really have anything to do with the hardware: esports.” … Continue reading Does Nintendo Switch Mark Its eSports Entrance?
The Street: “Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick says the number of spectators that watch eSports competitions out numbers the viewership of both the NFL and NBA, and he has plans … Continue reading Activision Blizzard CEO Kotick Talks eSports Future
A fascinating report via Newzoo: “In brief, there are three reasons resulting in the enormous interest from both consumer brands and sports companies to get involved in esports:” “Reaching the unreachables: … Continue reading Report: U.S. Male Millennials Watch as Much eSports as Baseball, Hockey
We know VR’s role in gaming and eSports is growing fast. October looks like it will offer a growth spurt. Ian Hamilton of UploadVR covers all the details: Google: “Starting October … Continue reading October: Big Month for VR
We know the biggest headline from the TwitchCon conference: Twitch Prime. What else was announced? TechCrunch Editor Greg Kumparak reports the headlines: “Clips on Mobile: Viewers will be able to clip/create/share … Continue reading More News from Twitch