The Verge reports that “Twitch is getting bought, but it’s not YouTube and Google that are doing the buying. Amazon has agreed to buy the massively popular video game streaming … Continue reading Amazon Buys Twitch for Nearly $1 Billion
Fortune reports that “male millennials are spending a record amount of time watching professional video game tournaments. And Coke, Intel and Nissan are just some of the brands taking advantage.” … Continue reading Major Brands Dive into eSports
It was another record year in 2013 for eSports viewing, Gamasutra reports: “Thanks to the popularity of online games like League of Legends, more people than ever are watching eSports … Continue reading 2.4 Billion eSports Hours Watched in 2013
The Daily Dot offers a brief history of what they call the “NCAA for esports.” The piece reports on the first ever League of Legends Collegiate Championships held by developer Riot … Continue reading Are Colleges the Next eSports ‘Frontier’?