CNET explains “How esports stars broke into the Dota 2 scene.” Says self-described “professional idiot” Jake “SirActionSlacks” Kanner: “A lot of people tell me, oh you know, he’s got this act … Continue reading How eSports Video Stars — ‘Host, Casters and Analysts’ — Are Born
JD Mullane of the Seattle Intelligencer: “The 21st century will not be kind to the NFL, because Millennials don’t watch much network television, the league’s main recruiting tool for young … Continue reading Will eSports Replace NFL?
ESPN and Disney XD “have signed on to broadcast the EA Sports Madden NFL 18 Championship series,” reports Cleveland.com. “The games, which kicked off last weekend with the Madden NFL 18 … Continue reading ESPN, Disney XD to Broadcast Madden 18 eSports League
Techradar reports: “Following in the footsteps of Sky, the BBC has announced it will be bringing live eSports coverage to viewers every weekend for the next six weeks on BBC … Continue reading More Live eSports on TV
For anyone who knows the history of Fox Sports — in particular, its NFL relationship — NY Digital Editor Todd Spangler reports Variety’s exclusive news is big: Fox TV veteran David … Continue reading Report: Former Fox Sports Head to ‘Make eSports More Like TV’
We know that research firm SuperData sees great growth in Virtual Reality. Said SuperData’s head of VR/AR strategy, Stephanie Llamas: “There’s no doubt the virtual reality market will be an … Continue reading The Growing Intersection of VR and eSports Broadcasting
The group that brought streaming to Major League Baseball is moving to eSports. The Wall Street Journal reports on the deal, in which MLB’s BAMTech will “pay a minimum $300 million … Continue reading MLB Tech Group Inks League of Legends Streaming Deal