Polygon: “Overwatch League team Shanghai Dragons announced today that it signed 19-year-old pro player Kim ‘Geguri’ Se-Yeon, confirming reports that she’ll be the first woman to play in the league.” … Continue reading Overwatch League signs its first female player
The eSports Observer: “More than three months after the German Federal Election, a new government has not yet been formed. After long negotiations, Angela Merkel’s CDU and Martin Schulz’s SPD … Continue reading Germany Can’t Agree to Form New Government, But Agrees to Recognize eSports as Sport
South China Morning Post: “Hong Kong’s largest youth NGO has asked the government to hit the reset button on video games and recognise the pastime as a sport after a … Continue reading Survey: 80 percent of Hong Kong Youth Don’t Want eSports Career
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
The International Olympic Committee has spoken: eSports has a shot. Reuters reports: “Competitive e-sports could be part of the Olympic experience as long as it adhered to Olympic values, the … Continue reading eSports to the Olympics?
The next Call of Duty game has been announced by Activision. Get ready for WWII. Polygon adds that “Activision did not give a release date, although the company generally launches Call … Continue reading New Call of Duty Announced: WWII is Back
Another first has occurred in eSports. Stephens College, based in Columbia, MO, announced that it has launched “the first varsity collegiate all-women’s esports team.” The Stephens website, which claims the motto … Continue reading Stephens College Becomes 1st Varsity Collegiate All-Women’s eSports Team