The New York Times explains how huge eSports has become in South Korea — with a view on what could occur in the U.S.: “Top video game players in South … Continue reading Can eSports’ U.S. Future be Seen in South Korea Today?
IGN News reports that “ESPN President John Skipper doesn’t consider eSports as a sport, he mentioned during the Code/Media Series: New York conference on Thursday, categorizing it as a competition … Continue reading ESPN Chief: eSports is Not a Sport
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’?