VentureBeat: “Epics.gg has raised $2 million in a seed round for its digital trading card platform for esports. It enables users to buy, sell, and collect digital trading cards based … Continue reading $2MM for eSports Digital Trading Cards?
“Eleven student leaders of Pac-12 universities have formed the Pacific Alliance of Collegiate Gamers (PACG), a collective organization that will organize and host esports events in League of Legends, Hearthstone … Continue reading Pac-12 Student Groups Create Independent eSports League
SB Nation: “The NHL plans to be the next professional sports league to launch its own esports equivalent. Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke to the media on Saturday evening before the … Continue reading NHL, EA Sports to Launch eSports League
More evidence of the financial power of video — and video gaming: Fortune names Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang, cofounder and CEO of “the red-hot Silicon Valley semiconductor and software company Nvidia,” its 2017 Businessperson … Continue reading Nvidia CEO Named Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year
Activision Blizzard faces two significant days in a row — announcing 3Q Earnings today after the market closes and releasing the new Call of Duty tomorrow. The Wall Street Journal … Continue reading Two Days to Watch Activision Blizzard: Earnings (Today), COD (Tomorrow)
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?
Darren Heitner offers a very useful overview of the intersection of eSports and blockchain in Forbes: “What makes all of this even more exciting is the introduction of blockchain into … Continue reading eSports + Blockchain: A New Partnership?