10 Minutes of Video Gaming Everyday May Enhance ESport Skills

According to a new report, video gamers can dramatically develop their eSport skills by practicing for only 10 minutes per day. The study also discovered that inexperienced gamers gained the most when they wore a custom headset for 20 minutes before training sessions that provided transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). The study was led by researchers from Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, and the University of Limerick (UL). The study also … Read more

A Shortened Guide to WoW ESports Betting

World of Warcraft has evolved over the years from a simple game enjoyed by millions of fantasy lovers into a complex performance that requires a considerable amount of time investment from even the most casual players. Simply seeing end game content is a guaranteed time investment, much less getting the best possible gear. Like sports betting in New Jersey, betting on World of Warcraft can be an extremely lucrative hobby, assuming you learn the meta, … Read more

Gen.G and Bumble Announce Search for All-Women VALORANT Team, Expanding ‘Team Bumble’ Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bumble, the women-first social networking app, and global esports organization, Gen.G, today announced the search for an all-women VALORANT team – expanding their existing ‘Team Bumble’ partnership. Initially launched in 2019, Gen.G Empowered by Bumble (Team Bumble) established the creation of the first-ever all-women professional Fortnite team and brought the two brands together to empower women in the gaming community. Gen.G and Bumble will continue with a shared mission to create and champion … Read more

How to Watch eSports on Twitch

The influence of games like League of Legends and Overwatch and their competitive torment scenes continue to push that value upwards, with revenues expected to reach 1.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2023.

Which Esports are Being Broadcast on Traditional TV in the US?

Esports is continuing to grow, and streaming and broadcasting setups are getting better and better. There have even been purpose-built arenas created for esports, such as the HyperX esports Arena in Las Vegas. Recently popular games have gained international attention and have started to be broadcast on traditional TV. The Popular esports Being Broadcast on TV As esports continues to rise in popularity and coverage becomes more prominent on TV, the age-old question of is … Read more

Are Esports Organizations Predatory?

Even though esports are a relatively new type of competition, the sheer number of players and spectators makes it a huge deal. And this is not only for those who love some specific games like DotA, LoL, Overwatch, or CS: GO, but for the companies and organizations around the tournament. Getting in some of the biggest teams and organizations is a dream for many gamers playing on their PCs, consoles, and handhelds today. But, this … Read more

Is Game Betting Allowed in Illinois?

Wizard World is coming back around and looks to be happening as the COVID lockdowns start being lifted.  You can find a lot of guest speakers and entertainment coming this August in Illinois.   And speaking of exhibition events and such, I felt now was the time to discuss the legality of e-sports competitions versus Illinois Sports Gambling. Frankly, the explosion of interest in e-sports as a whole is an absolute joy for a nerd … Read more

Trends That Are Shaping The Future Of Esports

Although esports has been with us for less than two decades, the competitive gaming phenomenon has shown that it is continually changing in a variety of ways. For a long time, it was classic battle arena games like League of Legends and first-person shooters such as Counter-Strike Global Offensive that ruled the roost. But it looks like several noticeable trends are affecting the way that we enjoy watching and playing esports. So, here’s a quick … Read more

Are Esports Teams Taking Over the Sports World?

        At the start of the decade you might have been laughed at had you dared predict that Esports teams would match and soon surpass the values attributed to the likes of NFL and NBA franchises, or European Soccer teams. However, that is the reality we now live in.         What is an Esports Team? A team’s job is essentially to attract the best available talent that plays the selected games the team wants to … Read more

Are eSports the Sport of the Future or Just a Gimmick of Today?

The global e-sports audience is already over 530 million people, which is quite comparable with the audience of other sports. Every year in the world there are many tournaments with multi-million prize pools, which are monitored by hundreds of millions of spectators online, and each major sports resource has at least one section in regard of e-sports. ESports is a competition in a virtual space where the game is an interaction of control of characters … Read more

Evolution of e-sports and availability of betting on it in online casinos

From year to year, the gaming industry is developing at a frantic pace. Companies spend tons of money to develop games, hoping to surpass the competition. Today I want to talk about a series of games for which not only thousands of dollars are spent, but also which bring a lot of money to their players. As you already know from the article headline, we will talk about games such as Dota2, LoL, CSGO and … Read more

Esports Games 2019 Ranking

For several years now, the esports scene has grown bigger and bigger. Every year, new games are trying to find a place in this large market, but few succeed. Indeed, the most watched and played games remain the same for quite some time now: Counter-Strike, DOTA 2 or League of Legends are at the top of the charts for almost a decade. However, some video games do manage to overcome the odds and join the … Read more

What Makes an eSports Game a Winner?

At the time of writing, the total amount of money won from all eSports tournaments in history exceeds $760 million. For the last ten years, these prizes have only grown, according to website Esports Earnings. Back in 2009, a total of $4.1 million in prizes was given out for the entire year. In 2019, this prize money is at $190 million and still climbing. With numbers like these and the upward trend behind them, there … Read more

The Technologies That Power eSports and Competitive Gaming

Image source Even if you’re new to the party, you’ll know the eSports industry is big business. In fact, forecasts suggest it will reach $1.65bn in 2020. It is a sector that is heavily influenced by technology. Whether you’re a player, spectator, developer, or competition host, knowing about the finer details is vital. Here are five of the key technologies that are prevalent in the industry. Video Game Technologies Of course, video game technology is … Read more

Thinking about starting an eSports team? Here’s what you need to know.

The world of eSports has been a growing phenomenon in the world of video games for several years now and for those that have been considering getting themselves into this very successful area of the video game industry there are a few things you might need to know before just throwing some money at it and potentially losing it all. I am going to provide you with some key things that you will need to … Read more

The Massive Revenue Growth of eSports [INFOGRAPHIC]

eSports is on track to be a billion dollar revenue industry annually after having 30+% growth year after year, eSports was more commonly associated originally with South Korea and has rapidly been adopted by other countries and the western world over the past few years and will likely be a true contender against traditional sports television at some point though most people prefer to watch e-Sports from a computer at home you can still find … Read more

sports Arena Las Vegas Announces HyperX as Official Peripheral and Arena Partner

LAS VEGAS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Esports Arena Las Vegas, the first dedicated esports venue on the Strip and flagship of the Allied Esports global property network, has announced HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., as official peripheral and arena partner. In order to offer the most premium gaming experience, Esports Arena Las Vegas features HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice and mouse pads to be used for their esports tournaments, events and gaming … Read more

eSports Revenue Set to Exceed 1 Billion Dollars in 2018

Esports revenue is set to hit $1 billion this year as viewership continues to grow and the highest-paid stars are now earning colossal annual sums. One of the most popular games, Overwatch, has lagged behind its rivals when it comes to making its proponents rich, but that is starting to change. Towards the end of 2017, Sinatraa, real named Jay Won signed a $150,000 salary deal to join NRG after it beat Cloud9 in a … Read more

New Skins and Currency Coming to Overwatch in 2018

Overwatch, the incredibly popular online first-person shooter game, has seen huge success since it’s first launch. When the open beta first launched in May 2016, it brought in almost 10 million players. With that giant success, Blizzard Entertainment wanted to grow the game to a whole new level. Due to the massive success, Activision Blizzard created The Overwatch League. The Overwatch League is an esports organization with teams all over the world. Imagine something like … Read more