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Splatoon 2 esports gets big boost in Japan

Splatoon 2 esports gets big boost in Japan

While most esports belongs to one of a few genres — FPS, MOBA, or RTS — Splatoon 2 belongs to its own sub-genre of FPS games. Nintendo has dubbed it an “Action FPS” but it’s more like a third person shooter with some unique mechanics.

Ninja to battle against DrDisrespect for Streamer of the year award

Ninja to battle against DrDisrespect for Streamer of the year award

The Esports Awards returns for a third consequtive year. After a public nomination stage, the larger esports community has now been invited to vote for their favorite brands, players, personalities, and games in a total of 12 different categories. The voting process has already started

Violent video games will not be a part of the 2024 Olympics

Violent video games will not be a part of the 2024 Olympics

According to a recent statement from the IOC president, many major Esports titles will be left out of the Olympics conversation due to their violent tendencies. Initially Esports came into the 2024 Paris Olympics conversation with Tony Estanguet, co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee,

German olympic committee snubs esports proposal

German olympic committee snubs esports proposal

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (‘Deutsche Olympische Sportbund’, or ‘DOSB’) has snubbed an esports agreement offered by the German coalition, according to a report from The Esports Observer. Last month, itself more than three months after the German Federal Election, the Christian Democratic Union of

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Korean game developer looks to invest $45 million in esports

There’s no reason that you should have ever heard of Eyedentity. The South Korean game developer which was founded in 2007, has launched exactly one product, free to play MMO Dragon Nest, which isn’t exactly the most popular game in the west, with its Steam

G2 Esports lands high profile investors, in new funding round

G2 Esports lands high profile investors, in new funding round

G2 Esports just announced that they’ve partnered up with some pretty iconic people in a new funding round. The organisation has attracted the attention of icons like Barcelona FC starting midfielder André Gomes, Eric Mindich’s Everblue Management, MACRO Ventures, and Marc Lemann of Go4It, among

Twitch, Riot, and Blizzard unite to form Fair Play Alliance

Twitch, Riot and Blizzard unite to form Fair Play Alliance

A number of gaming industry behemoths have united in order to launch a new offensive on toxic players everywhere, creating a fascinating new organisation operating under the moniker of the Fair Play Alliance. Riot Games, Blizzard Entertainment, and Epic Games are three of the most