With the continual growth of E-sports, its representation and opportunity for investment has expanded to traditional sports media. There have been several cases of popular sports athletes investing in, owning, or even playing in competitive gaming teams. As it turns out, NBA forward Jonas Jerebko seems to be doing all three. (more…)
Students at San Jose State University that enjoy playing competitive games or wish to get into the competitive scene, can do so by joining SJSU’s very own Collegiate StarLeague team. The SJSU StarLeague team kicked off their season last Friday by holding the year’s first team meeting. (more…)
This week Indian based company Nazara Technologies announced its investment of $20 million to create an E-Sports league in India. The company plans to establish a subsidiary company under the new label Nazara Games. Despite the company primarily being a mobile games developer, they plan to showcase PC games like CS: GO and Dota 2. (more…)
Sometimes video games don’t come as easy for people. Maybe you’re that guy out of all your friends that cannot play a game to save your life, so at a friend’s house you find yourself blankly holding a controller not having one clue of what to do with it. Well rest assured because actual professional gamers at the top of E-Sports rankings may eventually be able to tutor you. As long as you’ve got tons of cash. And speak Japanese. (more…)
On Wednesday the NBA announced its partnership with game developer Take Two Interactive to kickstart an NBA 2K competitive gaming league. The so called “NBA 2K E-League” marks the first United States sports based competitive gaming tournament. The E-League is planned to kickstart sometime in 2018.