In major competitive games like Starcraft, Overwatch, League of Legends, and DOTA 2, players from Asia always seem to win tournaments with relative ease. Domination over the world’s best players is not achieved solely by coincidence. Instead, there are real social factors different from the western world that make Asian players so talented. (more…)
Washington DC plans to make the city not just the capitol of the United States, but now plans to make it the capital of e-sports. Events DC is in partnership with NRG Esports to make DC the new hub for competitive gaming. (more…)
Apart from financial investments by traditional sports athletes and owners, there is also a growing genuine interest in competitive video games within mainstream sports. More and more sports athletes want to try their hand at e-sports, thus making for an interesting blend of two very different communities. (more…)
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…)
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.