PES League World Tour 2018 named as official UEFA Champions League esports competition

The longstanding commercial union between Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer series as the UEFA Champions League has scored yet another wonder goal. The Japanese publisher’s PES League World Tour 2018 has now been named as the official UEFA Champions League esports competition. This bodes well for a potential extension to the three-year agreement struck between the […]

Celtic takes first step into esports with online FIFA tournament

Celtic Football Club has announced an online FIFA 18 tournament, starting this October, that will pit players against each other in online matches to win Celtic Champions League tickets and a variety of other prizes. The tournament will see players battling it out, all playing as Celtic, in head to head matches. It will be […]

Kairos Media acquires esports brand Lightning Pandas

Social media focused digital communications agency Kairos Media has announced its acquisition of esports outfit “Lightning Pandas”, which was co-founded by Michael Craddock and Call of Duty pro Shane ‘ShAnE’ McKerral. Craddock is also a co-founder of Kairos Media, and the acquisition marks Kairos’ entry to the esports business, using the Lightning Pandas brand for […]

Pro Sports Owner Jeff Vinik Close Out Super League’s Series C Round

Nickelodeon, DMG Entertainment, SoftBank ISAT, and Pro Sports Owner Jeff Vinik Close Out Super League’s Series C Round with $15 Million Entertainment, Media and Sports Titans Drive $28 Million Total Invested Since 2014 Founding of Leading Esports Gaming Platform SANTA MONICA, Calif. – June 29, 2017 – Super League Gaming, the global community platform that offers accessible […]

GET YOUR WINTER WEEKEND RUSH … AT RUSH!

Want to learn more about esports, meet and talk to pro players, watch SA’s top teams compete, and maybe even enter a competition yourself and win some prizes? Then Rush is where you want to be next weekend. Designed by the creators of the legendary rAge (really Awesome gaming expo), the inaugural Rush event, powered by HP OMEN, is a […]

University of Leicester and global esports company

University of Leicester to offer unique esports course to help students gain experience in the video games industry   Partnership between University of Leicester and global esports company ESL UK to provide students with valuable insights into esports business The University of Leicester is partnering with the UK arm of global esports company ESL to […]

ESL Play to Host Free-To-Play Heavy Metal Machines European Championship

Players across the globe to compete in first Heavy Metal Machines competitive tournament with a cash prize pool of over €10,000 Hoplon, the leading video games developer in Brazil is today delighted to announce that Heavy Metal Machines, the upcoming car-combat MOBA, is opening up registration for its first ever Esports European Championship on July 1, 2017 […]

Halo Championship Series – new details

While the Summer 2017 season has already started providing competitive Halo fans with plenty of intense Halo esports action, we’ve also got plenty of exciting news in store for what’s to come later this year. Today, we’re excited to announce our partnership with the outstanding folks at Gfinity for the EU Halo Championship Series Fall […]

TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX ® PRO LEAGUE SEASON TWO FINALS AT GAMESCOM 2017

Ubisoft® announced that the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League will continue with the Pro League Season Finals at GamesCom in the ESL Arena, to be showcased on the central stage for two days in Cologne, August 25TH – 26TH this year. The Pro League will also arrive in Asia-Pacific for Season 3 this September with players in four […]

FACEIT and X Games to Stream Live on ESPN3

FACEIT and X Games to Bring Rocket League Invitational to X Fest at X Games Minneapolis, Streaming Live on ESPN3 July 14-16 FACEIT, the leading online competitive gaming platform, has collaborated with X Games, the world’s premier action sports competition, to present the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational, a new esports competition taking place […]