HyperX Grows ‘We’re All Gamers’ Initiative, Sponsors Sports Academy’s Esports Center

HyperX is the new peripheral sponsor for Sports Academy’s esports center. Sports Academy offers a wide variety of sports-related services at its Thousand Oaks campus, including a 2,000 square-foot esports facility. Both companies are targeting a wide range of gamers, … Read More

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OPINION: Overwatch’s LFG Underlines the Value of Team-Building Tools in Esports Titles

The votes are in—Overwatch’s  new “Looking for Group” system is both popular and efficient at crushing toxicity. LFG is a simple group-making tool, modeled similarly to a feature of the same name in another massive Blizzard  title, World of Warcraft … Read More

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OPINION: Overwatch’s LFG Underlines the Value of Team-Building Tools in Esports Titles

The votes are in—Overwatch’s  new “Looking for Group” system is both popular and efficient at crushing toxicity. LFG is a simple group-making tool, modeled similarly to a feature of the same name in another massive Blizzard  title, World of Warcraft … Read More

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Vainglory Heading to Mac and PCs: “The EVIL Engine Was Designed to Hold up on Any Platform”

Vainglory is now available to play on Mac and Windows platforms in a very early alpha test. The game’s developer, Super Evil Megacorp, is hinting at plans to create a wide cross-platform network. Despite the recent addition of rival Arena … Read More

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Pittsburgh Knights Land First Big Non-Endemic Sponsor in Totino’s

Emergent esports organization the Pittsburgh Knights have landed Totino’s as a major sponsor. The non-endemic brand has engaged with esports before, but this is its first direct sponsorship of a team. Both brands’ focus on younger demographics likely plays a … Read More

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Pittsburgh Knights Land First Big Non-Endemic Sponsor in Totino’s

Emergent esports organization the Pittsburgh Knights have landed Totino’s as a major sponsor. The non-endemic brand has engaged with esports before, but this is its first direct sponsorship of a team. Both brands’ focus on younger demographics likely plays a … Read More

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Foundry IV Partners with Sports Fitness Tech Company Hyperice

Foundry IV signs global partnership with Hyperice, a sports fitness technology company. Partnership includes studies evaluating physical effects of gaming, educational workshops, and “recovery kits.” Foundry IV’s “new sports” initiative is a high-level series of plans intended to bridge perceived … Read More

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Garena’s League of Legends Client Gets ‘Cryptojacked’ by Coinhive Malware

Garena, the publisher of League of Legends in the Philippines, has released a statement regarding last week’s “cryptojacking” of its client. Specifically, a line of Javascript was embedded into the client without Garena’s knowledge. Cryptojacking is becoming increasingly common, primarily … Read More

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