Business of Esports News - July 25, 2019

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Fortnite World Cup: everything you need to know about Epic’s $30 million tournament

Fortnite World Cup: everything you need to know about Epic’s $30 million tournament

How to watch and what to look out for

theverge.com
Overwatch players have spent $1 billion in-game | Dot Esports

Overwatch players have spent $1 billion in-game | Dot Esports

Blizzard has four oranges in one box.

dotesports.com
Call of Duty League Format for 2020 Season Revealed - The Esports Observer

Call of Duty League Format for 2020 Season Revealed - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Leagues: Call of Duty World League, Overwatch League (OWL) 2019 Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, League of Legends Companies: Overactive Media Group, Riot Games Teams: Team Envy Activision Blizzard  Esports this afternoon wil...

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Team Liquid Parent aXiomatic Invests in Agency AoE Creative - The Esports Observer

Team Liquid Parent aXiomatic Invests in Agency AoE Creative - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Companies: aXiomatic Gaming, Epic Games, Immortals Gaming Club, Infinite Esports & Entertainment, Matcherino, Super League Gaming Teams: Houston Outlaws, OpTic Gaming, Team Liquid Leagues: Overwatch League (OWL) 2019 aXiomatic...

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Ninja's Instagram account has been hacked | Dot Esports

Ninja's Instagram account has been hacked | Dot Esports

Or he's now giving away 1,000 free iPhone XS for no reason.

dotesports.com
Canon Canada announces new esports partnership with Toronto Defiant and OverActive Media

Canon Canada announces new esports partnership with Toronto Defiant and OverActive Media

Canon enters competitive esports and online gamer community with video streaming solutions BRAMPTON, ON, July 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging...

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Echo Fox to exit from the League of Legends Championship Series in 'big blow' to esports

Echo Fox to exit from the League of Legends Championship Series in 'big blow' to esports

Basketball player Rick Fox founded Echo Fox in 2015, and despite its enormous influence in the esports world, it's set to depart from the League of Legends Championship Series after allegations of racism from a shareholder.

finance.yahoo.com
Alexa is powering new games where you control the action with your voice

Alexa is powering new games where you control the action with your voice

Games played with voice commands are catching on, and now Amazon is betting on the nascent industry.

technologyreview.com
Disney and Electronic Gaming Federation to Host High School Esports Championship at ESP...

Disney and Electronic Gaming Federation to Host High School Esports Championship at ESP...

*By Zane Bhansali* Electronic Gaming Federation today announced a national interscholastic high school esports championship to take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex located at the Walt Disney World Resort in June of 2020. EGF, founded in...

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Gamers Around the World Compete for Eye-Watering Prizes in Top eSports Tournaments

Gamers Around the World Compete for Eye-Watering Prizes in Top eSports Tournaments

NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The attractive million-dollar prize pools for eSports tournaments have stunned audiences worldwide. Professional...

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DreamHack Exploring China Opportunities, in Talks with Wuhan Partner - The Esports Obse...

DreamHack Exploring China Opportunities, in Talks with Wuhan Partner - The Esports Obse...

Mentioned in this article Companies: DreamHack, Modern Times Group MTG, Turtle Entertainment Brands: ESL DreamHack is currently exploring its interests in running a festival in China in 2020. Christoffer Melin, head of operations, attended a local pres...

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Strafe App Closes $3M Seed Round Led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures - The Esports Observer

Strafe App Closes $3M Seed Round Led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Companies: BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, Epics.gg, Network Next, PlayBrain Games: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, League of Legends Brands: H4X.gg Esports mobile app Strafe has raised a $3M USD seed round, led by BITKRA...

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Onward is a VR game so intense I nearly destroyed my computer

Onward is a VR game so intense I nearly destroyed my computer

Please don’t tell my boss, but I got scared and I broke it real, real bad

polygon.com
Esports: Formula One to fast-track Chinese gamers to 2020 virtual series

Esports: Formula One to fast-track Chinese gamers to 2020 virtual series

(Reuters) – Formula One launched an esports series across China on Thursday with the promise of the top two local gamers making it all the

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Is this the future of esports in Australia?

Is this the future of esports in Australia?

Imagine a world where video games were like sports, professional players were scouted like NBA players, and teams trained in modern facilities as their full-time job. This may seem like a fantasy world for Australians, but in South Korea, this is reali...

theroar.com.au
The SDCC19 Esports Lounge livestream reached nearly 750,000 viewers, raised $20,000 for...

The SDCC19 Esports Lounge livestream reached nearly 750,000 viewers, raised $20,000 for...

The official SDCC19 Esports Lounge livestream raised money for Extra Life and St. Jude.

allgamers.com
“2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships” Sets Filming Date + Confirms eSports As New Event

“2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships” Sets Filming Date + Confirms eSports As New Event

The “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships” (hereafter “2019 ISAC”) is coming soon! On July 24, a source from MBC confirmed, “Filming for the Chuseok special of ‘2019 ISAC’ will be held on August 12 at Goyang Gymnasium,” and added, “eSports will be ad...

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Japan to hold its first-ever esports tournament for disabled gamers | Dexerto.com

Japan to hold its first-ever esports tournament for disabled gamers | Dexerto.com

It's an exciting time to be an esports fan in Japan!

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