Business of Esports News - November 15, 2019

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Allied Esports Entertainment Reports Net Loss of $4.3M, 85 Events Held At HyperX Esport...

Allied Esports Entertainment Reports Net Loss of $4.3M, 85 Events Held At HyperX Esport...

Allied Esports Entertainment reported a net loss of $4.3M USD in its first quarterly earnings since being formed in August.

esportsobserver.com
Esports gaming center coming to Patriot Place in Foxboro

Esports gaming center coming to Patriot Place in Foxboro

FOXBORO — What’s being billed as the first gaming center to be located next to a major professional sporting venue is opening in Patriot Place, just outside Gillette Stadium.

thesunchronicle.com
Nvidia profit, revenue beat on gaming chip demand

Nvidia profit, revenue beat on gaming chip demand

Nvidia Corp beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday on higher demand for its gaming chips and predicted strong growth in data center business, sending shares up 2% in extended trading.

nasdaq.com
Facebook Gaming Adds Charity Tools for Streamers

Facebook Gaming Adds Charity Tools for Streamers

Creators can now raise money for causes with the help of their communities.

adweek.com
Star Citizen Creator Chris Roberts on the Future of Gaming

Star Citizen Creator Chris Roberts on the Future of Gaming

The ambitious, perpetually delayed space adventure wants to be an enormous, meticulously detailed world.

nymag.com
How Fortnite made gaming accessible to everyone, one dab at a time

How Fortnite made gaming accessible to everyone, one dab at a time

It’s the game that everyone can play and—apparently—everyone does play, since it runs on anything from a high-end gaming PC to an average smartphone, and it’s free.

games.avclub.com
ReKTGlobal receives investment from Landon Collins

ReKTGlobal receives investment from Landon Collins

ReKTGlobal, the parent company of Rogue and London Royal Ravens, has received investment from NFL athlete Landon Collins. Financial details of the Washington Redskins athlete's investment have not been disclosed at the time of writing. RELATE...

esportsinsider.com
First Streamer To Hit 60 In WoW Classic Kicked From Top Esports Organization For Steali...

First Streamer To Hit 60 In WoW Classic Kicked From Top Esports Organization For Steali...

Before the tail end of August, Daniel “Jokerd” Gobey was basically a nobody. Then he won the worldwide race to hit level 60 in WoW Classic and became an overnight Twitch sensation, with over 300,000 people tuning in to watch his big moment just three d...

kotaku.com
Beasley Broadcast Group Significantly Expands Esports Platform With Acquisition of Over...

Beasley Broadcast Group Significantly Expands Esports Platform With Acquisition of Over...

The Overwatch League is the first major global professional esports league with city-based teams across Asia, Europe, and North America. Overwatch was created by globally acclaimed publisher Blizzard Entertainment (a division of Activision Blizzard—NA...

finance.yahoo.com
The esports market should look to WWE for its inspiration

The esports market should look to WWE for its inspiration

Since 2014, the wrestling giant's stock has risen by more than 360%, thanks partly to its eye for digital media and the rise of streaming

proactiveinvestors.co.uk
PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty: Mobile help drive Tencent gaming revenues

PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty: Mobile help drive Tencent gaming revenues

Chinese publisher cites increased contributions from overseas titles as driving growth in mobile gaming business, offsetting declines from PC

gamesindustry.biz
Stadia launch dev: Game makers are worried “Google is just going to cancel it”

Stadia launch dev: Game makers are worried “Google is just going to cancel it”

Kine maker thinks Google wants to start small, scale slowly.

arstechnica.com
Gaming legend John Carmack moving away from Oculus and into AI

Gaming legend John Carmack moving away from Oculus and into AI

There are few game developers who have achieved rockstar fame as much as the two Johns of the former id Software. And of the two, one is moving on from games or at least from working on games direc…

slashgear.com
Super League Gaming Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results

Super League Gaming Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results

Santa Monica, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Super League Gaming (Super League or the Company) (NASDAQ: SLGG), a leader in bringing live and digital esports entertainment and experiences directly to everyday gamers around the world, report...

globenewswire.com
Why Colleges Are Betting Big on Video Games

Why Colleges Are Betting Big on Video Games

A small Pennsylvania university has only one varsity program: e-sports. Is this the future of college athletics?

theatlantic.com
This is how gaming streaming site Twitch took over the internet

This is how gaming streaming site Twitch took over the internet

The platform has become the most popular live-streaming service in the world. But how did a site where you can watch other people playing video games in their bedrooms for hours and hours take over the internet? Leslie Leuenberger investigates

independent.co.uk