Business of Esports News - October 1, 2019

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The Business of LAN Cafes in India

The Business of LAN Cafes in India

Few Indian esports veterans would deny that gaming cafes have played a massive role in the evolution of the Indian

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You can soon buy Totino’s Pizza Rolls and unlock Call of Duty: Modern Warfare content

You can soon buy Totino’s Pizza Rolls and unlock Call of Duty: Modern Warfare content

Totino's is the latest company to combine e-Sports and food in their partnership with Call of Duty. Nothing goes better together than pizza rolls and video...

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Ready student one? Universities launch degrees in esports

Ready student one? Universities launch degrees in esports

LONDON (AP) — On their first week in class, a group of students is playing a first-person shooter video game in a sleek new digital studio. It's their introduction to the degree in esports they've...

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We Tried All the Gaming Supplements at TwitchCon 2019 | Digital Trends

We Tried All the Gaming Supplements at TwitchCon 2019 | Digital Trends

With so many streamers and e-sports players promoting gaming supplements, you might think they deliver on expectations. We all know these performance-enhancing drinks and treats are just energy supplements with video game marketing. Either way, we trie...

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Legionfarm Group raises $1.5 million to coach gamers to get better

Legionfarm Group raises $1.5 million to coach gamers to get better

Legionfarm Group has raised $1.5 million for its game services platform that uses esports pros to teach gamers how to get better at playing games.

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Why Did Tencent Buy Nearly 30% of a Norwegian Game Maker? | The Motley Fool

Why Did Tencent Buy Nearly 30% of a Norwegian Game Maker? | The Motley Fool

The world’s top gaming publisher wants a piece of Funcom’s Conan games.

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At TwitchCon, Video Games Are More Than a Hobby

At TwitchCon, Video Games Are More Than a Hobby

"I've been stopped on the street, at the convention center, at the hotel," says professional streamer Nicholas Amyoony of his first time as one of the 25,000 attendees at TwitchCon in San Diego.

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The $120 billion gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before, ...

The $120 billion gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before, ...

Video games are more than just a booming entertainment business — they're reshaping the way we interact with the world.

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Esports' quick rise has some universities offering degrees in gaming phenomenon

Esports' quick rise has some universities offering degrees in gaming phenomenon

College across the United States are launching degrees in esports as the market surges.

foxbusiness.com
PC gaming has entered the eye of the subscription service storm

PC gaming has entered the eye of the subscription service storm

Opinion: and Xbox Game Pass is its herald

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Brit proposes to online girlfriend he's met THREE times who lives 5,000 miles away

Brit proposes to online girlfriend he's met THREE times who lives 5,000 miles away

WITH 5,000 miles separating them, Kristen Rosales and Brit boyfriend Phil Watson don’t exactly have a conventional relationship. But the loved-up pair, who met on a gaming site, have taken th…

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MTG’s ESL and DreamHack enter into Comprehensive Esport Measurement Agreement with Nielsen

MTG’s ESL and DreamHack enter into Comprehensive Esport Measurement Agreement with Nielsen

  Modern Times Group MTG AB announced the entering into a comprehensive esports measurement agreement for esports portfolio companies ESL Gaming GmbH and DreamHack with Nielsen, the media industry’s single source of truth for esports sponsorship valuat...

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Dubai to host the first inter-school esports tournaments in the Middle East

Dubai to host the first inter-school esports tournaments in the Middle East

The prizes will include scholarships worth AED255,000. The winner of the senior tournament will claim AED100,000, while the winner of the junior tournament walks away with AED70,000.

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The future of sports tech: Here’s where investors are placing their bets – TechCrunch

The future of sports tech: Here’s where investors are placing their bets – TechCrunch

Sports have always been the ultimate unifier -- transcending geographic borders, rising above partisan politics and enabling multiple audiences to find alignment. The secret to this? Technology.

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Are eSports becoming bigger than traditional sports? » TalkEsport

Are eSports becoming bigger than traditional sports? » TalkEsport

It’s a question that we genuinely never thought we’d ask, but could it be that eSports are in fact becoming as big as, if not bigger than, traditional sports? You might think that the Fortnite World Cup (more on that later) has nothing on the NBA final...

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NRG Esports' CEO Reveals 2020 Plans for SF Shock and CDL Chicago Franchise

NRG Esports' CEO Reveals 2020 Plans for SF Shock and CDL Chicago Franchise

NRG Esports' Founder and CEO Andy Miller reveals the San Francisco Shock's 2020 Overwatch League plans and what Hector 'H3cz' Rodriguez brings to the organization for the Call of Duty League Chicago franchise.

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How the UK’s first esports degree is breaking ‘Mickey Mouse’ perceptions

How the UK’s first esports degree is breaking ‘Mickey Mouse’ perceptions

GameCentral visits the Digital Institute London at Here East to see how an esports degree is building the future for an entire generation.

metro.co.uk
Philadelphia Fusion release partnered streamers Emongg and Kabaji | Dot Esports

Philadelphia Fusion release partnered streamers Emongg and Kabaji | Dot Esports

The two popular streamers are no longer affiliated with the Fusion.

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