Business of Esports News - October 18, 2019

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NASCAR Drives Digital Transformation: From Gears And Grease To Millennials and eSports

NASCAR Drives Digital Transformation: From Gears And Grease To Millennials and eSports

How do you reinvent a 70-year-old brand?

forbes.com
Esports growth sees 22% of adults watching or participating - survey

Esports growth sees 22% of adults watching or participating - survey

Gaming drives demand for bandwidth

irishtimes.com
Call of Duty League: How Activision reimagined its city-based esports structure

Call of Duty League: How Activision reimagined its city-based esports structure

Taking lessons from the success of the Overwatch League, Activision has revamped the structure of its esports competition in the Call of Duty League.

venturebeat.com
League of Legends Origins documentary now available on Netflix | Dot Esports

League of Legends Origins documentary now available on Netflix | Dot Esports

The film follows the game's meteoric ascent in becoming the world's most loved MOBA.

dotesports.com
Esports Gets Sweeter With Mike And Ike Sponsorship

Esports Gets Sweeter With Mike And Ike Sponsorship

Nerd Street Gamers continues to take steps to build a national platform for aspiring eSports competitors.

thegamer.com
How Technology Can Help Esports Continue Its Astonishing Growth

How Technology Can Help Esports Continue Its Astonishing Growth

McCauley, who is social media and marketing director of the outfit, identified new technologies as they key to continuing the growth of the esports market.

forbes.com
League of Legends: Boss says it's ‘not for casual players’

League of Legends: Boss says it's ‘not for casual players’

Newsbeat sits down with the boss of Riot Games as they celebrate 10 years of League of Legends.

bbc.com
Esports is no more an urban phenomenon, thanks to mobile gaming

Esports is no more an urban phenomenon, thanks to mobile gaming

A scoop from India's largest gaming championship

techradar.com
Electronic Theatre brings immersive group gaming to physical rooms

Electronic Theatre brings immersive group gaming to physical rooms

Will Dean is known as the creator of Tough Mudder. Now, he has gone digital with Electronic Theatre -- immersive group gaming experiences in physical rooms.

venturebeat.com
Majority of gamers say sponsored content adds to the fun, survey shows

Majority of gamers say sponsored content adds to the fun, survey shows

Only 23% said advertising made the experience less enjoyable.

marketingdive.com
This man just bought some of gaming’s ‘holy grails.’ It cost him $1 million.

This man just bought some of gaming’s ‘holy grails.’ It cost him $1 million.

A South Florida dentist added nearly 40 rare games to his collection. And he's not the only one scouring the world for them.

washingtonpost.com
How Unity built the world’s most popular game engine – TechCrunch

How Unity built the world’s most popular game engine – TechCrunch

What do BMW, Tencent, Pokémon Go creator Niantic, movie director Jon Favreau and construction giant Skanska have in common? They’re all using the same platform to create their products. Founded in a small Copenhagen apartment in 2004, Unity Technologie...

techcrunch.com
G2E wraps up after showing games, tech for now, into the future

G2E wraps up after showing games, tech for now, into the future

The innovations shown on the floor at G2E are more important than ever as the gaming industry strives to catch up to the technologies used in other industries, according to the AGA’s Bill Mil...

reviewjournal.com
Not enough evidence obsessive gaming is clinically unhealthy, scientists say

Not enough evidence obsessive gaming is clinically unhealthy, scientists say

Study suggests gaming is a symptom, rather than a cause.

home.bt.com
Wendy's sponsors mobile games in Giphy's new digital arcade

Wendy's sponsors mobile games in Giphy's new digital arcade

As the launch partner for Giphy Arcade, the fast food chain again shows a willingness to experiment with unique, interactive formats​.

mobilemarketer.com
Hurdles For The Video Gaming Industry

Hurdles For The Video Gaming Industry

Cloud gaming is the future, but it's further away than we would think. E-sports is one of the best sources to generate revenue indirectly. The regulations ahead

seekingalpha.com