The Business of Esports News - June 13, 2019

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Opinion: Cloud gaming for both Microsoft and Google remains a horseless carriage

Opinion: Cloud gaming for both Microsoft and Google remains a horseless carriage

SuperData Research founder Joost van Dreunen takes a look at the state of cloud-based game services in the wake of E3 2019.

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Miller Lite created a beer can that doubles as a video game controller, the 'Cantroller'

Miller Lite created a beer can that doubles as a video game controller, the 'Cantroller'

Get ready to take your "Super Smash Brothers" experience to a whole new level. Meet Miller Lite's "Cantroller. " Select fans -- 21 and older, of course -- had the chance to win one of these during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) happening right ...

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Female video gamers numbers increasing

Female video gamers numbers increasing

Do you play video games? Now, three-fourths of households have someone who does. And contrary to popular belief, almost half of gamers are women.

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Netflix Takes Baby Steps Into Video Gaming

Netflix Takes Baby Steps Into Video Gaming

Netflix Takes Baby Steps Into Video Gaming

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DBLTAP Parent Minute Media Raises $40M in New Funding - The Esports Observer

DBLTAP Parent Minute Media Raises $40M in New Funding - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Games: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Overwatch Minute Media, the publishing company behind esports editorial website DBLTAP, has raised a $40M USD funding round. DBLTAP covers a variety of esports games ...

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Epic Games acquires social networking service Houseparty | Dot Esports

Epic Games acquires social networking service Houseparty | Dot Esports

The video chatting service has joined Epic Games.

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Shroud says Epic Games will "save PC gaming" | Dot Esports

Shroud says Epic Games will "save PC gaming" | Dot Esports

“I don’t think you guys realize how important Epic is to PC gaming."

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Multi-Teams vs. Multi-Brands: Is There a Better Model? - The Esports Observer

Multi-Teams vs. Multi-Brands: Is There a Better Model? - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Clash Royale, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. Teams: Houston Outlaws, Immortals, Los Angeles Valiant, MiBR, OpTic Gaming, Team Liquid Companie...

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    Esports to offer "unique experience" at Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Esports to offer "unique experience" at Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Esports is still on track to appear at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games as a side event according to Organising Committee President Tony Estanguet, who cl...

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Opinion: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Franchising Call of Duty - The Esports Observer

Opinion: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Franchising Call of Duty - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Teams: 100 Thieves, Complexity Gaming, eUnited, FaZe Clan, Ghost Gaming, Lightning Pandas, MiBR, OpTic Gaming, Pittsburgh Knights, Team Envy Leagues: Call of Duty World League, League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), Over...

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UTA Adds Former Riot Games Manager Travis Mynard as Esports Agent

UTA Adds Former Riot Games Manager Travis Mynard as Esports Agent

United Talent Agency has added Travis Mynard, formerly of Riot Games, to its burgeoning esports management division.Mynard, who has managed esports leagues and consulted athletes, will join UTA as an agent and will report directly to Damon Lau, the age...

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Complexity Gaming Partners with U.S. Army for Esports Initiatives - The Esports Observer

Complexity Gaming Partners with U.S. Army for Esports Initiatives - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Teams: Complexity Gaming Companies: GameStop, HyperX, Twitch Interactive Starting today, Complexity Gaming players will attend a boot-camp at a United States Army base, and will compete with active-duty soldiers. Later this mo...

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Report: OpTic H3CZ considering Houston Outlaws purchase and new organization | Dexerto.com

Report: OpTic H3CZ considering Houston Outlaws purchase and new organization | Dexerto.com

The long-time CEO could be making big moves behind the scenes following the OpTic buyout.

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DreamHack announces partnership with Doritos

DreamHack announces partnership with Doritos

DreamHack has announced a new partnership with the snack brand Doritos, making it one of the official partners of DreamHack Summer.  Emelie Sjöblom, Doritos Brand Manager, said "It’s a given for Doritos to be a part of

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Here are the top upcoming mobile esports games | Dot Esports

Here are the top upcoming mobile esports games | Dot Esports

A lot of new mobile games are diving into esports.

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ReKTGlobal announces the acquisition of Greenlit Content

ReKTGlobal announces the acquisition of Greenlit Content

ReKTGlobal add Greenlit Content to its growing portfolio.. Greenlit reaches 100 million gamers monthly through its content.

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Immortals adds OpTic parent in historic $100M esports deal

Immortals adds OpTic parent in historic $100M esports deal

Immortals Gaming Company has acquired Infinite Esports in what is believed to be the competitive video gaming industry’s first $100 million deal.

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PUBG Mobile Tops 400M Downloads, 50M Daily Active Users - The Esports Observer

PUBG Mobile Tops 400M Downloads, 50M Daily Active Users - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Games: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Mobile Companies: Tencent Holdings Tencent Games’ battle royale shooter PUBG Mobile for iOS and Android has topped 400M downloads and 50M daily active users. The Chinese version was p...

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Esports and casino gaming set to 'collide,' experts say

Esports and casino gaming set to 'collide,' experts say

ATLANTIC CITY — The future of casino gaming is not coming — it is already here.

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Growing esports market has huge potential in Mideast

Growing esports market has huge potential in Mideast

The video gaming industry is gaining ground in the Middle East, as its popularity and prize money continue to grow.

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