The British Esports Association (BEA) has revealed its plans to open a National Esports Performance Campus (NEPC) in Sunderland. According to the release, BEA has made a ‘multi-million-pound commitment’ to the city of Sunderland. This has resulted in the acquisition of a retail premises adjacent to the city’s Stadium of Light football stadium.  Image credit:
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The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has announced a partnership with Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent to help further promote the development of esports in Asia. The partnership was announced during the Asian Electronic Sports Development Conference and MOU Signing Ceremony, which was held by OCA and the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF). Image credit: Tencent RELATED: Global Esports
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Strange Horticulture reviewStrange Horticulture is part ideal life sim and part puzzle adventure, where running an arcane plant shop is quiet, meticulous, delightful, dark, and beguiling. Developer: Bad Viking Publisher: Iceberg Interactive Release: January 21st 2022 On: Windows From: Steam, GOG, Epic Games Store Price: TBC Ah, to be good with plants. Apparently it was
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Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick, seemingly unaware of the internet, told investors that Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition launch woes were “just a glitch in the beginning” that was “resolved.” One of the worst-reviewed games of 2021 (considering both critic and user reviews), the GTA Trilogy came with a plethora of issues that
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It’s Thursday, which is yet another day that has proven generous when it comes to stores doing PS5 restocks. Hopefully this Thursday also fruitful, with online and in-store deals dropping soon. As mentioned yesterday, there’s already one good way of registering your interest in buying a PS5 directly from PlayStation, and retailers are rumored to
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DICE rolled out Battlefield 2042 update 3.2 today, aimed towards smaller fixes and improvements including rubberbanding issues and XP changes in Battlefield Portal. Some of the most widely-requested changes, like revamped Scoreboard, will be coming in the relatively substantial update 3.3 in February. However, all-platform VOIP is something DICE is still looking into so it
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British esports organisation Guild Esports has signed a ten-year lease for its Guild Academy and global HQ. The 9,831 square-foot facility will open in Shoreditch, London in Q2 2022 and will contain a ‘state-of-the-art’ space for Academy members to participate in training programmes. Image credit: Guild Esports RELATED: Guild Esports signs £4.5m partnership with crypto exchange Bitstamp
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CS:GO esports series BLAST Premier has extended its partnership with skin trading platform CS.MONEY, taking the collaboration to four years. According to the release, the new partnership will be centred around ‘engaging esports and Counter-Strike fans’ by highlighting skins that are available to trade and purchase online.  Image credit: BLAST Premier RELATED: BLAST Premier reveals
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Tournament organiser Epic Esports Events has partnered with Russian bookmaker Winline and the Russian Esports Federation to host the Winline Dota 2 Champions League Season 7.  The competition will run from January 24th to February 17th, with the overall prize pool totalling $50,000 (~£36,682).  Image credit: Epic Esports Events RELATED:  Beyond The Summit and Epic
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Australia-based gaming, esports and Web 3.0 agency BIG Esports has appointed Sonali A Abrol, formerly of Nintendo Australia, Gameloft and Ubisoft India, as its Business Development and Accounts Director.  According to BIG Esports, Abrol will lead the agency’s account portfolio management and client business development initiatives. Abrol will also aim to strike strategic client partnerships
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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. (Image: Sam Pak/Unsplash)As if Microsoft hasn’t made enough headlines this week, it’s marked a new occasion by reaching 25 million subscribers on its Game Pass subscription service.  The latest subscriber count was found buried in a Securities and Exchange Commission
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Women’s gaming and esports platform Raidiant has announced the Raidiant Rocket League Series, a Women-only tournament created in collaboration with publisher Psyonix. The $15,000 (~£11,000) tournament will be open to a mix of professional, amateur, influencer and collegiate all-Women’s teams. Raidiant announces new women-only Rocket League series. Image credit: Raidiant / Psyonix RELATED: New Meta
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