Video Games

GreenPark Sports Raises $14M, Secures NBA Deal

GreenPark is also launching a similar game in partnership with the League of Legends Championship Series next year.

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Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World Zone to Open in February

Universal Studios Japan’s new life-size video game zone, Super Nintendo World, is set to open on Feb. 4, 2021, slightly ahead of the company’s latest projections.  Life Imitates Art Visitors […]

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An Epic Year

As more entities cross over into the universes of Fortnite and Rocket League, the NFL expands its partnership with Epic Games.

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Fundamentals: Women In Esports

On this episode of Fundamentals, three guests join the show to discuss the opportunities for women in the gaming industry, as well as the challenges they face.

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Betting On Twitch

Twitch has unveiled Predictions, a feature meant to help creators spur engagement. Viewers will be allowed to wager Channel Points — an existing points program on the platform — on […]

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Console Wars

Retailers sold out of both Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X/S during their launches last week. Now, desperate gamers looking for a next-gen console are resorting to secondary […]

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Honda’s Twitch Reveal

Honda will reveal its next Civic model on Twitch’s “Honda Head2Head” channel, which the Japanese carmaker has sponsored for three years. A Fortnite battle and performance from rapper Cordae will […]

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ESPN Cuts Esports

ESPN is ending its daily coverage of the $1 billion esports industry despite recognizing the audience growth opportunity the segment presents. The company launched an esports-specific vertical in 2016, supplementing […]

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ESPN to Cease Daily Coverage of Esports

ESPN launched its vertical devoted to the world of competitive gaming in 2016. But ultimately the new business didn’t scale enough to make a meaningful impact, said sources.

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Take-Two’s Next Move

Take-Two Interactive made a $974 million offer for British game developer Codemasters Group. Executives at Take-Two believe Codemasters’ official Formula 1 racing games would complement its current titles like Grand […]

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