By Esports Talk
Sweden-based esports organization Ninjas in Pyjamas is merging with a Chinese company called ESV5, with plans to be listed on the NASDAQ, according to a report from Reuters. ESV5 is a joint venture between esports organization eStar Gaming and Victory 5. A “source with direct knowledge on that matter” tells Reuters that the companies project […]
Published at Fri, 09 Jul 2021 17:30:10 +0000
By Matt Gardner
It’s no surprise that League of Legends, CS:GO, and Dota 2 are the kings of esports betting; they’ve all been at the forefront of the young business for a decade or more. However, an industry expert believes these titans of competitive gaming will lose their foothold on the market in the coming years, in favor of new games–and platforms.
Steven Salz, the co-founder and CEO of Rivalry–the Canadian esports betting firm currently valued at around $150 million, which plans to list itself on the Toronto Stock Exchange later this year–is making bold predictions for his industry, even if a familiar face will continue to reap a lot of the benefits.
Esports organizations participating in Mobile Legends could be forced to drop or never sign a team for Wild Rift due to a signed exclusivity contract with developer Moonton (owned by short-form video app TikTok), according to a report by Wild Rift news outlet WRCompetitive. Team Secret CEO John Yao weighed in on the report on […]
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Published at Fri, 09 Jul 2021 18:42:30 +0000
CSGO had a rough couple of months lately, with the online era in full effect in esports. However, as IEM Cologne 2021 proved, offline competitions are able to exist at this point. With the success of that event paving the grounds for more LANs, the second-half of 2021 looks very exciting. However, the return of […]
Published at Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:57:01 +0000
By Katen Adams
Established in 2013, the Texas A&M Esports team continues its growth and is building a welcoming community.
Officers of the A&M Esports team discussed their roles in the organization and their passion for it.
Peter Rodenberg, president of A&M Esports and supply chain management senior, assumed his role last spring and said he has maintained a full-time job as an accounts intern for Tribe Gaming. Rodenberg said one side of Esports is laid back while the other is competitive.
“We are just a big community of people that play video games that want to do it together, whether it is watching professionals play and doing watch parties or just people hopping on playing whatever game,” Rodenberg said.
By Esports Talk