Grand Finals of WCA Draws Global Attention

The World Cyber Arena (WCA) 2015 grand finals, which was hosted by Yinchuan International Game Investment Co. Ltd, started on December 17 in Yinchuan, China. It is an international eSports event...

Intel Extreme Masters Taipei stop to boost regional Asia-Pacific Counter-Strike teams

The global elite pro gaming tour, Intel Extreme Masters, returns to its roots with regional tournaments. Intel Extreme Masters Taipei at Taipei Game Show is set to feature eight of the...

Chinese Company Alibaba Announced USD 5.5 Million eSports Tournament

On Wednesday Alibaba announced they’re getting in on the action with the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG). WESG, which will be run by Alibaba subsidiary AliSports, will be a new Shanghai-based...

Gernot Abl Launched His eSports Company At ASX

Gernot Abl is determined to ensure Australia can grab a slice of the pie and on Wednesday launched the first ever pure eSports company, eSports Mogul, on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) according to...

Taiwan Makes Moves To Classify eSports under National Sporting Authority

Development and eSports board members have met with the Taiwanese government in the hope of becoming the sixth country to recognise competitive gaming as sport. The Taiwan eSports League in collaboration...
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Japanese Government Awards Its First-Ever Working Visas To Foreign Professional Gamers

There are a handful of jobs that quickly spring to mind for which foreigners can obtain a Japanese work visa. Language instructor is by far the most common, but skilled positions...

Mineski’s 2015 Southeast Asia Grand Dota 2 Finals to be held in Malaysia

For the first time, the Mineski Pro-Gaming League South East Asia (MPGL SEA) Grand Finals will be held outside of the Philippines, instead taking place in Selangor, Malaysia as part of...

Wang Sicong Leads USD 7.7 Million Series A Round In Gaming Peripherals Startup

Prometheus Capital (Pusi Capital), founded by the son of Asia's richest man Wang Jianlin, has reportedly led a RM B50 million (USD 7.7 million) series A round of investment in Taidu Technology, a...

Razer opened its first Flagship “Razer”Store in Taiwan!

Razer follows its business strategy and launched its first flagship retail store last Friday in Taipei, Taiwan. CEO Min-Liang Tan posted a video tour of the place on his Facebook page. Tan also noted that more stores...

The Difference between ProGaming in the USA and South Korea

Despite its popularity online, professional gaming has yet to break through to mainstream American culture. Compared to sports like football or basketball, it has a tiny fanbase. In Korea, the mecca...

eSports Companies are Attracting Venture Capital and being Targeted for Acquisition

"eSports, also known as competitive gaming, has a global audience of 134 million. Twitch, Azubu, and Dingit are streaming live video game competitions to that audience, and investors want a piece...
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Smart And PLDT Sponsor Philippines eSports Team For ESL One

Team Mineski.Sports5 will be representing the Philippines in the biggest eSports tourney in Southeast Asia, ESL One Manila 2016. Online gamers from across the world will gather in Manila April 23...

Players from Asia join the PES World Finals at the UEFA Champions League Final...

The greatest PES 2015 players from around the globe will gather at the UEFA Champions Festival, in front of Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate, as the grand final of the PES World...

Curse Voice has surpassed 16 million friendships

The voice communication platform, Curse Voice, has surpassed 16 million friendships. Curse Inc. launched its Skype-like platform for gamers, Curse Voice, in 2014. After the launch of its free-to-use software, Curse raised $16...

Korean eSport Stars Charged With Match Fixing

Two Korean e-sports champions have been charged with match fixing after allegedly receiving a big amount of money to intentionally lose two matches in May 2015. South Korea has already indicted...

Astro Is Converting Its Supersport Channel 808 Into a Dedicated eSports and Gaming Channel

The TV content and consumer group in Malaysia and Southeast Asiann Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad is converting its Supersport channel 808 into a dedicated eSports and gaming channel called eGG or Every Good...

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 In Shanghai And Goyang In 2016

ESL, the world’s largest esports company, recently concluded a successful decade of Intel Extreme Masters events around the world when Season 10 came to a conclusion at IEM Katowice in March....

Esports organization DragonX has partnered with Supercar brand McLaren in the team's home of Seoul, South Korea. The partnership was made official via the team's global Twitter account on...

Chinese Pro Gamers on the Rise

Going from a geeky pastime for teenagers, playing video games is now becoming a lucrative venture in China. At the International 2016 DOTA 2 tournament being held in Seattle, five of the...

Nodwin Gaming and Airtel join hands to take esports in India to the next...

Nodwin Gaming and Aitel has entered into a strategic partnership to further the growth of esports in India. The partnership has been kicked off with the launch of Airtel...