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Splatoon 2 esports gets big boost in Japan

Splatoon 2 esports gets big boost in Japan

The Japanese baseball league have closed a deal with Nintendo to create an esports league for the game

Insights on sports and esports future from the Olympic Forum

Insights on sports and esports future from the Olympic Forum

Esports Observer picked up some potential insights about the future of the industry from the Olympic Esports forum held on Jul. 21.

Fortnite finds its way onto NHL player skates

Fortnite finds its way onto NHL player skates

The most watched game on Twitch continues to penetrate differents aspects around our society.

Overwatch League wraps up, Astralis asserts dominance: Weekend Recap

Overwatch League wraps up, Astralis asserts dominance: Weekend Recap

London Spitfire overcame Philadelphia Fusion in the Overwatch League Grand Finals, as Astralis took down Team Liquid to get back to winning ways at ELEAGUE Premier!

DJ Khaled at the OWL Grand Finals and TSM Stephen Curry: Weekly Recap

DJ Khaled at the OWL Grand Finals and TSM Stephen Curry: Weekly Recap

DJ Khaled was announced as an opening act at the Overwatch League Grand Finals, while star basketballer Stephen Curry invested in Team SoloMid. It's our Weekly Recap!

ESL to host LoL and PUBG LAN At Wacken Open Air

ESL to host LoL and PUBG LAN At Wacken Open Air

A 1,800 square metre esports village will be available for festival goers

Ninjas in Pyjamas sign a Fortnite roster

Ninjas in Pyjamas sign a Fortnite roster

NiP double down on the Battle Royale esports train, signing a Fortnite roster in addition to their PUBG squad formed in October 2017.

Rocket League Season 6 steps up its game with a $1 million prize pool

Rocket League Season 6 steps up its game with a $1 million prize pool

The unique esports title announces another milestone of its growth, doubling its regular season and Rival Series prize pools.

Olympic Esports forums call for more gender diversity

Olympic Esports forums call for more gender diversity

Representatives from esports and sports world discussed the gender equality topic at the Olympic Esports Forum, held on Jul 21.

Epic Games flex muscles, capping 3rd-party prizes and raiding competing events

Epic Games flex muscles, capping 3rd-party prizes and raiding competing events

Seemingly taking cues from Riot and Blizzard, Epic Games are apparently going on a path to monopolize the Fortnite esports scene.

Esports Liaison Group: the next step in the Olympic discussions of esports

Esports Liaison Group: the next step in the Olympic discussions of esports

The Olympic Esports forum hosted on Jul. 21 by IOC and GAISF ended with a desire of a more consistent engagement between the parties.

Overwatch League grand finalists decided and London Major teams finalised: Weekend Recap

Overwatch League grand finalists decided and London Major teams finalised: Weekend Recap

The grand finalists of the Overwatch League have been decided, just as the teams who will compete in the FACEIT Major in London have been finalised.

PUBG goes all-in on esports and Riot wins big: Weekly Recap

PUBG goes all-in on esports and Riot wins big: Weekly Recap

PUBG has turned its esports endeavours up a notch this week, while Riot Games raked in a handy paycheck, and CS:GO's Panorama finally hit live servers. It's the Weekly Recap!

Celebrating One Year of Cybersport.com

Celebrating One Year of Cybersport.com

Since its launch back in June 2017, Cybersport.com has tried to do things differently.

Virtus.pro dive into Fortnite with new roster

Virtus.pro dive into Fortnite with new roster

Virtus.pro have become the latest esports organisation to hop on the Battle Bus bonanza, as they today announce the creation of a brand new Fortnite roster.

Realm Royale joins the BR esports train with weekly Invitational series

Realm Royale joins the BR esports train with weekly Invitational series

Two weekly $10,000 Invitational tournaments will feature popular streamers, master-ranked players and community favorites.

Loot boxes are history: games are now making money on battle passes

Loot boxes are history: games are now making money on battle passes

We look at the reasons the gaming industry needed battle passes and the way they work in a number of specific titles.

Arena of Valor 2018 mobile esports event will hit LA with a record $550,000 prize pool

Arena of Valor 2018 mobile esports event will hit LA with a record $550,000 prize pool

The first ever AoV mobile MOBA World Cup will feature 12 teams from nine regions fighting for $200,000 first place prize on Jul. 18-28.

Overwatch League on TV and MIBR moves: Weekend Recap

Overwatch League on TV and MIBR moves: Weekend Recap

The Overwatch League has made it to television just in time for the final stage of its inaugural season, while MIBR has made a couple of team adjustments. Here's your Weekend Recap!

Big money and big moves: Weekly Recap

Big money and big moves: Weekly Recap

Some big money deals and Cloud9 were at the centre of multiple headlines this week. It's the Weekly Recap!

Ninja to battle against DrDisrespect for Streamer of the year award

Ninja to battle against DrDisrespect for Streamer of the year award

The finalists for the Esports Awards have been revealed. 41 brands, personalities, players, and games nominated over 12 categories.

Fortnite kicks off an $8 million Summer Skirmish Series this weekend

Fortnite kicks off an $8 million Summer Skirmish Series this weekend

The new tournament series, with formats that change weekly, will be held across eight weeks, starting off with duos for $250,000 in Jul 14.

Dima Smeliy talks Moscow Five resurrection and his last five years

Dima Smeliy talks Moscow Five resurrection and his last five years

The M5 founder, who recently finished serving his sentence for assisting in credit card fraud, talked about a return to Russia and esports in an interview with Maria Ermolina.

Rick Fox to moderate Olympic Committee talk with esports players and representatives

Rick Fox to moderate Olympic Committee talk with esports players and representatives

The forum will address topics of the esports industry and the roadblocks in the way of its inclusion to the Olympics.

Microsoft helped bring esports event to Special Olympics

Microsoft helped bring esports event to Special Olympics

Last week, Microsoft took their campaign to help gamers with limited mobility to another level, by partnering with the Special Olympics to help host an esports event.

Steam API leak reveals CS:GO has 46 million total players

Steam API leak reveals CS:GO has 46 million total players

Thanks to a now-closed hole in Valve's API, very accurate data regarding the total number of almost any Steam game's players is now available to the public.

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