Monday, 14 Jun 2021

Games

Run to your computer, Control is free on the Epic Games Store

Control is free on the Epic Games Store for the next week. Those who have a free Epic Games Store account can claim the acclaimed 2019 action-adventure by Remedy Entertainment until June 17, 2021. The free offer headlines Epic Games Store’s Mega Sale event, which likewise runs until June 17. The storefront is also touting […]

Schalke 04 partners with mattress company Emma – Esports Insider

Schalke 04 Esports, the competitive gaming division of German football club Schalke 04, has announced a partnership with mattress firm Emma – The Sleep Company. According to the organisation’s announcement video, Schalke 04 Esports players will be provided with Emma Motion smart beds. Moreover, Emma will provide scientific data to help the team improve their […]

ReKTGlobal Signs Deal With Gaming Chair Brand AutoFull – The Esports Observer

Rogue and London Royal Ravens parent ReKTGlobal has announced a two-year partnership deal with gaming chair brand AutoFull. The deal covers both team brands, and players will collaborate with the company on new chair designs as well as co-branded products. AutoFull has established an esports presence in China as a sponsor of the LPL. This […]

Power League Gaming unveils 10,000-square-foot facility – Esports Insider

Dubai-based esports and gaming agency Power League Gaming (PLG) has revealed its 10,000 square-foot production facility. The studio will be used for branded content creation, production and live broadcasts in the MENA region.  RELATED: Hawks Talon Gaming unveils new facility inside State Farm Arena Mathew Pickering, CEO of Power League Gaming, commented: “PLG has been […]

Exclusive: Betway and G2 Esports team up in 'next level' partnership – Esports Insider

Online bookmaker Betway has announced a partnership with Berlin-based esports organisation G2 Esports.   According to a release, the two-year agreement will see Betway and G2 Esports collaborate on a series of fan-focused promotions focused on ‘encouraging growth across multiple channels’. This includes conducting and co-creating show matches, live streams, fan activations, giveaways, and a variety […]

How do you make a platformer without actual platforms?

If you’re making a platforming game, step one would be to add a platform or two. Indie game Ynglet, newly released for Mac and Windows PC, goes another way: no platforms to speak of! You literally can’t stand in one place because you haven’t got the required feet. Ynglet has you commanding a microscopic organism […]

Rogue renews partnership with Kia Motors – Esports Insider

North American esports organisation Rogue has announced it has renewed its partnership with car manufacturer Kia Motors. The renewal will see the two parties continue collaborating on a range of content that will support Kia’s ‘Movement that inspires’ brand narrative. RELATED: Rogue picks up Kia Motors partnership for LEC team The initial agreement was unveiled in April 2020, […]

Cloud9 appoints Samir Bolar as Executive Director of Training Grounds – Esports Insider

North American esports organisation Cloud9 has appointed Samir Bolar as the Executive Director of its youth development programme, known as Training Grounds. In his new role, Bolar will continue to develop Training Grounds as a ‘holistic learning experience for young gamers’. RELATED: Cloud9 launches collegiate initiative with Uconnect Esports Bolar joins Cloud9 after a four-year stint at Teach […]

Blade & Sorcery Update Will Add Dungeons, Loot, & Progression

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Physics-based VR melee brawler Blade & Sorcery is still going strong nearly two and a half years after its initial early access release. The next major […]