Wednesday, 15 Jul 2020

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FACEIT hosting first global event in PUBG esports circuit

Event organiser FACEIT has been tapped to host the very first global event in the newly-launched PUBG esports circuit. Dubbed the FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic, the tournament will take place at ExCeL London on April 16th-21st. 24 teams from PUBG’s nine competitive regions – North America, Europe, Korea, China, Japan, Chinese Taipei/Hong Kong/Macao, Southeast Asia, […]

Ninja's new graphic novel is fun but predictable

At one point or another, every gamer has secretly dreamed of being transported to a video game world. In his first foray into graphic novels, streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins shows how disastrous that dream can be. Ninja: The Most Dangerous Game manages to weave an adventurous but predictable story that will entertain the younger sector […]

Method partners with WSOE for Classic Race to World First

UK-based organisation Method has partnered with World Showdown of Esports (WSOE) to bring the Race To World First to World of Warcraft Classic. The event will begin at 11pm BST on August 26th, featuring 24-hour coverage of over 20 streamers and 12 hosts as they race to kill raid bosses Ragnaros (Molton Core) and Onyxia (Onyxia’s […]

Adobe Acquires Facebook's 'Oculus Medium' VR Sculpting Tool

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.  Email Address Facebook today announced that Adobe—the company behind industry-leading creative tools like Photoshop, Premiere, and Substance—has acquired Oculus Medium, the company’s VR sculpting tool. […]

Dr Disrespect signs deal with Skybound Entertainment for TV series 

Popular Twitch streamer and content creator Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm IV has signed a deal with American multi-platform entertainment company Skybound Entertainment to develop a narrative scripted television series based on his character, according to a report by The Hollywood Reporter. The self-declared 1993 and 1994 Blockbuster video game champion will work together with the […]

WAX Launches Cryptocurrency Wallet Targeted at Blockchain Gamers

Blockchain network and decentralized application (DApp) development platform WAX has released its WAX Cloud Wallet aimed at blockchain game players. Cryptocurrency wallets can sometimes be complicated to understand and use. WAX has developed a wallet that it says makes it easier to access blockchain-based games, or DApps, and store digital assets like cryptocurrencies and in-game […]

Forza Racing World Championship dates and venue announced

Details about the upcoming Forza Racing World Championship (ForzaRWC) were announced by Turn 10 Studios through a press release. The Forza Racing Championship was created by Turn 10 Studios in 2016. Two years later, the competition has its first regular season divided into two series. Series 2 of the Forza Racing Championship finished on August […]

KT Rolster will carry the PyeongChang Winter Games Olympic torch

KT Rolster will become the first esports stars to carry the Olympic torch as part of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games torch relay.  The Korean League of Legends team announced on Twitter that each member of the five man squad will carry the torch for three minutes apiece. The torch relay takes place on […]