The League of Legends esports is getting a rebrand and is going global. LoL esports is played throughout the world currently, there are 12 major LoL leagues. A loyal fan-base of LoL finds it pretty hard to follow every major league.
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The Ghost of Tsushima Review! Ever since Assassin’s Creed started leaping around in time and space, there has been a long-standing thirst to see an open-world stealth action game set and fueled in Japan.
Ladies and gentlemen, what feels like an eternity of wait, Ubisoft has finally revealed the next Far Cry game. Far Cry 6 is in a politically charged environment and is a huge expansion in terms of new characters, elements, and playground. The game was revealed a couple of days ago in Ubisoft’s Forward live-stream event and is scheduled to hit the market on February 2021.
What about esports in 2020? COVID-19 has brought a lot of change in every nook and corner of the world; abrupt social changes, lockdowns, and suspension of sports and entertainment have had influenced various industries. Esports industry is no exception; this article will analyze the impact of COVID-19 on the gaming industry and will also shed some light on the forecast.
The bidding war for Leyou Technologies continues with Tencent said to be the latest potential suitor. Bloomberg reports that the Chinese giant is currently in talks to acquire Leyou, citing anonymous sources close to the matter.
Asus and Lenovo are two companies that plan to use the processor in their upcoming gaming phones. Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon processor is getting a speed bump to make mobile gaming even more immersive. And one of the first phones to use the chip will be the upcoming Asus ROG Phone 3.
The Eurovision of Games? Yes, you heard it well. Seven trade bodies from various European nations have joined forces for a special games competition this summer. The EuroPlay Games Contest is being positioned as the “Eurovision of games”, as will be held on August 28, alongside the various digital events running in the place of this year’s cancelled Gamescom.
Global player spending in Niantic’s chart-topping Pokémon Go has surpassed $3.6 billion since launching four years ago today. Despite global lockdown, Niantic’s location-based mobile game is on track for another record year.
Andrew Day is chief executive officer of computer games developer Keywords Studios. Andrew knows from personal experience just how addictive some computer games can be. “I have one of those horrible personalities, that if I open a game, I find, before I know where I am, that I have spent tens of hours on it,” says the 56-year-old.
The coronavirus crisis has proved a bonanza for video game makers, as shut-in consumers turn to digital distractions in greater numbers and for longer sessions than ever before.
You say, Huya and DouYu? What about it, is it in China? So Huya recently introduced its Yowa cloud gaming service, following rival DouYu’s launch of its own cloud games platform in March. But here comes a very funny fact; both companies are controlled by Tencent Holdings, which runs the world’s largest video games business by revenue.
Sony Corp. is weighing a bid for Leyou Technologies Holdings Ltd., people familiar with the matter said, paving the way for an intensified bidding war for the Hong Kong-listed gaming firm.
Gaming publisher and flash portal Kongregate announced a series of changes coming later this month which resulted in the layoff of multiple employees and the closing of submissions for new titles on the site, as spotted by GamesIndustry.biz.
Ladies and gentlemen, Epic Games has just pulled out an event, The Vault, which led to a massive 61 million monthly active users on its store, the Epic Games Store.
Discord on Tuesday announced it’s making a number of changes to expand its service beyond the gaming community. The company says the change is one its users have requested as Discord has become more of a tool for “day-to-day communication.”
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has responded to the wave of abuse allegations throughout the industry that began earlier this month.
Guy “DrDisrespect” Beahm has been banned from Twitch again. BUT; Twitch also has temporarily suspended the official Donald Trump Twitch channel for hateful conduct.
Teenagers who use the virtual gaming world of Roblox say that they are using games such as Roblox to stay in touch with their real-life friends, according to a survey by the company. They’re also playing online games a lot more, and they’re going online with their parents’ permission.
Twitch revealed this week it will be handing out permanent suspensions amid the latest wave of abuse allegations. Investigation is ongoing as Twitch takes additional steps to combat abuse and hate within its communities.
Microsoft said it will add $150 million to its diversity and inclusion investment while working to double the number of Black employees in senior and leadership positions at the company by 2025.
After more than 70 allegations surfaced on Twitter this weekend, gaming companies and streamers responded with action. Some say it’s the beginning of real change in the industry. So, Women in Gaming Speak Out About Sexism and Harassment!
This year Electronic Arts E3 press conference went virtual and was called EA Play Live. What would have been a massive press conference with a live audience, EA followed suit of other gaming publishers and went online.
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