The North American and European portion of the League of Legends Rift Rivals tournament has been given a new format ahead of the July 5 start date, Riot Games announced Wednesday.
Twitch, Blizzard team up in streaming deal
Twitch is the official third-party live streaming partner for Blizzard Entertainment and its wealth of esports content after the streaming and gaming companies struck a two-year deal through 2018 on Tuesday.
NBC to broadcast $100K Rocket League tourney
NBC will broadcast Rocket League across its network beginning next month with a $100,000 tournament, the network announced Wednesday
AEG makes major investment in Immortals
Sports and live entertainment company AEG is the latest big-name brand to invest in esports organization Immortals. AEG announced the partnership on Monday. As part of the investment, Immortals will now call Los Angeles and the L.A. LIVE entertainment district its home.
First six invitees announced for International 7
The first six direct invites for the International 7 have been announced. OG, Team Liquid, Virtus.Pro, Evil Geniuses, Invictus Gaming and Newbee are the first names on the list for the world’s largest esports tournament.
SK edges Fnatic to win DreamHack Summer
SK Gaming spoiled the party in Sweden with a 2-1 win over Fnatic in the grand finals to win DreamHack Summer. Identical victories on Inferno and Mirage secured the title for the Brazilian club and the top prize of $50,000.