GAMER SENSEI Adds THE ELDER SCROLLS: LEGENDS to its eSports Coaching Platform

BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Gamer Sensei today announced that The Elder Scrolls: Legends is the latest game to join the company’s eSports coaching platform. The addition of the hit title from Bethesda Softworks allows gamers to connect directly with professional TES: Legends coaches to improve their strategy, tactics and skills. Gamer Sensei, which recently announced an additional $4 million in venture capital funding, offers one-on-one personalized online lessons for today’s most popular competitive games, matching players with their ideal coaches no matter their skill level. read more

Blade & Soul eSports North American Regional Championships Throw Down on Sep. 3 at PAX West’s PAX Arena

Aliso Viejo, Calif. – Aug. 29, 2017 – The best North American Blade & Soul eSports teams will compete in the Blade & Soul Regional Championship at PAX West in the PAX Arena on Sept. 3. Matches will be all day with finals beginning at 6:30 p.m. PDT. The winner and runners up of the tournament will – for the first time in Blade & Soul’s history – secure their invitation to represent North America against 16 other teams from around the globe to be crowned the best of the best in Blade & Soul’s World Championships. read more

HypSports Adds Season Showdown Mode to Revolutionary Sports & eSports Engagement Platform

All-New Mode Reinforces Season-Long Fan Engagement and Takes Free-to-Play Multi-Sport and eSports Platform to the Next Level

ORLANDO, FL – HypSports – a sports technology innovator that sees the future of pro sports and eSports as a direct-to-consumer, micro-transaction business – has announced the all-new Season Showdown mode for its free-to-play sports and eSports platform is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Google Play for Android devices and on Facebook. Perfectly timed for the start of the NFL season, the Season Showdown mode introduces season-long competition and delivers an innovative experience that turns passionate fans into hungry competitors – further strengthening HypSports’ mission of gamifying real sports and eSports, delivering highly-engaging content year-round for fans. read more

The Overwatch League Partners with Sports, eSports Leaders to Build Teams for Major Cities Worldwide

First major global professional eSports league

Teams for Boston, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai announced

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the sale of the first Overwatch League teams for major global cities to seven entrepreneurs and leaders from traditional sports and eSports. The Overwatch League is the first major global professional eSports league with city-based teams. read more

Events DC Joins Forces with Boys & Girls Club to Host First-Ever Youth eSports League Championship

WASHINGTON – PRNewswire/ — Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia will partner with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington and the Boys & Girls Club of Annapolis to host their first-ever eSports tournament.  Participating youth from both Boys & Girls Clubs will compete in a six-week single elimination bracket-style tournament featuring Madden NBA 17 (Electronic Arts) and NBA 2K17 (Take Two Interactive).  The tournament will kick off on June 29 at 12:30 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club in Annapolis and will culminate for the Championship on August 5 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “SAAM Arcade” event at 2:00 p.m. read more