The structural overhaul of online card game Hearthstone’s esports scene run by developer Blizzard Entertainment is paying immediate dividends for the game in the form of viewership on Twitch . Following a year of declining viewership for the title and rising competition from upcoming online card games like Artifact  and MTG: Arena , Blizzard announced that it… […]

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Twitch a subsidiary of Amazon, just acquired social networking platform Bebo for an amount close to $25 million. Together with Bebo, Twitch aims to work on its esports business and for Twitch Rivals series promotion. As per the contract, Twitch will retain all the employees of Bebo and IP. Twitch wasn’t the only […]

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Poker players don’t get any bigger than Daniel Negreanu, the man who in 2016 helped to create a buzz around what was then a new online game. Online poker has been a phenomenon for some years, of course; attracting countless amateurs players who use the best online poker sites like the ones found here in a […]

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The Esports industry is in its early stage, but even so the industry is very lucrative as it stands. Esports recently has become a star among investors, in this half year alone many big investors have joined the industry be it directly or indirectly and the list of these investors also includes some big A-list […]

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Competitive games have some characteristic in common which includes exciting rewards for victory and a universally accepted ranked system for the players. The fights can happen between one or two players, as in fighting games and card games, or between teams, as in MOBAs and FPS games. In addition to them, the genre Battle Royale […]

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ESTNN’s FPS Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Johnson managed to wrangle Frankie Ward, one of the only professional esports interviewers, away from the stage at IEM Sydney and got her perspective on her job, her experiences, and esports as a whole. ­­­­­­­­ There’s something to be said for post-game interviews. Through the interviewers, fans get an inside look […]

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Several competitive games can run on low-end PCs and notebooks, such as: League of Legends , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Magic: The Gathering Arena card game. The titles, that are a true success in the esports industry, do not demand such advanced graphics, and at the same time are free to download. Here […]

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Valve has announced that it will make a standalone version of the hit Dota 2 mod, Auto Chess. Dota 2 Auto Chess is the most successful arcade game in history so far with over 3,000,000 active players. It’s so popular that many organizations started to host different tournaments with various prizes. On top of that, […]

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The esports industry over the past couple of years have boomed to new heights becoming a new attractive destination for many celebrities and athletes to join their name with. Recently many big time celebrities have shown interest in the industry and with that a new name will joining that list today. Mike Tyson, the former […]

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The Hearthstone  World Championship produced 3.1M hours watched for its four days of competition on Twitch from April 25-28, up from last year’s event which produced 2.4M hours watched in January of 2018. While the event saw a boost in overall hours watched, the average viewership of the event didn’t improve much. This year’s 37K… […]

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