Pocky and Capcom have entered into a brand sponsorship agreement through the “Pocky K.O. Challenge.”   A “Pocky K.O.” takes place when a player wins a Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition match while the player has a health gauge that looks like a Pocky stick. Ezaki Glico USA will be releasing a limited-edition Street Fighter V […]

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Hot-to-trot esports startup, Juked, has just launched their first open-world beta testing for streaming live video game content. The Californian esports company just began last February and rumor is their team are fervent on delivering continued updates for future fans and subscribers in 2020. On their official page, Juked is attempting “to create a better […]

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Just when people started to think that including esports in the Olympics was nothing but a pipe dream, Intel, a major sponsor of the event has announced that it will be holding an esports tournament right before the upcoming 2020 Olympics. Online qualifiers will kick-off early next year, with a live qualifying event to be […]

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Overwatch is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch later in October, and Jeff Kaplan, lead director of Overwatch, has no intentions to quell the rumor mill. Everyone’s favorite Nintendo fighting game, Super Smash Bros. is known to add characters from just about every gaming universe ranging from Persona to Metal Gear Solid, and Street Fighter. […]

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Card-battling mobile game TEPPEN will host its first World Championship in Tokyo on Dec. 21. The live finals will have a $466K USD prize pool. GungHo Online Entertainment’s game features Capcom characters from such game series as Street Fighter and Resident Evil. GungHo Online Entertainment announced today that it will hold the first-ever […]

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A $500,000 Rocket League and Street Fighter V tournament will be hosted in Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and will feature a live audience. The event will take place from July 22nd to 24th 2020 right before the Summer Olympics. It means that Tokyo will receive both Olympic athletes and pro gamers […]

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Intel will host Rocket League and Street Fighter V tournaments at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, Nike unveils its first esports team uniforms, and new Call of Duty League franchises are confirmed for London, Chicago, and Seattle. Missed any of the biggest esports business news last week? The TEO Monday Morning Briefing recaps the top headlines […]

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The International Olympic Committee and worldwide sponsor Intel have teamed up to announce the Intel World Open, an esports competition that will take place in the run-up to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The Intel World Open will feature Rocket League and Street Fighter V competitions in partnership with Psyonix/Epic Games and Capcom, […]

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Gfinity Australia was launched in 2017 by radio company HT&E’s events arm as a licensed version of the UK Gfinity brand. Gfinity Australia ran a city-based league concept in 2018 across three esports – CS:GO, Street Fighter V, and Rocket League – while in 2019 it narrowed its focus to Rocket League and iRacing competitions. […]

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Games such as Counter-Strike, StarCraft and Street Fighter were successful in the 90s and 2000. The popularity of these titles in the lan houses was a crucial element to the success of esports industry. Since then, the competitive landscape has grown and distributed millions of dollars in prizes. Let’s have a look at the games […]

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