This week, Rishi Chadha, Twitter’s global head of gaming, visited Toronto for the first time ever to discuss Canadian esports. At Twitter Canada’s headquarters, Rishi Chadha gave insight on Twitter’s trends, statistics, and trajectory in terms of the Canadian esports audience. Games such as Fortnite, Call of Duty, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. and The Legend […]

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Team SoloMid player Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg has signed a new two-year deal that includes part ownership in its League of Legends Championship Series team. Bjerg has played for TSM since 2013, with the new deal running through 2021. TSM also competes in games such as Fortnite, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros. Longtime Team […]

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Students at Putnam City high schools can now enter darkened rooms, switch on a gaming console and make their sports dreams come alive. The launch of esports at all three Putnam City high schools creates oen of the largest district-wide esports program in Oklahoma K-12 schools. Students are gearing up for the OCU Esports River […]

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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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The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Circuit will span eight events from October until June 2020. This is the first official circuit-style collaboration between Nintendo of Europe and DreamHack, which will host three of the competitions including the grand finals. Given Nintendo’s esports history, the competitions will likely not have a developer-funded cash prize pool. […]

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Dignitas has announced a partnership with New Belgium Brewing focused solely on Super Smash Bros. player Hugo “HugS” Gonzalez. Gonzalez will feature branding for New Belgium and its Voodoo Ranger beer brand on his livestreams and social media.  He will also livestream from New Belgium’s head brewery next week, and play Super Smash Bros. Melee […]

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The Evolution Championship Series for fighting games saw a slight decrease in viewership among its top Twitch channels from last year. The event, held in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, had four channels that were among the top 10 most-watched over the weekend, but they generated less hours watched than the top three channels covering […]

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The Pittsburgh Knights Esports organization announced a partnership with rapper Cameron Jibril “Wiz Khalifa” Thomaz this morning. North American esports organization Pittsburgh Knights announced a partnership with Cameron Jibril “Wiz Khalifa” Thomaz this morning, according to a press release from the organization. Thomaz will join the organization as a strategic partner and provide creative direction, […]

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Esports Entertainment Group’s VIE.gg betting platform is now an official partner of Dignitas. VIE.gg branding will appear on the jerseys of three Dignitas teams: Rocket League, Super Smash Bros., and women’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Dignitas players and steamers will also co-host betting-themed streams, and the Dignitas website will embed a tracker that shows betting opportunities… […]

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Toronto’s largest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament will be making fighting game history once again this year at Get On My Level 2019 hosted by Even Matchup Gaming. “Myself and the EMG team could not be happier with the growth GOML has seen year to year,” Joseph Cribari, the Director of Esports at Even Matchup […]

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