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Major League Gaming App Released For Xbox 360

Major League Gaming (MLG) today released an official app for the Xbox 360 console. The app allows 360 users to stream and watch watch MLG content at any time of the day through their console. “The MLG app for Xbox …

Gamers Are Now Student Athletes at Top South Korean University

Although we’re coming around to it, there’s no doubt that places like South Korea are a little more into eSports than we are. But if a South Korean mother did happen to get a bit concerned with the amount of …

Ubisoft Announces eSports Platform The Next Level

There’s no denying the strong niche that’s been carved out for eSports competitions. The numbers for Evo 2013 alone clearly indicate the genre’s growing popularity. Of course, there’s always room for growth, which segues nicely into Ubisoft’s announcement for their …

Halo 4 “Global Championship” Announced, $200K Grand Prize
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Mocrosoft today announced a global Halo 4 tournament will take place this summer. The Halo 4 “Global Championship” is sponsored by 343 Industries in cooperation with Virgin Gaming. Microsoft stated that nearly $500,000 worth of prizes is up for grabs, …

Call of Duty Tournament to Put $1 Million Up For Grabs
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With eSports becoming more popular and accepted every year, it is only a matter of time before professional gamers will be making money comparable to professional athletes. Activision today announced the Call of Duty Championship, which will feature a Call …

Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s YouTube Streaming Detailed

Activision today officially announced the live-streaming feature of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The feature will allow players to live-stream their gameplay directly to YouTube from the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 consoles. It will also allow the streaming …

Twitch Raises $15 Million in VC Funding Twitch Raises $15 Million in VC Funding

Twitch, the leading online platform for streaming games and eSports events, announced this week that it has received a $15 million investment from venture capital firms during its latest funding round. Venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners provided the bulk …

League of Legends is Getting a Professional eSports League

Riot Games, the developer behind the wildly popular League of Legends, has announced plans to create a professional gaming league around its title. Starting next year, the company will host a League of Legends Championship Series. The series will host …