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Steve Cohen (left) of AEG, Ann Hand of Super League Gaming, and

This week hasn't been the best week for esports with the tragic shooting that took place in Jacksonville, Fla. It's time, once again, to look at player and ...

Above: A Seoul Dynasty fan cheers on his team in the Overwatch League

The esports monetization opportunity is wide open heres how to take your shot (VB Live

Above: Lionsgate's esports reception.

Above: Alienware's new gaming monitor at E3 2018.

You show up with your console or PC and enjoy your favorite games with friends and strangers. Esports tournaments started out in the same manner just ...

Above: NBA 2K esports.

Above: Ramon Hermann (left) of Tencent America and Nate Nanzer of Overwatch League.

Can't play games? How about an esports career?

This Street Fighter V pro is using a reality show to make a name | VentureBeat

Above: Sponsorship is the biggest source of revenue for esports in 2018.

How Razer's startup fund will serve its mission to reach all gamers

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The first esports pro wants to leave a legacy for passion and enthusiasm | VentureBeat

Cloud gaming panelists (left to right): Nelson Rodriguez of Akamai, Doki Tops

Above: NBA 2K esports.

Above: Ann Hand, CEO of Super League Gaming.

At E3 2018, too many companies ruined their own shots at the spotlight

eSports graduates to the big leagues

Verizon launched its 5G Home broadband service in October 2018, and is readying its mobile

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Above: The Alienware bar at Team Liquid's training facility.

Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat plays Apple's Swift Shot augmented reality ...

Netgear's Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot.

Street Fighter V is still terribly broken after 2 years -- here's how to fix it | VentureBeat

Atari's upcoming Tempest 4000 was developed by Llamasoft, a two-person game studio,

Shawn Layden and Mark Cerny: from Icarus moment to managing 3,000 devs | VentureBeat

Melbourne is home to a wealth of tech talent

Sky Sports Esports News, http://www.skysports.com/esports

Left to right: Cloudera machine learning general manager Hilary Mason, Accenture global responsible AI

Kabam's leaders offer mobile gaming lessons and a bittersweet goodbye | VentureBeat

Becker is becoming a leader in the $1B esports industry

What our company learned from working remotely for a week

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7 ways to start a VR café

The People's House: The Obamas show off the White House in virtual reality

Above: KSV eSports International founders Kevin Chou (left) and Kent Wakeford. They previously ran Kabam together.

Behind Hawaii's push to be a startup paradise

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How to make a killer daily fantasy sports football roster on DraftKings and FanDuel

Above: A workstation in Team Liquid's training facility.

Nathan Baltuskonis

Boom.tv raises $3.5 million for esports 3D livestreaming platform

Newzoo: Game industry growing faster than expected, up 10.7% to $116 billion 2017

'Understanding celebrity investment in eSports' and more insights

Fans of competitive video gaming react to action taking place (AFP Getty Images/Christophe

How Intel plans to collaborate with Hollywood on immersive media

Mozilla awards final grants from its $1.2 million Community Gigabit Fund

eSports graduates to the big leagues Can the industry help media and entertainment companies access a changing audience?

China's game console problem and where the real opportunity is | VentureBeat

T-Mobile booth staffers from the University of Washington demonstrate augmented reality over "5G

How startups are changing their approach to distributed teams as big tech looks outside the Valley | VentureBeat

Unikrn launches UMode skill-based game betting platform in 41 states.

What to expect at IFA 2018: Smartphones, smart speakers, and crazy robots

Moto Z3 hands-on: Motorola's half-priced iPhone X awaits its 5G backpack

How Epic Games brought Fortnite home from the wilderness

Above: Overwatch could be Blizzard's next esports hit.

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ESP Gaming's newest event is the World Showdown of Esports

JD Tengberg

AI Weekly: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Marc Benioff, and the future of the world

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"As a business, esports is now entering a new and critical phase toward maturity," Newzoo CEO Peter Warman said. "Big investments have been made, ...

The dream of Ara: Inside the rise and fall of the world's most revolutionary phone

Above: The Google Play store had just under 650,000 available games as of the end of 2017, according to Statista.

Mark Cerny and Amy Hennig: A fireside chat with master game makers | VentureBeat

Body Count Fighting brings UFC-style fight cards and grudges to esports | VentureBeat

Dennis "Thresh" Fong in the Ferrari 328GTS convertible he won in the Red Annihilation

Above: Mixer wall in Redmond, Washington.

Doing what a spider can.

NBA 2K League chief: Global scale will be key to making money in esports | Page 2 of 2 | VentureBeat

NPD: U.S. game spending up 40% in first half of 2018

How Zynga grew from gaming outcast to $9 billion social game powerhouse

Want to scale big with esports? You better look east (VB Live)

26 VR startups debut at HTC's Vive demo day | VentureBeat | AR/VR

How Disney is rebooting its mobile game business

Vinod Dham has lived the quintessential Silicon Valley rags to riches immigrant story. Born in Pune, India, he came to the U.S. in 1975 as an engineering ...

Magic Leap One Creator Edition up close.

HTC Vive Pro Eye hands-on: Gaze into VR's future with foveated rendering | VentureBeat

Samsung shines a light on 6 new C-Lab spin-out products, including a 360-degree wearable camcorder

Above: LA Valiant at the Overwatch League.

Fortnite booth at E3 2018.

Doordash CEO and founder Tony Xu on stage at MB 2017

That's going to come out in the wash. People are going to compare 5G Evolution to LTE-Advanced; I bet you some third parties do it and it's going to be ...

Violence came home to the video game community this week with the shootings at a Madden esports competition in Jacksonville, Florida.

Above: Shigeru Miyamoto showed up at E3 to support the release of Starlink. By Ubisoft.

Augmented reality will bring together games and amusement parks | VentureBeat

eSports graduates to the big leagues Can the industry help media and entertainment companies access a changing audience?

Twitch updates security for its TwitchCon event following the Jacksonville esports shooting

Above: From left to right: Jayce “Dayasha” Alexander, Rob “RobTV” Burney, and Dalauan “L0WTIERGOD.”

Above: Sprint Vector gets your adrenaline going.

The top 8 Apple Watch games at launch

League of Legends promotional photograph for all-star voting. Because all sports have heroes.

Esports panel at Milken event, left to right: Steve Cohen of AEG, Ann

Steve Cohen (left) of AEG, Ann Hand of Super League Gaming, and

The esports monetization opportunity is wide open heres how to take your shot (VB Live

Above: Lionsgate's esports reception.

Above: Alienware's new gaming monitor at E3 2018.

Above: Ramon Hermann (left) of Tencent America and Nate Nanzer of Overwatch League.

Above: NBA 2K esports.

Above: Sponsorship is the biggest source of revenue for esports in 2018.

The first esports pro wants to leave a legacy for passion and enthusiasm | VentureBeat

Esports

eSports graduates to the big leagues

This Street Fighter V pro is using a reality show to make a name | VentureBeat

Mike Gallagher, CEO of the Entertainment Software Assocation, at Sony's event at E3 2018

How Razer's startup fund will serve its mission to reach all gamers

Above: KSV eSports International founders Kevin Chou (left) and Kent Wakeford. They previously ran Kabam together.

Cloud gaming panelists (left to right): Nelson Rodriguez of Akamai, Doki Tops

Verizon launched its 5G Home broadband service in October 2018, and is readying its mobile

Above: NBA 2K esports.

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Above: Ann Hand, CEO of Super League Gaming.

Above: A workstation in Team Liquid's training facility.

Above: The Alienware bar at Team Liquid's training facility.

What will all-digital gaming mean for developers, especially indies? | VentureBeat

Becker is becoming a leader in the $1B esports industry

Sky Sports Esports News, http://www.skysports.com/esports

AT&T interview: 5G Evolution, dueling Samsung 5G phones, and data caps explained | VentureBeat

With week two of Overwatch League underway, the newborn org reports that its first week drew more than ten million viewers. With Twitch on-board as partner, ...

Riot looks to finalize eSports streaming deal with MLB - report

Shawn Layden and Mark Cerny: from Icarus moment to managing 3,000 devs | VentureBeat

Newzoo: Game industry growing faster than expected, up 10.7% to $116 billion 2017

'Understanding celebrity investment in eSports' and more insights

Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat plays Apple's Swift Shot augmented reality ...

Nathan Baltuskonis

Azubu acquires Europe's Hitbox to expand global esports broadcasts | VentureBeat | Esports | by Dean

Fans of competitive video gaming react to action taking place (AFP Getty Images/Christophe

Boom.tv raises $3.5 million for esports 3D livestreaming platform

Michael Jordan, Drake Find Investment Opportunities in Esports

Above: Overwatch could be Blizzard's next esports hit.

eSports Trending vs.

"As a business, esports is now entering a new and critical phase toward maturity," Newzoo CEO Peter Warman said. "Big investments have been made, ...

... KP INTERNET TRENDS 2017 | PAGE 145 Facebook = Expands eSports Relationships with ESL Streaming Deal ...

Video Game Makers Try to Get Better at Luring Women to Esports

... KP INTERNET TRENDS 2017 | PAGE 138 eSports = 45 Year Evolution to Global Stage 1997 ...

eSports graduates to the big leagues Can the industry help media and entertainment companies access a changing audience?

Unikrn launches UMode skill-based game betting platform in 41 states.

NPD: U.S. game spending up 40% in first half of 2018

Want to scale big with esports? You better look east (VB Live)

JD Tengberg

... KP INTERNET TRENDS 2017 | PAGE 144 eSports (Like Sports) = Money Follows Viewers ...

League of Legends promotional photograph for all-star voting. Because all sports have heroes.

KP INTERNET TRENDS 2017 | PAGE 143 eSports Monthly Viewers = 79% <35 Years ...

... KP INTERNET TRENDS 2017 | PAGE 137 eSports = Expanding Gaming Ecosystem via Fans / Spectators ...

Violence came home to the video game community this week with the shootings at a Madden esports competition in Jacksonville, Florida.

Twitch updates security for its TwitchCon event following the Jacksonville esports shooting

As with traditional sporting events, larger eSport events, such as The International, usually feature live pre- and post-game discussion by a panel of ...

... to Global Stage 1997 KP INTERNET TRENDS 2017 | PAGE 139 eSports = People Watch What They Play…

A sold-out crowd of esports fans inside the Barclays Center in New York City

Esports

26 VR startups debut at HTC's Vive demo day | VentureBeat | AR/VR

The esports surge — and the massive opportunities behind it (VB Live)

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The Las Vegas strip's first legit esports arena just opened for business

eSports graduates to the big leagues Can the industry help media and entertainment companies access a changing audience?

YouTube becomes the exclusive home for Esports Championship Series' Counter-Strike: GO matches

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... 110 GAMING AND WAGERING C www.activate.com Today, players pay to participate ...

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Stephen Hays, Managing Partner at Deep Space Ventures, on Esports Business Models and the Future of Investments

Esports Stadium Arlington in Texas (Getty Images/Cooper Neill)

NBA 2K League chief: Global scale will be key to making money in esports

The OWL peaked with 424,676 peak viewers during its first day, tapering off to 218,553 by week's end.

Above: Jon Goldman invested in Fable Esports.

As with traditional sporting events, larger eSport events, such as The International, usually feature live pre- and post-game discussion by a panel of ...

Attendees of the 1981 Space Invaders Championships attempt to set the highest score

I got started doing packaged software, mostly single-player. This is a big sea change. Esports is part of a much bigger phenomenon.

Hudson Valley Gamer Con to be Largest Esports Event in the Upstate New York Region

Echo Fox Inks Licensing Deal with Fathead ® to Develop Exclusive Team Merchandise

Newzoo: The esports economy will grow 41% to $696 million in 2017

Reiko Kodama (photo credit: GDC)

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