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EVENTS

Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2019
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2019
April 24-24, 2019
The 2019 theme, Mobile, Data, Consumers and the Future of Entertainment, was chosen to interrogate the possibilities of the entertainment industry going forward.“It has become clear that the Nigerian entertainment industry needs an event like NECLive," said Ayeni Adekunle, founder and con...

GamesBeat Summit 2019
GAMESBEAT SUMMIT 2019
April 23-24, 2019
Unlike large gaming events throughout the year, GamesBeat Summit is the most intimate gaming event in the industry where senior attendees return again and again because of the genuine conversations, networking and deal-making that come out of the Summit.Community matters more than ever to the succes...

Esports Arena


Esports Arena hosts large-scale professional esports/entertainment events, daily video game competition/retail services, produces unique digital content, and rents space and equipment for the video game/ esports industry at a fraction of the cost of other spaces.

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The High School Esports League (HSEL) is offering over $174,000 in MSI peripherals during its Spring Majors, making it the largest prize pool in high school esports history, the organization announced on Wednesday.The 2019 Spring Majors regular season runs eight weeks from Mar. 18 to May 26. The entire starting rosters for the top eight teams across all of the competition’s supported games will get an Interceptor DS300 gaming mouse, a GK-701 gaming keyboard, and a Siberian gaming headset a...

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Sapphire Ventures,  formerly the corporate venture capital arm of SAP, has lassoed $115 million from new limited partners (LPs) to invest at the intersection of tech, sports, media and entertainment.A majority of the LPs for the new fund, called Sapphire Sport, have ties to the sports industry, from City Football Group, which owns English Premier League team Manchester City, to Adidas,  the owners of the Indiana Pacers, New York Jets, San Jose Sharks and Tampa Bay Lightning, among othe...
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Topgolf has built 52 venues where more than 17 million people a year use their driving ranges and other high-end entertainment. And in December, the company announced that it will create esports lounges at six of its outposts in partnership with TV brand TCL. It’s a big bet that such venues will be the next growth opportunity in the larger esports economy.The company launched its first lounge at CES 2019, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas earlier this month, at its Topgolf Las Vegas loc...
VENTUREBEAT
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Some gamers and esports enthusiasts really want to be mobile, even when it comes to playing games on PCs and consoles. That’s why GAEMS has unveiled the Guardian Pro XP, a combination portable gaming display and traveling case that lets you play with a real video game console while on the road — and stream your gameplay too.GAEMS’ (yes, the name is spelled right, as it stands for Gaming and Entertainment Mobile Systems) upcoming product has a 24-inch QHD IPS display, giving pla...
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Gaming houses are nothing new, but they're becoming more prevalent in the UK scene and orgs around the globe are thinking more about their format and how to maximise their effectiveness.From expert gaming hardware to dedicated sports psychologists and even team chefs, team facilities are on the up. LAURA BYRNE explores how League of Legends organisations are pulling out all stops to provide top of the range training facilities in this feature.UK-based org exceL Esports recently announced the...
ESPORTS-NEWS
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Esports organization Fnatic has branched out into game hardware, leveraging the fame of its esports athletes. And today, the London-based company is teaming up with the World Asset Exchange (WAX) to create digital collectibles using WAX’s blockchain technology.Blockchain is the transparent and secure decentralized ledger that has fueled the rise of cryptocurrency. And it can be used to create distinct digital collectibles that you can trace in a secure fashion through the blockchain ledger...
VENTUREBEAT
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Bigger isn’t better. That’s the refrain I constantly repeat when discussing esports, because too many people seem to think more money or a bigger audience is the same as meaningful improvement. In 2018 like in every year in recent memory — esports got bigger, but what if that isn’t enough?Yes, growth is good — and if you’re an esports fan, it’s easy to see the past year as a series of victories. 2018 was a banner year in almost every regard, and certainl...
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Monetizing esports is still a work in progress. The idea of watching people get paid to play games seemed far-fetched not long ago. But market researcher Newzoo estimates that 165 million esports enthusiasts are now watching esports, with that number expected to reach 250 million by 2021. Occasional viewers will drive those numbers to 557 million by 2021.That means that esports has a huge chance to surpass both the revenues and the viewership for traditional sports — if only the teams, lea...
VENTUREBEAT
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Most gamers dream about being Ninja, a video gamer who became the No. 1 social “influencer” in sports — beating out Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Lionel Messi, and LeBron James — by playing Fortnite, earning on average $400,000 to $500,000 a day. That’s the crest of the Leisure Economy, or the economic change that comes as people get paid to play games.Playgroundz, a video game data analytics and research platform described as a “Google” for video games, ha...
VENTUREBEAT
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Intel and ESL announced today that they have extended their partnership, which will result in $100 million invested in esports initiatives through 2021.The two companies have been working together on gaming competitions for 18 years, which they call the longest partnership in esports. The $100 million will go to developing technology and creating new events and tournaments.“ESL and Intel have worked side by side on growing esports for nearly two decades,” said Ralf Reichert, founder ...
VENTUREBEAT
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EVENTS

GamesBeat Summit 2019
GAMESBEAT SUMMIT 2019
April 23-24, 2019
Unlike large gaming events throughout the year, GamesBeat Summit is the most intimate gaming event in the industry where senior attendees return again and again because of the genuine conversations, networking and deal-making that come out of the Summit.Community matters more than ever to the succes...

Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2019
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2019
April 24-24, 2019
The 2019 theme, Mobile, Data, Consumers and the Future of Entertainment, was chosen to interrogate the possibilities of the entertainment industry going forward.“It has become clear that the Nigerian entertainment industry needs an event like NECLive," said Ayeni Adekunle, founder and con...