Cynopsis: eSports & Gaming

03/16/17: Turtle Wax’s OpTic nerve; Allied Esports shifts to Drive; eUnited breaks down brand building

Turtle Wax's OpTic nerve

CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 03.16.17 It’s Thursday, March 16, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   Turtle Wax is doubling down on its investment in esports as well as with team OpTic Gaming. Offering “content-driven storytelling through individual player integrations,” the brand will join OpTic on the road with fan […]

03/09/17: CSL heads north with new deals in hand; Twitch’s rapid Pulse, Zelaznik talks future of MLG.tv

CSL heads north with new deals in hand (Facebook)

CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 03.09.17 It’s Thursday, March 9, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   The Collegiate StarLeague is heading north for the 2017 North American Collegiate Grand Finals, which will take place at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto from May 12-14 with individual and team titles awarded across […]

02/16/17: North America gets first 24-hour esports channel; Nielsen’s esports year in review; DreamHack talks expansion pack

GINX punches ticket to North America (Facebook)

CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 02.16.17 It’s Thursday, February 16, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   European-based GINX eSportsTV is now targeting North America. Canadian broadcaster Super Channel locked in a deal with the network to create and distribute a new 24-hour channel for video game fans, serving up a […]

02/09/17: NBA set to tip off own esports league; Psyonix gives Rocket League a big boost; UFC champ Demetrious Johnson talks gameplan

NBA set to tip off new esports league

CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 02.09.17 It’s Thursday, February 9, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   The NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software are announcing the launch of NBA 2K eLeague, set to begin play in 2018. Commissioner Adam Silver told reporters that the move was designed to continue to expand […]

01/26/17: Facebook Live seeks Heroes; EVO to dine with nine; BTN breaks down its Riot gear

Facebook Live seeks Heroes

CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 01.26.17 It’s Thursday, January 26, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook are becoming “Dorm”-mates, announcing a deal to stream this year’s Heroes of the Dorm 2017 on Facebook Live featuring schools from across the US and Canada competing for a chance […]

01/19/17: CSL’s Maddening new competition; Nintendo Switches gears; Fnatic’s pop culture

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CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 01.19.17 It’s Thursday, January 19, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   The Collegiate StarLeague is adding consoles to the equation, announcing that the company is working with Electronic Arts to host and facilitate Challenger Events within the Madden Championship Series that will see student gamers […]

01/12/17: YouTube goes Pro; DreamHack’s Astro dome; CSL talks college gaming & Campus Insiders

YouTube goes Pro with ESL (Facebook)

CYNOPSISeSPORTS & GAMING 01.12.17 It’s Thursday, January 12, 2017, and this is your weekly early morning eSports & Gaming brief.   YouTube continues to roll in top esports content. A report this week stated that WESA will soon unveil its new 2017 ESL Pro League streaming partnership, locking in YouTube as its primary broadcast partner. […]

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