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Corporate Giant Yahoo Joins The eSports Race
Tech News, Video Games, Internet

Corporate Giant Yahoo Joins The eSports Race

After ESPN with ESPN Esports , Yahoo is now getting into Esports. Yahoo Esports will cover League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, Dota 2, Street Fighter V, Counter-Strike: GO and more. The company today announced the formation of Yahoo Esports, which it's calling a "new premier destination for delivering professional Esports coverage across major games and events. The site's editorial staff will create "unique video content" around major Esports. Unique Video Content The site's editorial staff will create "unique video content" around major Esports tournaments while they will also produce "marquee interviews and in-depth features." Yahoo states they will approach their coverage of eSPorts with the same tenacity and professionalism that they do with traditional Sports, News and Finance. ...
ESPN takes eSports seriously with new gaming section
Tech News, Video Games

ESPN takes eSports seriously with new gaming section

eSports took one step closer to the big leagues today with the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network(ESPN) staking a claim to a piece of the growing eSports pie with the launch of dedicated gaming section of the ESPN website. ESPN eSports cover professional gaming. It will display news, original reporting, videos and profiles about influential members from the global eSports community not just North America. The three games prominently featured in dedicated links so far on the ESPN eSports website are: League of Legends Dota 2 Hearthstone Visit http://espn.go.com/esports/
Legitimizing eSports: Bit By Bit
Video Games

Legitimizing eSports: Bit By Bit

One would think as time goes on that people would look at the growth and advancement of the newly founded industry of eSports positively. Sadly the powers that be are typically from the older generation that has the mindset that gaming is nothing but a hobby or waste of time. It is primarily for this reason why over the past two years it has been a bit challenging to get eSports widely accepted and recognized here in Jamaica. Time marches on and reported earlier today another step is being taken to further legitimize eSports on the competitive world stage; starting with Counterstrike: Global Offensive. Pro gaming league ESL has decided to start administering tests for performance-enhancing drugs. In the wake of pro Counter-Strike players’ admissions that they’d been chomping on ADHD...