Jamaica Esports Initiative first Caribbean body to join International e-Sports Federation

The Jamaica Esports Initiative (JEI) has become the first Caribbean federation to be granted membership to the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF). Founded in July 2018, the JEI comprises approximately 700 gamers and the leading esports influencers in Jamaica. “We are enthusiastic about our acceptance into the IeSF, as it presents Jamaica as a forerunner for […]

PUBG Mobile remains prodigious in Jamaica

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground Mobile (aka PUBG Mobile) has been around for almost two years and it keeps getting better and better as its popularity is spreading among Jamaican teens and young adults whether in Universities or High schools alike. To break it down, PUBG Mobile is an online multiplayer battle royal where a player, or group […]

Samsung CHG90 QLED Gaming Monitor at Gamescom 2017 defines Gaming Heaven

“Gamers had a more immersive and realistic experience with the new CHG90 monitor. This is the latest in our series of innovative gaming monitors designed to delight users and give them an edge over competitors while also increasing their comfort.” Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, Seog-gi Kim, commenting on […]

eSports: Get Out Of Control At InControl

Your friendly neighborhood gamer Zalgo Cometh here again with some eSports news. There have been a few local eSports tournaments in Jamaica since the start of 2016. A couple that can be mentioned are the Flow eGames Feva FIFA 16 tournament and Clan Pro Circuit’s Street Fighter V Invitational. Let’s not forget some of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]