Football stars go head-to-head over video games as coronavirus suspends play

Spanish players Sergio Reguilon and Borja Iglesias played out the Seville derby on FIFA — defender Regulion, on loan from Real Madrid, playing as Sevilla, and striker Iglesias representing his Real Betis side. The real match was scheduled to be played on Sunday, but all La Liga fixtures have been postponed until April 3 amid […]

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The Middle East’s first female esports team debuts at Girl Gamer 2020

But while women account for around 30% of that audience, and a rapidly growing proportion of gamers – almost half in the US – they are severely under-represented in the largest and most lucrative competitions. Not a single female competitor made the 100 finalists competing for $30 million prize money at last year’s Fortnite World […]

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Valorant, League of Legends studio’s first shooter game, is coming this summer

Codenamed “Project A” since October, the new tactical shooter game’s official name is actually “Valorant” and it’s coming out this summer globally to all regions except China, where it will be released later this year. Like its sibling “League of Legends,” “Valorant” will be free to play and available on PC. “Valorant” is set in […]

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Paraplegic racing driver makes return to the track. From his basement

While competing in the NTT INDYCAR Series, the Canadian was propelled into the perimeter catch-fence at the Pocono racetrack in 2018 and, in an instant, the world as he knew it transformed in a violent hail of sparks and debris. Wickens’ car was shredded on impact and by the time its shattered shell helicoptered back […]

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League of Legends is growing. Traditional sports better watch out.

While the industry is still relatively young, its continued growth shows no sign of slowing with sponsors keen to capitalize on the emerging market. AMA calculates the average number of people who were watching a specific game or event at any given point in time. The study compared the AMA of European viewers during last […]

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