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Chillblast becomes exclusive PC partner of Fnatic

European esports organisation Fnatic has secured a partnership with UK-based custom computer manufacturer Chillblast. The manufacturer will provide support to Fnatic’s League of Legends, Halo, FIFA, Dota 2, VALORANT, and CS:GO rosters, in addition to providing its content creation roster with PCs. Image credit: Fnatic, Chillblast RELATED: Fnatic’s plan to go big in Japan In addition, the […]

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Italian esports set to receive regulation in wake of controversial venue shutdowns

The Italian government is looking to officially regulate and recognise esports, according to Italy’s Undersecretary of Finance Federico Freni. The decision comes shortly after the Italian esports community was shaken on April 29th, when the local Customs and Monopolies Agency (Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli) seized all equipment from multiple gaming and esports venues […]

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Fnatic’s plan to go big in Japan

(ESI Illustration) Image credit: Fnatic / Su San Lee via Unsplash Gaming is an integral part of Japanese culture, with some of the biggest studios and well-loved franchises originating from the country. From Super Mario to Street Fighter, Japan is home to generation-defining games. When it comes to esports, the fighting game community (FGC) in […]

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BITKRAFT Ventures appoints Dennis Fong and Ryan Wyatt as Venture Partners

Gaming and esports venture capital fund BITKRAFT Ventures has appointed Dennis Fong, Co-Founder of GGWP, and Ryan Wyatt, CEO of Polygon Studios, as Venture Partners. In their new positions, Fong and Wyatt will support BITKRAFT with deal flow as well as portfolio company advice and mentorship. (ESI Illustration) Ryan Wyatt (Left) and Dennis Fong (Right). […]

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Juked.gg names T.L. Taylor on advisory board

Esports-focused social media network Juked.gg has welcomed T.L. ‘ybika’ Taylor, the Co-founder of AnyKey, to its advisory board. In her new role, Taylor will work closely with the Juked team on issues surrounding community building, diversity, equity and inclusion on the platform. Image credit: Juked.gg RELATED: Juked.gg secures strategic partnership with Gaingels and The Mini […]

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GoodGameNation partners with Viral Fission for Indian collegiate competitions

Indian esports platform GoodGameNation (GG Nation) has entered a partnership with Indian youth community platform Viral Fission. As a result, the multi-year deal will see the two parties collaborate to create what they are calling the largest collegiate esports competition in the region. (ESI illustration) Image credit: GoodGameNation / Viral Fission RELATED: Indian streaming platform Loco retains NBA […]

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BBTV partners with LCK to provide content management solutions

Global media-tech company BBTV has signed a partnership with Riot Games’ League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK). As a result of the deal, BBTV will provide content management solutions to the Korean competition.  Image credit: BBTV / Riot Games RELATED: Riot Games partners with Intel for revamped Intel Arabian Cup The content management services BBTV will […]