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Team Pacquiao GG partners with MetaGoons

Team Pacquiao GG, an esports organisation owned by boxer and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao, has partnered with the metaverse development platform MetaGoons. According to a release, the two companies will work together on content and charity initiatives alongside a non-profit Axie Infinity scholarship program. MetaGoons becomes Team APacquiao’s metaverse gaming partner. Image credit: Team Pacquiao […]

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Olympic Council of Asia partners with Tencent to promote esports in Asia

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has announced a partnership with Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent to help further promote the development of esports in Asia. The partnership was announced during the Asian Electronic Sports Development Conference and MOU Signing Ceremony, which was held by OCA and the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF). Image credit: Tencent RELATED: Global Esports […]

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ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling on the past is how the pandemic’s difficult learnings are wielded in 2022 to help grow the esports industry. In order to provide a […]

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ESI 2021 round-up: Looking back

As the sun sets on yet another year defined by the unyielding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but step back and admire the intrinsic resilience of the esports industry.  Unprecedented logistical shifts put in place during 2020 endured into 2021, and our digital nature as an industry meant we fared far better […]

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Tier One Entertainment breaks down Southeast Asia’s mobile esports boom

Mobile esports has become an all-consuming topic in 2021, especially when talking about Southeast Asia. Even though the market is certainly growing, the sector still seemingly goes unnoticed in most parts of the western world.  When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of Southeast Asia’s popular internet cafe’s, mobile gaming booned even further. Esports Insider […]

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Gen.G promotes Arnold Hur to CEO

Multinational esports organisation Gen.G has promoted its current Chief Operating Officer, Arnold Hur, to the position of Chief Executive Officer. The decision comes after Chris Park, the organisation’s previous CEO, announced he would be moving into an advisory role. Image credit: Gen.G RELATED: Gen.G creates after-school programme with SMUD Hur’s tenure as COO saw him oversee the organisation’s […]