Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and the Konami Group today announced at Tokyo Game Show 2019 that the company will establish an esports complex within the Konami Creative Center Ginza (KCC GINZA), which is under construction at its new business base in Japan. It is scheduled to open next year.
This year’s QuakeCon will continue it’s legacy of giving as the American Red Cross, Dallas Pets Alive!, 1UpOnCancer, Anime for Humanity, Stack Up, and Gamers Outreach will have a presence at the show, providing attendees with several opportunities to donate, support, and give to help others.
With a massive crowd of Call of Duty esports fans in attendance, 100 Thieves rallied through strong competition to capture the CWL Anaheim Cup, the team’s second major event victory of the 2019 CWL season. They now head on to even more tournaments, and attempt to become masters of the entire season.
The popularity of eSports is skyrocketing, with tournaments for everything from platform fighters to racing games to realistic 3D shooters, with fans having almost as much fun as the competitors. Sony may be upping that too, having just filed for a patent on a VR eSports headset system designed for spectators.
You can add eSports to the theme of new bars popping up around the world. But is this trend a flash in the pan, or does it have real staying power? GiN Freelancer Sophie Jackson dives into the heart of the scene in Scandinavia, talking with bar owners about their experiences catering to the gamer crowd. Grab a cold one and come on in!
Now in its third year, the Tom Clancy Rainbow Six Invitational eSports event will exceeded a million dollars in total prize money. In addition to what promises to be an exciting battle, news about the game, including brand new year four content, will be made during the tournament.
Unity Technologies has opened their call for submissions for this year’s Unity for Humanity contest, which recognizes developing projects and tools that have a positive and meaningful impact on the planet. The winning submission will receive $25,000.
Skillshot Media and Hollywood Esports are holding a Paladins open-tournament for anyone who wants to try their hand at competitive gaming, or for spectators looking to experience an esports tournament. The event is open to anyone who wants to either compete or watch the tournament.
For the first time in Call of Duty esports history, competition will feature five vs. five gameplay as players compete in Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Over 260 teams from around the world have made their way to the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas for the season opener.
The exciting culmination of the global PUBG Mobile Star Challenge Global Finals is gearing up in central Dubai. The global finale brings together semifinalists from regional competitions held in Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Japan, Korea, and China.