Are SKT gods?? (Is SKT’s dominance good for League of Legends?)

SK Telecom T1 won another League of Legends tournament. The number of people surprised: 0. The number of people who actually watched the 'world champion' defeat Europe's G2 Esports in a surprisingly close final at MSI: possibly millions depending on how many tuned in from China and South Korea. Unless SKT internally combusts in its …

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The number of esports organizations leaving Overwatch continues to climb

Dignitas joins an ever-growing list of esports organizations that are vacating the Overwatchscene. The organization did not cite a specific reason for dropping the roster, instead saying that the team is "still committed to the game of Overwatch" and that it "remains optimistic about the long-term opportunity it presents for teams, players, spectators and fans." Recently, other endemic …

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eSports to be a medal event at 2022 Asian Games

eSports will be an official medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in China, in the boldest step yet toward mainstream recognition of competitive gaming. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has announced a partnership with Alisports, the sports arm of Chinese online retail giant Alibaba, to introduce eSports as a demonstration sport at next year’s …

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Australian Football League To Enter Esports, Want Tournaments in 53,000 Capacity Stadium

The Australian Football League plans to enter the esports industry, wanting it’s member teams to sponsor or create esports teams of their own, according to a report from The Age. The AFL will use the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne as the venue for it’s events. The stadium has a capacity of 53,000 for AFL games, but …

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