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NIP, Zilliqa unveil next-gen engagement platform for eSports fans

Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) has unveiled The Dojo, an engagement platform set to revolutionise eSports fan experiences. Developed in partnership with XBorg and powered by Zilliqa, The Dojo aims to create an unparalleled space for NIP’s dedicated supporters, offering exclusive access, rewards and interactive opportunities. At the core of The Dojo is its mission to […]

May 8, 2024

Sky Broadband, Guild launch women’s eSports initiative

A women’s only eSports initiative has launched in the UK, in a bid to improve diversity and inclusion in the gaming world. The series of tournaments, kicking off this April, provide a platform for women gamers to showcase their skills. It is the first women’s eSports tournament to award professional contracts as well as cash […]

April 11, 2024

Atari partners with Alan-1 to bring new Atari Recharged games to arcades

Alan-1, a video game studio and manufacturer of coin-operated arcade game cabinets, has announced a new partnership with iconic game publisher Atari. Alan-1 has been selected by Atari to create new arcade games cabinets for their Recharged games. These cabinets will be designed for Family Fun Centers, Barcades, and other location-based entertainment (LBE) venues in […]

March 12, 2024

Eutelsat delivers eCLUTCH eSports TV package

iKO Media Group is extending its relationship with Eutelsat Group to bring a new eSports TV package, eCLUTCH, to screens across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Launching at Eutelsat’s 16° East orbital position, HOTBIRD at 13° East and 7/8° West, the platform initially includes 10 eSports and gaming channels, with more to join in […]

March 11, 2024

MGM Alternative, Global Esports Federation content deal

MGM Alternative, a division of Amazon MGM Studios, and the Global Esports Federation (GEF) ahve announced a deal to create content surrounding the Global Esports Games, Ssports athletes, and the gaming lifestyle. In collaboration, MGM Alternative, which produces The Voice, Shark Tank and Survivor, and GEF, which promotes the eSports globally, will work to develop […]

January 22, 2024

CommScope’s RUCKUS network to power British Esports education

British Esports, the national body for esports in the UK, has selected CommScope’s RUCKUS Networks as its Preferred Networking Provider. RUCKUS Networks will deploy its latest connectivity technology at British Esports’ world-class National Esports Performance Campus in Sunderland, the multi-site esports and education complex and home to the national federation. The 45,000 sq ft campus […]

January 19, 2024

Sky Up Digital Hub opens in Cardiff

Sky, in partnership with Cardiff Council’s Youth Services, has opened a new digital Hub in Cardiff, the first one in Wales. The Hub provides access to digital devices, free Sky WiFi connection and regular digital skills workshops, run by volunteers. The project included the refurbishment of Eastmoors Youth Centre community space in Splott which sees […]

December 12, 2023

IMG appoints Organ as SVP of Global Partnerships

IMG, a sports, events and representation company, has appointed Luke Organ as Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships for its media business.   In the new role, Organ will oversee brand partnership sales for IMG’s media assets, such as its live sports channel for airlines and cruise ships Sport 24, as well as key media […]

December 7, 2023

Virgin Media O2, Ericsson showcase 5G network slicing

Virgin Media O2 and Ericsson have partnered to demonstrate the potential of network slicing, with a trial that took place at MCM Comic Con in Birmingham. The trial saw the augmented reality eSport, Hado, run on a dedicated slice on Virgin Media O2’s 5G standalone network, which enabled remote play and live broadcasting. Competitors taking […]

December 6, 2023

Gcore appoints Wedgwood to board of directors

Gcore — a European provider of public cloud and edge computing, AI, content delivery, hosting, and security solutions — has announced the appointment of video gaming mogul and entrepreneur Paul Wedgwood as Non-Executive Director. In this role, Wedgwood will play a crucial role in determining the strategy of Gcore as it scales and ensure it […]

November 22, 2023