‘Great’ attendance as iLab gaming facility opens for UH Mānoa community

University of Hawaii at Mānoa’s esports program has quickly become one of the top in the nation, and the facility is now a popular on-campus destination. This semester the lab is open for free to all members of the UH Manoa community. The response has been overwhelmingly positive. The facility near Kuykendall Hall and the … Read more

Gamers say goodbye to FIFA franchise after 30 years

One of the biggest franchises in video game history is coming to an end on Friday with the release of FIFA 23, the latest installment in a football game that has captivated millions of fans over the past three decades. American game maker Electronic Arts (EA) and global football organization FIFA have spent months negotiating … Read more

India Gaming Summit 2022 LIVE: The mobile gaming sector is expected to make up about 50.5% of the gaming industry by 2022

The online gaming industry across India is expected to be valued at Rs 150 billion in CY2024, compared to Rs 120 billion in 2022, according to the latest data from market research firm Statista. In the past two and a half years, the online gaming industry in India has grown by leaps and bounds and … Read more

Global Talent Powerhouse YMU Reveals Gaming Ambitions With Massive Fusion

YMU’s merger with Digital Sports Mgmt represents a major dive into gaming for the powerhouse talent … [+] desk. YMU / Digital Sports Mgmt Global talent agency YMU Group, representing stars such as The Rolling Stones, Steve Aoki, Simon Cowell, Nick Cave, Ant and Dec and Pentatonix, has expressed its ambitions to dominate the world … Read more

Games Careers Expo to spark the interest of teachers and students

NBN Co, Creative Victoria and Pax Aus invite educators and students to attend the three-day Games Careers Expo during Melbourne International Games Week from October 1-9. Held free of charge at the NBN Theater in the Clarendon Auditorium in the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, the expo showcases educational pathways and career opportunities in the … Read more

Razor partners with FITGMR to support healthy gaming and

MALIBU, California, September 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Razorthe foremost pioneer and innovator in the scooter industry, cooperates with FITGMRa performance and player development company in the esports and video game industries, to support healthy gaming in US high schools. ride, and together with FITGMR, encouraging students’ mental and physical health and game balance. In … Read more

Champlain College opens new state-of-the-art gaming arena for esports teams

A new esports arena at Champlain College aims to advance their students as they study computer gaming and compete against teams across the country. “We used to have e-ports spaces for the students, but they were often offshoots of buildings and had three feet of space,” said Charlie Kowalski, head coach of the Varsity’s Valorant … Read more

Riot Games Announces Lil Nas X as ‘President’ of League

Business affairs. numbers.Screenshot: Riot Games / Kotaku Forgetting it’s not April Fool’s Day, Riot Games just announced that two-time Grammy award-winning recording artist Lil Nas X is the president of League of Legends. Although the publisher announced this via an actual press release, in reality, of course, Riot Games didn’t hire the pop music icon … Read more

Head of Google Gaming looks at esports potential with UH Mānoa

Moonlit Beshimov speaks with members of UH Mānoa’s esports team. the university of Hawaii at Mānoa’s esports program welcomed Google’s head of gaming strategy and initiatives, Moonlit Beshimov, to campus in September. Esports Program Leader Nyle Sky Service gave Beshimov and her husband tech executive Ilias Beshimov a tour of the iLab facility and hosted … Read more

Ubisoft launches ‘big AAA games’ for $70, starting with Skull & Bones

It seems that Ubisoft is the latest game publisher to push a new price point for mass releases. In an interview with axiosUbisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed that the pirate adventure in the open world Skull and Bones costs $70 at launch. It won’t be the company’s only release to sell for that amount, either. … Read more