Report by The Diffusion Group (TDG): Esports Quickly Evolving From ‘Novelty’ to ‘Next Big Thing’

Esports Quickly Evolving According to a new report from The Diffusion Group (TDG), esports — competitive, professional video gaming tournaments staged before an audience, online or in person — has been silently exploding, out of the mainstream eye for years but now capturing the attention of companies throughout the interactive […]

Google unveils Project Stream free access to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Project Stream is a test of Google’s streaming technologies in the US. We’re testing interactive video streaming and have partnered with Ubisoft to test the streaming capabilities of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Google unveils ProjectStream, a “technical test” for game streaming through the Chrome browser. The launch includes a partnership with Ubisoft […]

Nielsen Acquires Digital Games Market Intelligence Provider SuperData Research

Nielsen Holdings plc announced it has completed its acquisition of SuperData Research, a leading provider of market intelligence on digital games, gaming video content, and virtual/augmented reality across mobile, PC online, console and other digital platforms. The company analyzes the spending of over 160 million paying digital gamers, worldwide. Intelligence […]

Cheddar Brings Esports News Show to Twitch and Announces Full Day of Coverage Live From TwitchCon 2018

 Esports News Show “Cheddar Sports,” a weekly program covering the latest and most significant news and events in esports. The new show goes live at https://www.twitch.tv/cheddar on Thursdays at 3:30pm ET. As part of its coverage, Cheddar will be livestreaming interviews and stories from a dedicated on-site location all day […]

Mastercard Signs with League of Legends as First Global Partner of the World’s Largest Esports

 League of Legends esports, the largest esport in the world. This first-of-its-kind global agreement signifies Mastercard’s support of the esports community and further diversifies the technology company’s world-class sports and entertainment portfolio. “Esports is a phenomenon that continues to grow in popularity, with fans that can rival those at any […]