Tag Archives: Hearthstone

Poker and esports – PokerStars partners with Team Liquid

Amaya Inc. owned PokerStars has announced a new sponsorship deal with major esports organisation Team Liquid. The terms of the deal will see several Team Liquid pros, including LiquidTLO, introduce poker into their gaming repertoire and showcase online poker to brand new audiences on their Twitch channels. The aim is to demonstrate the similar skills, challenges and competitive elements that poker shares …

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Esports account for 21.3% of Twitch viewership

The latest data released by Newzoo shows that 21.3% of all hours watched on Twitch from July to December 2015 was esports content. This equals 475.5 million hours of esports content watched across all esports franchises, which is an average of over 79 million hours per month.  It’s repeatedly noted how Twitch has hugely benefitted the growth of the esports scene in the West, though it …

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Isaiah ‘TriForce’ Johnson – Empire Arcadia – The industrial esports revolution

Isaiah ‘TriForce’ Johnson is a true esports enthusiast and former pro gamer based between his home of Jamaica and New York. He heads up an organisation called Empire Arcadia which runs teams across various esports including FIFA, Hearthstone, classic fighting games and more. We chatted to TriForce about the FIFA Interactive World Cup, the birth of ‘esports’ and its scene …

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Yahoo Esports goes live with Rene, Gafford, Cocke and Walker

After much anticipation Yahoo has today announced the launch of Yahoo Esports. The company is looking for it to follow the lead of its successful Yahoo Sports product, and the esports section will look to provide the best experience by providing news and video content. It will initially focus on five titles; League of Legends, CS:GO, Heroes of the Storm, Streetfighter …

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