Homegrown gaming hardware maker Razer will be setting aside S$10 million over the next year to support e-sports and gaming activities here.
Zaw, a 21-year-old also known as “Insane”, said he has lost about 40 matches due to blackouts, making it difficult to earn a slot abroad where cash prizes are now in the tens of millions of dollars.
As we’re edging closer to see the start of a Google-less future for Huawei with its upcoming Mate 30 series, the Chinese tech company still has some tricks up its sleeve to get around the ongoing Android ban.
Tournament prize money is directly reflecting the exponential growth and big-name investment that esports has received of late, with the most recent Dota 2 tournament (The International 2019) offering a prize pool in excess of $34 million to its competitors.
Esports in India has been witnessing steady growth with prize pools, viewership, and participation consistently trending upward.
Wemade Tree, a subsidiary of the game company behind the Legend of Mir series, has signed an agreement with Linka, a local blockchain payments provider.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is truly rocking the mobile game scene. It’s already got a sequel, and its esports events are certainly not slowing down anytime soon.
Apple sent out invitations on Thursday (Aug 29) to a Sep 10 event at its Silicon Valley campus where it is expected to unveil a new-generation iPhone.
After more than 888,000 betting-related tweets were analysed over a nine-month period in 2018, the researchers found that 45% of those who retweeted or replied to an esports betting tweet were under the age of 16. In the UK, the proportion was 28% – five times the percentage of users who actively engage with posts from “traditional” bookmakers.
A record US$33.5 million (RM140 million) is up for grabs, but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive problems and wrist and hand damage.