Gaming

COLOGNE: The Central European division of Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced a multi-year partnership with ESL Gaming, the world’s biggest eSports company that will be managed out of UMG’s Berlin headquarters.

The aim of the agreement is to exclusively help Universal discover and promote new artists through ESL’s global tournaments and channels. In an industry first, UMG will partner with ESL to create the ultimate destination for gaming and music fans alike to experience the official soundtrack of the world’s esports leagues and tournaments. 

Dec 01, 2020 19:12
CHICAGO: Sports data and technology company Stats Perform Tuesday announced the acquisition of platforms for creating automated video highlights and real-time alerts from Palo Alto-based tech company Thuuz Sports.  Financial details were not disclosed.
Nov 30, 2020 13:11
NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio’s gaming arm JioGames has partnered with Battle Royale game Clash Royale to host a 27-day gaming tournament that kick-started at the weekend. The 27-day tournament, being held between 28 November and 25 December, is geared for gamers across all levels - beginners, amateurs, and professionals, JioGames stated.
Nov 27, 2020 17:11
LONDON: The Premier League and Electronic Arts are launching the third season of ePremier League. The EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series competition gives UK-based players the chance to win the ePremier League title for their favourite club. Registration for this year’s competition opens at 5pm GMT on Thursday 3 December at e.premierleague.com, with online qualification beginning in January.
Nov 27, 2020 16:11
MUMBAI: India’s largest vernacular social gaming platform WinZO is set to be the official co-powered sponsor of the India Tour of Australia on SonyLIV. This is the first time WinZO will be sponsoring a major sports event on a digital platform. SonyLIV is the OTT brand of Sony Pictures Networks India.
Nov 27, 2020 15:11
LOS ANGELES: Gaming publisher Riot Games has announced the Valorant Champions Tour esports series that kicks off next year and will feature both regional and international competitions.  
Nov 27, 2020 14:11
AUCKLAND: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has renewed its agreement with sports data and technology company Stats Perform as their exclusive Official Data Partner for international and domestic competitions.
Nov 25, 2020 19:11
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: Electronic Arts Inc is taking The World’s Game to the Next Level with its unveil of EA SPORTS FIFA 21 on PlayStation5 and Xbox Series X|S, launching December 4.
Nov 23, 2020 20:11
MUMBAI: Online poker platform 9stacks is set to host the ‘Heads Up – Poker Championship’ from Tuesday.  The Heads Up Championship is designed in the No-Limit Hold’em format. Starting with a buy-in of Rs 5,500 and no second chances, players are expected to knock out their opponent in every level and keep climbing the ladder to victory. 
Nov 23, 2020 19:11
BENGALURU: Tamil Nadu has become the second south Indian state after Andhra Pradesh to ban online games played with money, by way of an ordinance promulgated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday.  A day after Tamil Nadu issued its order, the Karnataka government said it too was considering banning online gaming in the state. 
Nov 23, 2020 18:11
CHENNAI: Chennaiyin FC is delighted to confirm that India's biggest mobile gaming platform, Paytm First Games, has come on board as its associate sponsor for the 2020-21 season.