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. 

Apr 08, 2022 21:04
NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has constituted an Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics (AVGC) Promotion Task Force to promote the AVGC sector in the country.  The AVGC Promotion Task Force will have to submit its first action plan within 90 days.
Jul 21, 2021 16:07
MUMBAI: Netflix Inc has confirmed plans to expand beyond its core proposition as a movie and TV streaming service into video gaming. In a letter to investors, the streaming video pioneer formally announced that they were going to expand into gaming, with mobile games as their first port of entry.
Jun 17, 2020 21:06
LONDON: YouGov has moved decisively to grow its esports and gaming business with the appointment of one of the sector’s most-respected experts, Nicole Pike.
Mar 31, 2020 17:03
MUMBAI: Fnatic presents #GamingForGood, a PUBG MOBILE charity tournament for and by the Indian gaming and esports community.  This is an initiative to raise funds to help some of those affected due to the currently ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament is being organized by Fnatic with support from endemic and non-endemic partners.
Sep 06, 2019 19:09
NEW DELHI: Naveen Goyal, a veteran in the global gaming industry, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of, India's largest poker site.  Goyal succeeded Mohit Agarwal in August. Goyal has about two decades of experience in the internet space and has been instrumental in founding three successful online ventures. 
Aug 29, 2019 18:08
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany: adidas Originals Thursday confirmed its partnership with gaming superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, first revealed in an adidas Originals hack of Ninja’s Mixer livestream and subsequent announcement video on his YouTube channel.   The partnership marks the sportswear brand’s commitment to gaming, blending the physical and digital worlds to help creators achieve their best.
May 06, 2019 17:05
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.: NASCAR and Genius Sports, the global leader in sports data solutions, have announced a deal that will see Genius Sports develop an official NASCAR gaming offering for legal sportsbooks. The new agreement is the first step toward creating an advanced live betting product that will drive fan interest and deepen engagement around NASCAR race events.
Mar 28, 2019 14:03
MUMBAI: GamingMonk, the Delhi-based firm which organises some of India’s biggest offline eSports events across eight cities in India, has raised $100,000 from one of Japan’s leading gaming websites, GameWith. The investment will be used for product development, team building and brand marketing.
Feb 27, 2019 15:02
SINGAPORE: Singtel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea’s SK Telecom to cooperate and leverage each other’s assets and capabilities to grow gaming and esports in Asia.  The collaboration will see both companies work together on developing and providing digital gaming content, solutions and services for gamers in the region.
Feb 16, 2019 15:02
NEW DELHI: PokerBaazi, one of India’s top digital poker platforms, announced Friday that it will be launching ‘Game Changer’ on 20 February, which will be the biggest international level competition held in India online offering prize money of Rs 20 million.