News Sony Patented an eSports Betting System for PS5, PS4
How about a bit of controversy to kickstart your glib Monday morning? Sony patented an eSports betting system for its consoles a couple of years ago, with the documentation outlining a framework whereby odds would be calculated by a player (or team’s) historical performance, allowing users to then bet on their favourites in a variety of...
News Gran Turismo Championships Gears Up for 2021 Season
The FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships has quietly become a very prestigious eSporting event. Starting off in 2018, drivers have been using Polyphony Digital's PlayStation 4 racing sim Gran Turismo Sport to compete in official tournaments, and the studio has confirmed it'll be returning very soon for the 2021 season. Kazunori...
Feature F1 eSports Virtual Grand Prix Series Begins to Gather Pace
Fernando is faster than you
This is certainly a unique time for sport and many sporting governing bodies are wondering what to do. When will the Premier League restart? Should sport take place behind closed doors? How can they continue to connect with fans? Fans of Formula 1 have had the entire 2020 season thrown into disarray as the season-opening...
News Heartbreak as Japanese Hero Can't Save Disastrous Tekken 7 Tournament
It was all Leroys
This weekend played host to Evo Japan 2020 -- one of the country's largest fighting game events. Pro players from all over the world gathered to compete in the likes of Street Fighter V, SoulCalibur VI, and Samurai Shodown -- but without a doubt, the most talked about tournament of the weekend belonged to Tekken 7. You see, Tekken...
News Relative Unknown Destroys Some of the Best Tekken 7 Players in the World to Win Mind-Blowing Tournament
Evo Japan has a new champion
Arslan_Ash, a relatively unknown Kazumi player from Pakistan, just won the Tekken 7 tournament at Evo Japan 2019. The event welcomed many of the game's very best players from all over the world, but none of them could stand in Arslan's way as he dismantled the competition. Arslan popped up on the global Tekken scene...
News Ubisoft Wants Just Dance To Join League Of Legends And Dota In The eSport Ranks
Well it does involve physical activity, at least
eSports are growing in popularity all the time, with millions of viewers tuning in to watch the world's best players fight it out for glory. Unsurprisingly, publishers are looking to the eSport world as a way of increasing the stature of their biggest games, and Ubisoft is no exception — it has just...