eSports' bid to reach the Olympics may be on hold but backing from big sponsors and a relentless march into the mainstream raise the question of whether it needs the Games at all.
MANILA -- Globe Telecom and Mineski have joined hands to form a professional electronic games (esports) team called "Liyab", which will compete in major international tournaments, including the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in…
Harry Hurst's parents thought he was wasting valuable time by playing basketball games on his computer. Little did they realise it would lead to his big break in eSports in the United States.
US fast food giant McDonald's announced Friday it was ending a 15-year partnership with the German national football team to concentrate on eSports.
NBA icon Michael Jordan is branching out into eSports, investing in the parent company of Team Liquid, aXiomatic.
Blood and violence in video games is preventing the acceptance of eSports at the Olympics and Asian Games, the head of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's sports arm said Sunday.
A virtual championship with real ambitions gets under way on Tuesday as the National Basketball Association tips off its bid to gain a foothold in the burgeoning arena of eSports with the launch of its NBA 2K League.
IOC chief Thomas Bach insisted Thursday that violent computer games would never be part of the Olympics as he faces growing pressure to allow eSports into the Olympic movement.