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ESPN
Defending the North: Get on my Level 2016 previewlacking major tournaments at the time. So GOML was our way of helping to put Ca
Defending the North: Get on my Level 2016 preview
ESPN / Posted 10 days ago
lacking major tournaments at the time. So GOML was our way of helping to put Canada on the map. Our big break came when Major League Gaming was looking for an official Canadian grassroots qualifier for their Anaheim championship circuit. Solid... Read more
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examiner.com
Texas players making noise on the Street Fighter 5 circuitaround Houston. Chris is also a video game tournament organizer and competitor,
Texas players making noise on the Street Fighter 5 circuit
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
around Houston. Chris is also a video game tournament organizer and competitor, competing in tournaments across the country, previously hosting events for Major League Gaming as well as hosting his own yearly tournament, Showdown Cham... Read more
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IGN
The 8 Best PlayStation 4 Headsetsthey're our top pick for Sony's console. The Astro A40s are somewhat legendary
The 8 Best PlayStation 4 Headsets
IGN / Posted 10 days ago
they're our top pick for Sony's console. The Astro A40s are somewhat legendary. They're the officially sponsored set of Major League Gaming, and have been around since 2008. The TR is their updated edition of the set, complete with a rebuilt... Read more
11d
CNET
Just how profoundly flawed is the world's first esports association?hadn't left the elevator. WESA is half-owned by the ESL (the world's biggest es
Just how profoundly flawed is the world's first esports association?
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
hadn't left the elevator. WESA is half-owned by the ESL (the world's biggest esports network), yet other groups such as Major League Gaming, CEVO, PGL, and Gfinity are not involved. Worse still, its member council is comprised of eight teams,... Read more
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PC Advisor
The introduction of WESA in eSports, a FIFA equivalent, has been raising eyebrows.is favouritism and a potential problem for other game organisers who also host
The introduction of WESA in eSports, a FIFA equivalent, has been raising eyebrows.
PC Advisor / Posted 12 days ago
is favouritism and a potential problem for other game organisers who also host tournaments, such as FACEIT, DreamHack and Major League Gaming (MLG) among many others. From what has been officially announced, WESA doesn't conflict or create any... Read more
13d
Engadget
ESL gives eSports an official oversight bodyby WESA rules. Whether or not WESA gets a foothold depends on other league sys
ESL gives eSports an official oversight body
Engadget / Posted 13 days ago
by WESA rules. Whether or not WESA gets a foothold depends on other league systems falling in line. Will Activision's Major League Gaming go for it, for example? Still, this is a big move that could be necessary for both giving eSports public... Read more
15d
ESPN
Echo Fox forms 'Call of Duty' teamJust a month before Major League Gaming Anaheim, North American esports organiz
Echo Fox forms 'Call of Duty' team
ESPN / Posted 15 days ago
Just a month before Major League Gaming Anaheim, North American esports organization Echo Fox, owned by former Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics basketball player Rick Fox, is expanding into "Call of Duty" by assembling a new competitive team for... Read more
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ESPN
LG FalleN talks Brazil, Counter-Strike and reigniting a culturehow I've lived through that."Editor's Picks A month ago, his team, Luminosity
LG FalleN talks Brazil, Counter-Strike and reigniting a culture
ESPN / Posted 15 days ago
how I've lived through that."Editor's Picks A month ago, his team, Luminosity Gaming, won the biggest title to date at the Major League Gaming Columbus major, beating one of the best teams in the world, and taking home a $500,000 check in the... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Activision Blizzard is bringing MLG esports to Facebook LiveEarlier this year, Activision Blizzard Inc purchased esports tournament organiz
Activision Blizzard is bringing MLG esports to Facebook Live
SiliconANGLE / Posted 16 days ago
Earlier this year, Activision Blizzard Inc purchased esports tournament organization Major League Gaming (MLG) for the sum of $47 million, and company CEO Bobby Kotick said at the time that the motivation behind the purchase was to “create the ESPN... Read more
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AdWeek
How the Maker of Call of Duty Plans to Become the 'ESPN of Esports'social network. Activision Blizzard has spent the past few months building out
How the Maker of Call of Duty Plans to Become the 'ESPN of Esports'
AdWeek / Posted 16 days ago
social network. Activision Blizzard has spent the past few months building out its broadcast capabilities after acquiring Major League Gaming in January in a move to create what it calls the "ESPN of esports." (Activision Blizzard Media Networks'... Read more
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16d
IGN
Activision Blizzard to Improve MLG.tv Streaming Platformpartnerships" for the MLG.tv streaming platform. Activision Blizzard confirmed
Activision Blizzard to Improve MLG.tv Streaming Platform
IGN / Posted 16 days ago
partnerships" for the MLG.tv streaming platform. Activision Blizzard confirmed the acquisition of eSports organization Major League Gaming back in January. Chairman of Activision Blizzard Media Networks Steve Bornstein said today: "We're... Read more
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16d
Variety
Activision Blizzard to Broadcast Live eSports on Facebookwith the NFL about carrying live Thursday night games next season before Twitte
Activision Blizzard to Broadcast Live eSports on Facebook
Variety / Posted 16 days ago
with the NFL about carrying live Thursday night games next season before Twitter clinched the deal. Activision acquired Major League Gaming, one of the biggest eSports leagues, in January. On Thursday, MLG.tv showed off its “Enhanced Viewing... Read more
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ESPN
fREAKAZOiD at DreamHack Austin:former Cloud9 entry-fragger Ryan "fREAKAZOiD" Abadir, is just happy to be here.
fREAKAZOiD at DreamHack Austin:
ESPN / Posted 21 days ago
former Cloud9 entry-fragger Ryan "fREAKAZOiD" Abadir, is just happy to be here. He's not competed in a tournament since the Major League Gaming Columbus major in March--leaving Cloud9 just after. But competing again, he says he's found a new hunger... Read more
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International Business Times
Activision Blizzard Q1 profit beats estimates, driven by Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 sales and King Digital acquisition boost its engaged base of gamers by tapping into the quickly rising eSports mar
Activision Blizzard Q1 profit beats estimates, driven by Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 sales and King Digital acquisition
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
boost its engaged base of gamers by tapping into the quickly rising eSports market, valued at $747m. In January, Activision acquired the veteran eSports organiser Major League Gaming (MLG) for $46m as part of its goal to become the "ESPN of eSpor... Read more
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23d
FOX Business
Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s $5 Billion Opportunitythe creation of a dedicated eSports division. Then in January, it bolstered its
Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s $5 Billion Opportunity
FOX Business / Posted 23 days ago
the creation of a dedicated eSports division. Then in January, it bolstered its efforts through the acquisition of Major League Gaming, paying about $46 million for the eSports network. During the company's February earnings call,... Read more
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FOX Business
Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s $5 Billion Opportunitythe creation of a dedicated eSports division. Then in January, it bolstered its
Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s $5 Billion Opportunity
FOX Business / Posted 23 days ago
the creation of a dedicated eSports division. Then in January, it bolstered its efforts through the acquisition of Major League Gaming, paying about $46 million for the eSports network. During the company's February earnings call,... Read more
26d
FOX Business
What to Look for When Activision Blizzard Reports Earningscontinue its growth? One potentially significant move Activision Blizzard made
What to Look for When Activision Blizzard Reports Earnings
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
continue its growth? One potentially significant move Activision Blizzard made early this year was the acquisition of Major League Gaming, the e-sports business. There are potentially two impacts e-sports have on the company, which will... Read more
26d
FOX Business
What to Look for When Activision Blizzard Reports Earningscontinue its growth? One potentially significant move Activision Blizzard made
What to Look for When Activision Blizzard Reports Earnings
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
continue its growth? One potentially significant move Activision Blizzard made early this year was the acquisition of Major League Gaming, the e-sports business. There are potentially two impacts e-sports have on the company, which will... Read more
28d
Fortune
Ultimate Media Company Adds Lifestyle To ESportsValve’s Dota 2 International tournament at KeyArena in Seattle, WA. Ultimate re
Ultimate Media Company Adds Lifestyle To ESports
Fortune / Posted 28 days ago
Valve’s Dota 2 International tournament at KeyArena in Seattle, WA. Ultimate recently produced Activision Blizzard’s Major League Gaming (MLG) Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major in Columbus, OH, which broke all records with over 1.6... Read more
29d
ESPN
Why Overwatch is the next big esportthe game with esports in its thoughts. Activision Blizzard announced a whole es
Why Overwatch is the next big esport
ESPN / Posted 29 days ago
the game with esports in its thoughts. Activision Blizzard announced a whole esports division back in October and purchased Major League Gaming for $46 million in January. These are not things a company meekly dipping its toes into the esports... Read more

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