Category Archives: Industry

Researching the growth of eSports in the UK

In 2015, eSports and professional gaming competitions were watched by almost 200 million people. To date, over $200 million has been awarded in prize money, which is increasing year-on-year. It is clearly emerging as a mainstream global phenomenon, but this year has also been pivotal for the growth of eSports in the UK. Researchers Dr Jamie Woodcock and…
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These custom gaming bandanas are perfect for clans and esports teams

A US company called Hoo-rag got in touch with us recently to let us know about a Skull Daddy bandana they're positioning at gamers (which you can win here), or use to become the Call of Duty Ghosts man, but we noticed something cooler: they also offer custom-made bandanas featuring your own logo or design.…
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Xbox One: 12 reasons why you shouldn’t get carried away by PS4 hype

It's fair to say PlayStation 4 captured gamers' hearts and minds at E3 2013 last week with its lower price, pro used games stance and no 24-hour online check-in requirement (see this Amazon/Facebook poll for proof). But let's not write off the Xbox One too soon. Here are 12 reasons why you shouldn't get carried away…
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