Category Archives: Industry

Property developers want to turn eastenders into esports experts

A new development scheme is hoping to turn East London into an esports hub. Silvertown, located in the Royal Docks, will include a 200,000 sq ft space that aims to attract young innovators such as developers, designers, publishers, manufacturers and gamers, including those within esports. It's being billed by developers as an innovation hub -…
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eSports Industry Awards 2016 Winners

Yesterday evening (November 21st 2016), the eSports world had its sights set on awards galore as London played host to the 2016 eSports Industry Awards. David Hollingsworth recaps the evening. With our very own editor Dom Sacco in attendance, I stayed at home watching the drama unfold on Twitch eating tomato soup with a fresh roll…
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UK games industry body UKIE to release an eSports whitepaper this month

UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE), the games industry trade body, is set to unveil its whitepaper on eSports at the end of this month. The whitepaper will be unveiled at an event on Monday November 28th at the Gfinity Arena in London. Its findings will show 'how the UK needs to position itself to compete globally…
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Sky and ITV invest £3m into gaming channel Ginx eSports TV

TV broadcasters Sky and ITV have each pumped £1.55m into Ginx TV, with the option to acquire more of the business at a later date. Ginx owns UK and Ireland 24-hour TV channel Ginx eSports TV which went live this summer. Ginx eSports TV broadcasts global eSports tournaments as well as offering a range of different gaming…
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