Olympics Committee is holding an eSports forum this month, discussing future recognition and more
Jul
04

Olympics Committee is holding an eSports forum this month, discussing future recognition and more

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) are to host a forum to discuss the future of esports at the Olympics, reports confirm.   IOC and GAISF are hosting the forum in Switzerland […]

Shinzo Abe’s Party Wants Japan Ready for Video Games in Olympics
Jan
24

Shinzo Abe’s Party Wants Japan Ready for Video Games in Olympics

Japan’s ruling party wants to legalize professional gaming tournaments, joining a groundswell that started last summer amid speculation that video games will become an Olympic medal sport by 2024. Arcane laws meant to stop illegal gambling have prevented paid video game tournaments […]

Intel is bringing Esports to PyeongChang ahead of the Olympic Winter Games 2018
Nov
06

Intel is bringing Esports to PyeongChang ahead of the Olympic Winter Games 2018

Tech giant and avid Esports supporter Intel has announced its plans to bring competitive gaming experiences to PyeongChang, ahead of next February’s Olympic Winter Games. In partnership and support from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Intel will deliver two distinct […]

LA 2024 organizers show big interest in Esports at Olympics
Nov
03

LA 2024 organizers show big interest in Esports at Olympics

The organizing group of LA 2024 Olympics bid showed some huge interest in the act of Esports as a potential Olympic event in case of US ended up running the games on its soil in 2024, as they see this […]

Activision Blizzard wants to see Call of Duty at the Olympics
Jun
22

Activision Blizzard wants to see Call of Duty at the Olympics

Activision’s Call of Duty franchise has been known as one of the pillars in online gaming, selling more than 250 million copies since debut in 2003  to become one of the best-selling titles of all-time. The game recently transitioned into […]

Esports Olympics are now a thing thanks to British government
Apr
06

Esports Olympics are now a thing thanks to British government

It looks like the British government has just established a new committee to take Esports to the next level, as it backed the International eGames Committee to organize “eGames”, the world’s first gaming Olympics. eGames was announced yesterday by secretary […]

One of WoW creators demand eSports to be an Olympic Event
Dec
25

One of WoW creators demand eSports to be an Olympic Event

‘eSports Should be an Olympic event’ …….. said one of the creators and lead designer of World of Warcraft in his demand of turning the competitive events of eSports into an actual Olympic gathering as a verified sport. Rob Pardo […]