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Loaded Re-Signs Ninja to Management Deal, Adds DrLupo and CouRage

Loaded, a management firm for gaming influencers, has re-signed top Fortnitestreamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins.

Popular Twitch streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has re-signed with his management firm, Loaded , and the company has added fellow steamers Ben “DrLupo” Lupo and Jack “CouRage” Dunlop to its roster of gam

HyperX, Samsung, and More Sign New Partnerships in Australia

The past month saw a range of partnership deals signed in the Australian market, so this week we’re highlighting the many deals that were signed, as well as the launch of a new Rocket League  competition through the local Gfinity operators.

Here are all the key movements from the past few weeks in Australia.

 

West Sydney Wanderers Sign HyperX Deal For FIFA E-League

Rainbow Six Esports Gets Viewership Boost from Six Invitational

Rainbow Six’s total hours watched was up from 5.65M for the week of the Six Invitational in 2018!

The Six Invitational for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege again saw year-over-year growth in Twitch viewership for the event that was played from Feb. 11-17 leading to 6.02M hours watched of the game for last week.

Rainbow Six’s total hours watched was up from 5.65M for th

Acer and ESL Extend PC Partnership for Intel Extreme Masters

Acer and ESL announce a three-year partnership extension, covering all four annual Intel Extreme Masters events.

Acer and ESL have extended their current partnership, with the hardware manufacturer to support all four annual Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) events through 2021.

As exclusive PC partner, Acer will integrate its gaming brand, Predator, into all CS:GO tournaments during IEM seasons 14-16. This includes using

Why Apex Legends doesn't need to worry about Fortnite or PUBG

Apex Legends - the new game from Titanfall studio Respawn Entertainment - has had quite the journey. Leaked one minute, playable the next, and suddenly it's seen a staggering 25 million users to cement itself as one of the biggest battle royale games - all in a matter of weeks!

Four of those players - guides editor Matthew Reynolds, repor

Fortnite Reports Record-Breaking Numbers

Epic Games has confirmed to Geoff Keighley that the Marshmello event in February received a peak of 10.7 million concurrent viewers.

To put into perspective, the most viewed concert in history is reported to be Rod Stewart's free New Year's Eve show at Copacabana Beach in 1994 - which had a reportedly exaggerated number of 3.5 million attendees.

Not only that, but Epic

Female viewership of esports increasing

Female viewership of esports increasing

Interpret finds girls and women account for 30% of esports watchers, up more than 6% in just two years

It's no secret the esports scene has had issues appealing to women, but there are some indications the situation is at least improving. A brief released today by m

Anthem Review

BY JAMES DUGGAN I’ve played far too many games like Anthem, an online RPG that only makes good on its promise of meaningful multiplayer gameplay and progression after you’ve labored through its long-winded and repetitive story quest