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Activision Blizzard's Overwatch League is one of the largest esports competitions in the world.

Esports revenue is expected to top $1 billion worldwide for the first time during 2019

Driven by sponsorships and media rights deals, analyst group Newzoo expects the esports industry to see significant growth this year.

A gamer tried to go pro by pretending to be a woman, and the scandal exposed an ugly truth about esports

An "Overwatch" player posed as a woman named Ellie to earn a spot on an esports team and sparked a toxic situation for the game's community.
London Spitfire overcame the Philadelphia Fusion to win the first Overwatch League championship.

Eight teams paid more than $30 million each to join the Overwatch League – here’s everything you need to know before the new season starts...

With 20 international teams and more than 170 players earning $50,000 or more, the Overwatch League has set a new bar for professionalism in esports.
Fortnite virtuoso Tyler "Ninja" Blevins appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss his passion for gaming and streaming.

Jimmy Fallon and Ninja face off in a series of old-school video game challenges that came down to a tiebreaker

The competition came just days before Ninja will be featured in a special New Year's Eve live stream from Times Square.
PopDog CEO Alexander Garfield

The founder of one of the most successful esports organizations ever left Amazon’s Twitch — and just got $9 million for his new venture

After selling Good Game Agency to Amazon's Twitch in 2014, esports legend Alexander Garfield has announced his new company, Popdog.

These $110 ‘gamer shoes’ from K-Swiss are made to be kicked off without using your hands

K-Swiss is creating a pair of shoes aimed at video game players. The main selling point: Being able to quickly kick them off.
The brand new "MTG Arena" game will help a new generation of players learn Magic the Gathering.

With more than 35 million players worldwide, Magic the Gathering is giving back to its community with a brand new game and $10 million in esports priz...

Magic the Gathering just announced a $10 million esports program for 2019, and it marks big changes for one of the world's most celebrated card games.
Competitive "Fortnite" continues to grow with in-game tournaments and esports events.

‘Fortnite’ is getting a new mode for the most competitive players, as it builds towards a $1.1 million showdown

Competitive "Fortnite" continues to grow, and Epic Games has promised more than $100 million in prize money for the 2018-19 season.
Twitch has made celebrities out of gamers like Tyler "Ninja" Blevins.

China has banned hugely popular game streaming service Twitch

Twitch, the hugely popular streaming service, has reportedly been banned in China. The Amazon-owned streaming service has been growing in popularity lately, assisted in part by the popularity of battle royale game "Fortnite."