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Microsoft & Mogul launch Age of Empires II Asia Cup
Mon, 9th Mar 2020
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The AOE II Asia Cup will run in four seasons. The top four teams from each season will land a place in the AOE Asia Cup Major.
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Research: How 5G will change, well... everything
Tue, 25th Feb 2020
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Informa Tech’s new research wing, Omdia, reveals 5G interdependencies in new research paper exploring impacts across the tech ecosystem.
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Dell & Fortress Melbourne power the future of gaming
Thu, 20th Feb 2020
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Melbourne’s new esports and gaming venue Fortress Melbourne has chosen Dell to run its entire IT infrastructure, right down to the PCs and peripherals.
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Vodafone NZ backs the 2020 High School League
Wed, 29th Jan 2020
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Vodafone NZ champions esports growth as chief sponsor for High School League 2020.
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Legacy Esports to get the edge with Razer partnership
Tue, 28th Jan 2020
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Razer will provide sports peripherals, including mice, headsets and keyboards, to Legacy Esports players and content creators.
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Kiwi E Blacks set to smash the IESF World Champs next month
Tue, 19th Nov 2019
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TEKKEN 7 player Daniel ‘Wowzer’ Cossingtom is off to South Korea this December to represent the country at the 11th IESF World Championships.
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Finally, the esports battleground is safer and fairer for everyone
Thu, 7th Nov 2019
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Finally, the esports industry has something of a universal code of conduct when it comes to fair play and fun.
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Esports market reaches new heights
Tue, 24th Sep 2019
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Esports boom spurs need for robust network infra, says Extreme Networks.
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Gartner: Blockchain to be “transformational” within a decade
Tue, 17th Sep 2019
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Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business shows that blockchain will have a transformational impact across industries in 5 to 10 years.
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An esports gamer's dream: Fortress Melbourne to open in 2020
Wed, 4th Sep 2019
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Melbourne to open Southern Hemisphere’s largest esports hub, Fortress Melbourne, in 2020.
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OG walks away with $15.5 million Dota 2 grand prize
Tue, 27th Aug 2019
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The team walked away with a grand price of US$15.5 million, after battling it out with 15 other teams in the five-day event.
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Waikato Uni opens NZ's first esports arena
Fri, 16th Aug 2019
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University of Waikato launches NZ's first uni esports facility.
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rFactor 2 entries to open for $1m World's Fastest Gamer prize
Mon, 5th Aug 2019
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Keen esports racers who use the rFactor sim racing platform might just be able to race their way to the grand prize.
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Winner winner, chicken dinner! China esports teams takes out top PUBG prize
Tue, 30th Jul 2019
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TOP ESPORTS wins $180k and BAPE outfit at PUBG Mobile final.
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Sydney hosts the Intel Extreme Masters 2019 esports competition
Tue, 7th May 2019
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The ESL Intel Extreme Masters Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament took place in Sydney, with Team Liquid taking home the trophy.
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Work getting the way of your pro-gaming dreams? You're not alone
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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If you’re an online gamer and think work gets in the way of your dreams of pro gaming, you're not alone - 36% of players across the globe think the same thing.
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LPL to broadcast weekly programming on Sky Sports
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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Let’s Play Live (LPL) has now announced it will broadcast weekly programming for the rest of 2019 on the Sky Sports channel from Sky TV.
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New acquisition makes Kiwis’ path into esports easier than ever
Wed, 23rd Jan 2019
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LPL has taken over CyberGamer and says this will open up the gateway for Kiwi gamers to compete on a global stage.
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Let’s Play Live acquires esports company called CyberGamer
Mon, 7th Jan 2019
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LPL acquires CyberGamer, vows to boost ANZ esports scene with more televised tournaments.
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JPlay & DGames bring blockchain to eSports
Thu, 8th Nov 2018
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JPlay is one of the world’s first blockchain-powered eSports platforms, launched this month in Taipei, Taiwan.
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eSports collabs behind Logitech's newest pro gaming lineup
Thu, 30th Aug 2018
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If you’re a gamer and a fan of Logitech’s pro gaming gear, there’s about to be another line of product releases coming your way.
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Sky TV set to launch new pop up channel called GINX Esports TV
Tue, 7th Aug 2018
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Competitive video gaming has grown over the years and it's becoming more mainstream. This is why a new channel is being launched to reflect this.
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DDoS attacks combining new and tried-and-true techniques
Thu, 2nd Aug 2018
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DDoS botnets attacked online resources in 74 countries in Q2 2018, reveals Kaspersky Lab report. Hong Kong now ranks second among the most attacked countries.
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Riot Games is bringing the League of Legends eSports tournament to Sydney this July
Mon, 4th Jun 2018
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eSports fans have something to celebrate about because a huge international tournament is coming to Sydney, Australia this July.