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2011-10-24 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamworks, the global streaming company that uses proprietary technology and end-to-end service to help news, sports and entertainment brands deliver better streaming experiences, today announced it has consecutively delivered record-breaking peak concurrent viewers of Major League Gaming (MLG) Pro Circuit tournament live streams between June and October 2011. Streamworks partnered with MLG to deliver live, uninterrupted streams of its Pro Circuit...

2011-10-20 10:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Razer, the technology leader in gaming user interfaces, brings you the next innovation in gaming peripherals by unveiling the all-new Razer Synapse 2.0, the world's first application for storing your personalized peripheral settings in the cloud, making your settings for gaming available anytime, anywhere. In 2006, Razer invented Synapse, the world's first onboard memory feature for gaming peripherals, which allowed the user to store gaming...

2011-10-05 14:14:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IGN Entertainment, the world's leading video games media company, today announced its sponsor line up for IPL 3: Origins, the IGN Pro League video gaming tournament being held at Caesars Atlantic City October 6-9. Consumer, technology, gaming and media brands have signed on to sponsor IGN's first physical pro video game competition, underscoring the growing popularity of eSports in the North American market. "eSports has a passionate and...

2011-09-30 13:16:00

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Top pro gamers and throngs of gaming fans will flock to the Ontario Convention Center as the Season Two North American Star League Finals returns to sunny Southern California. On December 2-4, 2011, more than 30 competitors will vie for their share of the $140,000 prize pool, playing Blizzard Entertainment's ever-popular StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty(TM), as well as the newly added Heroes of Newerth(TM) from S2....

2011-09-26 07:00:00

World Gaming Championship will bring together a community of gaming competitors during exciting competition on Saturday, Nov. 12 amid an environment of entertainment and camaraderie. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Die-hard gamers and avid players of console games will never have to game alone, and can play and compete against other gamers for cash prizes and league rankings during the first World Gaming Championship event on Saturday, Nov. 12 at a San Antonio location soon to be...

2011-09-21 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IGN Entertainment, the world's leading video games media company, today announced that Riot Games' League of Legends will join the tournament line up at IPL 3: Origins - the IGN Pro League competitive video gaming tournament taking place October 6-9th at Caesars Atlantic City. The addition of League of Legends - the popular multiplayer online battle arena game - introduces team-based competitive gaming to the tournament mix at IGN's...

2011-09-07 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA player and Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward is trying his hand at professional video gaming ("eSports") and has partnered with the IGN Pro League (IPL) -- the professional video game league presented by IGN Entertainment, the world's leading video games media company. During this unique time in the NBA, in addition to his daily basketball training, Hayward is pursuing his passion outside of basketball -- video games -- and will compete in...

2011-08-25 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IGN Entertainment, the leading video games media company, and Caesars Entertainment, the world's largest casino entertainment company, today announced a partnership to bring IGN Pro League (IPL) gaming tournaments to Caesars casinos. The live tournament event - IPL 3: Origins - featuring the mega-franchise StarCraft II from Blizzard Entertainment, will take place October 6-9th at Caesars Atlantic City, in the Circus Maximus Theater. The...

2011-06-22 15:55:00

ONTARIO, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Star League (NASL), a premiere StarCraft II eSports league, is gearing up for its inaugural Season One Finals after completing an exciting nine-week regular season. The top 16 NASL players will be converging July 8-10 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California to compete for an unprecedented $100,000 prize pool. The Finals will also be streamed live via the NASL's streaming partner site, www.justin.tv. Spectators...

2011-05-18 12:00:00

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The gaming industry's most sought after performance training camp for professional gamers returns in 2011 after the last Red Bull LAN in Santa Monica brought in more than 100,000 total views over its three days of live streaming. The camp will bring together three of North America's top professional Halo: Reach teams from June 24 - June 26 for the first time in New York. The revered competitors will practice at the Red Bull Space tucked away in Soho...