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Allied Esports™ Announces Formation of World’s First Affiliate Program for Esports Venues

Allied Esports™ Announces Formation of World’s First Affiliate Program for Esports Venues

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Allied Esports™, a global esports entertainment company, today announced the formation of the world’s first esports venue affiliate program – the Allied Esports Property Network – created for global partners interested in participating in Allied Esports’ global event programming, and licensing Allied Esports’ design, development and operations [...]

2018 leSF 10th Esports World Championship Opened in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2018 leSF 10th Esports World Championship Opened in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) - 2018 leSF 10th Esports World Championship opened in Kaohsiung on Nov.9 with more than 700 players from 48 countries participating. It marked the first time this dynamic city in southern Taiwan hosted such an international esports event. Acting Kaohsiung Mayor Hsu Li-ming thanked the host, Chinese Taipei Esports Association, and [...]

E-Sports Industry Grows by Over 10 Percent, Average Pro Gamer Earns Nearly 100 Million Won

E-Sports Industry Grows by Over 10 Percent, Average Pro Gamer Earns Nearly 100 Million Won

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The e-Sports industry is expanding at a torrid pace. From 60.2 billion won in 2014, the industry is growing by more than 10 billion won every year. According to a study commissioned by the Korea Creative Content Agency and the culture ministry, last year’s growth was measured at 14.9 [...]

Emerging Entertainment and Media Segments Show the Importance of User Experience

Emerging Entertainment and Media Segments Show the Importance of User Experience

LONDON, Jun. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Burgeoning entertainment and media industry segments such as virtual reality (VR), e-sports and music streaming illustrate an intensifying focus on users and the vital role of “fans” as a source of competitive advantage. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at: http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/9eecacb2-8d35-4636-81cd-954fba664e5c http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/617d79af-ca18-42b1-8fe3-6a4a3094d32c http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/5cbd9156-5862-4cad-bcab-ff13a1fda1a9 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/693e5612-be39-4d56-b8da-9dda33bf5615 According to PwC’s Global entertainment [...]

[Quote] Korean E-sports Games Have Been Sold down the River at World Tournaments

[Quote] Korean E-sports Games Have Been Sold down the River at World Tournaments

 “Although Korea is hosting major world-class e-sports competition events, all of the e-sports games are made abroad, not at home, which is detrimental to our games in advancing into the world market. What is more serious is that it is too heavy a burden that small games developers are responsible for the entire prize money [...]