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SKT, Comcast Spectacor Agree on Esports Joint Venture

SKT, Comcast Spectacor Agree on Esports Joint Venture

BARCELONA, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. and Comcast Spectacor on Monday agreed to establish an esports joint venture tasked with global team operation, content development and marketing to cash in on the fast growing entertainment segment. South Korea’s leading mobile carrier and U.S. media and entertainment giant Comcast’s professional sports unit signed [...]

Computer Gaming Becoming Leisure Sport as Fandom Broadens

Computer Gaming Becoming Leisure Sport as Fandom Broadens

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The day was too hot for people to venture outside unless necessary, but the record summer heat didn’t stop some 5,000 people from queuing up at Jamsil Stadium in southern Seoul on Aug. 20. They came from different parts of the country, but they all shared a deep-hearted passion.  [...]

eSports on Track to Become a Thriving Biz in International Arena

eSports on Track to Become a Thriving Biz in International Arena

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) – eSports, also known as pro-gaming, refers to a form of sports where the primary aspects of the sport are facilitated by electronic systems, namely videogames. The popularity of eSports is growing not just in Korea, but also internationally, to the point where global sports clubs are actively investing in [...]