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Streaming: How hard is it?

The hardest thing about streaming is building an audience. I think its the first consistent 100 viewers that are the hardest to get. Once you have that base of followers, its so much easier to build on that. If you’ve got about 100 people who will log in to watch you for part of their Twitch entertainment as long as…

League of Legends: The Next-Gen University Sport?

Coming to a school near you!  In the last couple years we have seen a dramatic rise in the popularity of competitive gaming. Gaming is now becoming main stream. The gamer identity is less and less being associated with the fat bald dude living in his mom’s basement and more and more what they really are—regular guys that enjoy the…

DOTA 2 The International 4 Current Prize Pool ALMOST 10 Million

Believe it or not, but Valve’s DOTA 2 moba has almost raised a community funded 10 million dollar prize pool. Valve had to go back and re-do there stretch goals because they were reached so quickly, now it looks like even their new model of goals will be reached. They have some work to do, because at each level there…

CS:GO Teams Slug it out for the Big Money at Upcoming Cologne Event

ESL is gearing up for another huge event with another $250,000 community-funded prize pool up for grabs for the best CS:GO teams. This time it will be held in Cologne Germany at Gamescon. The eSports realm is tapping into the burgeoning community support for financing and boy is it ever working. First the greatly successful event in Katowice, Poland and…