France win inaugural FIFA eNations Cup

More Sports Apr 15, 2019

France win inaugural FIFA eNations Cup

France showed they were champions in virtual soccer as well as the real game on Sunday when they beat Argentina to win the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup and a $40,000 prize. Twenty countries from six confederations were entered in the esports event, with World Cup ...

J. League, Konami to stage esports tournament

Soccer / J. League Mar 1, 2019

J. League, Konami to stage esports tournament

The J. League announced Friday it will launch an esports tournament together with Konami Digital Entertainment Co. featuring the videogame maker's trademark soccer title. The 40 clubs in J .League's top two tiers will select three players each to compete in a mobile-app version of ...

More Sports Jan 28, 2019

League of Legends to host midseason event in Vietnam, Taiwan

"League of Legends" will host its Mid-Season Invitational in Vietnam and Taiwan, bringing one of the competitive video game's marquee live events to Southeast Asia for the first time. Riot Games announced the plans Monday. The play-in stage will be held in Hanoi from May ...

Japan's esports market valued at ¥4.8 billion: report

Business Dec 11, 2018

Japan's esports market valued at ¥4.8 billion: report

Japan's esports market grew to ¥4.8 billion (about $42.5 million) this year, marking a thirteenfold increase from last year, gaming industry publisher Gzbrain Inc. said Tuesday. A survey by Gzbrain, which publishes popular video game magazine Famitsu, tracked a massive jump in revenue since the ...