Articles Tagged ‘e-sports’

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Dedicated e-sports channel coming to Canada

With the global competitive gaming market expected to hit $1.92 billion by 2018, Super Channel is looking to get in on the action while bringing its age demo down.

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ICYMI: NBA gets into e-sports, Planet Earth coming to Snapchat

In case you missed it: The NBA is the first North American sports league to add e-sports to its portfolio, Cineplex president Salah Bachir has been honoured for his philanthropy, cameras are rolling on Killjoys and more.

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Cineplex presses play on 2017 gaming championships

Since last year, the theatre chain has played host to thousands of one-day gaming events as popularity in the e-sports vertical soars.

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Fan Expo to harness the growing power of e-sports

Hot off a sold-out live tournament at the ACC which saw 15,000 guests, the genre is exploding online in Canada – and may soon break into broadcast media.

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ICYMI: Sportsnet layoffs, Heineken’s new shop

In case you missed it: Sportsnet cancels morning news show, Heineken names a new creative shop and Touche makes the Warc 100.