With every passing month, esports fans around the globe hear more and more news about the International Olympic Committee (IOC) making professional gaming an Olympic sport. At Power Play, we think the inclusion of esports at the Olympics is an inevitability. But that d...

It’s no secret that many in the media ecosystem have attempted to bring professional gaming to linear television. Esports both reflects and accelerates the move away from linear television and towards digital formats. Understanding the role that linear will play in thi...

Over the last several years, colleges across the United States and Canada have been dipping their toes into esports. In many ways, esports and universities are a natural pair: esports is increasingly dominating young people's media consumption habits, and provides sign...

Three years ago, Tribeca Games, Madison Square Garden and Riot Games came together to make one of the most successful events in esports history: the North American League of Legends Championship Series at the MSG Arena. Here’s how Power Play helped make that happen.

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When it comes to esports on college campuses, it’s often competition, whether intramural or intercollegiate, that gets most of the attention. But just as vibrant traditional sports programs create value well beyond the field of play, well-designed esports programs are...

After months of speculation, the lineup for the two largest franchising leagues in esports, Riot Games’ North American League Championship Series and Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League, have been finalized. As the battle for media rights in esports heats up, the co...

Imagine, for a moment, that you’re a Syrian refugee, and you’ve just arrived in the Austrian capital of Vienna. The experience is overwhelming. You want to fit in, but you know little of this country’s culture or its customs, and you’re not even sure where you’re suppo...

Here’s a fact: in the last two years, more digital information (around 24 zetabytes, if you’re curious) has been produced than during the rest of human history combined. That bit of trivia comes to us from the 2017 edition of Kleiner Perkins annual Internet Trends repo...

Tilting Point, a next-generation games partner for top independent studios worldwide, recently published SIEGE: Titan Wars for iOS and Android. The game was developed by Missouri-based company Simutronics. In its first week after launch, the game enjoyed the top featur...

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