• Overwatch League's success could remake esports

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    GUEST: For years, esports has developed and grown organically and without much structure, a real Wild West of teams and leagues and sponsors. Game publishers were so happy that people were buying, playing, and talking about their games that they were satisfied to sit back and enjoy the profits. But as the esports industry continues to explode, publishers are reining in some of that power so they can reap even more financial benefits.
    A great example of this shift in power is Blizzard Entertainment's creation of the Overwatch League. By having complete control over its intellectual property...
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  • The best bets for the first week of college football bowl season

    The best bets for the first week of college football bowl season

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    College football bowl season is finally here!
    Over the next few weeks the best teams in college football will meet for one final game before heading back to the weight room and recruiting circuit to get ready for next year.
    But for now, we have more great football to look forward to! During the regular season we picked seven games a weekend against the spread as our best bets, and went a comfortably profitable 54-43-1 in that span.
    With bowl season here, we're taking our increased bankroll and letting it ride so we can enter 2018 with even more money to lose on the new sporting year.
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  • If you buy the $500 Xbox One X by the end of the year, you'll get a free copy of 2017's best game

    If you buy the $500 Xbox One X by the end of the year, you'll get a free copy of 2017's best game

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The best game of 2017, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," just arrived on Xbox One.
    The game is already off to a huge start, with over 1 million people playing the game in the first 48 hours it was available.
    In celebration of its launch, Microsoft is giving away copies of the game to anyone who buys the new Xbox One X console.
    The best game of 2017 has finally arrived on consoles - "PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds" launched on December 12, exclusively on the Xbox One.
    The game is already off to a strong start: Over 1 million people played the game in the first 48 hours of availability.
    That's...
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