Australia's second biggest esports tournament, Battle Arena Melbourne, took place over the weekend. BAM is in it's tenth year and growing stronger. Read on to find out what the industry is doing to support grassroots esports in Australia.
What can esports and motorsport learn from one another? Is it about the spectacle? Fan engagement? What is it all about?
What and incredible weekend at IEM Sydney. Here's the low down on what went down at Qudos Bank Arena this weekend.
IEM Sydney kicks off at Qudos Bank Arena. The atmosphere in the stadium is filled with much excitement and anticipation as esports should.
Girl Geek Academy hosted the first all womens' games hackathon at the Arcade in Melbourne. It's a great step towards getting more women involved in the gaming industry.
Video gaming has evolved, and it's a changing environment.
Last time we talked about why esports isn't big in Australia. So what did the community think of it? If you didn't read yesterday's article, check it out here. It circulated through a number of my networks and I had some requests to pull together all the comments and respond. So here they are. Firstly, … Continue reading What does the Esports Community think?
Australia is a great place to be, it's got an amazing sporting culture, so why isn't esports big here? This was a question posed to the industry recently. People are coming in from overseas and seeing how successful esports is there, trying to replicate it, and not getting the same results. So why is it … Continue reading Why isn’t Esports ‘big’ in Australia?
Esports Central - Episode 7 They usually say that content is king, especially in a society that consumes content with every waking moment. If your content isn't the best, what's to stop us from scrolling straight past it onto something more interesting - NOTHING. That's it! If you don't have engaging, interesting content for people … Continue reading Content is King, Broadcast is Queen
Melbourne Uni opened their doors for the Australia Esports Federation’s DOTA 2 Championship The University of Melbourne is known for its prestigious academic achievements and high-ranking sporting titles. As Australia’s number one university, and a number of University Games championships under its belt, it’s interesting therefore that the uni decided to branch out into new … Continue reading Big Australian University hosts major Esports Tournament