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
Esports Central - Episode 6 There's a saying, "the future is bright" and this couldn't be truer for esports. If you haven't seen our latest episode on Esports Central make sure you check it out here. This week we look at some exciting issues, but the one I wanted to focus on is the future. … Continue reading The Future of Esports, what does it have in store for us?
Exciting new partnership as the motorsport world looks to esports It's time to take simulation racing out of the home and into the arena. Motum Simulation and Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) have announced a partnership which will see the world of motorsport and simulation racing combined. This is an exciting partnership for both companies, … Continue reading Australian Esports Racing Series Set to Launch
Esports Central - Episode 4 Esports is growing, but I don't need to tell you that, you already know! And now you can study it at university. Yep you heard me. All those times you're parents said "stop playing video games and do your homework" are now laughing matters, because you can play games as … Continue reading Did you know you can now study esports at uni?
Esports Central - Episode 3 If you don't know already, I'm on a new show, woooo. Check it all out here. What I thought I'd do is write a short post each week covering the things I didn't have time to discuss on the episode. And let's start with episode three, where we're talking about … Continue reading Traditional Sporting Teams buying into Esports
As this year comes to a close, I thought it'd be a great idea to look back on the time that was twenty seventeen 2017 has been one of a kind. Filled with twists, turns, lots of unexpected encounters, and plenty of difficulties. But in amongst all these things, 2017 is a year to remember. … Continue reading 2017, as it were
Last weekend, Etihad opened up its doors to a new kind of sport... video game car racing We all know our sporting stadiums draw large crowds. From cricket, to footy, to music concerts and more, but how many people have been into one for competitive video gaming? Unless you're in the esports world, this whole … Continue reading Etihad plays host to esports