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UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:23 p.m.

Cycling app Zwift gets $120 million in esports push

Zwift, a company that gives cyclists the opportunity to compete in virtual-reality races, has raised $120 million to help them set up an esports league and further their expansion into …


Despite sexism claims, Riot Games lands Mastercard deal

Riot Games is adding its first global sponsor, even as the esports giant behind League of Legends contends with backlash over claims it has fostered a sexist culture. Riot says …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 2:28 p.m.

Riot exec tells esports fans he’s going to keep spending

The head of North American esports operations for Riot Games has a message for concerned League of Legends fans: “We’re not cutting budget.”


SWX gets in video gaming business with launch of streaming channel

The 24/7 sports station owned by KHQ is dipping its toe in the video game streaming world beginning Wednesday, when a 50-hour marathon of a Bothell-produced title begins. Sports anchor …


UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

Nintendo’s newest Smash Bros. game showcases its odd relationship with esports

The hands-on demos and tournament represent a huge promotional push by Nintendo for the latest installment of its beloved Smash Bros. series, a fighting game that pits some of Nintendo’s …