esports

Raptors Uprising Unveils New Bell Gaming Centre in Toronto

Raptors Uprising is unveiling its brand new Bell Gaming Centre. The Toronto Raptors-owned NBA 2K League team has set up a brand new facility that is being used for competing in NBA 2K League, streaming content, and training. Previously, Raptors Uprising operated in the Bell Fibe House in the Toronto neighbourhood of The Beaches. The...

Second Annual Telus Esports Series to Feature Apex Legends, Rocket League

Telus has today announced the return of its second annual Esports Series, a four-week-long multi-tiered gaming contest for Canadians age 15 and up, with more than $80,000 in gaming prizes to be won. Powered by Nanoleaf, the Telus Esports Series returns with two game features: Rocket League on May 21, a free-to-play, family-friendly sports-based video...

Covenant House Toronto Launching Gaming and Esports Fundraiser

Covenant House Toronto is launching a month-long fundraising event, raising money and awareness for at-risk youth, survivors of sex trafficking and experiencing homelessness. The Main Mission Charity Event starts on March 7 and will run until April 2, 2022. Over the course of the month, participants are encouraged to host livestreams to help raise funds...

Montreal High School Launches First Esports Pro Gaming Studies Program

Édouard-Montpetit High School has just introduced Montreal’s first esports studies program, that will take up 10 to 15 students in the first year and will cost $2,500 a year, CBC News is reporting. Since gaming is not recognized as an official sport in Quebec, school administrators have decided to include esports in their concentration program. "A former student of Édouard-Montpetit who...

Twitter to Live Stream ESL, DreamHack eSports in Canada

In an effort to make its platform more appealing to users, Twitter has continued to ink partnerships for live-streaming content. The latest in the series is a partnership with ESL and DreamHack, which enables live streaming of esports events. What makes this more interesting, however, is that ESL will also produce original content for Twitter...

Yahoo! Launches All New Esports App for iOS

Yahoo! Esports is a brand new app for iOS, that promises to be the "premiere destination" for sports content, including real-time tournament broadcast coverage, breaking news, highlights, and league scores for all your favorite games. The app, which is now available as a free download in the App Store, lets you watch video highlights, get expert commentary,...

theScore eSports for iPhone Adds ‘Heroes of the Storm’ Live Coverage

For users of theScore’s eSports iPhone app, a recent update has now added live coverage of Heroes of the Storm tournaments, on top of making some improvements to scoring data for Dota 2 and CS: GO tournaments. What's New in Version 1.4.0 1.4.0 • NEW! We've added live coverage of Heroes of the Storm tournaments!...