Month: April 2019

17 Apr 2019

There Are Now Varsity Esports Programs in 9 States

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) launched its inaugural esports season, which it referred to as “season zero,” in October of 2018. The season began with the participation of five states: Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. The season ran from October 30 to December 11, featured five-player teams playing League […]

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10 Apr 2019

Brands Find Innovative Ways to Reach their Audience through Twitch

Advertising on Twitch is nothing new. Viewers are very familiar with seeing rotating logos and cut-in ads on a streamer’s channels. Now, however, brands are seeking a deeper connection with their audience, and many are finding it by bypassing partnerships to create their own channels. When Amazon purchased Twitch.tv in 2014 streaming was still in […]

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03 Apr 2019

How Esports Enhances a STEM Education

Once thought by many to be a sedentary waste of time, the respect given to esports has turned so dramatically that programs are now cropping up on college and high school campuses. There is even increasing evidence that esports can be utilized to bolster a STEM learning environment.  STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, […]

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