VALORANT First Strike Kicks Off This Week in North America

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

Riot’s inaugural tournament will introduce two co-streaming partners, Ninja and TSM Myth, and crown the first VALORANT regional champion This Thursday, December 3 marks the beginning of VALORANT First Strike: North America, a four-day, cut-throat tournament featuring the region’s top eight teams, all vying for a piece of the $100,000 prize pool and title of North America’s first VALORANT champion.  … Read More

Your Gaming Wish List For The 2020 Holiday Season

Paige FunkNews & Events

By: Bill Baer (@Baer_Bill) With the holiday season under way, it is time to start putting together our gaming wish lists. 2020 was an excellent year for games, and it was perfect timing as many of us were relegated to the confines of home during this awful and still ongoing pandemic. Looking to fill even more time in isolation? Here … Read More

Powerhouse EDM stars to compete in “Friendsgiving in Verdansk” Call of Duty tournament powered by Nerd Street Gamers

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

Tune in to watch on Thursday, November 26 beginning at 12pm PT at https://www.twitch.tv/nerdstgamers LOS ANGELES – NOVEMBER 24, 2020 – Today, an all-star roster of electronic music talent, professional athletes and gamers have announced “Friendsgiving In Verdansk”, a Call of Duty battle royale extravaganza streaming live on Thursday, November 26. Beginning at 12pm PT, fans can tune in to … Read More

The Maui Invitational Places Rocket League, College Esports on a Major Platform

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

By: Mitch Reames (@Mitch_Reames) College basketball is known for the game’s propensity for Cinderella stories. Small schools no one has ever heard of take down major programs filled with top recruits every single year in March Madness. While the bracket of all brackets crowns a champion in the end of the year, the beginning of the year features tournaments of … Read More

Smash Summit 10 – The Players And Their Journey To The Main Event

Paige FunkNews & Events

By: Bill Baer (@Baer_Bill) With 2020 winding down, the Super Smash Bros. Melee season will have one of the biggest events of the year in Smash Summit 10 Online, hosted by Beyond the Summit. The tournament, boasting a $10,000 prize pool, will take place over four days, November 19-22, and will feature an eclectic mix of established veteran players as … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Launches Subscription Service to Level the Playing Field in Esports

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

Nerd Street+ gives gamers access to curated competitive experiences and the facilities needed to compete at the highest level for just $20/mo. PHILADELPHIA, November 18, 2020 – Nerd Street Gamers, the national esports infrastructure company, announced today its first-ever subscription service – Nerd Street+ – that gives gamers of all skill levels a gateway to a curated library of competitive opportunities … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers and Spectacor Gaming recognized as finalists for The*gameHERs Awards: Most Inclusive Team

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

This Nomination Highlights The FTW Summer Showdown: Powered by Nerd Street Gamers, Which Featured The Largest-Ever Women’s VALORANT Tournament Prize Pool To vote for Nerd Street Gamers and Spector Gaming for Most Inclusive team, click here. Nerd Street Gamers and Spectacor Gaming are finalists for The*gameHERs Awards: Most Inclusive team as a reflection of their efforts in the FTW Summer … Read More

NFL to Host Inaugural Madden NFL 21 x HBCU Tournament for SWAC, MEAC, SIAC and CIAA conferences

Paige FunkNews & Events

First of its kind tournament, will provide opportunity for students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to showcase their talent and engage with the NFL throughout the fall season NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 2, 2020 – The National Football League today announced, in partnership with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Partners with NBC Sports Philadelphia for Second Season of Emmy Award-Winning Series “For the Win Philly”

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

New 20-episode season will focus on the highly competitive esports and gaming industries PHILADELPHIA, October 23, 2020 – Nerd Street Gamers, the national esports infrastructure company dedicated to powering competitive opportunities and events for gamers, announced it will be teaming up with NBC Sports Philadelphia to present the second season of the award-winning series “For the Win Philly,” beginning this … Read More

VALORANT First Strike: North America Qualifiers Kick Off Oct. 26

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

Riot Games Partners with Nerd Street Gamers and Engine Media to Broaden Competition & Offer $100K Total Prize Pool A few weeks ago, Riot Games announced the first official Riot Games-produced VALORANT tournament, First Strike. What started as two NA qualifiers, is now the top 8 teams battling for their share of the $100K prize pool, and the title as … Read More