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Esportmanagement Education in Breda

Esportmanagement Education in Breda
Om dit artikel in het Nederlands te lezen, klik hier Since August you can choose the minor 'Esports Event and Media Management' at the Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas ). It is the first higher esportmanagement education in the Netherlands, but BUas already has a long-term vision in mind. Floris Buurman and Paul van...

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Introduction CS:GO teams DreamHack Rotterdam 2019

Introduction CS:GO teams DreamHack Rotterdam 2019
Om dit artikel in het Nederlands te lezen, klik hier The DreamHack Open Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament at DreamHack Rotterdam 2019 has eight participating teams. Here is a brief introduction to the teams, with a remarkable player of each team highlighted. The tables show the players of a team, their age and nationality, what role...

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Interview Sascha Faber – Marketing Manager at MSI Germany

Interview Sascha Faber – Marketing Manager at MSI Germany
Om dit artikel in het Nederlands te lezen, klik hier At ESL One Cologne we managed to get an interview with Sascha Faber, Marketing Manager for MSI Notebooks in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For how long have you been doing Marketing for MSI? More than 10 years, so I joined MSI a quite long time...

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ESL One Cologne: Counter-Strike, Guns of Boom, and more gaming

ESL One Cologne: Counter-Strike, Guns of Boom, and more gaming
Om dit artikel in het Nederlands te lezen, klik hier These last six years Counter-Strike fans are enjoying the big ESL One event in Cologne, Germany. Cologne is called the Cathedral of Counter-Strike, and for good reason. But there is more than a mere Counter-Strike­ – tournament on the menu. MSI invited us to take...

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Gamers First goes big

Gamers First goes big
Esporters at Gamers First competitions were complaining the first season about the small booths. They didn’t have enough space and felt cramped. Gamers First has decided to listen to their feedback and worked hard to enlarge their play area. Size matters The original booths had as much space as the booths in China. That made...

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Releaseparty Assassin’s Creed Odyssey [English]

Releaseparty Assassin’s Creed Odyssey [English]
28th of September 2018 | 15:15 Om dit artikel in het Nederlands te lezen, klik je hier This Friday, the 5th of October, is the release of Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Ubisoft Netherlands had a little gathering in Corfu, a Greek restaurant in Utrecht. Of course we there to take pictures (and have some snacks). PoeHao...

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N-iX to the next level

N-iX to the next level
18 september 2018 | 13:00 To read this article in Dutch click here One of the companies which helped start IT Arena is N-iX. Whilst we were in Ukraine we also visited them to find out how they operate. Outsourcing N-iX is a big company which is specialized in outsourcing. Among other things this means...

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IT Cluster & IT Arena

IT Cluster & IT Arena
Every year the biggest tech event of Eastern Europe is being held in L’viv, Ukraine. We went around to meet up with the organisers IT Cluster. We wanted  to find out what their vision is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Av0UCELcFEk Image IT Cluster is founded to strengthen the IT-sector in Ukraine, create more facilities for employees and students, and...

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Windjammers

Windjammers
At Gamescom in Cologne we got a presentation of Windjammers, which is odd. The game was released in 1994 and at the prestigious EVO championships theirs was an esport league for it. How come? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VotLqDrUO6U Windjammers  first got released in 1994 in arcades and on the NeoGeo console. It’s a mix of a fighting game,...

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Asterion signs soO

Asterion signs soO
The Korean StarCraft II top player Eo “soO” Yoon Su signed a contract with Dutch esportteam Asterion. In the long run he might even move to the Netherlands and learn the language. A remarkable decision by the Zerg player. https://twitter.com/AsterionEsports/status/1038110635131916288 Time and again soO makes it to the final stages of each tournament. At the...

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Photo Report Six Major Paris (Rainbow Six: Siege)

Photo Report Six Major Paris (Rainbow Six: Siege)
Last weekend we were at the biggest Rainbow Six: Siege tournament in Europe: Six Major Paris. The fans are already familiar with the Six Invitational. For two years the best teams in the world decide who rules the pack at the grand stage in Montreal, Canada. Of course in Montreal, because it’s the birthplace of...

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Benelux Premier League takes LoL to the European level

Benelux Premier League takes LoL to the European level
Riot Games has granted the Benelux their own tournament, which makes it possible for local players to reach the European top. With this move the whole of Europe now has a competition. Every summer there will be a fierce battle at the European Masters to decide who is Europe’s best League of Legends-team.   Gamers...

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Geurkink stops racing, goes casting

Geurkink stops racing, goes casting
To read this article in English click here Bart "Androskat" Geurkink has ended his activities as esporter in the Ziggo eBattle Pro League immediately. Coming week he will make his debut as a caster at the Pro League. He also will be making YouTube-content for the upcoming game F1 2018. His focus will be on...

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G2A brings hardware to gamers

G2A brings hardware to gamers
16 augustus 2018 | 12:30 Hyperbook isn’t the only Polish company aiming to satisfy the hardware-needs of the Dutch consumers. G2A is expanding their marketplace to incorporate everything gamers and geeks want to have in their room. Well, anything tied to gaming at least. We asked Head of Communications Maciej Kuc for more background information....

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Hyper Arena VR

Hyper Arena VR
14 augustus 2018 | 12:30   A virtual reality-game with frisbees where your whole body is in vr. We saw this concept before in The Netherlands with VRee, but the Polish company Hyperbook gives it a little twist. Their frisbee game with grenades is called Hyper Arena VR and it releases soon on Oculus Rift...

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