Japan opens biggest esports park to level up competitive gaming

Japan opens biggest esports park to level up competitive gaming

TOKYO, April 20 (Reuters) – Japan’s largest esports park opened on Wednesday, with proponents hoping it will help transform the country behind video game classics such as Super Mario and Zelda into a champion that can take on China in competitive gaming. “Japan’s esports market is growing but still distant compared to overseas. We hope … Read more

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

April 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has secured pledges from Japan’s Sony (6758.T) and Nintendo (7974.T) over the subscription renewal rules for their online gaming services, bringing to an end a three-year probe into the sector . The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had kicked off the investigation into Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft … Read more

Edmonton Oilers sign Xavier Bourgault to a three-year entry-level contract

Edmonton Oilers sign Xavier Bourgault to a three-year entry-level contract

The Edmonton Oilers got a little business done this afternoon as they announced via their social media channels that the team has signed prospect, Xavier Bourgault, to a three-year entry-level contract that carries an AAV of $1.1675 million. Tea #LetsGoOilers signed ’21 #22 Pick F Bourgault to 3 yr ELC starting 22-23: All 3 years: … Read more