Posts Tagged ‘esports’

Gaming & Esports: Driving Innovation in North Texas

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Competitive gaming is big business, with major teams drawing large fanbases, and Dallas-Fort Worth quickly is becoming an esports hub. Several major esports teams are relocating to the region, and have drawn major investments from some of DFW’s most notable

Year In Review | Our Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2017

Posted by Dallas Innovates

As 2017 comes to a close, we want to take a walk down memory lane at the most popular stories with our readers.

The list encompasses everything from stories about the growth of local startups to capturing how new developments …

Dallas’ NBA 2K Team Announces Name, Logo & Social Media

Posted by Jewels Clark

Dallas’ NBA 2K League team has announced its new name, logo, and social media channels.

Mavs Gaming is the team name and the logo reflects the Dallas Mavericks colors of white, off-white, and royal blue.

“We wanted a symbol that …

Dallas Company Launches First Social Media Index for Esports

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

North Texas is quickly becoming an epicenter for esports and now it’s home to the first social media index dedicated to the industry. 

MVPindex started as a social media index and valuation platform for sports and entertainment. Recently, it announced …

Jerry Jones, John Goff Acquire Esports Giant Complexity Gaming

Posted by Lance Murray

Fort Worth-based real estate magnate John Goff and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ family have entered the global esports arena by acquiring Complexity Gaming, one the nation’s top esports organizations.

Complexity Gaming will relocate its operations from Georgia to The …

Team EnVyUs has Chosen Name for Dallas Overwatch League

Posted by Jewels Clark

Team EnVyUs is making headlines again by announcing its team name and logo for the Dallas Overwatch League.

In August, EnVyUs told ESPN about its relocation to Dallas and continued to make eports news by acquiring the Dallas Overwatch League …

POWERING UP:
The Gaming Industry
in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas has played a major role in the gaming industry for more than two decades. Here’s a curated list of our esports and gaming news — leading off with a bit of history to get you started. 

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Gaming Goldrush: Is Frisco Poised to Become an Esports Capital?

Posted by Jewels Clark

Esports has everyone scrambling to find their niche inside the rapidly growing market, but industry leaders agree that Frisco ranks high on the scoreboard for a gaming capital.

On Thursday, Frisco’s LaunchPad City hosted a panel of North Texas leaders …

Texas Rangers Co-owner Helps OpTic Esports Team Expand

Posted by Jewels Clark

OpTic Gaming is expanding its reach in the esports world by teaming up with Texas Rangers co-owner and Summer Energy CEO Neil Leibman.

According to ESPN, Leibman led a group of investors, which helped OpTic secure a $20 million …

UNT Hits ‘Play’ for Esports Enthusiasts With The Nest

Posted by Lance Murray

Esports is a rapidly growing phenomenon in the country, and the University of North Texas hopes to get in on the action with a new practice space called The Nest.

The facility inside the Media Library is scheduled to open …