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B&H Announces OPTIC 2020: Outdoor, Photo/Video, Travel, Imaging Conference Online

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:07pm

This year marks the sixth year of OPTIC, and its first digital version, existing entirely online.

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  • This year marks the sixth year of OPTIC, and its first digital version, existing entirely online.
  • This year also marks the first edition of OPTIC Magazine, a digital publication dedicated to the conference, packed with articles, interviews, photos, and promotions.
  • You will be able to watch their lectures, webinars, and Q&A sessions in real-time via the main OPTIC page .
  • OPTIC 2020 marks the inauguration of OPTIC Magazine, a digital publication packed with interviews with OPTIC presenters, articles full of tips and pointers, beautiful photographs, and promotions.

Evolve Studios Partners with Nonprofit Helping Hands Community to Support In-Need Individuals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Evolve Studios, a Nashville-based original content studio, announced its partnership with Helping Hands Community, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most at risk for COVID-19.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Evolve Studios, a Nashville-based original content studio, announced its partnership with Helping Hands Community, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most at risk for COVID-19.
  • "All of us in the creative community want to steward our talents & resources to help in this time of crisis," Joel Edwards, President at Evolve Studios said.
  • "When we heard about the Helping Hands Community platform, we immediately caught the vision.
  • To learn more about Helping Hands, request a delivery, or sign up to volunteer in your community, visit: https://helpinghands.community/ .

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company Expands its Online Tournaments from the U.S. to its 1.8 Million Flamengo Esports Social Media Followers in Brazil

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 5:10pm

Boca Raton, Florida, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company ( OTCQB:WINR ) (Simplicity Esports), an owner and manager of multiple esports teams, host of online tournaments and franchisor of esports gaming centers, announced today that it will begin offering play at home online tournaments in Brazil in June.

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  • Boca Raton, Florida, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company ( OTCQB:WINR ) (Simplicity Esports), an owner and manager of multiple esports teams, host of online tournaments and franchisor of esports gaming centers, announced today that it will begin offering play at home online tournaments in Brazil in June.
  • Earlier this year, Simplicity Esports began offering online tournaments in the U.S. to its database of over 400,000 customers from its esports gaming centers.
  • Capacity for the online tournaments in the U.S. had to be increased multiple times to accommodate an unexpectedly high number of registrations.
  • Additionally, Simplicity Esports operates as a franchisor of Esports Gaming Centers that provide the public an opportunity to experience and enjoy gaming and esports in a social setting, regardless of skill or experience.

Betway join BLAST with DOTA 2 Expansion

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:36pm

Europe's finest will compete over the four-day DOTA 2 tournament, with the coveted Bounty Hunt title on the line.

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  • Europe's finest will compete over the four-day DOTA 2 tournament, with the coveted Bounty Hunt title on the line.
  • Adam Savinson, Head of Esports, Betway, said: "We have had an incredibly successful 2020 working with BLAST across their Counter Strike tournaments, making it a very easy decision to support their entry into DOTA 2.
  • Leo Matlock, Commercial Director for BLAST, added: "The expansion of this deal is testament to the impressive collaboration between BLAST and Betway over the last 18 months as we both strive to be industry leaders in esports and entertain fans the best we can.
  • In addition to the flagship Betway brand, the Betway Group operates a number of other brands including Dream Bingo, Spin Casino and the Hippodrome Online casino.

Betway Join BLAST With DOTA 2 Expansion

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:00am

Europe's finest will compete over the four-day DOTA 2 tournament, with the coveted Bounty Hunt title on the line.

Key Points: 
  • Europe's finest will compete over the four-day DOTA 2 tournament, with the coveted Bounty Hunt title on the line.
  • Adam Savinson, Head of Esports, Betway, said: "We have had an incredibly successful 2020 working with BLAST across their Counter Strike tournaments, making it a very easy decision to support their entry into DOTA 2.
  • Leo Matlock, Commercial Director for BLAST, added: "The expansion of this deal is testament to the impressive collaboration between BLAST and Betway over the last 18 months as we both strive to be industry leaders in esports and entertain fans the best we can.
  • In addition to the flagship Betway brand, the Betway Group operates a number of other brands including Dream Bingo, Spin Casino and the Hippodrome Online casino.

Apex Legends Season 5 Off to the Best Start of Any Season to Date

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:00pm

Respawn Entertainment, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA), today announced that Apex Legends Season 5 - Fortunes Favor has quickly become the best start of any season to date.

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  • Respawn Entertainment, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA), today announced that Apex Legends Season 5 - Fortunes Favor has quickly become the best start of any season to date.
  • Apex Legends Season 5 trailers earned more than 47M views to date, the most ever for Apex Legends season launch trailers.
  • Apex Legends sets itself apart from other battle royale games through its lore and its Legends.
  • FIFA, Battlefield, Apex Legends, The Sims, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, Titanfall and Plants vs. Zombies are the property of their respective owners and used with permission.

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company Announces Signing of Top League of Legends Player from South Korea for Its Subsidiary Flamengo Esports

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:36pm

E-Sports, to join an already proven Flamengo Esports team that finished in 2nd Place during the CBLoL 2020 Spring Split.

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  • E-Sports, to join an already proven Flamengo Esports team that finished in 2nd Place during the CBLoL 2020 Spring Split.
  • About Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company:
    Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company (WINR) is an established brand within the esports industry, competing and streaming in popular games across different genres, including Apex Legends, PUBG Mobile, Overwatch, League of Legends, and various EA Sports titles.
  • Additionally, Simplicity Esports operates as a franchisor of Esports Gaming Centers that provide the public an opportunity to experience and enjoy gaming and esports in a social setting, regardless of skill or experience.
  • Simplicity Esports undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.

HyperX and Panda Global Release First Gaming Eyewear with Design Collaboration by Esports Team

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:15am

HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. , today announced a collaboration with competitive esports team Panda Global on a new custom colorway of HyperX Gaming Eyewear.

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  • HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. , today announced a collaboration with competitive esports team Panda Global on a new custom colorway of HyperX Gaming Eyewear.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200528005018/en/
    HyperX Gaming Eyewear Panda Global Edition (Photo: Business Wire)
    The HyperX Gaming Eyewear Panda Global edition glasses are made with premium nylon lenses designed to reduce eye strain.
  • The HyperX Gaming Eyewear Panda Global edition is designed in collaboration with the Panda Global esports team using their green and black colorway.
  • For more information on the HyperX Gaming Eyewear Panda Global edition availability, please visit the HyperX Gaming Eyewear page .

Hero Cantare Officially Launches Worldwide on May 26

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 9:00pm

Hero Cantare is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play .

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  • Hero Cantare is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play .
  • Professional eSports gamers turned game developers, NGEL Games was founded by the former 2006 Guild Wars World Champions and game developers.
  • Lord of Dice, the flagship mobile title for NGEL Games, has recorded over threemillion downloads globally with $20 million in revenue.
  • Now one of the fastest-growing game developers in South Korea, NGEL Games capitalizes on their love of anime and complex strategy to craft one-of-a-kind competitive gameplay experiences.

Mazda Begins Providing, Virtual Racing Car, Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Online

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 6:26am

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."
  • Jointly developed with Polyphony Digital Inc., the vehicle will be available for download in Gran Turismo Sport from 3 p.m. (JST) on May 22, 2020(1).
  • The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is our newest virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment's PlayStation 4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport, and we hope that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
  • In addition, to commemorate Mazda's 100-year anniversary, we have started to offer various online events, which people who enjoy Gran Turismo Sport can participate in.