Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California – January 26, 2017 (PST) – gumi Inc. and Fuji&gumi Games today announced that the global version ofPhantom of the Kill will hold a special crossover event with the hit anime franchise Puella Magi Madoka Magica. In this event, players will have access to limited-edition gear, units, and event stages with a completely original story that features characters straight from the anime and spans the three worlds ofPhantom of the Kill, Madoka Magica, and a parallel dimension.
“Dangerous Woman Tour” In-Game Event Launches Alongside New Video Featuring Remixed Version of “Touch It”
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2016) -- FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS, the free-to-play FINAL FANTASY® adventure for mobile devices, kicks off its spectacular in-game collaboration event with internationally renowned artist and actress Ariana Grande today. Through February 2, all players will be able to acquire “Dangerous Ariana,” the Ariana Grande-inspired character exclusively designed for FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS, by completing the “Dangerous Woman Tour” event stage on Easy difficulty. Also available through this event are various pieces of equipment specifically for Dangerous Ariana to equip and use in battle.
NGE and Twitch Partner to Bring the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals to PAX Arena at PAX South FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Four final teams will compete in the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals on January 27-28 in San Antonio for a piece of a $100,000 prize pool
BURBANK, Calif. - January 18, 2017 - Next Generation Esports (NGE) today announced that the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals would be brought to PAX Arena, in partnership with Twitch. The event will take place across the first two days of PAX Arena at PAX South 2017 in San Antonio. PAX South tickets are available for purchase today.
SLIVER.tv Launches Global Partnership with ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters and DreamHack to Live Stream in Virtual Reality 14 Premiere Esports Tournaments in 2017 FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Cupertino, CA – January 17, 2017 -- SLIVER.tv, the leading esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, is announcing its broad-reaching 2017 partnership with ESL and DreamHack, two of the top esports tournament organizers in the world. ESL's mega events like ESL One and the Intel Extreme Masters series, DreamHack’s DreamLeague, DreamHack ASTRO Open and DreamHack Masters reach over 50 million global esports fans of competitive games including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL) and Dota 2, and bring together the best of the best esports teams and players in the world.
Japanese Entertainment Giant gumi Inc. Expands VR Strategic Initiative into Europe with EUVR Partnership FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
TOKYO AND BRUSSELS – January 17, 2017 -- Today gumi Inc. announced a partnership with EUVR to expand its European VR presence and strategic initiatives among local developers. Active in over 19 countries across Europe, EUVR provides the VR development community and enthusiasts with regular meet ups and resources to further the growth of the VR ecosystem. Through this new partnership, gumi will provide EUVR members with access to potential investment, incubation and mentorship opportunities.