TBS is going full-on into the world of esports, as Variety reveals that they’re going to air competitions of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive via a league of their own creation. With up to 20 events being aired throughout the year.
“This is a way to bring e-sports to light and the 90 million homes TBS is in,” said TBS president Lenny Daniels. “There’s no doubt in our mind that this is a sport – these are athletes… It’s competitive, and it requires endurance,” he said. “What hasn’t happened is that it hasn’t been exposed to a mainstream audience.”
Daniels also said working with an existing eSports league “didn’t make sense” with the companies’ resources but he did not reveal the dollar amount invested in the league. He did say contestants would be competing for “meaningful prize money.”
This isn’t the first time that esports have been on national television, G4 did it when it was on the air, and even ESPN2 did a run of showing off Heroes of the Storm, however, G4 is no longer around, and there was a lot of backlash in regards to what ESPN2 did, so much so that they likely won’t do it again. It appears TBS doesn’t have that fear.
We said it’d happen, and once again we were right (we’ll get it wrong one of these days). The third-person RPG Starlight Alliance is now available for PC and Switch, created by Origamihero Games, the same party behind Heart Chain Kitty. As with that game, this one is the creation
Today’s the day! After over a year of slowly building up the beta version on Steam Early Access, Studio Aurum has at last finished Monster Crown, their Pokemon-inspired monster trading and battling game. But it’s not just on PC. You can now get the game on Switch for the first
This one came across our desk with the title “Low-Poly City Builder Arrives October 11.” We thought the title was Low-Poly City Builder and we immediately approved, but it turns out the game is actually called Settlement Survival. Low-Poly City Builder would probably sell better. Developed by Gleamer Studios, Settlement
Origamihero Games, which previously released Heart Chain Kitty on Switch, is preparing their second game, this time for both Switch and PC(via Steam). Starlight Alliance is a third-person RPG created by Bernhard Politsch, who also created Heart Chain Kitty. It’s the future, and both robotics and space travel have been