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Friday, September 13th 2019 Live from Esports Business Summit 2019

The Esports Business Summit may be wrapped up and done, but we've still got tons of content from it. Joe and Norris talk about the LCS Gauntlet tournament. Plus, they get a chance to sit down with Matt Edelman of Super League Gaming and Felix Lahaye the CEO of United Esports.

Thursday, September 12th 2019 Live from The Esports Business Summit 2019

At their final day at the Esports Business Summit, Joe and Norris bring us interviews with; Zach Wigal the founder of the charity Gamer's Outreach, Matt Archambault from Riot Games, Podcast host Lisa Foils from '...and a bag of chips!" and Joshua Kell the CEO of Horizon AVL.

Wednesday, September 11th 2019 LIVE from the Esports Business Summit

For Day 2 at the Esports Business Summit Joe and Norris got to talk to several key players behind major organizations making the industry tick. Including; Bennett Newsome the Esports Strategist for Full Sail University, Mark Deppe the Director of Esports at UCI, Colin Smith the President of 704 Games, Justin Dellario the Head of…

Tuesday, September 10th 2019 Live From the Esports Business Summit 2019

For Day 1 of the Esports Business Summit, Joe and Norris start off talking about some of the changes to the Esports Business Summit from last year. They also sit down with Megan Kucynski, Managing Director of the Esports Business Summit. They also have a chance to speak with Jacob "PR" Arce, a Gears of…

Monday, September 9th 2019 feat Chuck Bean of Nerd Radio

Norris and Joe are out of the studio this week for the Esports Business Summit, so we’re joined by Chuck Bean of Nerd Radio. We catch up with Chuck about how he’s living the Checkpoint XP Studios and what he’s been doing recently. We also preview several categories of the Tempest Awards, set to take…

Friday, September 6th 2019

The Overwatch League is one of the few esports scenes using traditional Nielsen Metrics to track their viewers, something that’s been a book for them when competing for non-endemic sponsorship. We talk about how this has affected their success and what it could mean for the future. Norris also hosts a game of his creation…

Thursday, September 5th 2019

Nintendo dropped another Direct the other day and it was a big one. Overwatch on the Switch, Smash DLC characters, SNES virtual console and much more! Plus, with the Tokyo Game Show just around the corner, we talk about what we’re likely to see and what we’re most excited about. Joe also has another round…

Wednesday, September 4th 2019 feat Ric "Weird Beard" Hogerheide

Counter-Strike is one of the oldest esports scenes in the industry and has always operated a bit differently from leagues like Overwatch or League of Legend. Dreamhack and the ESL are teaming up to form the CS:GO Open Circuit. We also talk about the launch of World of Warcraft Classic and if the popularity of…

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

Joe brings us the latest headlines from the gaming world including; Blizzard developing Overwatch 2, 300k people watching World of Warcraft Classic and many others. We also check in on the biggest headlines from the esports industry such as 100 Thieves passing on the Call of the Duty league, the Overwatch League play-in stage results…