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  • Major League Gaming Snags New VP From Machinima To Further Grow Its MLG.tv Network

    Major League Gaming Snags New VP From Machinima To Further Grow Its MLG.tv Network

    Major League Gaming (MLG), one of the oldest e-sports companies out there, picked up a new hire today from Machinima, another well-known gaming content company. Ryan Wyatt will join MLG as its vp of programming. The hire fits into MLG’s MLG.tv strategy that has seen rapid audience growth, enough even to drive MLG nearly into the black. To date MLG has raised $69 million. According to… Read More

  • MLG Launches An Xbox 360 App, Bringing Its MLG.tv Content Into The Living Room

    MLG Launches An Xbox 360 App, Bringing Its MLG.tv Content Into The Living Room

    This morning Major League Gaming, an e-sports company, launched an application for the Xbox 360 console. The app will bring content from MLG’s MLG.tv gaming network of streams and tournaments and shows to the living room. Put more simply, MLG is opening the door to more viewership for content that it already creates. The percentage of viewers of MLG content on PCs that also have an… Read More

  • Video Game Live Streaming Service Twitch Doubles Its Audience In 2013

    This morning Twitch, a live streaming service and community for gamers, announced that it more than doubled its audience in 2013, reaching 45 million unique viewers per month in the year, up from 20 million the year prior. Twitch’s growth has been sharp since its formation in 2011. Riding the rising popularity of eSports titles like League of Legends, Twitch has become the defacto… Read More

  • Esports Giant MLG Swings To An Operating Profit On Strength Of Its New Media Strategy

    Esports Giant MLG Swings To An Operating Profit On Strength Of Its New Media Strategy

    In an interview with onGamers, MLG CEO Sundance DiGiovanni stated that since the release of its recent MLG.tv service, the company has been “EBITA positive and expects to stay EBITA positive on a quarterly basis in 2014.” Read More

  • Working To Mature Its Esports Business, MLG Delivered 262% More Video To Its Fans In 2013

    Working To Mature Its Esports Business, MLG Delivered 262% More Video To Its Fans In 2013

    Major League Gaming, better known as MLG, saw its audience greatly expand in 2013 according to data it provided to TechCrunch. Its audience watched a total of 54 million hours of its content in the year, up 262% from 2012. In more stark contrast, compared to its 2011 tally, 2013’s total hours watched were up 1557%. Read More

  • Astro Gaming named official headset of MLG

    Astro Gaming named official headset of MLG

    ASTRO Gaming announced today that for the third year in a row, they have been selected as the official licensed headset for Major League Gaming. The MLG selected the A40 audio system this year, which is ASTRO’s top of the line unit with some very unique features. Read More

  • AOL Loses Another VP: Ralph Rivera, VP of AOL Games and AOL Latino

    AOL Loses Another VP: Ralph Rivera, VP of AOL Games and AOL Latino

    In the midst of massive headcount cuts, another AOL exec is departing the newly-independent company. Ralph Rivera, previously the Vice President of AOL Games and AOL Latino, where he was responsible for AOL’s portfolio of online casual games and helped expand its international reach, is leaving to become President of Major League Gaming, Online. MLG is a small but growing… Read More

  • Competitive Gaming Goes Hollywood

    Competitive Gaming Goes Hollywood


    Amish competitive gaming uses no electricity. With the rise of real “faces” like Fatal1ty and his ilk, competitive gaming is starting to really hit NASCAR levels. Major League Gaming is now working on bringing competitive gaming footage to TV, mobiles, and online for the amusement of ever-ravenous fans. Their deal, in partnership with Flame Ventures and talent agency Endeavor… Read More