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Nerd Street Gamers raises $12 million for building esports facilities

Nerd Street Gamers has raised $12 million in funding from Philadelphia retailer Five Below (and others) to build esports Localhost facilities that house leagues, training camps, tournaments, and showcases. Other investors include Comcast, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Capital, and angel investor George Miller. The deal is one more example of an …

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Android Gaming Is Gaining In on iOS, According to Report

Time and again, iOS has been found to generate more revenue compared to Android when it comes to mobile gaming. The statement still holds, but the gap is getting narrower, according to a report Games by mobile app marketer Liftoff and mobile attribution firm AppsFlyer. Furthermore, the report states that …

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Riot Games announces Honda as automotive partner of LCS

Riot Games has named automobile manufacturer Honda as the exclusive automotive sponsor of its North American competition League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). The deal will launch starting with the Summer Split Playoffs, which begin on August 10th. It will also be present at the Finals in Detroit on August 24-25th. Image credit: …

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Google is shutting down its Trips app – TechCrunch

Google is shutting down its Trips app for mobile phones, but is incorporating much of the functionality from the service into its Maps app and Search features, according to a statement from the company. Support for the Trips app ends today, but information like notes and saved places will be …

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