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August 12, 2019

Five Insights from General Mills on Creating Experiences for Gaming Audiences

Among CPG brands capitalizing on strategic gaming partnerships is General Mills, whose most notable gaming-centric brand Totino’s sponsors two 100 Thieves esports teams. The brand has established an internal team dedicated to gaming partnerships and identifying opportunities across its portfolio of brands, in addition to Totino’s, like Reese’s Puffs and Chex Mix. For Brad Hiranaga,...

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July 19, 2019

Q&A: Auto and Financial Categories Pose Opportunities for Brands in Esports

Brands activating for an esports crowd take note: competitive players—and the fans who adore them—are no longer relegated to the age-old stereotype. You know, the one in which a lone player holes up in his basement for hours on end, hopped up on caffeine, speaking to no one. Esports fans have diversified beyond this cliché,...

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July 8, 2019

Esports Gains Traction with Higher Education as Universities Hop on Board

With approximately 140 universities offering formalized esports programs today (not to mention the scholarships that have followed), the collegiate esports industry is gaining some serious traction. And with that, new event competitions and support structures for the demo are being formed. Take ESPN’s creation of the first College Esports Championship in March, and recently, Riot...

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May 31, 2019

Q&A: Super League Gaming CEO Talks Amateur Esports

With their mega prize pools, noteworthy brand sponsorships and passionate fanbase, professional esports competitions are getting plenty of due attention in the event world. But, as two billion competitive gamers across the globe will attest to, gaming isn’t just for the pros. Enter: technology platform Super League Gaming, founded on the premise that the community...

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