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August 26, 2019

Fortnite’s First-Ever World Cup Event Activates Esports for the Whole Family

As the Fortnite Fan Festival began to wind down on the afternoon of July 28, a crowd of approximately 18,000 began to file into New York’s Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens, for the first-ever Fortnite World Cup solo competition. One hundred highly skilled players, whittled down from an eye-popping 40 million participants across 10...

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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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