PortalOne raises $15M from Atari and more for a new hybrid gaming/TV show app

Gaming and streamed video are two of the biggest pastime winners throughout the last year+ of outbreak living. Now a startup which has produced a program that attracts those two entertainment formats together is announcing a celebrated seed round of financing as it prepares to emerge of beta. PortalOne, a hybrid gaming startup, is announcing
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Kaskade is Getting His Own Fortnite “Party Royale” Concert

The Monstercat-powered concert will join the worlds of Epic Games’ Fortnite and Rocket League. Even before concerts were forced online due to the ongoing pandemic, Epic Games‘ flagship title, Fortnite, was hosting full-scale events. After a groundbreaking performance from Marshmello in 2019, they would go on to invite Travis Scott, J Balvin, BTS, deadmau5, and more to
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Label Look: How Monstercat’s Gaming Partnerships Have Helped Its Acts Thrive Through the Pandemic

In a market driven mostly by live events, several DJs have scrambled to find new sources of income because the pandemic driven them off the street almost one year ago. Livestream sets have offered a stopgap to get some, but others have relied on streaming revenue and savings. But for the approximately 50 actions signed
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THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: The key players and trends driving the red-hot, fast-growing esports space that’s on track to surpass $1.5 billion by 2023

This is a Record of The Esports Ecosystem Study report from Business Insider Intelligence. Buy this record. To check to find out in the event that you have access to Business Insider Intelligence via your business, click the link. Esports and gambling have burst into the mainstream in the last few years, transforming from a
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New Leak Reveals Marshmello Cosmetics Coming to Fortnite’s Party Royale

Marshmello was the first performer to stream inside Fortnite — and now it seems the game is gearing up to release some new Mello-themed cosmetics for Party Royale. Party Royale is an evolving space in Fortnite meant for players to leave their weapons behind and connect with fellow gamers. The newly launched Party Royale mode allows players
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We need more video games that are social platforms first, games second

During these long, mundane physically-distant days, stretching on into an uncertain future like an ever-lengthening beigeish corridor, it’s impossible not to miss hanging out with friends. Especially the kind of hanging out where you’re not really doing anything in particular, not talking about any one thing—just kind of being. As we continue to stay physically
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ESports Collective FaZe Clan Partners With Culture Platform NTWRK

ESports collective FaZe Clan has entered a partnership with e-commerce and civilization stage NTWRK, whose investors include former Interscope and Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine. “We’re in the birth of a entertainment genre. FaZe Clan is a really powerful pipeline into gaming civilization and [its] influence that is cultural that is reminds me of those
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Marshmello, Diplo, Alesso to Join FaZe Clan’s #Fight2Fund, Nearly $50K Raised So Far

FaZe Clan, the world’s well-known eSports and gaming entertainment collective, triggered the worldwide streaming community for actions during the present outbreak with its online pro-am tournament before this week. Organized by FaZe Clan in under 48 hours, the global community galvanized for its competition in the #FIGHT2FUND collection, and increased 46,289 in funding for those
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THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: The key players and trends driving the red-hot, fast-growing esports space that’s on track to surpass $1.5 billion by 2023

This is a preview of The Esports Ecosystem Study report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this document. To check to see in the event you presently have access to Business Insider Intelligence through your company, click here. Esports and gambling have burst into the mainstream in recent years, changing from a vibrant market to a
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RL Grime & Airwaks Win Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am (Again)

Airwaks along with RL Grime are unstoppable!  The dynamic duo conquered the Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am once again, making them winners of the contest. The concept involves a gamer teaming up with a different celebrity that’s not so pro. But, it seems RL Grime is good at Fortnite with this track record. These wildly popular Fortnite tournaments
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