Technology is saving the live sports experience

Venture Beast

To keep the novelty of the live sports experience fresh, leagues and clubs need to recognize the value of existing technology. Commerce Data DataDecisionMakers Dev Esports Media technology category-/Games/Gambling category-/Sports COVID19 data data analytics sports

What's the Oldest Sport?

GizModo VR

Having opened with the first recreational drug , progressed to the oldest disease , and moved from there to the earliest music , we now turn our attention to the oldest sport. Unlike drugs, diseases, and music, sports are not… Read more.

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EA creates EA Sports FC brand after FIFA split

Venture Beast

EA announced it plans to launch its soccer games under the new brand EA Sports FC after reconsidering its naming deal with FIFA. GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Team Sports/Soccer console gaming EA Sports Electronic Arts Fifa soccer games

Hands-on: Nintendo Switch Sports runs with the joyful play of Wii Sports

Venture Beast

Nintendo Switch Sports is a lot of fun as we discovered in a demo of the sequel to the highly successful Wii Sports. GamesBeat Nintendo Switch Sports Switch Sports

Data-Driven Performance Feedback Helps Teams Improve Customer Outcomes

Speaker: Mickey Mantle, Founder and CEO at Wanderful Interactive Storybooks | Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Author, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

In this webinar Mickey Mantle and Ron Lichty will teach you why its important to have data driven performance reviews, the most effective way to use data in performance reviews, and how this data helps to align your employee proficiency with your company goals.

Electronic Arts’ EA Sports PGA Tour delayed to 2023

Venture Beast

Electronic Arts' upcoming golf game EA Sports PGA Tour has been delayed to 2023, leaving all of us golf fans bereft of something new. Read More.

AI & Big Data are changing the sports for good

Dataconomy

Artificial Intelligence in sports makes its presence felt in every corner of the world, from post-game analysis to in-game action to fan experience.

Stakes raises $5.3M for NFTs for sports wagering fans

Venture Beast

million for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) aimed at sports wagering fans. Business category-/Games/Gambling Kevin Wang sports wagering stakesNew York-based Stakes said it raised $5.3 Read More.

Turner Sports launches new season for Blocklete Golf mobile game

Venture Beast

Turner Sports’ Blocklete Games, an interactive gaming franchise built on the Flow blockchain, is debuting a new season of Blocklete Golf. Read More.

EA Sports FC likely to replace ‘FIFA’ name

Venture Beast

EA Sports FC is the name the publisher has settled on to replace FIFA after that organization made astronomical licensing demands. GamesBeat PC Gaming EA Sports EA Sports FC Electronic Arts FIFA Ultimate Team

FaZe Clan cuts a sports betting partnership with DraftKings

Venture Beast

The esports company FaZe Clan has cut a sports betting partnership with fantasy sports company DraftKings. Esports GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Fantasy Sports console gaming DeanBeat News DraftKings FaZe Clan PC gaming

GreenPark Sports raises $31M ahead of NFT drop

Venture Beast

GreenPark Sports closes a $31 million Series B as the company prepares for its first NFT drop in the coming weeks. GamesBeat category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds DeanBeat News Galaxy Interactive GreenPark Sports Immutable X NFT Sapphire Sport signalfire

GreenPark Sports launches early access for sports and esports social platform

Venture Beast

Greenpark Sports is a new community that is mixing sports like basketball with video games like League of Legends. Esports GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Fantasy Sports DeanBeat News GreenPark Sports Ken Martin League of Legends Nba

Non-electronic sports viewership grows on Twitch

Venture Beast

Twitch sports is growing thanks to talk radio, sumo wrestling, card collecting, and more. GamesBeat Media category-/Sports Olympics Twitch Twitch SportsAnd now Twitch is partnering with the Olympics. Read More.

Quintar’s AR sports platform is about enhancing the game at home or the stadium

Venture Beast

Quintar announced its Q.reality AR sports platform, which can enhance live feeds of games or put them on your tabletop. AR/VR GamesBeat AR sports category-/News/Sports News category-/Sports/Team Sports/Baseball Q.reality Quintar

Nifty Games adds $38M to its coffers for sports Clash mobile games

Venture Beast

GamesBeat Mobile category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports DeanBeat News funding daily mobile sports game NBA Clash NFL Clash Nifty Games Peter Moore sports games

How Big Data Is Helping Professional Sports

CTOvision

Big data has made its way across many different areas of industry, including the professional sports industry where the use of analytics is making a major change in how athletes and sports teams are preparing for games. Big Data CTO News SportsThe use of analytical data is not solely limited to being used as a development tool for individuals […].

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2K Sports acquires HB Studios, signs PGA Tour 2K deal with Tiger Woods

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2K Sports has acquired PGA Tour 2K developer HB Studios, and it's also signed a multiyear deal with Tiger Woods. GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Individual Sports/Golf HB Studios PGA Tour 2K PGA Tour 2K21 Tiger Woods

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How NBA 2K is introducing the next generation of sports fans (and brands) to ESPN

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Business Esports Games Media PC Gaming 2K 2K Sports category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/Team Sports/Basketball ESPN NBA 2K NBA 2K20 sports Take-Two Interactive

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Peter Moore veers back into games as board member at sports game maker Nifty Games

Venture Beast

Peter Moore has come back full circle into video games as a new board member at Nifty Games, which is making sports mobile games. Read More.

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What's the Hardest Olympic Sport?

GizModo VR

Let’s stipulate, first, that no Olympic sport is easy. Relaxing, kicking back, lounging around—these are not activities that will lead you to the Olympic Village.

I’m going to play a lot of Nintendo Switch Sports

Venture Beast

Wii Sports' spirit lives on as Nintendo Switch Sports coming April 29. It features six sports including bowling and tennis. GamesBeat Nintendo Nintendo Switch SportsRead More.

Unity unveils Metacast real-time 3D platform for sports broadcasts

Venture Beast

Unity sports exec Peter Moore unveiled Unity Metacast, a new technology for capturing and analyzing sports moves in real time. Read More. GamesBeat Mobile PC Gaming category-/News Peter Moore UFC Unity Unity Metacast

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India’s All-Star Games raises $1.5 million to make cricket sports games

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million to make multiplayer games based on sports such as cricket. GamesBeat Mobile All Star Cricket All-Star Games category-/Games/Computer & Video Games category-/Sports/Team Sports/Cricket Cricket Justin Keeling Keshav Sunder Lumikai Mobile gaming Ninad Bhagwat

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Louis Castle joins GreenPark Sports as chief product officer

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Westwood Studios cofounder Louis Castle, who previously worked at Amazon on games, has joined GreenPark Sports as chief product officer. Read More.

Rivalry raises $20 million for sports and esports online betting

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Rivalry has raised $20 million for its business of sports and esports betting using a mobile-based platform. Esports GamesBeat Billy Levy category-/Games/Gambling DeanBeat News esports betting esports gambling gambling PMML Rivalry sports betting Steven Salz

Esports bet pays off for daily fantasy sports during the pandemic

Venture Beast

Esports has proven to be an unlikely hero for daily fantasy sports companies like DraftKings, providing competitions when the pandemic shut down sports.

7 Role-Playing Games Inspired by Sports Anime

GizModo VR

It’s my worst kept secret that I’m a sucker for a sports anime. I read a few chapters of Prince of Tennis , which was fun, but my whole-hearted love for a slice-of-life, high-school-tournament arc began with Haikyu!!

Ultimate Rivals: The Court wants to be the ‘What If?’ of sports games

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GamesBeat Mobile PC Gaming Bit Fry category-/Sports/Individual Sports Mobile gaming PC gaming The Rink Ultimate Rivals Ultimate Rivals: The CourtBit Fry's Ultimate Rivals mixes athletes from pro basketball, baseball, hockey, and more (men and women) in a flashy arcade hoops game.

Customer Success Should Be A Team Sport

Forrester IT

Customers hold the power in their relationships with businesses. Today, it's not enough for businesses to deliver products. Customers expect them to deliver outcomes and success. To do this, businesses must understand who the customer is, what their pain points are in achieving their business goals, and must help them choose the right products to meet their goals. The relationship does not stop there.

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How live sports is addressing the problem of invisible fans

Venture Beast

Business Commerce category-/Arts & Entertainment/TV & Video/Online Video category-/Sports coronavirus sportsInstead of striving to get back to normal, we can use the “fan-less” stadium to imagine a future where everyone can be present at the game. Read More.

Quintar raises $3M for live sports and entertainment AR platform

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Quintar has raised a second seed round of $3 million to build out its augmented reality platform for live sports and entertainment. Read More. Business augmented reality category-/News DeanBeat News Quintar Sankar "Jay" Jayaram

2K Sports reportedly entered a licensing agreement to produce multiple Lego sports titles

TechSpot

Rumor has it that game publisher 2K Sports has signed a multigame contract to release at least three Lego-branded sports games. Sources with knowledge of the deal told Video Game Chronicle that Sumo Digital is already poised to launch a football/soccer game later this year.

EA Sports returns to college football … minus the college players

Venture Beast

GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games category-/Sports/College Sports category-/Sports/Team Sports/American Football console gaming EA Sports College Football Electronic ArtsElectronic Arts announced today that it is working on a new college football game, the first since NCAA College Football 14. Read More.

Nifty Games opens sports mobile game studio in Chicago

Venture Beast

Fresh from raising $12 million in April, Nifty Games has opened a new sports game development studio in Chicago headed by David Michicich. Read More.

Great, Now Sling TV and Dish Are Losing MASN and NBC Regional Sports Networks

GizModo VR

Two more services are losing support for regional sports as the RSN streaming drama continues. sling tv masn youtube tv brian neylon nbc sports california dish network pay television fubotv television regional sports network dish tv nbc sports entertainment culture

EA CEO: EA Sports could grow to 500 million players in five years

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Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson said he is quite bullish on games and that the number of EA Sports fans could double in the coming years. Read More.

Mobile developer Nifty Games brings big sports content to small screens

Venture Beast

NFL Clash and NBA Clash foe Android and iOS are bringing you bite sized sports games to mobile. GamesBeat Mobile PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games console gaming GamesBeat Summit Next Mobile gaming Nifty Games PC gamingTake your fandom on the go.

Nintendo is making a new Wii Sports for the Switch

The Verge

Nintendo is bringing back some of its classic Wii Sports games in a new game called Nintendo Switch Sports. You’ll be able to play tennis, bowling, and chambara, like what you might remember from the Wii Sports games, but Nintendo is also adding soccer, badminton, and volleyball.

ROOT Sports and fuboTV reach deal to bring Kraken, Mariners and Trail Blazers to streaming TV

GeekWire

A major new player on the sports television landscape could be an MVP for fans of teams in the Pacific Northwest thanks to a deal announced Thursday. The company says it has more regional sports networks in its base package than any other live TV streaming platform.

Report: Seahawks trading Russell Wilson to Denver, ending historic Seattle chapter that eclipsed sports

GeekWire

Drafted in 2012, Wilson owns nearly every Seahawks passing record, according to Seattle Sports , and has a career 104-53-1 record with 292 touchdowns, 87 interceptions and 37,059 yards. Sports Tech NFL Russell Wilson Seattle Seahawks

Riders Republic is Ubisoft’s multiplayer extreme-sports compilation

Venture Beast

Riders Republic is Ubisoft's new massively multiplayer extreme-sports game for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC. Games PC Gaming category-/Arts & Entertainment/Online Media category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Sports Games Not E3 Riders Republic Ubisoft Ubisoft Forward

Mojo Vision raises $45M for AR contact lenses with sports applications

Venture Beast

Mojo Vision has raised $45 million to adapt its augmented reality contact lenses to work with sports and fitness applications. Read More. AR/VR Consumer technology wearable 18Birdies Adidas Running Advantech Capital Amazon Alexa Fund AME Cloud Ventures and others.

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