Post Profile

Four questions with the founder of Fnatic

Sam Mathews founded the European esports organization Fnatic in 2004, after selling his car to send a group of players to a competitive gaming event in Las Vegas. A dozen years ago, esports were barely a blip on the mainstream radar, but Mathews was an early adopter -- and the industry grew quickly. His teams continued to expand and succeed in tournaments for a range of games, including Quake, Counter-Strike, Dota 2 and League of Legends.
read more


Related Posts

It's official: eSports event IPL 6 canceled

Entertainment / Video Games : Destructoid

Following layoffs and restructuring at IGN, The IGN ProLeague 6 has been canceled. The competitive gaming event was originally set to take place in Las Vegas from March 28-31. In an official statement, IGN said: "When we launched IP...

Samsung’s ‘Rink’ Motion Controllers For Gear VR Look Pretty Great

Entertainment / Video Games : TechCrunch: Gaming

A few days ago, Samsung shared a few items that they’d be showing on the floor at CES in Las Vegas. One of them, which barely caused a blip on the radar was the “rink.” It’s Samsung’s motion controllers for the Gear VR, something th...

'Game Fnatic' unveils the realities of being an eSports pro

Entertainment / Video Games : Engadget: Joystiq

Fnatic is a big name in professional League of Legends lore. Just four teams have claimed victory in the World Championship since the circuit began in 2011, and Fnatic was the first team to ever lift up the Summoner's Cup. Since the...

Activision acquires Major League Gaming to become 'ESPN of eSports'

Entertainment / Video Games : Guardian Games Blog

Call of Duty publisher wants to take its eSports titles into mainstream using MLG’s streaming platform, live gaming events and competitive gaming leagues Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard has acquired the veteran eSports or...

Speaking of dramatic shake-ups in League of Legends eSports, top European player Yellowstar just sai

Entertainment / Video Games : Kotaku

Speaking of dramatic shake-ups in League of Legends eSports, top European player Yellowstar just said he’s leaving Fnatic to go play in another region. The entire EU region is susceptible to a talent-drain this year as investment in...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC