The Esports Awards 2019 has come and gone. You can find all the winners and nominees here. (Shout to our co-founder and former editor-in-chief for being nominated as desk host of the year. You’ll get ‘em next year Katie!). Dante Uzel at Gamelife compiled the list.
The Golden Joystick Awards also happened this past weekend. For a full list of winners you can go here.
Wondering why you’ve seen Keanu Reeves, Mads Mikkelsen, and Norman Reedus in video games lately? That’s just to name a few big stars. Hollywood stars are beginning to see games for what they are: Immersive storytelling and art, not just a paycheck. Patrick Shanley from The Hollywood Reporter reports.
The League of Legends free agency show will be live later today. Make sure to tune in to learn all of the biggest news live with Jacob Wolf, Tyler Erzberger, Emily Rand and the rest of the ESPN Esports crew. If you miss anything we’ll have a recap in Wednesday’s newsletter.
A new patent in Japan has given us some new details on the Dualshock 5, Andy Robinson at videogameschronicle.com reports. What is new about the controller? Well, Sony’s next-gen controller is described as “an awful lot like the PS4‘s DualShock 4.”