In The News
Today’s top story can be found in the Extra Esports News section.
The Witcher Netflix show is all done with production. Let’s hope for the best.
Raw Fury has acquired the rights “to the Kingdom IP, a series that has sold more than four million units for the Swedish indie publisher,” GI.biz’s Matthew Handrahan writes.
IN: John Vignocchi, formerly of Gearbox, joined Nintendo of America.
OUT: GameStop COO and CFO Rob Lloyd stepped down.
Extra Esports News:
Rick Fox is staying at Echo Fox “after initially stating he would leave over unchecked racist remarks from a prominent shareholder,” GI.biz’s Haydn Taylor reports. “The shareholder in question, Amit Raizada from Vision Ventures, denies attacking Fox directly. However, speaking with Newsweek earlier this month, a former business associate of his said racially charged outbursts from Raizada weren’t uncommon.”
Froedtert & the Medical College is sponsoring Bucks Gaming, TEO’s John Keefer reports. “The organization will visit patients and families at various Froedtert locations.”
IN: Lukas “korey” Zwingmann joined LeStream Esport.
ReKTGlobal added Marco “Tainy” Masís and Lex Borrero as investors, TEO’s H.B. Duran reports.
OUT: Jacky “EternaLEnVy” Mao and Timothy “tmt” Ong are no longer with beastcoast’s Dota 2 team.
Interviews: Parimatch’s Stepan Shulga (Esports Insider).
Happy birthday Linus “Limmp” Blomdin!