eSports - Philly


Jul. 6, 2020 10:59 am

Gaming as a Social Movement: Join on July 23 for live game play and local leader dialogue

PTW20 Virtual's Gaming Day features a lunchtime conversation with Nerd Street Gamers' John Fazio and Balti Virtual's Will Gee alongside a friendly livestreamed match of Rocket League.

Jun. 30, 2020 1:29 pm

How Nerd Street Gamers is pivoting during the pandemic while raising a Series B

"Four months ago I couldn't get ESPN on the line, now they're calling us for pregame stuff," CEO John Fazio said. 

Feb. 14, 2020 12:45 pm

Legalities of esports: What these pros say the new industry needs to consider

"Innovation works fast," lawyer Jason Ott said, "and there's a lot of issues to think about" — including league structure, intellectual property, team formation, player contracts, and endorsements and advertisements.

Jan. 27, 2020 4:04 pm

How Northern Liberties’ Nerd Street Gamers helped cement Philly’s status as a hub for esports

"When you see pro athletes saying to skinny little gamer kids that they are just as much an athlete as them, this industry gets even more real," CEO John Fazio said. 

Jan. 8, 2020 1:51 pm

Yep, Jay Ajayi signed with the Union as pro esports player. Here’s where to watch him play

The former Eagles player's move to professional esports is the latest in a long string of gaming news in Philadelphia.

Dec. 6, 2019 10:00 am

Wharton just launched a sports analytics program focusing on data in the industry

The new resource and research center for use by students and faculty was created out of a growing interest in sports betting, data and esports.

Nov. 7, 2019 12:36 pm

Here’s a closer look at Nerd Street Gamers’ deal with Five Below

Next year, the esports startup will install Localhost gaming locations in select retail stores. The inspiration for the deal came from a recent Take Your Kids to Work Day exercise.

Oct. 31, 2019 11:07 am

West Chester-based StreamGeeks is holding a livestreaming summit in NYC next week

The summit will offer a mix of livestreaming workshops, panel discussions and a keynote speaker.

Oct. 23, 2019 12:36 pm

The Philly region’s growing esports prowess will be featured on new 10-episode NBC show

Catch the episodes live every Friday night starting this week, or stream it after on YouTube or Twitch.

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