eSports

Nov. 22, 2022 9:00 am

Philadelphia Drone Soccer League is flying into West Philly

Shari Williams has a mission to expose young people in the city to the world of tech and aviation. So, what exactly *is* drone soccer?

Nov. 16, 2022 2:44 pm

AI du Pont High School is blazing a trail for esports in Delaware with this sweet new arena-slash-classroom

In partnership with Futures First Gaming, the school has plans to launch the first game industry Pathways program in the state.

Nov. 4, 2022 8:30 am

From Fortnite ads to the metaverse, it’s all about branding

Hot take: "The metaverse is simply gaming for brands," ESPAT TV CEO Dante Simpson said in a virtual talk at Futures First Gaming's Fall Brawl.

Nov. 3, 2022 4:00 pm

Comcast Spectacor rethought its plans for a Fusion Arena. Philly’s esports scene is growing anyway

A growing number of in-person esports facilities, teams and gaming companies have found footing here in the last few years. Does Philadelphia actually need its own dedicated esports venue?

Oct. 11, 2022 4:49 pm

This South Philly educator is raising money for a tech education and esports space

Brandon Washington is launching his second fundraiser for the 1901 community space, this time with a $50,000 goal.

Sep. 21, 2022 1:23 pm

‘You have to build culture’: MKEsports Alliance’s founder talks esports’ potential

With MKEsports Alliance, founder Brandon Tschacher envisions a future in which a more unified esports scene gaming can bring millions of dollars and equitable STEM opportunities to Milwaukee.

Aug. 17, 2022 6:35 pm

Just-launched esports startup Regression Games raised a $4.2M seed led by NEA

Founded by a recent Philly transplant, the two-month-old company (yes, really) makes a low-code, AI-driven platform for gaming.

Jul. 18, 2022 3:35 pm

How can esports leave the worst of corporate America behind? Ask these 5 women

Members of Evil Geniuses leadership gave the audience at Futures First Gaming's Girls Who Game panel a look at a side of the esports industry that strives for representation.

Jun. 23, 2022 11:27 am

Pass IT On wants to change the game by bringing an esports league to Baltimore

Willie Sanders Jr. is using video games to create IT professionals, but that's only the tip of the iceberg for the growth he wants to see in Baltimore’s tech community.

Jun. 17, 2022 10:00 am

Girls Who Game comes to WilmU: ‘You can have your own pathway to the gaming industry’

Plus, a roundup of Juneteenth events happening in Delaware this weekend and beyond.