Gaming

Multi-day gaming event will celebrate the Summer Finals with immersive in person and digital experiences for fans

Immortals the Great Lakes-based professional esports organization, will be bringing Immortals Invasion, the popular in-person gaming experience, to Chicago during the Summer Finals in partnership with Bitstamp the world's longest running cryptocurrency exchange and exclusive presenting partner.

Immortals Invasion Powered by Bitstamp

After successful Immortals Invasion activations in Ann Arbor and Detroit , Immortals and Bitstamp have put together a full slate of programming for fans and gamers alike as an opportunity to bring the esports community together. As the esports and cryptocurrency industries continue to evolve together, Bitstamp is the ideal partner to create a larger event at scale, offering digital opportunities for fans to engage and follow all weekend long. Immortals anticipate 2,000 fans to attend the Chicago iteration of the event with programming consisting of:

  • Friday, September 9th - Custom Immortals and Bitstamp Ice Pops around Wrigleyville
    • Ice Pop popup cart in Wrigleyville handing out custom branded frozen pops to locals while promoting the weekend's upcoming events
  • Saturday, September 10th - Pregame Brunch and Meet & Greet
    • Park Tavern @ 1645 W Jackson Blvd - starts at 11am CT
      • Immortals and Bitstamp will host a pre-match brunch event at Park Tavern near the United Center with free drinks and food for attendees
      • Fans can come enjoy the free food and drink, meet the Immortals Valorant team, influencers and staff and watch the Finals matches
      • Immortals will shuttle fans attending the Finals event free of charge from Park Tavern to the United Center where they'll be greeted with the free custom Immortals and Bitstamp frozen pops around the venue entrance
      • Fans not attending the Finals event can stay at Park Tavern and watch the matches on one of the many TVs
  • Sunday, September 11th - Nexus Bash and After Party
    • Emporium Fulton Market @ 839 W Fulton Market - starts at 2:30pm CT
      • Immortals and Bitstamp will host a Nexus Bash Finals watch party and after party on Sunday afternoon at The Emporium Fulton Market with unlimited arcade gameplay, custom free drinks and giveaways. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet with Immortals Staff, Players, influencers and even Bitstamp US CEO, Bobby Zagotta .

"As a one of one gaming brand in the Great Lakes Region (GLR), we're thrilled to bring our Immortals Invasion event series to Chicago during Summer Finals," said Jordan Sherman , Immortals CEO. "This is another example of our commitment to bring regionally-relevant gaming experiences to the GLR."

"Bringing people together via in-person experiences that promote face-to-face connections is something that gaming and crypto communities have in common," said Bobby Zagotta , CEO of Bitstamp USA . "Empowering more people to see how digital assets can intersect with their lives is a key step towards broader crypto adoption, and creating smart integrations with esports continues to be an opportunity to drive crypto awareness and adoption."

Bitsatmp, the Immortals presenting sponsor for Chicago Invasion, aims to provide opportunities for esports fans to meet each other in person while getting to know more about how Bitstamp and Immortals are bringing esports and crypto together with popular creators and community-driven rewards.

About Immortals

Immortals is a U.S.-based professional esports organization representing the Great Lakes Region, with a mission to serve as the region's gateway to all things gaming. Immortals is dedicated to using gaming as a connective force linking its players, influencers and creators, fans, staff, and the broader gaming community through its competitive operations, community-driven activations and initiatives, tournaments, partnerships, and more. Immortals competes across multiple premier esports titles, including League of Legends (LCS), VALORANT, and Wild Rift.

For more information, please visit www.Immortals.gg and follow Immortals on Twitter , Instagram , TikTok , YouTube , and Snap .

About Bitstamp

Bitstamp is the world's longest-running cryptocurrency exchange, supporting investors, traders and leading financial institutions since 2011. With a proven track record, cutting-edge market infrastructure and dedication to personal service with a human touch, Bitstamp's secure and reliable trading venue is trusted by over four million customers worldwide. Whether it is through their intuitive web platform and mobile app or industry-leading APIs, Bitstamp is where crypto enters finance. For more information, visit www.bitstamp.net .

CONTACT: immortals@thestorymob.com

Immortals (PRNewsfoto/Immortals)

Cision View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/immortals-invasion-powered-by-bitstamp-coming-to-chicago-301619280.html

SOURCE Immortals

News Provided by PR Newswire via QuoteMedia

GAMING00
East Side Games

The Office: Somehow We Manage Mobile Game Available Now

East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (" ESGG " or the " Company "), Canada's leading free-to-play mobile game group, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms, announced today the worldwide launch of The Office: Somehow We Manage on iOS and Android. The free-to-play idle game is inspired by NBC's critically acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning U.S. version of The Office which is now streaming exclusively on Peacock.

Watch the launch trailer here .

News Provided by Canada Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

Kapital DAO, The Leader in Web3 Gaming Asset Management Tech, Announces Funding Support From Web3 Leaders Including Polygon Ventures, Solana Foundation, and Algorand Foundation

The round also comes with backing from major games and guilds, most notably YGG

The Kapital DAO announced today the close of its latest raise, with participation from Polygon Ventures, the Algorand Foundation, and the HBAR Foundation, with grants from the Solana Foundation and NEAR. Also involved were prominent investors such as Yield Guild Games (YGG), Samsung NEXT, GSR, Wintermute Ventures, Keyrock, and Portofino. Gaming strategic partners include Splinterlands, Shrapnel, and Blocklords. The Kapital DAO will also receive ongoing advisory from YGG and Floating Point Group (FPG) along with the leaders of Illuvium, Laguna Games, and Digital Insight Games (DIG). The DAO is expected to vote to drive the funding toward further development and scaling of its technology, which enables institutional-grade asset management for web3 gaming organizations. The Kapital DAO plans to deploy its technology closely with these strategic partners to increase the amount of institutional capital and players flowing through partnered ecosystems. This raise comes at a critical juncture as web3 gaming and large DAOs begin to focus on their key issues with scaling operations and security.

News Provided by PR Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

Mistplay places No. 6 on The Globe and Mail's fourth-annual ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies

Mistplay is pleased to announce it placed No. 6 on the 2022 Report on Business ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies.

Mistplay ranked 6th fastest growing company in Canada. (CNW Group/Mistplay)

Canada's Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Mistplay earned its spot with three-year growth of 4,707%. Its loyalty platform continues to scale as the market leader while empowering millions of gamers to earn rewards by playing mobile games. Alongside strong revenue growth, lifetime installs of the app increased by 53% over the prior year in part driven by launching in South Korea , further expansion into Europe , new product features, and fortified operations in core markets.

Henri-Charles Machalani , Founder and CEO of Mistplay, says, "What excites me the most about this growth achievement is that it means we're reaching more and more players on a global scale every year. Loyalty gaming is truly a game changer for the industry and our team is incredibly proud to be pioneering the path forward in order to drive continuous value to as many gamers and publishing partners as possible."

Mistplay looks ahead to its next phase of growth with its recent appointment of seven senior executives, scaling its existing loyalty platform, and bringing to market new category-defining products for the mobile gaming industry.

Canada's Top Growing Companies is an editorial ranking that was launched in 2019. It aims to celebrate the boldest entrepreneurial achievement by identifying and bringing the accomplishments of innovative businesses in Canada to the forefront. In order to qualify for this voluntary programs; companies had to complete an in-depth application process and fulfill requirements. In total, 430 companies earned a spot on this year's ranking.

The full list of 2022 winners along with editorial coverage is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine. The list is out now and online here: https://bit.ly/canadas-top-growing-companies

" Canada's Top Growing Companies recognizes the tremendous ambition and innovation of entrepreneurs in Canada ," says Dawn Calleja , Editor of Report on Business magazine. "The next generation of Canadian businesses can draw inspiration from this ranking."

"In an uncertain world, the success stories of the companies marked in this year's Report on Business magazine's list of Top Growing Companies are a beacon of optimism," says Phillip Crawley , Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. "The Globe and Mail congratulates them on their achievements."

About The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is Canada's foremost news media company, leading the national discussion and causing policy change through brave and independent journalism since 1844. With our award-winning coverage of business, politics and national affairs, The Globe and Mail newspaper reaches 5.9 million readers every week in our print or digital formats, and Report on Business magazine reaches 2.3 million readers in print and digital every issue. Our investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge , the investment arm of the Thomson family.

About Mistplay

Mistplay is the leading play-and-earn and game discovery platform for mobile gamers. With over 25 million downloads to-date, players around the world engage with Mistplay to discover new games and get rewarded while playing. To learn more, visit www.mistplay.com .

Cision View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mistplay-places-no-6-on-the-globe-and-mails-fourth-annual-ranking-of-canadas-top-growing-companies-301632347.html

SOURCE Mistplay

News Provided by PR Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

OLG HELPS IMMORTALIZE THE CHATHAM COLOURED ALL-STARS BASEBALL TEAM

OLG partners with MLB to revive the 1930's
Championship Ontario Baseball TEAM
through a popular video game and powerful film at
olg.ca/ChathamPlaysOn

Reviving and celebrating Ontario history on the baseball field and in a video game! Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB), is immortalizing the 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars - the first all-Black team to win an Ontario Baseball Association Championship in a very unique way. OLG and MLB are bringing the team's memory back to life through baseball's most popular video game, MLB The Show 22.

News Provided by Canada Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

FEATURE³ BRINGS THE METAVERSE INTO YOUR LIVING ROOM

The First Blockchain-Enabled Streaming Device Combines Content, Social,
And Gaming Into a Unique, Connected Experience That Transforms Entertainment

Feature introduces Feature³ the world's first blockchain-enabled streaming device, combining three products - a revolutionary streaming service driven by content from world-class creators, an immersive, real-time social media experience, and a GPU-enabled gaming platform. Feature³ is a new experience that ushers in the future of entertainment, providing a portal into new worlds by bringing the metaverse off the computer and into the living room.

News Provided by PR Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

UK Startup Hadean raises a $30M Series A to power the metaverse

Epic Games, 2050 Capital, and Alumni Ventures join Hadean's global investors to support the company's metaverse infrastructure technology.

London -based deep tech start-up, Hadean has secured $30 million in funding to build out its record-breaking metaverse infrastructure technology - already supporting virtual worlds in immersive entertainment and enterprise digital twins.

News Provided by PR Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

Playtika Provides Update on Shares Tendered to Date in its Tender Offer for its Common Stock

Playtika Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: PLTK) (" Playtika "), a mobile gaming entertainment and technology market leader with a portfolio of multiple game titles, today provided an update on the number of shares of Playtika's issued and outstanding common stock, par value $0.01 per share (each, a " Share ," and collectively, " Shares ") tendered to date in its previously announced tender offer for the purchase of up to 51,813,472 Shares at a price of $11.58 per Share.

Playtika has conducted the tender offer in accordance with the terms and subject to the conditions described in the offer to purchase, dated August 29, 2022 , the related letter of transmittal and other related materials, as each may be amended or supplemented from time to time.

News Provided by PR Newswire via QuoteMedia

Keep reading...Show less

Latest Press Releases

Related News

×