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LiveXLive Media a global platform for live-stream and on-demand audio, video, and podcastvodcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne Slacker Radio React Presents and Custom Personalization Solutions, announced today its newest content partnership with Queens Gaming Collective the first established, women-driven, gaming lifestyle organization boasting a world-class roster of women ...

LiveXLive Media (Nasdaq: LIVX) ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for live-stream and on-demand audio, video, and podcastvodcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne Slacker Radio React Presents and Custom Personalization Solutions, announced today its newest content partnership with Queens Gaming Collective the first established, women-driven, gaming lifestyle organization boasting a world-class roster of women creators, streamers, and competitors. The deal, which marks LiveXLive's expansion into the booming Esports and gaming arena, will kick off with a slate of original series created and produced in partnership with Queens, that plugs directly into and across LiveXLive's global distribution platforms. Queens is the gold standard in providing infrastructure, resources, and representation for women in the $172 billion gaming industry on track to grow to $190 billion by the end of 2021. This all-encompassing content and distribution deal will pave a path of growth and expansion in the underserved community of female gamers.

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Queens Gaming Collective and LiveXLive's partnership will focus on creating and producing powerful, timely, and entertaining long and short-form original shows and events that span across a variety of categories including music, pop culture, sports, food, and of course gaming. All content created will be distributed across LiveXLive's vast portfolio, including podcasting, audio content, VOD, Pay-Per-View Events, and customized merchandise based on the original IP generated from the partnership. Additionally, the content will be distributed via Twitch and YouTube and LiveXLives' owned and operated platforms from mobile to linear channels and everything in between. With women representing 46% of the gaming enthusiasts, this alliance is poised to bring greater attention to the industry.

"I don't think there is a better way to competitively enter the gaming space than with the most underserved community of gamers - women. Our goal here is to create and launch new franchises that find their own place in pop culture. I have no doubt this partnership will yield incredible content and revenue opportunities. It's an honor to work alongside Queens' phenomenal executive team and their genre-defining roster of talent. We will be a force in underscoring how important women are to this explosive category in entertainment. Time to redefine what it means to be a woman in gaming," stated Andy Vick , Head of Programming, EVP of StudioOne of LiveXLive.

"When we established this partnership, we knew we were working with the right team from the start," says Alisa Jacobs , CEO, and CoFounder of Queens. "LiveXLive has proven its commitment to expanding our brand with us in a way that provides organic integration, brand relationship development, and creative distribution of content across multiple platforms. We look forward to commencing production on our new content/shows and know that this opportunity will give greater voice and visibility to more female gamers."

"Despite its massive popularity among women, the gaming industry as a whole has been behind the ball as far as finding a way to bring female gamers to the forefront of branded content," says Justin J. Giangrande , Chairman and CoFounder of Queens Gaming Collective. "We certainly have the talent and team who has worked diligently to change this and this partnership with LiveXLive provides us with an incredible network to continue and lead in this fast-moving momentum in the space. We are more than delighted to be working with LiveXLive."

Queens Gaming Collective is made up of female esport, streaming talent, and social media influencers who are at the top of their game. Fans and gaming enthusiasts across the world will now have the opportunity to experience content from their favorite Queens of gaming.

(For a full list of team members visit Queens Gaming Collective )

The partnership will allow for new franchises and IP to be developed between both companies which will sit next to LiveXLive's expanding content slate, including Music Lives, Music Lives ON , The Snubbys™ , The Lockdown Awards™ , and LiveXLive Presents .

About The Queens Gaming Collective

Launched in November 2020 , Queens Gaming Collective is a women-led gaming lifestyle company that challenges the diversity and gender equity issues with which the industry is currently facing. Queens elevates its global roster of women creators, streamers, and competitors by providing infrastructure, resources, and representation. The company is co-founded by Chairman Justin G. Giangrande and CEO Alisa Jacobs and supported by a diverse and best-in-class team of executives, advisors, allies, and strategic partners across gaming, sports, entertainment, consumer products, and tech. Queens is represented by Dinesh Melwani of Mintz. For more information, please visit queens.gg.

About LiveXLive Media Inc.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California , LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (the "Company") (pronounced Live "by" Live) is a leading global all-in-one streaming artist-first platform delivering premium music and entertainment content and live-streams from the world's top artists, expertly curated streaming radio stations, podcasts, and original video and audio-on-demand content, as well as personalized merchandise, connecting artists to millions of fans every day. The Company has streamed over 1,800 artists since January 2020 and has created a valuable connection between bands, fans, and brands by building long-term franchises in audio, video, podcasting, pay-per-view (PPV), live-streaming, and specialty merchandise. LiveXLive is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, Sling, and XUMO, in addition to its own app, online website, and social channels. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary PodcastOne , generates more than 2.25 billion downloads per year with 400+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcasts. The Company's other major wholly-owned subsidiaries are LiveXLive , Slacker Radio , React Presents , and Custom Personalization Solutions. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook , Instagram , TikTok , and Twitter at @livexlive.

Forward-Looking Statements

All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements," which may often, but not always, be identified by the use of such words as "may," "might," "will," "will likely result," "would," "should," "estimate," "plan," "project," "forecast," "intend," "expect," "anticipate," "believe," "seek," "continue," "target" or the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including: the Company's reliance on one key customer for a substantial percentage of its revenue; the Company's ability to consummate any proposed financing, acquisition or transaction, the timing of the closing of such proposed event, including the risks that a condition to closing would not be satisfied within the expected timeframe or at all, or that the closing of any proposed financing, acquisition or transaction will not occur or whether any such event will enhance shareholder value; the Company's ability to continue as a going concern; the Company's ability to attract, maintain and increase the number of its users and paid subscribers; the Company identifying, acquiring, securing and developing content; the Company's intent to repurchase shares of its common stock from time to time under its announced stock repurchase program and the timing, price, and quantity of repurchases, if any, under the program; the Company's ability to maintain compliance with certain financial and other covenants; the Company successfully implementing its growth strategy, including relating to its technology platforms and applications; management's relationships with industry stakeholders; the effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic; changes in economic conditions; competition; risks and uncertainties applicable to the businesses of the Company's subsidiaries; and other risks, uncertainties and factors including, but not limited to, those described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 , filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on June 26, 2020 , Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 31, 2020 , filed with the SEC on February 16, 2021 , and in the Company's other filings and submissions with the SEC. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof and the Company disclaims any obligations to update these statements, except as may be required by law. The Company intends that all forward-looking statements be subject to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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BMO Becomes the World's First Financial Institution to Launch Twitch Channel Helping Gamers Level-up in Gaming and their Finances

  • The launch of BMO NXT LVL channel on Twitch reimagines how and where people can connect with their bank
  • BMO hires Gaming Relations Specialist, a global first for any financial institution

BMO Financial Group today announced the launch of BMO NXT LVL, a first-of-its-kind communications platform, on Twitch, known for its massive gaming community; with content intersecting gaming culture and personal finances. Driven by a commitment to authenticity, BMO NXT LVL will help gamers level up in-game and in life by connecting and engaging with them in the digital spaces where they are.

To drive the innovative initiative, BMO created the Gaming Relations Specialist (GRS) role, a global first for any financial institution. The GRS will host BMO NXT LVL, while engaging in insightful discussions on gaming and personal finances with influential guests through live-streamed and social content.

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"Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team" Debuts New Players Wearing the 2022 Season J.LEAGUE Official Kits!

- KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will have a collaboration with the J.League. Starting Friday, May 6 players wearing the official J.League kits for the 2022 season will appear in the game. In addition, various in-game campaigns will be held to celebrate the collaboration. See the original press release ( https:www.klab.comenpress ) for more information.

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will have a collaboration with the J.League. Starting Friday, May 6 players wearing the official J.League kits for the 2022 season will appear in the game. In addition, various in-game campaigns will be held to celebrate the collaboration.

J.LEAGUE Collaboration Campaign

Players who were part of the J.League in the original Captain Tsubasa story will appear in Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team wearing the official J.League kits for the 2022 season!

The campaign will feature a login bonus, daily scenarios, event missions, and more so be sure to check out the in-game notifications for more information.

J.LEAGUE Selection Transfer

Hikaru Matsuyama , Yuzo Morisaki , Mamoru Izawa , Yuji Sakaki wearing J.LEAGUE official kits debut as new players in this Transfer! This is a Step-Up Transfer where 1 new SSR player is guaranteed on Step 5.

Dreamball Exchange Update

Home, away, and keeper kits for 18 teams from the 2022 Meiji Yasuda J1 League are now available in the Dreamball Exchange!

Overview of Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team

Supported OSes: Android™ 4.4+, iOS 10.0+, HarmonyOS 2.0+
Genre: Head-to-head football simulation game
Price: Free-to-play (In-app purchases available)
Supported Regions: Global (Excludes Japan and Mainland China)
Official Website: https://www.tsubasa-dreamteam.com/en
Official Twitter Account: @tsubasaDT_en
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/tsubasaDTen
Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTgOPO7kIQ35YzB7SBIQoWQ/
Official Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/6tyEs48
Copyright: ©Yoichi Takahashi/SHUEISHA
©Yoichi Takahashi/SHUEISHA/TV TOKYO/ENOKIFILM
© KLabGames

Download here:

App Store : https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1293738123
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klab.captain283.global
AppGallery: https://appgallery.huawei.com/#/app/C105375049

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Gamelancer enters media off-take agreement with Playmaker to sell across their Tiktok, Instagram and Snapchat channels, expanding Gamelancer media inventory to 1.175 billion monthly views

Gamelancer enters partnership to sell across Playmakers multi-channel social media network, offering Gamelancer customers increased access to GenZ consumers inventory featuring sports and gaming content, expanding Gamelancer's GenZ media offering to over 43 million followers and subscribers in the US, Canada , the UK and Australia

Gamelancer Gaming Corp. (CSE: GMNG) (OTCQB: WDRGF) (FRA: 64Q) ("Gamelancer" or the "Company"), a mobile-focused entertainment company providing brands access to the global gaming audience through its owned and operated channels, is excited to announce it has partnered with Playmaker, an owned and operated network across Instagram, Tiktok and SnapChat with over 15 million followers. With over 2 million Snapchat subscribers, Playmaker's premium channels @playmaker, @sports @playmakerbetting and @playmakerhoops reach over 10,000,000 followers on Instagram alone.

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Youth Esports Company Vanta Leagues to Expand into High Schools in the Fall

Today, youth esports organization Vanta Leagues announced that they will be expanding their player age range to 8-18 years old starting in the Fall season 2022. These new changes will allow Vanta to expand its esports leagues to work with high schools across the United States . High schools will now have access to Vanta's free league structure and will be able to develop their programs and players further through Vanta's coaching offering if they choose. Vanta Leagues will be offering coaching in Valorant, Rocket League, League of Legends, and Fortnite, with many more games to be announced for free competition.

Vanta Leagues provides esports players with a safe environment where players can improve their skills and focus on becoming great online citizens. Vanta Coaches follow a team-based holistic curriculum throughout a twelve-week-long league, where players practice, learn and represent their schools as they battle for the Vanta championship. Vanta Leagues also provides free competitive leagues where players can participate without professional coaching.

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GiG signs sportsbook & platform partnership with Full Games SA in Angola

- Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has signed an agreement with an Angolan operator, Full Games SA, for the provision of full Sportsbook and Player Account Management (PAM) services in the newly regulated market of Angola.

This is the first agreement that combines the offering from both GiG and Sportnco Gaming SAS, immediately showing the power and synergies of combining both product and managed services offerings.

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MAYOR BOWSER DECLARES MAY 7th WASHINGTON JUSTICE DAY FOR THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

Mayor Bowser encourages Washingtonians to come together and wish the Washington Justice the best of luck in as they begin their 2022 Overwatch League season

In conjunction with the Washington Justice and Events DC, the Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia formally proclaims May 7th, 2022 as the Official Washington Justice Day. After two consecutive playoff-reaching seasons, the opening of a brand new team headquarters and practice facility in Downtown DC's Penn Quarter, and numerous partnerships and activations with local schools, universities, and businesses, the Washington Justice have proudly showcased the power that esports and gaming has to foster an inclusive and diverse community for Washington DC and today is an opportunity to celebrate those milestones.

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