Georgia's Gaming Community Comes Together to Help Grant a Wish During Global Game Jam Weekend

Skillshot, January 31 2020

In a show of support for Make-A-Wish Georgia, several organizations in the Georgia gaming community have come together to fulfill Ethan’s wish of having his game about fighting cancer created and brought to market. Kennesaw State University (KSU), Skillshot Media, three developers from Hi-Rez Studios, KontrolFreek, and the Georgia Game Developers A...

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Hi-Rez Studios Co-Founder Completes Management Buy-Out of Skillshot Media and will Strategically Partner with INAP to Develop an Esports Media Center in Downtown Atlanta

Skillshot, January 16 2020

Skillshot Media, the esports entity formerly owned by Alpharetta-based game publisher Hi-Rez Studios, announced today the completion of a management buy-out by two former Hi-Rez executives. Skillshot will operate as an independent, publisher-agnostic esports solution provider and agency, and Hi-Rez Studios no longer has an ownership interest in th...

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Esports Summit, a B2B Conference Powered by INAP, Lands in Atlanta Next Week

Skillshot, November 8 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 15, Esports Summit 2019 will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center. Presented by Skillshot Media, this conference is the premier business-focused esports conference in the southeast running alongside Hi-Rez Expo and DreamHack Atlanta.

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Global Stats: Which Continents Are Seeing the Most Growth in Esports?

Skillshot, October 8 2019

This article was contributed by JBatchelder , a freelance writer. If you’d like to contribute to the Skillshot blog, please DM Skillshot Media on Twitter. Do you remember what you were doing when you were 16? It wouldn't be far-fetched to assume you were playing video games on your friend's couch. That isn't too different from what 16-year-old Ky...

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Co-founder of Twitch and Co-founder of Major League Gaming to Keynote Atlanta's Inaugural Esports Summit, Powered by INAP

Skillshot, August 22 2019

Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch, and Sundance DiGiovanni, co-founder of Major League Gaming, as keynote speakers at Esports Summit 2019 -- the first business-focused esports conference in the southeast. Additionally, INAP, a leading-edge provider of high-performance data center and cloud solutions, is the official “Powered By” partner of Esports Su...

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Atlanta to Host 2019 Esports Summit, Powered by Skillshot Media

Skillshot, July 16 2019

B2B Event Includes Panels, Tours and Networking Related to the Growing Esports Industry Today, Skillshot Media announced Esports Summit 2019, a business-focused esports conference that will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center November 14 - 15, in the days leading up to the international gaming festival DreamHack Atlanta 2019.

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Skillshot Atlanta Open at MomoCon 2019 Recap

Skillshot, June 10 2019

We had a blast holding the Skillshot Atlanta Open at MomoCon 2019, and we wanted to capture some of the event highlights for those who couldn't make it. From Soul Calibur VI tournaments to meeting players from different leagues, the stage was full of activity. Overall, MomoCon welcomed more than 39,000 people  (120,000 in turnstile attendance) over...

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Announcing the Skillshot Atlanta Open at MomoCon

Skillshot, May 15 2019

If you're going to MomoCon and looking to show off your skills in SoulCalibur VI, we got you covered. Starting on Friday, May 24, Skillshot Atlanta Open will host a PS4 SoulCalibur VI tournament. Featuring a full stage, live commentary, and a $2,500 prize pool, you don't want to miss this opportunity to turn those combo patterns into cash.

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Georgia Game Development Leader Todd Harris Joins Make-A-Wish Georgia Board of Directors

Skillshot, May 2 2019

COO of Hi-Rez Studios and President of Skillshot Media will serve on the 2019 board. Make-A-Wish Georgia appoints Todd Harris, COO of Hi-Rez Studios and President of Skillshot Media to the 2019 board of directors. This appointment is an extension of Hi-Rez Studios and Skillshot Media’s dedication to Make-A-Wish Georgia as a community partner and su...

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The Games Behind Esports’ Popularity

Skillshot, April 2 2019

There is arguably no entertainment medium as globally loved as video games. From the early days of arcade games to consoles, and the virtual games dominating today, video games have always held a special place in the entertainment sector. The gaming industry is ever-growing and has undergone some remarkable changes since its inception. Arcade games...

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