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Esports and Gaming Companies Celebrate Juneteenth to Take Action for Social Justice

Skillshot, June 18 2020

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin As the call for meaningful change and reform continues to sweep across the country, Skillshot is teaming up with gaming and esports partners across the city of Atlanta in the fight for social justice. We are standing with 20+ gaming & esport...

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COV-AID LAUNCHES 10+ HOUR STREAMING CHARITY EVENT

Skillshot, April 23 2020

All Proceeds to Support Americares and Boys & Girls Clubs of America Initiatives Related to Covid-19 Relief Featured Talent to Include Lil Jon and Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski Partners Include United in Gaming, Skillshot Media, Uspech Marketing, Film Quality Services, Big Block Media, Visual Weaponry, Softgiving and KontrolFreek

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Georgia Uniquely Positioned for Future of Game Development in Wake of Esports, Gaming Explosion During COVID-19

Skillshot, April 22 2020

Editor's Note: The Georgia Department of Economic Development created and published this article on April 16, 2020. It is re-posted here with their permission. As we confront the effects of COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Economic Development continues to work around the clock arming our partners with the resources they need to navigate these t...

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News and Announcements

Skillshot Media Announces Game Development and Esports Curriculum, Toward Future Workforce Development, Delivered in Partnership with Georgia Film Academy and Georgia State University

Skillshot, April 2 2020

We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed tens of thousands of people around the world, and hundreds of thousands or potentially millions are still at risk. Economically, many employees, businesses and entire industries also face existential risk, or in the best case, a long pause. Our education institutions are dealin...

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With Traditional Sports on Hold, This is How Esports is Filling the Void

Skillshot, March 26 2020

Here's a quick look at why esports and online gaming is filling the need for entertainment and connectivity while most of the world is at home.

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NACE Announces Strategic Partnership with Skillshot Media For Comprehensive Collegiate Esports Program Offering $16M in Scholarships Annually

Skillshot, February 20 2020

The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a nonprofit membership association and the only governing body of collegiate esports in North America, today announced their strategic partnership with Skillshot Media, esports infrastructure provider and agency, to offer collegiate competition, event production, and rights commercialization.

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Grand Opening of 8 to 80 Esports Center at YWCA of Miami-Dade

Skillshot, February 20 2020

During Super Bowl LIV weekend, the Skillshot team went down to Miami to open up the latest 8 to 80 Zone in partnership with NFL Hall of Famers Steve Young and Jerry Rice, and the Forever Young Foundation. This esports and STEM center will provide underprivileged kids with access to essential technology to help them grow into the tech leaders of the...

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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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