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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Skillshot Media and Northside Hospital Partner to Create The First Esports Medicine Program

Skillshot, February 22 2019

In partnership with the Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network in Atlanta, Skillshot Media launches the first Esports Medicine Program to benefit professional SMITE and Paladins esports players and to further medical research in the esports industry. As esports continues to grow with more organizations, teams, and players entering the scene and...

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How To Keep Your Young Online Gamer Safe

Skillshot, February 21 2019

This article was contributed by Jennifer Geller of Savvy Cyber Kids, a nonprofit organization promoting cyber ethics and safety. If you’d like to contribute to the Skillshot blog, please DM Skillshot Media on Twitter. If your child is a fan of video games, they have likely played or are aware of multiplayer games. These types of games allow friends...

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Proud Presenting Sponsors of Lionheart's Party With Heart Gala

Skillshot, February 9 2019

Back This year, we had the honor of being presenting sponsor for The Lionheart School's 19th Annual "Party With Heart" event. It was a wonderful evening full of heart in support of an organization working tirelessly to give kids the skills they need to succeed.

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Skillshot Partners with Johnson STEM Activity Center and Former NFL Players to Open Atlanta’s Newest Esports Arena

Skillshot, January 28 2019

As part of a multi-organization collaboration, Skillshot Media, Johnson STEM Activity Center, The Forever Young Foundation, and Atlanta Public Schools established an esports arena as an extension of the Johnson STEM Activity Center’s operations. The esports arena will be a free resource to students who want to compete in the inaugural season of var...

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