Gaming

SXSW Gaming brings together the gaming industry into one chaotically fun experience. It’s a unique combination of all things geek, nerd, and gaming that takes place in an environment where creativity thrives. Read more about the latest SXSW Gaming news below.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016

SXSW Gaming Snapshot: 2016 Programming Highlights

Written by Estevan Aviles

Each year SXSW Gaming addresses the hottest topics and latest trends facing the gaming industry. Our sessions range from comprehensive talks on professional development, to more light-hearted conversations on scare tactics in YouTube videos. Wherever you may be in gaming, you’re sure to find something worthwhile at the show....

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

SXSW Gaming Snapshot: YouTube and Why 40 Million Followers Matter

Written by Estevan Aviles

As more individuals cut the cord, and many more youth decide they never needed one in the first place, we’re left scratching our heads in wonder of what will come next. However, if you’re even remotely a part of the internet then you're bound to know what YouTube and Twitch...

Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015

SXSW Gaming Snapshot: Join My Fantasy Esports League?

Written by Estevan Aviles

Esports as an industry is having a huge year of growth, even though many continue to struggle with the concept of what it actually is. Meanwhile, large investors are pouring money into developing the competitive esports scenes across the world. And while esports as a competition is growing, fantasy esports...

Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015

Séan "Jacksepticeye" & Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico Confirmed as Hosts for 2016 Gaming Awards

Written by Estevan Aviles

We’re pleased to announce that the 2016 SXSW Gaming Awards will be hosted by rising YouTube megastar Séan "Jacksepticeye" William McLoughlin and internationally-recognized esports host Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico.

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