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.

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.

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

December 4: Deadline Extended to Apply for 2016 Gaming Awards

Written by Estevan Aviles

Over the past few months, we have received hundreds of entries for the 2016 SXSW Gaming Awards. We've also heard from dozens of companies that have requested more time to complete their application materials. In light of this, the deadline for entry to the SXSW Gaming Awards has been...

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