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  • Launcher Esports

The rise, fall and resonance of ESPN Esports

The inside story on the construction and elimination of ESPN's esports department.
  • Feb 16, 2021
  • Launcher News

Virtual reality is starting to see actual gains in gaming

A series of signals in the VR market suggest the slow-growing platform may be on the rise for gaming.
  • Feb 4, 2021

'It's surreal': How an artificial-wave pool could revolutionize competitive surfing

The Surf Ranch Pro competition on Sept. 6-9 marks the first time an artificial-wave pool is part of the World Surf League’s Championship Tour.
  • Sep 7, 2018