Tournament Series Update

Published: Monday, 21 August 2017

The soon to be launched eSports Jamaica League of Legends tournament series will provide Jamaican League of Legends players with the opportunity to show their dominance in the game and put to rest the question of who is the best in Jamaica. Players will also get the opportunity to win cash & prizes as well as medals for their participation and the top teams will have the opportunity to enter into regional tournaments. 

 

So far we have a total of 8 registered teams but only 21 registered players, majority of whom are "Free Agents". We will be hosting some custom games at a date TBD and will be inviting all Free Agents to participate in an effort to help them to either form a team or get selected by existing teams.

 

For the already registered teams, we are asking the Team Captains to either add players to your team using the Join Team link or sending the link to the players to have them fill out the form. 

 

 

Registration is still open for all persons who are interested in entering the competition.

Keep abreast of the progress by checking back on the website regularly or following us on facebook and twitter.

6 Ways to Make Money Playing Video Games

Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
 

 

One of the most common sentiments you’ll hear when trying to decide a career path is “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life."  Well, people love playing video games, don’t they? Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could make a living that way?

The truth is, you can! But… it’s hard work. Many people who go this route often gives up within a few years because the work aspect vastly outweighs the fun. Instead of doing what they love, they end up hating what they once loved. It’s also quite risky. For every make-money-playing-games success story, there are hundreds of others who tried and failed. But it’s certainly possible! Here are six potential ways to make this dream a reality.

 

1. Live Streams

 Stream your gameplay in real-time for the world to see. Aim to build a large audience (which you can monetize with ads) or a loyal audience (which you can monetize with donations and subscriptions). The biggest platform right now is Twitch, but YouTube Gaming is catching up. Ignore Hitbox and Beam, which are too small to make any real money.

2. Build Guides

Newbies love reading guides, especially for multiplayer player-versus-player (PvP) games. You can either create a website for written guides, upload video guides to YouTube, or publish guides as ebooks. The first two are often monetized with ads, whereas the ebook route earns revenue through sales.

3. Podcasts or Videos

Create a daily, weekly, or monthly show related to gaming. It could be an opinion-based roundtable discussion, a series of interviews with high-profile players, tips and tricks for a certain game, etc. Podcasts and YouTube videos can be monetized with ads, but this format can also be supported through Patreon subscriptions.

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eSports continues to grow in Jamaica

Published: Wednesday, 12 April 2017

eSports continues to grow in Jamaica with more Tournament Organizers putting on events and getting more people involved.

KRYPTIC CHAMPIONSHIP recently put on two monthly tournaments between February and March which saw winners walking away with up to $7,0000 in cash and were also provided with trophies to remind them of their victory. The group is committed to the continued growth of eSports in Jamaica and should be hosting another event pretty soon.

 

Game Effexx has completed three out of four gaming tournaments so far and this weekend April 15 will see the completion of the final event as teams will have guns blazing to see who will answer the Call of Duty and leave the battlefield victorous. If my pun was not a dead giveaway... teams will be competing in a Call of DutyBlack Ops 3 - Tournament to see who will wake away with head held high and money in hand.

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