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Week in Review: NetEase invests $100 million in creator of “Halo” and “Destiny,” AT&T inks partnership with popular eSports organizer ESL, and Fnatic announces “Fortnite” team audition tournament during E3


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Digital/Mobile News

  • ASUS has laid claim to one of the most powerful gaming phones on the market, and it seems like it’s no joke. The phone sports a hardware portfolio powerful enough to run computer games, but is compact enough to fit in your palm. (Forbes)

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Business News

  • Dr. Disrespect has recently acquired a sponsorship from Gillette. Although official eSports organizations such as Team SoloMid and the “Overwatch” League have received similar endorsements, Dr. Disrespect is one of the first solo streamers to attract this kind of deal. As Twitch continues to grow as a platform, it’s likely that more non-gaming entities like Gillette will become sponsors/partners with streamers and events. (Dexerto)