They could have been rivals, but Nick Fotheringham and Jonathan Borchetta realized they’d make better business partners. The result is The Nerd, a new nightclub in Neonopolis, 450 Fremont St. “I wanted to do a comic-con-themed venue,” Borchetta said. “It’s a self-indulgence really. I wanted to fill it with cool stuff I liked.”
The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated for competitive gaming when the Luxor transforms its nightclub into a multi-level esports arena.
GameCo, the first U.S. maker of video game gambling machines, hopes to raise as much as $30 million in a third round of funding as it seeks to launch more games and expand into new markets.
Golfstream, billed as the world’s first indoor laser golf course and private lounge, plans to conduct three different types of tournaments.
Nevada economic development officials will begin to attract more businesses associated with esports.
An innovative arena for video-gaming debuted Friday on the Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience to host the North American Halo World Championship Qualifier.
The video game industry is picking up speed in Nevada, a new report from the Entertainment Software Association shows.
A group of businesses, advocates and academics have formed an association focused on advancing the development of Nevada as a global hub for esports.
Less than two decades ago, e-sports consisted of a few dozen elite gamers gathering in warehouses to compete for modest-at-best prizes. Today, e-sports has climbed out of basements and warehouses and onto major cable networks and is on the verge of becoming a $1 billion industry.
The Las Vegas tech scene may be getting a boost. Seven tech startups, five of which are local, graduated from RedFlint’s startup accelerator and pitched their ideas to investors Tuesday.