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Gamer of the Week – Jaden “Vegas” James
There are so many games, streamers, professional players and communities within esports that it can be overwhelming to look for new people to watch and support, that's why we'll be featuring a new player, caster, streamer or personality on our platform each week. This week we want to introduce you to Jaden...
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ReadyUp at E3 2019 – Full Event Recap
The ReadyUp team was in Los Angeles last week to soak up everything E3 had to offer. It was an incredible week full of new trailers and game releases. We brought our trusty camera to document all of the action. Our first stop was at the Xbox Press Briefing which revealed the new console, Project Scarlett,...
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Esports Events to Watch This Week (June 24-30, 2019)
Want to know what esports events you absolutely need to check out this week? We got you covered!    #5 NBA2K League Top Dog Matchup - Blazers Gaming Vs Mavs Gaming Time: Friday, June 28th, 8:00 PM Eastern Time / 5:00 PM Pacific Time Watch on Twitch The top two teams in the NBA2K League...
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Release Notes – June 10, 2019
It's E3 week and we are kicking off our public beta with a brand new release featuring some of our communities most requested features! While the team is down in sunny Los Angeles spreading the word about what ReadyUp has to offer to the big players in the industry, you can be here on your computer testing...
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Release Notes – April 23, 2019
We just pushed a big new update to the app today, so please log in and give it a look, try out some of the new features, and let us know what you think! Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a Match Matchmaking is now live to try out for CS:GO, use the new "Find Teams" button in the nav to give it a shot. If...
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ReadyUp’s Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel Inducted into the Esports Hall of Fame
Congratulations to ReadyUp cofounder and Chief Gaming Officer Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel who was inducted this weekend into the Esports Hall of Fame. We could not be prouder of Johnathan and his incredible contributions to esports, and could not have said it better than Luckbox's eloquent tribute: ...
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Welcome Ready Up Live
On behalf of the ReadyUp team, welcome to Dan “Greenskull” Hammill, Jeff "Minolta1034" Wood, and the entire Ready Up Live community. We are honored, humbled and grateful to have you as part of our team and the community as a part of the ReadyUp family. ReadyUp’s founding team are a group of people...
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An Esports Chat with Fatal1ty
The esports industry is expected to be worth over $2 billion by the year 2022. That’s a pretty significant number for what was only recently considered by many to be an antisocial hobby. To get some insight on the growing world of competitive gaming, I reached out to Ready Up founder and esports icon...
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Accessibility in Esports
There’s an amazing feeling tied to your first PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds “Chicken Dinner”. Being the last one standing from a group of 100 is a true testament of both skill and luck. Most classic competitive games focus on equal starts and leaving as little as possible to luck, but the rise of the...
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