Esports Illustrated proudly announces its nomination for the 2023 Esports & Gaming Tempest Awards in the category of Digital Publication Of The Year. This recognition comes as a remarkable milestone for the brand, which has rapidly grown within the esports industry since its launch six months ago.
Since its launch, Esports Illustrated has been welcomed by publishers, teams, and tournament organizers alike, establishing itself as a prominent voice in the esports space. The brand’s commitment to delivering high-quality content has led to impressive results, boasting over 750K users each month.
“We set out to be the number one storytelling destination for esports fans while also serving as an accessible entry point for newcomers to the world of competitive gaming,” said Nafeeza Hassan, President of Esports Illustrated. ”Much like our partner Sports Illustrated, which built its legacy through the art of storytelling, Esports Illustrated is dedicated to crafting narratives around esports athletes and the highs and lows of gaming.”
Esports Illustrated’s content philosophy shines through its diverse content offerings, with highlights such as its exclusive look into VALORANT’s emerging superstar Demon1 or their flagship docuseries, ESIcons, which paints a vivid picture of the rise, fall, and rebirth of FaZe Clan’s Apex Legends team, encapsulating the essence of competitive gaming. As a finalist for the 2023 Esports & Gaming Tempest Awards, Esports Illustrated emphasizes inclusivity across hardcore esports titles and casual games.
The Tempest Awards acknowledges the esports industry’s most innovative companies and executives, with categories that span production, talent, and technology. Judged by key members of the esports community, these awards serve as top honors for the brands, the teams, the leagues, the players and the business leaders driving the competitive gaming industry, globally.
Esports Illustrated is honored to be nominated alongside prestigious publications such as Digiday, The Esports Advocate, VentureBeat, and Sports Business Journal. The winners of the 2023 Esports & Gaming Tempest Awards will be announced at The 2023 Esports & Gaming Business Summit which will be held at MGM Grand in Las Vegas from October 22-24, 2023.
About Esports Illustrated
Created by the GaudHammer Gaming Group, Esports Illustrated (ESI) is an all-inclusive platform dedicated to the world of esports and gaming. ESI dives deep into the captivating world of esports, featuring in-depth storytelling that highlights players, leagues, and creators. ESI takes fans behind the scenes of major events and the biggest games.