Nerd Street Gamers to Power DreamHack Atlanta 2019

Christian GillespieNews & Events

We are providing 140 Localhost PC setups that gamers will use at DreamHack Atlanta 2019, the premier gaming and digital lifestyle festival happening November 15-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The systems will be used in tournaments held at DreamHack Atlanta, including collegiate matches and a Madden NFL 20 open tournament with a $25,000 prize pool.   “The machines we … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Announces Partnership with Linode for National Championship Series

Christian GillespieNews & Events

Today, we are announcing a partnership with Linode, the world’s largest independent open cloud provider. It marks the continued relationship of two Philadelphia-based companies working to grow and make the esports community more accessible on both the local and national level. As part of the partnership, Linode will serve as the “Official Cloud Hosting Sponsor” of the National Championship Series, … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers “FTW Philly” Gets Greenlight for 10-episode Run

Paige FunkNews & Events

We are proud to announce that NBC Sport Philadelphia will air a full, 10-episode season of “FTW Philly,” the broadcast feature focusing on the world of highly competitive gaming across the Philadelphia region from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  “Philadelphians might not be aware, but the region is quickly becoming a major hub for all things esports,” said … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Hosts National Championship Series Esports Tournament at Player Omega

Christian GillespieNews & Events

We are excited to announce that we will host a National Championship Series (NCS) Minor for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) at the inaugural Player Omega, a first-of-its-kind live fully participatory event celebrating the esports and gaming lifestyle, on November 9-10 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.  The NCS Minor for CS:GO will feature no more than 16 teams featuring some … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers to speak at B. PHL Innovation Fest on October 16

Christian GillespieNews & Events

Philadelphia is a city rich in history, but it’s often the “now” that is overlooked! B. PHL Innovation Fest is a three day event aimed to help present Philadelphia as the most innovative city on the east coast.   Speakers from all over the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond are in attendance to present their work in fields such as science, … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Announces Sweet New Partnership with MIKE AND IKE® for 2020 National Championship Series

Paige FunkNews & Events

We are proud to name MIKE AND IKE® Brand candies the Official Partner of the 2020 National Championship series! The National Championship Series is a multi-city tournament that gives casual gamers and aspiring esports athletes the chance to compete for cash prizes. This year, the contest will expand to 10 cities, with local tournaments that can boast prize pools of … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers and Five Below Partner to Bring Localhost to More Cities Across the U.S.

Paige FunkNews & Events

Five Below to introduce Localhost esports locations connected to stores We are thrilled to announce a partnership with Philly-based retailer Five Below to expand Localhost nationwide as we continue our mission of bringing esports to everyone. Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) led our completed $12 million Series A financing round and was joined by existing investors Comcast, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Capital, and … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Teams Up With Wells Fargo Center to Open First Dedicated Public Esports Space in a Pro Stadium

Paige FunkNews & Events

Localhost Wells Fargo Center brings in-person competitive gaming to Philadelphia’s central sports hub Nerd Street Gamers, the national esports infrastructure company dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers, has teamed up with Comcast Spectacor to bring a first-of-its-kind, pro-level gaming space to the Wells Fargo Center. The installation of a Localhost marks the first time a major sports arena in … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Teams Up With NBC Sports Philadelphia For Television Special Focusing on Gamers

Paige FunkNews & Events

Nerd Street Gamers, a national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers, has teamed up with NBC Sports Philadelphia to produce “For the Win Philly.” This broadcast focusing on the world of highly competitive gamers in the Philadelphia region will debut on NBC Sports Philadelphia+ on Friday, September 27 at 9pm.  The premier of … Read More