The “mainstreaming of esports” is continuing, with ESPN saying this week that they will broadcast parts of the Halo Championship Tour event at the X Games in Aspen on the main network at the end of the month, while streaming it on WatchESPN. It’s a move that will give the surprisingly low-profile Halo competitive…
Alright, I take back what I said about trashcan luge and moped biathlon. The X-Games are a strangely watchable sports spectacle, and a good platform for Codemasters to launch its official DiRT 3 trailer last night.
Freestyle skier and X Games competitor Sarah Burke is a big gamer and, apparently, a LittleBigPlanet fan.
Playstation, Oakley and Totino's pizza rolls may still be sponsors at the Winter X Games in Aspen, but several other top sponsors have dropped out, including the Zune, The Aspen Times reports.