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

DreamSeat Becomes Official Chair Sponsor of Nerd Street Gamers and Localhost

Paige FunkNews & Events

DreamSeat’s Zipchair Gaming brand will be the official gaming chair sponsor for Nerd Street Gamers and their national network of esports facilities, Localhost. DreamSeat LLC and its affiliates, Zipchair and Zipchair Gaming, announced a deal today with Nerd Street Gamers to name the seating and furniture company as our official gaming chair sponsor. The Zipchair Gaming brand will be the … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Gets A New Look

Paige FunkNews & Events

Confident, competitive, inclusive, energetic, and passionate. That’s who we are.  It’s time our logo, graphic design, and the spelling of our name reflected those values.  Nerd Street Gamers has a new look. Although our legacy skull and crossbones will forever hold a place in our hearts, we’ve revolutionized what it means to be a Nerd with a new, sleek design … Read More