Radio & Television

Professional video game league launches in Canada

TORONTO – A professional video game league, Major League Gaming, has launched in Canada, allowing video game players to earn prize money and rise through the ranks to secure a professional contract. With the support of Xbox, Yahoo! Canada, Zellers, The Score Television and G4techTV Canada, Toronto-based sports media and entertainment company Insight Sports is backing MLG’s foray into the country. Canadian video game players can sign up for online tournaments (www.mlgcanada.com) to gain points. “Canadians definitely have game. This country has a rich tradition in the video game industry both in publishing and development and as a hotbed of...