Jack Birmingham

Jack Birmingham

Jack Birmingham is a journalist on Which-50.com. He reports on gaming and esports. He is a former pro-gamer, and is the founder of Limbonauts.

The world of offline sports has twisted itself in knots trying to keep itself afloat in the COVID era. However, at least parts of the esports world seem to be in rude health, based on the prize pools available. This week ESL Australia and Psyonix announced that players in the

Twitch, the gaming streaming platform which Amazon bought for a billion dollars in 2014, itself made a small but strategic purchase today. It acquired IGDB, (Internet Games Database), a business that aggregates information about games. That information includes details such as “genre, platforms supported, description, member and critic ratings and

Which-50 thinks of esports the same way we think of industries like banking or retailing – as a sector worth understanding. In June we commissioned Jack Birmingham to dive in with a hands-on experiment. Our goal this time was to update readers on the progress, regress, and distress of launching

It has been a fairly administrative few days with the Limbonauts and the League. We basically spent some time getting the paperwork sorted with Paladins owner Hi-Rez, and setting up the YouTube channel. In the esports world generally, Fortnite stole the headlines.  This article is part of an ongoing series

The first batch of analytics are back for the inaugural competition, with the first day audience reaching almost 1000 users. This article is part of an ongoing series documenting the progress, regress, and distress of launching the Limbonauts esports Organisation, along with the process of bringing a Paladins League to

The Paladin’s Oceanic Pro League (POPL) competition begins with Bizarre Gaming defeating Illuminate. Discussions with local and international Orgs continue. Each day we will update readers on the progress, regress, and distress of launching the Limbonauts esports organisation, along with the process of bringing a Paladins league to Australia. The

The weekend proved a mixed bag for the Limbonauts — the Overwatch team won their grand final, but the Paladins team disbanded. Meanwhile, everything is in place for the launch of the Paladins Oceanic Pro League. Each day we will update readers on the progress, regress, and distress of launching

This week we interviewed the APAC Chief Marketing Officer of Lenovo, the $45 billion hardware giant, about the company’s esports engagement. Each day we will update readers on the progress, regress, and distress of launching the Limbonauts esports organisation, along with the process of bringing a Paladins league to Australia

An official launch, interest from overseas Organisations, and the Limbonauts Paladins team scrims against the competition leader. Plus the final wrap-up on the CS:GO changes. Each day we will update readers on the progress, regress, and distress of launching the Limbonauts esports organisation, along with the process of bringing a

We asked Which-50’s gaming writer Jack Birmingham to launch an esports organisation and bring an international tournament to Australian, then write about it – pretty simple assignment for a journalism cadet I’m sure you will agree. Each day we will update readers on the progress, regress, and distress caused by