GameSquare Esports Congratulates Complexity Gaming, TimTheTatman’s Tailgate, and Jason Lake on Nominations and Recognition from Prestigious Tempest Awards

TORONTO, ON/ACCESSWIRE/October 12, 2022/ GameSquare Esports Inc. (CSE:GSQ)(OTCQB:GMSQF)(FRA:29Q1) (“GameSquare“, or the “Company“), congratulates Complexity Gaming and TimTheTatman’s Tailgate on being nominated for the Tempest Awards. Complexity Gaming has been recognized as a finalist in the Esports Team of the Year category with TimTheTatman’s Tailgate nominated as a finalist in the New event of the year Category. Additionally, Jason Lake, Founder and CEO of Complexity Gaming, will receive a Lifetime Achievement in Esports award. The Tempest Awards shine a spotlight on the innovation that drives the competitive video game industry. This year, the Tempest Awards will be held on November 2, 2022, in conjunction with the 2022 Esports Business Summit at HyperX Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“The Tempest Awards are a great event and to be recognized as leaders in multiple categories is a reflection of the exceptional people in our company,” said GameSquare CEO Justin Kenna. “Furthermore, I would like to congratulate Jason Lake on his Lifetime Achievement in Esports Award, recognition befitting an industry veteran and esports leader.”

“As a company, we are pushing boundaries by thinking creatively about how to connect brands with fans. We are rapidly evolving as we expand our vertically integrated business model to serve global brands. Congratulations to all the world at Complexity Gaming, and throughout GameSquare, for building a premier esports team and for the hard work that made TimTheTatman Tailgate a success. This first-of-its-kind creator event showcases the abilities GameSquare’s creative insights to our customers and led to revenue discussions and opportunities to accelerate growth,” Kenna added.

Complexity Gaming was acquired by GameSquare Esports in June 2021. Since then, GameSquare has invested in Complexity’s platform by signing top streamers and content creators including TimTheTatman, Cloakzy, and the Baka Bros. is working to continue adding female content creators who are now at par with male creators. The organization launched Complexity Stars, the world’s premier gaming division for celebrities and professional athletes, and a female, non-binary Valorant team, GX3, which participates in the VCT Game Changers program. Thanks to these investments in Complexity Gaming, the total number of subscribers for Complexity has grown from around ten million to over 105 million and continues to grow with the addition of new talent, teams and Complexity Stars members. . Rapid audience growth provided scale and amplified brand awareness, including a multi-year sponsorship between Complexity Gaming and Lenovo. Sponsorship with Lenovo made it the exclusive provider of desktop and laptop computers and Complexity’s Frisco-based headquarters is now called Lenovo Legion Esports Center.

TimTheTatman’s Tailgate was a one-of-a-kind gaming and music festival. The Star, in Frisco, Texas, has been transformed into an epicenter of gaming and esports culture with classic tailgate games, a retro arcade, laser tag, a $100,000 Fortnite tournament and performances of some of country music’s biggest stars, including Kane Brown and Mitchell Tenpenny. Throughout the weekend, the event generated 500,000 social engagements across all platforms and attracted over [8,000] attendees. TimTheTatman is one of the most popular personalities in esports with over 18 million social media followers and a member of the Complexity Gaming team since September 2021.

About GameSquare Esports Inc.

GameSquare Esports Inc. is a global, vertically integrated digital media and entertainment company enabling global brands to connect and interact with gaming and esports fans. . GameSquare has a portfolio of businesses including Code Red Esports Ltd., an esports talent agency serving the UK, GCN, a digital media company focused on gaming and esports audiences based in Los Angeles, USA. Us., NextGen Tech, LLC (dba as Complexity Gaming), a leading esports organization operating in the United States, Swingman LLC (dba Cut + Sew and Zoned), a gaming and style marketing agency based in Los Angeles, USA, Fourth Frame Studios, a multidisciplinary creative production studio, and Mission Supply, a merchandise and consumer products company. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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