'Digital festival' DreamHack will host thousands of video game fans in Dallas

DALLAS MORNING NEWS, “Guide Live” — The Dallas-Fort Worth area has had a rich history with the video game industry for decades, but the metroplex has spent a recent chunk of time positioning itself as one of the hottest spots for esports in the U.S. So it makes sense that Dallas has attracted one of the biggest names in esports events overseas: DreamHack.

DreamHack’s organizers call it the “world’s largest digital festival,” and the moniker fits. It’s not just a giant tournament, although you’ll find plenty of competition there for hit games like Street Fighter VMaddenRocket LeagueBrawl Stars and Halo. The event, which will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center May 31-June 2, also sports live music, art, movie screenings, student showcases, game jams and more, not to mention panels, meetups and networking opportunities for the more business-minded folks. [MORE]