Aim Lab to Equip GenE Members with Innovative Training Platform Based on Fundamental First-Person-Shooter Skills and Power Amateur Skill-based Tournaments.
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2020 / Generation Esports (GenE) - a global community-focused esports organization and tournament platform - has announced a partnership with leading video game training platformAim Lab to provide coaches, teachers, and students participating in theHigh School Esports League (HSEL) with personalized, neuroscience-based training and competitions. With the help of Aim Lab, HSEL members can improve their skills in today's top competitive shooters to compete and win.
Aim Lab is a first- and third-person shooter game training platform built by a team of neuroscientists at Statespace. It blends AI and analytics to create custom training programs across shooter-based video games. Aim Lab features a number of skill-based challenges that help gamers advance at the most important skills to become a pro, like sniping and trick shots. Esports athletes can set the game conversion settings, such as Overwatch or Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Players can then put these skills to the test through Skills Challenges and rise up on the leaderboards.
During the weeks of October 26 and December 7, Aim Lab will also host two exclusive Skills Challenges for HSEL members and award top players with scholarships and other prizes. Aim Lab has also donated to support HSEL college scholarship prizing, with all funds facilitated by HSEL and Aim Lab non-profit partnerVarsity Esports Foundation (VEF).
High school esports athletes can then take these improved skills and put them to the test during the HSEL Fall Major - an eight-week long tournament series featuring $30,000 USD in college scholarship prizing. The HSEL Fall Major kicked off on October 12 and will run until December 10, 2020; playoffs begin on December 11, 2020. Aim Lab will be implemented into HSEL teaching resources and the company will partner with GenE for the Valorant, CS:GO, Rainbow Six: Siege, Overwatch, and Fortnite matches in the HSEL Fall Major.
'School esports programs are training the next generation of pro gamers both in terms of skill and education,' said Mason Mullenioux, co-founder and CEO of Generation Esports and HSEL. 'Our partnership with Aim Lab perfectly enables teachers and coaches to empower students through training that is backed by science. We look forward to seeing how players expand their skill sets through Aim Lab's fun, yet effective training platform.'
'With HSEL, we are not only able to provide their community of players, coaches and teachers with more advanced tools for training, but also with an opportunity for esports to take more students to college and even beyond,' said Dr. Wayne Makey, founder and CEO of Statespace Labs.
For more information on the HSEL Fall Major please head to:https://generationesports.com/blog-content/hsel-fall-major-2020-survival-guide.
A press kit with logos, photos, and videos is available herehttps://uberstrategist.link/HSEL-PressKit.
For the latest news and updates from HSEL, like the organization on Facebook atfacebook.com/hsel.org and follow on Twitter@hselesports, Instagram, and Reddit. Fans can also join the officialHSEL Discord and subscribe onYouTube and atTwitch.tv/varsitynetwork.
About Generation Esports
Created by the founders of High School Esports League (HSEL) - the largest and longest-running competitive gaming organization for high school students in the United States - Generation Esports (GenE) serves communities across the world that wish to better engage today's youth. GenE believes that esports is more than just video games; it's competition, community, engagement, and relationship building. With over 3,100 partnered schools and 100,000 participating students within its HSEL alone, GenE makes it easy for communities of all backgrounds and ages to offer competitive esport experiences to their members. To learn more, visithttps://generationesports.com.
About Aim Lab
Aim Lab is a personalized FPS/TPS training platform built by a team of neuroscientists at Statespace. Aim Lab blends AI and analytics to deliver insights and training programs to help players maximize their performance. Aim Lab is still in Beta and available for free onSteam. Follow Aim Lab on Twitter, Instagram, and Discord.
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