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Veteran shoutcaster Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner will appear at Skillshot’s Develop: Brighton esports track

Redeye, who's been shoutcasting since 2002, will appear at the conference, which takes place next month


Skillshot Media, the esports production company owned by Smite and Paladins developer Hi-Rez Studios, has announced a partnership with Esports Insider and Develop: Brighton. Skillshot will be running a host of esports-focused panels and keynote talks alongside the conference, which takes place in the UK next month.

Skillshot hosts the esports leagues and tournaments for Hi-Rez’s MOBA and hero shooter, and between them, the two companies have hosted more than one billion esports views, according to a statement from Skillshot president and Hi-Rez co-founder Todd Harris from a press release earlier today.

The company’s panels will take place at Hi-Rez’s offices in Brighton, UK on July 9. Skillshot will be giving talks about the growth of Smite’s esports and whether or not you can ‘force’ a game to become an esport or not. The final panel of the day will be a talk and Q&A session with Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner – since arriving on the esports scene in 2002, Redeye has shoutcasted for a host of games including Smite, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Hearthstone.

If you’re heading to Develop, you can secure your spot for the track here, but if you’re already Brighton-bound, you’ll be glad to know that you can register for the event, even if you don’t have a ticket for the rest of the conference.