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Reporting on esports since the Brood War days. Currently focused on Overwatch League, the FGC, and what impact esports is having on mainstream culture.

Skillz’ $8 Million in Prizes Presents Questions for Esports Success

When it comes to mobile esports, discourse has gone from completely dismissive to a tone of genuine intrigue over the last few years. Certain...

Overwatch League Season One – What You Need to Know

Tomorrow, 10 January, Blizzard’s Overwatch League will see its first matches of the inaugural season play out at the Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California....

ENHANCE LED Gaming Mouse Pad Review

The ENHANCE hard-surface LED mouse pad is quite the accessory. With seven RGB light settings and measuring in at 13.75 by 9.87 inches (34.95...

FirstBlood Announces Dota 2 Tournament Week

Blockchain esports platform, FirstBlood, has really been stirring things up lately in the Dota 2 scene. Earlier this year, they partnered with the China...

GG Expo 2018 is the First Player-centric Esports Convention

As the years go on, the esports industry finds itself in an increasingly visible space. Now with Overwatch League and LCS offering franchising opportunities...

Why There’s so Much Toxicity in Overwatch’s Competitive Queue

Underneath Overwatch’s cartoony facade lies something sinister. It corrupts the hearts of good men and women, leaving them nigh-unrecognisable. This phenomenon has many names:...
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Game of Thrones: A Live Concert Experience Review

A good score is often the soul of a movie or television show. It can rip the emotion out of you and burn a scene into your memory. It's Dr.'s Grant and Sattler setting their eyes on their first dinosaur in Jurassic Park, or the Fellowship setting out in Lord of the Rings. You can't think about these iconic moments in cinematic history without the score playing through your head.
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A Big Question for Overwatch League

Though several issues lay unresolved for Overwatch League (OWL) investors and team organisers, the problem that has many players and consumers scratching their heads is a cultural one.
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Complexity Gaming Loses Overwatch Flex Player

It's been quite a rough ride these last couple of months for Complexity. From shaky DPS outings to tank swapping, their Overwatch team has struggled to reach their full potential at NGE Winter Premiere, and now at Carbon Series.
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Lunatic-Hai Defeats Kongdoo Uncia in Deciding Match at Apex

Since EnVyUs was eliminated from Group A of Apex, everyone's attention has switch to Lunatic-Hai and their roster of superstars. The fan-favourite team has been...
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Why EnVyUs Lost to Lunatic-Hai in the Overwatch Apex Quarter-Finals

For the better part of the last year, EnVyUs has been one of the best Western teams in Overwatch eSports. With specialists like Taimou, Harryhook and Mickie leading the charge, they've taken down talent from around the world, and have several major tournament victories under their belt including Apex Season 1 and MLG Las Vegas.
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For Honor Goes eSports

It was bound to happen more sooner than later, and yesterday, an eSports team signed their very first For Honor player in Twitch streamer Skys.
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How Rogue Dismantled Overwatch Monthly Melee

Rogue has been somewhat absent from the spotlight as of late, being snubbed of an invite to Apex season 2 and struggling to get their talent-laden roster performing to expectations.
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New Overwatch Character Teaser

Social media was exploding this afternoon when the Overwatch team dropped a cryptic "news release" on the community.
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Overwatch Carbon Series: Complexity vs. Immortals

Something you may not know about eSports is that teams operate much like traditional sports teams. That is, they have a strict training regimen, workout schedule and often go through organisational changes.

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Stadia Requires a Minimum of 25 Mbps Internet Speed

Following Google's announcement of the Stadia streaming service yesterday, more information has surfaced on what we can expect from the upcoming platform. Yesterday, Google unveiled...