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Dota 2 International prize pool smashes its own record

$13 million? Pah. That’s barely even 86 million Danish Krone. Hardly even 438526954 Thai Baht. Just 8943682320 Rwandan Francs. Nothing! At least, those are the words ringing around the Valve’s vast cathedral-like HQ this morning at the news that this year’s Dota 2 International prize pool has again destroyed its own record by climbing past the $13 million mark. At ...

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HotS

5 Ways Heroes Of The Storm Is Changing MOBAs

Heroes of the Storm launches on June 2nd, bringing with it a new hero, tons of new players, and a cavalcade of other goodies to be revealed when release is upon us. While Tuesday will mark the complete release of the game, many players have been playing Heroes of the Storm for quite some time now, throughout its alpha and ...

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Esports

eSports Don’t Need To Be Considered A ‘Sport’

The incomparable Jessica Conditt, senior reporter at Engadget, recently put up an article about eSports, and their merit as sports. This has been a debate that’s raged on since the dawn of eSports, and everyone seems to have an opinion. In her article, Jessica likens hockey to a real-life game of League of Legends, with players all having designated positions and ...

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Second Rocket League Beta Announced

Psyonix is now accepting sign-ups for the second closed Beta testing of their upcoming game Rocket League. During their first Rocket League Beta, over one hundred thousand games were played, half a  million goals were scored, and about one million miles were driven. For those of you who have not heard about Rocket League, it is the sequel to the PlayStation 3 title Supersonic Acrobatic ...

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Ekko, A New Champion Revealed for League of Legends

Riot Games has officially revealed all the juicy details on an upcoming champion for League of Legends named Ekko, the Boy Who Shattered Time. The beautifully animated trailer can be seen below. Ekko’s main power relies in his ability to affect and manipulate time to his advantage. In a post fully outlining his abilities, Ekko is shown to be a ...

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NA LCS 2015

NA LCS Summer Promotion Preview

The Spring Split of the 2015 North American LCS concluded last weekend when Team Solo-Mid clenched their second consecutive LCS title after defeating Cloud 9. With the year’s first Split in the book, most teams are looking forward to some time off before they begin to prepare for the upcoming Summer Split. However, this is not the case for a ...

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Cloud 9’s Hai Annouces Retirement

The League Championship Series Spring Split has been over for less than a week, yet teams are already looking into ways to improve their roster heading into the Summer Split. One team that has already announced a huge roster change is Cloud 9. The team announced on their website on Wednesday that their Mid-Laner and shot-caller, Hai, will be retiring from ...

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Re:Activ Designs: Performance Apparel for Gamers

While I was at the East Coast Game Conference a few weeks ago, I was walking the expo floor and looking at the various vendors that had booths at the event. As the event typically caters more to game developers, I was very interested to see a booth for Re:Activ Designs, which is a company that focuses on creating performance ...

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Heroes of The Storm

Heroes of the Storm gets release date

A blog post from Blizzard indicates that their MOBA title ‘Heroes of the Storm’ will be released to the public on June 2, 2015. However, those willing to try it out should be excited to know that Open Beta testing will start as soon as May 19. Players that have been undergoing the Closed Beta phase of the game should note that all ...

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TSM Wins Back to Back NA LCS Title

After a nine week regular season and three more weeks of playoffs, the Spring Split of the North American LCS concluded on Sunday. The final match of the playoffs featured a rematch of the previous three finals, as Team Solo-Mid faced off against Cloud 9 yet again. After a long season filled with its fair shares of ups and downs, ...

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