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Pokimane Donates $50,000…

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Pokimane (Imane Anys), a well-known Twitch streamer and YouTube personality, donated $50,000 to University of California Irvine according to an announcement by the university this past Thursday, February 13, to fund a new esports scholarship.   Every year, a chosen student will receive a $2,500, merit-based esports scholarship from…
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ESPN Reports That…

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Blizzard is set to unveil Overwatch 2 during BlizzCon, which takes place in just a few days. This comes from an ESPN report, which claims it has obtained a “BlizzCon training document” from a source over at Blizzard. The report reveals that Overwatch 2 will include a PvE mode,…

Rocket League: HDR…

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Rocket League seems to get better and better with each update and the most recent bit of news that has come out for it doesn’t set it back one bit. Psyonix came out and said that the randomized prizes that came out of their loot box system would no…
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Esports Reality TV…

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Cable television these days is almost exclusively two things: reruns of old shows and reality TV. The gaming industry is about to tap deep into the latter. Peach Maria Productions has released a casting call for “amateur” gamers hoping their hobby can become a career through an Esports reality TV…
Niles wins 2019 LCS Collegiate National Championship

Esports Player Gets…

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We all already know that simply playing video games can be a lucrative lifestyle. The popularity of esports has grown exponentially over recent years, especially in games like League of Legends, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Super Smash Brothers, and many more, so being on a professional team for one…

Rocket League to…

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Rocket League, the car-soccer sensation, is gearing up to release yet another banger of an update. Starting February 19th, the long-awaited Friends List (previously RocketID) is set to make its debut. Friends List will allow you and your friends, across every platform, to party up and play games together…
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eSports Deemed Too…

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Earlier in 2018, there was buzz around the idea of eSports making its way into the Olympics in future years. Well, Thomas Bach, the International Olympics Committee president, says that video games aren’t just too violent, but they “are contradictory to the Olympic values…” He explained that the Olympics…

Confirmed Shooting at…

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It has been confirmed that an active shooter has attacked a Madden 19 Esports Tournament that was taking place in Jacksonville, Florida at Chicago’s Pizza. The Sheriff’s Department put out the following tweet: Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing. Stay far away from the area. The area is not…

Mountain Dew Sponsors…

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If you’re a big fan of Rocket League, you might not want to miss this one. As part of PepsiCo’s quest to solidify Mountain Dew as the official gamer fuel, they’ve teamed up with ELC Gaming to create the Game Fuel League. Amateur trios from Denmark, the UK, Switzerland, and…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Release Date Leaked, Ubisoft Executives Resign

Ubisoft made it within a few days of their Ubisoft Forward event, then everything fell apart. A day before the event and a day after Far Cry 6 was leaked…

July 11, 2020, 159
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Far Cry 6 Leaked and Teased by Ubisoft

Just a couple of days before the Ubisoft Forward event, Far Cry 6 has been leaked and teased. Just like so many games before it, Far Cry 6 briefly found…

July 10, 2020, 255
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Grounded’s Arachnophobia Mode, Accessibility Options, & Me

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been terrified of spiders. Whether they’re maliciously spying on me in a corner of a room or just chilling on my…

July 10, 2020, 212
Summer in Mara Review

Summer in Mara Review – Go Fetch

It’s tough to properly review a video game when you aren’t able to finish it due to a game-breaking bug. If I’m going to be honest, I’m relieved that Summer in…

July 9, 2020, 130

Top 5 Upcoming Animated Video Game Adaptations

On the first episode of CD Projekt Red’s Night City Wire series, it was unexpectedly announced that  Netflix and Studio Trigger would partner together  to produce Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.  This project…

July 7, 2020, 390

Sony Considering Buying Warframe Developer Parent Company

Sony is preparing to expand their gaming division further, according to a Bloomberg report. Leyou, the Hong Kong-based firm that owns Warframe developer Digital Extremes among other studios, is the target…

July 2, 2020, 272
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The Dark Eye: Book of Heroes Review – Meet Joe Blech

Tabletop and video games take on many different distinctions that make it difficult to transition between the two, and The Dark Eye: Book of Heroes exemplifies this in every possible…

July 1, 2020, 300
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Min Min and Vault Boy Join Smash Ultimate – Impressions

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate just got updated to Ver. 8.0.0. With it comes a swathe of balance changes, but also plenty of new DLC content. Owners of the second Fighter…

June 30, 2020, 244
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Undercat Kickstarter Nearly 25% Funded

On June 23, 2020, Crytivo and Sparky Tail Games announced and launched a Kickstarter campaign for Undercat, a retro-styled, 2D action platformer. In just under a week, the campaign has…

June 29, 2020, 314

Zack Snyder’s Justice League – First Impressions

The DC Cinematic Universe has been a mixed bag since the release of Man of Steel, with one of its most controversial entries being 2017’s Justice League. The film was…

June 29, 2020, 406