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ESPN just launched it own Esports site

ESPN has finally begun to take Esports seriously, launching a new website dedicated entirely to pro-gaming. It features coverage of many of the latest news stories for some of the more popular competitive games, as well as twinned social media accounts, strategy videos and profiles of the most iconic players …

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Valve gives permanent bans to CSGO match fixers

Over the last year, there has been quite a bit of drama in the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene, particularly when it comes to match-fixing after several teams were found to have intentionally staged games in order to profit off of illegal bets. At the time, Valve ‘indefinitely suspended’ 21 …

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Activision reportedly buys MLG for $46 million

We recently heard that EA had set up its own eSports division internally to break into the pro gaming scene and get more involved with tournaments. Now, it looks like Activision is doing a similar thing, as the publisher has apparently bought Major League Gaming for $46 million. Activision has …

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ESL introduces drug tests for eSports players

The eSports scene has been in a bit of a stir over the last week or so, after a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player admitted that players are often using drugs like Adderall in an attempt to boost performance. Now, ESL, one of the largest tournament organizers in eSports has …

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First UK eSports arena opens in London next month

eSports has become a big deal over in Asia and North America with thousands of people attending pro-gaming events throughout the year and now, the UK is joining the ranks with the first UK eSports arena opening up in London next month. In March, the Gfinity Arena will open up, …

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SteelSeries has revealed an eye tracker for PC

SteelSeries releases peripherals all the time, so sometimes it can be hard to get excited for announcements. However, the company has just revealed something entirely new, an eye tracker that will help train professional gamers by giving them statistics on their attention span and how often they focus on a …

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At 25 you’re too old to be a pro gamer

I promise you I didn’t wake up this morning looking to crush dreams, but if you find yourself blowing candles out on your 25th birthday and you haven’t made it as a pro gamer yet, chances are you aren’t going to, because your reaction times are already starting to decline. …

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Strapped for cash? Start playing League of Legends

I think all of us have wished we could make a living from playing games at some point, but unfortunately to do that you have to be really, really good. One league of legends player is living that dream: in an interview with Spanish newspaper ABC, Carlos “Ocelote” Rodriguez revealed just how …

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