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'Dota 2' is adding a story-driven co-op campaign

'Dota 2' is adding a story-driven co-op campaign environment gameplay early this morning: Siltbreaker, a co-op campaign that'll send players into the depths of seas and beyond later this month.To take part in Siltbreaker, you need to purchase the 2017 Dota 2 International Battle Pass — at a minimum of $9.

Intel brings world-class eSports to Australasia

Intel brings world-class eSports to Australasia The Brazilian line-up of German-based eSports team SK Gaming claimed the crown and a $200,000 prize at the Intel Extreme Masters championship final on Sunday.The largest eSports tournament ever held in Australasia, the Intel Extreme Masters semi-finals and finals were held at the Qudos Arena in Sydney’s Olympic Park over the weekend.

<b>Overwatch</b> – High entry fee is turning teams away from Overwatch League

<b>Overwatch</b> – High entry fee is turning teams away from Overwatch League [Source] According to a report by ESPN, it seems Activision Blizzard is facing an imminent crisis to kickstart the Overwatch League in North America.To enter the league, a minimum fee of USD 20 million is currently quoted, with the amount rising in larger cities like New York and Los Angeles.

Esports: the future of spectator sport?

Esports: the future of spectator sport? As a guest of Intel, I checked out the finals of the Intel Extreme Masters Counter-Strike: Global Operations esports tournament.The Season 11 World Championship in Katowice, Poland, was held in February, achieving some record-breaking results to become the biggest event in esports history.

<b>League of Legends</b> – EVOS eSports acquires Fortius Gaming for LOL team

<b>League of Legends</b> – EVOS eSports acquires Fortius Gaming for LOL team The acquisition, worth a 6-figure sum in cash and stock options, is touted as the first deal of its kind in the Southeast Asia eSports industry.The League of Legends team, now under the EVOS eSports flag, will be located in Vietnam, where a new team will be built around star player Thanh “Beyond” Truong.

<b>League of Legends</b> – Chinese legend Tabe joins LMS team as coach

<b>League of Legends</b> – Chinese legend Tabe joins LMS team as coach A prominent figure of the League of Legends scene before his retirement, it was recently announced that Tabe has joined LMS team, Hong Kong eSports (HKES), in a coaching position.Tabe played for big Chinese teams including Invictus Gaming and OMG, but is perhaps most well-known for his time with Royal Club.

<b>Tencent</b> – Gaming giant is building a massive eSports town in China

<b>Tencent</b> – Gaming giant is building a massive eSports town in China Chinese gaming giant Tencent recently agreed to build an eSports town in the city of Wuhu, China.Tentatively known as “Tencent eSports Town”, the area will consist of a eSports theme park, an eSports university, a cultural creative park, a comics and animation industrial park, an entrepreneurship community, a big data center, and will play host to other new technologies and businesses.

NYC hopes to help homeless with an app - is it enough?

NYC hopes to help homeless with an app - is it enough? An app hopes to help the homeless in New York City.Along with community organisations Project Hospitality and BronxWorks, the NYC government hope to utilise an app to get some information on why homeless numbers are rising and how they can reverse the trend.

Asus - The most regnisable and popular gaming brand

Asus - The most regnisable and popular gaming brand Through brands investing heavily in this professional sports, this draws our attention to a multinational leader in PC hardware -  ASUS, one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and the most recognizable and popular gaming brand as evident in its ongoing strong performance to date.With this in mind, Republic of Gamers (ROG) was formed back in 2006 as a sub brand, dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware with a high focus on quality and performance.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole release date nfirmed for PC, PS4 and Xbox One

South Park: The Fractured But Whole release date nfirmed for PC, PS4 and Xbox One The game serves as a sequel to the humorous 2014 game South Park: The Stick of Truth.Players will assume the role of the "New Kid" and this game has a superhero theme to it.

<b>League of Legends</b> – QG Reapers acquired by multi-billion company

<b>League of Legends</b> – QG Reapers acquired by multi-billion company com, announced it has acquired the League of Legends team, QG Reapers.The team will now be known as JD Gaming (JDG), debuting a new logo with a devil-like mascot.

Smash Gods & Gatekeepers Is Coming

Smash Gods & Gatekeepers Is Coming On September 2nd and 3rd in Los Angeles, these challengers will enter into a battle once again — this time in a way you’ve never seen before.Eight of the best players in the world, Gods and Gatekeepers alike, have picked partners for battle.

Cloud9 is Dominating Vainglory. Here's How

Cloud9 is Dominating Vainglory. Here's How Shining a light on their draft strategies and behind-the-scenes success isn't meant to take anything away from Cloud9's players and their in-game performances.Without those, they'd be nowhere.

Winners announced: NZ's first high school eSports champs

Winners announced: NZ's first high school eSports champs Mount Roskill Grammar School (MRG) took out a 2-0 victory against fellow finalists Massey High School in an exciting ultimate showdown on yesterday.Along with the title of first ever New Zealand secondary school eSports champions, the MRG team were awarded a massive Logitech prize pack.

Combo Breaker Wins Big By Embracing Community

Combo Breaker Wins Big By Embracing Community While it seems like an obvious choice, Combo Breaker's decision here is far from the norm.The fighting game community can be insular at times, with some community members only thinking about players currently in the scene or people trying to get into the scene.

Snake Eyez Takes the Street Fighter Belt at CEO 2017

Snake Eyez Takes the Street Fighter Belt at CEO 2017 Coming out of CEO with a signature championship belt is always an accomplishment, and one that comes with more than a few valuable CPT points.By winning this weekend, Snake Eyez took home 400 Global points, putting him in 3rd place on the Global leaderboard behind NuckleDu and Punk.

Xayah and Rakan: Birds of a Feather, Made Together

Xayah and Rakan: Birds of a Feather, Made Together There’s one synergy they have that isn’t mentioned nearly enough: their recall.To recap, if one lovebird recalls, the other can join it at any time, and they get the in progress recall timer.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Will Bring Players Together Like Never Before

Dragon Ball FighterZ Will Bring Players Together Like Never Before To an outsider, seeing fans clamor to this title after years of ignoring other big anime fighters, whether from Dragon Ball, Naruto, One Piece or just anything by Arc System Works (the developers of Guilty Gear and BlazBlue) might seem a bit confusing.After all, these big anime franchises are well known for their fighting games, yet the FGC doesn’t pay them much attention.

We Should All Be Like Waffle, the Boy Wonder Volunteer at CEO

We Should All Be Like Waffle, the Boy Wonder Volunteer at CEO As the final night of the event went on, Waffle wanted to make one more contribution to the event.He wanted to announce Winners Finals for Super Smash Bros.

Apollo and EnVy are Turning Things Around

Apollo and EnVy are Turning Things Around Determining team strength isn’t an exact science so worrying about where you’re placed in the grand scheme of things doesn’t make much of a difference.“A lot of the teams are pretty close to each other right now and there’s a lot of back and forth games.