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Why We Still Need a Women-Only 'Counter-Strike' Tournament

This week DreamHack announced a $100,000 prize pool for its women’s CS:GO event.
Nicole Carpenter
a day ago
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The Endless Quest for Better Video Game Hair Continues

Developers at EA are using the Frostbite engine to render realistic hair that’s so real it’s disturbing.
Matthew Gault
2 days ago
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Stop Turning Overwatch Characters Into Cops

A new skin for Brigitte celebrates police militarization.
Dante Douglas
2 days ago
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This New Gaming Handheld Has a Crank (!!) And Looks Cool as Hell

Panic, the company who funded 'Firewatch,' has spent the last 20 years making Mac software. Now, they're doing something different.
Patrick Klepek
3 days ago
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PSA: 'The Sims 4' Is Free Right Now

You can download the game for free until May 28 and keep playing it forever.
Nicole Carpenter
3 days ago
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Valve Is Creating Its Own Version of 'Dota Auto Chess,' a Mod of 'Dota 2'

'Dota Auto Chess' is being forked into two commercial versions of a mod of a game which is itself a commercial version of a mod.
Nicole Carpenter
3 days ago
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This 'Fortnite' Pro's Lawsuit Could Change How Streamers Do Business

Turnery ‘Tfue’ Tenney is suing FaZe Clan for allegedly acting against his interests.
Nicole Carpenter
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
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'Mordhau' Convinced Me I'd Definitely Die In a Medieval Battle

The graveyards are full of middling swordsmen, and now you can be one of them!
Dante Douglas
4 days ago
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Sony Shows Off 'Ultra High Speed' Loading Times for Next PlayStation

During a demo, Sony’s next-generation console was able to load Marvel’s Spider-Man nearly ten times faster than the PlayStation 4 Pro.
Nicole Carpenter
4 days ago
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Newly Surfaced Arcade Documents from the 1970s Predicted a Wild Future for Video Games

Atari executives thought we'd replace roller coasters with arcade machines.
Mitch Bowman
4 days ago
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Someone Wrote a 71-Page Guide to the Winning 'Overwatch' Strategy Players Hate

The composition has been played for over a year, and there’s still a lot to learn about it—even though some people want it to go away already.
Nicole Carpenter
5.13.19
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YouTube Has Demonetized One of GamerGate's Biggest Voices

Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin formally entered European politics recently, and it's already dealing out consequences.
Patrick Klepek
5.10.19
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