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YouPorn Wasn't Kidding: Finalizing a Deal to Sponsor Esports Team

Jul
30

Earlier this month, streaming porn site YouPorn tweeted that they were thinking about sponsoring an esports team, and wanted to know what the community thought of that. At the time, many assumed it was a joke. Apparently YouPorn was pretty serious though, and not have they considered it, they've already gone ahead and drafted a contract.

Dota 2's The International Tournament Breaks Viewership Records for Valve and ESPN

Jul
30

It's not exactly surprising news, but Valve's big Dota 2 tournament, The International, was a smashing success for everyone involved. The competition, which featured a prize pool of almost $11 million (the largest in esports history by far), attracted over 20 million unique online viewers.

New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Is All about That Story

Jul
29

A new trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has dropped, and it's intent on reminding you that this game does in fact have a story. It's about how Kevin Spacey uses his wealth and power to organize elaborate games of laser tag. Or something. There were a lot of shooting and explosions and I got distracted.

Watch the New World Record Speedrun for Halo on Legendary

Jul
29

This guy is truly the undisputed master of the original Halo. Speedrunner Andrew Halabourda has beaten the world record for the game on Legendary difficulty, completing the entire single player campaign in less than an hour and forty minutes. To cap that off, he only died seven times during the entire, brutal run.

Call of Duty Esports Player Suspended by MLG for 'Repeated Harassment'

Jul
29

Evil Geniuses' Patrick "Aches" Price has been suspended by Major League Gaming "due to "repeated harassment of MLG employees and conduct detrimental to the league." As a competitive Call of Duty player, Price will subsequently be barred from four MLG Pro League Matches and the NA 2K Tournament.

9 Games to Watch on Steam Greenlight

Jul
24

Whether Steam Greenlight will be going away, and what will replace it is still in the shadowy future. Dave Oshry has essentially said he’d like to make Steam an open distribution platform, but for now it’s a curated, community driven springboard that brings games that have excited the audience to the platform. Some are near the end of development, some are finished and some have months and months left, but they’ve all proven themselves worthy of attention. Here are nine that really caught my eye and mind.

The Super Circuitcast! 07/23/14! Metal Gear Dark: Souls of Warcraft! [Podcast]

Jul
23

This week on the Super Circuitcast! Rami, S, and Matt talk about Dark SoulsMetal Gear Solid, and Hearthstone. Matt also attempts to talk about episodic gaming, but really, who cares? Everyone knows that we're all just here for the butt jokes, anyway.

Newbee Defeats ViCi to Claim the Dota 2 $5 Million International Grand Prize

Jul
21

After four days of epic battles at Seattle's KeyArena, Chinese team Newbee has beaten out the competition to win the fourth annual Dota 2 International tournament. For their efforts, they've taken home an impressive $5 million grand prize, with runner up ViCi Gaming netting $1,475,699.

This Massive, Walking Minecraft Robot is a Sight to Behold

Jul
18

This is Mega Gargantua. What is Mega Gargantua you ask? Mega Gargantua is love. Mega Gargantua is life.

ESPN to Broadcast The International: Dota 2's World Championships

Jul
17

Esports have just taken another huge step into mainstream legitimacy. ESPN has announced that they will be broadcasting all of the four remaining days of The International, as well as a preview of the finals on Sunday night.

Why In The World Are We Buying Digital Content At GameStop?

Jul
17

So, last year, more than $724 million of GameStop's sales were from digital content. And, even though you can purchase Watch Dogs season passes online, nearly three quarters were bought in brick and mortar stores. Just, what? Are we not yet familiar with the concept of digital content? Does buying something without receiving a physical object still freak us out that much? Are we seriously that uninformed about what is available to us?

The Super Circuitcast! 07/17/14! Brought to you by Taco Bell! [Podcast]

Jul
17

Join the whole sick crew, including Matt, Moo, Rami, Ryan, and S, as they tell disgusting fish taco stories and begrudgingly talk about MOBAs and weird Japanese music. What is this podcast even about anymore? Who knows! Listen and maybe you can find out.

Former Dictator Manuel Noriega Is Suing Call of Duty Publisher over In-Game Appearance

Jul
16

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, currently serving a 20 year prison sentence for human rights violations, is not so happy about one of his most recent appearances in pop culture. Noriega is reportedly suing Activision for his appearance in 2012's Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

One Fan is Recreating an Entire Star Wars Movie in Minecraft, Check Out a Teaser for His Project

Jul
16

Over the past 3+ years, a very dedicated fan going by the name of "Paradise Decay" has been working to recreate the entirety of Star Wars: Episode IV in Minecraft. Next year, he plans to release the completed project, and he's uploaded one final teaser to show us how it's looking.

The 6 Wackiest Characters From Mortal Kombat History

Jul
15

In honor of Mortal Kombat X coming along next year, and debuting some pretty bizarre characters, I figured I'd go over six of strangest characters to get thrown into Mortal Kombat's multiverse.

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