Games industry events

WildTurtle predicts MSI and weighs in on CLG representing NA

He might have missed out on his chance to represent NA at the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational, but that doesn’t mean that Jason "WildTurtle" Tran doesn’t have his fair share of opinions about the event. WildTurtle stopped by theScore esports office while he was time back home in Toronto to discuss …

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The house that Liquid built

It’s 12:30 p.m. in Los Angeles on a weekday in April. Looking at the outside of a nondescript condo development, you’d never guess what’s happening within. A team of professional gamers have just started a "scrim" against another team. Sitting in leather chairs with "Team Liquid" embroidered on them, some …

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Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists – Campaigner

All of the finalists in each of the Women in Games award categories should be celebrated, thanks to the contribution these inspirational individuals make to the UK industry. But the Campaigner award also recognises the work being carried out for charities and other worthy initiatives. The Women in Games Awards …

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Social network GAMURS has acquired eSports Nation, GoldPer10, and eSports Guru

GAMURS, the self-proclaimed ‘Facebook for Gamers,’ today announced the acquisition of esports news companies eSports Nation and eSports Guru. GAMURS, founded by Riad Chikhani and Halim Yoo on Apr. 15, 2015, with a $350,000 seed funding, aims to collate all relevant content into one page” and offers social connectivity features …

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This is how lag is affecting South East Asian gaming in Dota 2

That is absolutely true, In the world of online gaming, every millisecond counts.” If you are an ardent gamer, you would find truth and wisdom in these words. For Dota 2 SEA community, the largest Dota 2 community in South-East Asia, these golden words sum up all the frustration and …

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Curve, Soedesco, Green Man Gaming and more on the hunt for indie games at next week’s Interface

This year’s Interface line-up has been bolstered by the addition of Green Man Gaming, Curve Digital and Soedesco. The companies join major UK publishing names already confirmed for the event, including Sega, Channel 4, Plug In Digital and KISS, who are all looking to find the next independent hit. Green …

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Gears of War 4 eSports Producer Jack Felling Says eSports Are ‘Here to Stay’

Gears of War 4 is easily one of the most anticipated games of 2016. Consumer expectations are sure to soar now that the beta has begun. The Coalition, which took over Gears development duties after Microsoft acquired the franchise in 2014, has been working hard to produce a triple-A sequel …

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‘Rainbow Six Siege’ eSports Scandal Shows That Cheaters Might Be Winners

Cheating has plagued video games since their inception, but with the rise of eSports, it’s more important than ever to keep it under control. Individual players and carefully organized teams are competing for money rather than egos now, and no recent incident better illustrates the legal troubles with stamping it …

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Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists – Businesswoman of the Year

There are just four weeks to go until we celebrate the Top 30 Women in Games and the winners of the six special categories are announced. The Women in Games Awards take place on May 19th at the Hamyard Hotel, London. Tickets cost just 49 and are available by simply …

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After just one match, World of Warships is already a better eSport than World of Tanks

At a massively produced, expensive and high-profile event built around World of Tanks, the biggest cheer by some distance is heard during a showcase match for Wargaming’s promising newcomer, World of Warships. The whole audience watches with baited breath as a spread of torpedoes makes its way – slowly but …

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