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Gabe Newell is doing an AMA later today

Co-founder of Valve, the publisher behind both Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Gabe Newell is set to do a rare AMA on Reddit later today.  It’s not often that Newell speaks publicly, so this opportunity for fans to ask him literally anything has got a lot of people excited. …

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The average NA LCS player salary is over $105,000

ESPN conducted an anonymous survey with 33 top League of Legends players from Europe and North America and revealed the average salary for each region.  According to the survey the average salary for a North American LCS player is $105,385. This is listed as a base salary so any bonuses, …

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Misfits sign Smash player Larry Lurr

Misfits is at it again, this time picking up Smash 4 player Larry ‘Larry Lurr’ Holland.  Larry Lurr is one of the best Smash 4 players in the world and currently sits inside the top 10. He had multiple top three finishes in 2016 and is expected to continue his …

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Watch our very own Mike Stubbs talk eSports on the Nintendo Switch

Last week I got the chance to head down to London to go and play with the Nintendo Switch. There wasn’t too much in the way of eSports, with that Smash Melee virtual console port yet to be confirmed, but I did manage to get hands on with Splatoon 2 …

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Unikrn invests in BIG CS:GO team

Unikrn has invested and partnered with the new BIG CS:GO team, giving them a nice chunk of cash.  The deal sees Unikrn stay away from the day to day running of the team, but offer assistance with things such as financial backing and business development. The exact amount Unikrn has …

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MonteCristo and DoA will no longer cast League of Legends

Two of the most well known League of Legends casters in the world will no longer cover the game.  Both Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles and Erik "DoA" Lonnquist have announced that they will not return to casting the Korean League of Legends competition League Champions Korea.  Over the last few years …

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CLG signs three Hearthstone players

Counter Logic Gaming has signed three top Hearthstone players, seemingly in an attempt to play in the new ESL League.  Sebastian "Xixo" Bentert, Frederik "Hoej" Nielsen and Kim "Surrender" Jung-soo are the new CLG Hearthstone roster, and were all formerly a part of NaVi.  NaVi dropped its entire roster late …

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What to expect from Gfinity in 2017 and beyond

As we get into 2017 Gfinity looks like one of the hottest properties in eSports. Its stock is on the rise after financial experts predicted big things, partnerships with Microsoft mean that both Halo and Gears of War will take up a lot of the company’s time and the announcement …

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Scott “SirScoots” Smith provides explanation as to why players voted to not play in PEA

The PEA drama finally seems to be coming to a close, with players voting to play in the ESL Pro League insead. Now thanks to player spokesperson Scott “SirScoots” Smith, we know why they chose ESL.  A lengthy Medium blog from SirScoots reveals a number of key points, such as …

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eSports dominates Forbes’ gaming 30 under 30

Forbes has released its 30 under 30 list for gaming, and multiple eSports players, personalities and business owners have been included.  Team SoloMid owner Andy "Reginald" Dinh is this year’s featured honouree, with Immortals CEO Noah Whinston and and Tempo Storm owner Andrey "Reynad" Yanyuk also being included.  A few …

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