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TSM and H2k locked in public tug of war over Svenskeren

Amidst a flurry of offseason roster changes inLeague of Legends, one player’s future has become the subject of a very public and potentially litigious battle. BothTeam SoloMidandH2k-Gamingattempted to secure the services of jungler Dennis "Svenskeren" Johnsen, who had been playing forSK Gaming. First reported byRichard Lewis at Breitbartand later confirmed …

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Report: Uzi transfer bidding reaches $7.85 million

When aLeague of Legendsteamchanged handsfor a shade over $1 million it made big headlines in the West. But in China, the signing fee for just one player may soon make that seem like pocket change. Rumors out of China are putting Jian Uzi” Zihao, the current AD Carry forOMG, at …

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Wired Productions seeks new development partners at Interface

Wired Productions, an independent games publisher & production studio, will be attending Interface this week to find the next big thing, or breakout indie hit. Interface, which takes place on Thursday November 12th in London, is the UK’s interactive content marketplace, with private pitching, games showcase, funding advice and more. …

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Interface takes place tomorrow – Here’s everything you need to know!

Interface– the UK’s interactive content marketplace, presented by MCV and Develop -takes place tomorrow,November 12that St Mary’s Church in London (see map below). The full schdule can be seen below, complete with conference sesions, private pitching, games showcase, funding advice and more. Registration opens at 9.30am, with the three main …

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Is eSports too dependent on sponsors?

In a rather ironic short posted to eSports weekly, Steven Arhancet, co-owner of Team Liquid, and Jason Lake, owner of Complexity, discussed the involvement of sponsorship in eSports. Host Kevin Knocke opened the segment with an astounding figure of 80% which makes up eSports revenue, which begs the question – …

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Curve Digital joins Interface line-up, seeks developer partners

Curve Digital has joined the line-up of games publishers looking to meet with indie developers at this week’s Interface event. Interface, which takes place on Thursday November 12th in London, is the UK’s interactive content marketplace, with private pitching, games showcase, funding advice and more. Curve Digital will be hosting …

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Accessories Update: Guitar Hero Standalone Controller and Logic3 Speedy iOS Pad

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we rock out with the Guitar Hero Live controller and game on the go thanks to a new Apple iOS pad Guitar Hero Live Standalone Guitar Controller Guitar Hero’s iconic multi-coloured controller of the past has …

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SteelSeries have moved an e-sports team into their HQ, and don’t they look thrilled about it

E-sports sponsorship deals have come a long way fromhiring Fatal1ty to apologetically hold up a motherboard– peripherals manufacturer SteelSeries have announced that they’ve moved the Winterfox CS:GO team into their Chicago HQ. There, they’ll train as normal in conjunction with SteelSeries staffers, and provide insight and feedback on new products. …

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How This Tech Company Benefits From ESports

Video game accessories company Mad Catz has worked with pro gamers to design eSports products and improve consumer gaming peripherals. The sales of video game controllers, headsets, steering wheels, fight sticks, PC keyboards, and mice is big business worldwide. The North American console and PC video game accessories and peripherals …

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CS:GO is currently 100 times more popular than Call of Duty on Steam

That got your attention, didn’t it? Yup, turns out Counter Strike: Global Offensive has a hundred times as many Steam users as the most popular COD on the platform. Turns out you really can’t keep a good terrorist-kiboshing force down. A quick look atSteam’s stats pageshows you a hundred of …

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