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North win first major championship at Dreamhack Montreal, Immortals forfeit a match due to poor punctuality

Danish CS:GO outfit North rack up their first championship title of 2017 this weekend, clutching a win at Dreamhack Montreal. North won out over the Brazilian CS:GO team Immortals, but the grand final was marred somewhat by Immortals forfeiting a match due to tardiness, the moment shown in this Twitch …

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K0nfig winds up the crowd at CS:GO ESL Pro League finals, leading to ghosting and insults from crowd

Kristian ‘K0nfig’ Wienecke, a rifler for CS:GO team North, got the ire of the crowd this past weekend, casting himself in the role of villain after telling an ESL commentator at the ESL Pro League Season 5 finals that he was going to “crush” G2 and show them that they …

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North and Singularity clash over player buyout clause

Danish esports organisations North and Singularity have got into a dust-up over the purchase of a player. Singularity claim that North, the esports branch of soccer team F.C. Copenhagen, didn’t pay the buyout for player Nicklas Gade. Gade joined North’s academy on April 12th, and Singularity owner Atle Stehouwer claims …

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Chiefs upset North in phenomenal CS:GO comeback

An elimination match to wrap up the second day of IEM Sydney ended up providing one of the most exciting comebacks in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive history. CS:GO team North faced off against one of the event’s Australian teams, Chiefs, and for Danish team North, victory seemed like a safe bet: …

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North joins the ECS Season 3 Development League

FACEIT and Twitch have announced the details of the ECS Development League, including the teams that will be playing in it.  The competition kicks off later today, with eight teams from Europe and eight teams from North America competing for a chance to play one of the relegation teams from …

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Former Dignitas CS:GO team signs with FC Copenhagen’s new eSports division

At the end of 2016 it was revealed that Dignitas’ highly successful CS:GO team would not be resigning with the organisation. We now know where that team has ended up, and it’s a bit of a surprise.  Rumours speculated that the team would sign with Danish football club FC Copenhagen, …

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Sony DADC builds bigger distribution centre

Sony DADC is building an ‘enhanced’ distribution centre in Enfield after the original was burnt down during the London riots last year. The CD and entertainment goods manufacturer and distributor will construct the building on the same site in North London, which it says will boast ‘more capacity, technology investment …

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MCVuk.com hires US writer

Los Angeles based journalist Erik Johnson has been hired as MCVuk.com’s new North American correspondent. The appointment allows MCV to offer coverage around the clock and will appeal to MCV’s strong and growing US and Canadian readership. Johnson is a graduate and up and coming young writer whose work has …

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Happy Birthday, PSP

The PlayStation Portable is celebrating its fifth birthday (in the US at least). Throughout its lifetime it has sold 17m units in the country. The machine currently boasts a UMD games library in excess of 520 games, with an additional 300+ titles available to download on PSN. In its time …

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NPD: February sales slump 15%

The value of the video games market in the US fell 15 per cent year-on-year in February to $1.28bn – a number that has surprised even NPD itself. The year to date market value stands at $2.42bn, a 14 per cent decline compared to 2009. The industry realised another month …

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