Category Archive: News

Aug 29 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/25-8/31)

An unexpected currency comes to Twitch, and more Fnatic players depart from their Dota 2 squad. This and more on this week’s eSports Weekly. Very Stream, Much Tips: Dogecoin Comes to Twitch It’s been quite a week for Twitch. After Amazon swept the popular livestreaming site off its feet after Google had asked it to …

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Aug 29 2014

NEWS: Nintendo Announces new 3DS and Exclusive Titles

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While Nintendo’s Wii U certainly hasn’t been king of the living room, they have been in the lead as far as portable gaming is concerned. They have sold over 44.4 million consoles worldwide, and with awesome titles, this only keeps growing. This morning’s Nintendo Direct had a piece of very interesting news, one that I …

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Aug 25 2014

NEWS: Amazon To Buy Twitch

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UPDATE: The CEO of Twitch, Emmett Shear, confirmed on Twitch’s blog, the source of all their news and updates, that Amazon has acquired Twitch. The details of the purchase have not been released yet. ——————————————————————————————————————————— It was rumored back in May that the popular internet juggernaut Google was planning on purchasing livestreaming website Twitch for …

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Aug 22 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/18-8/24)

This week we recap last weekend’s ESL One Cologne CS:GO tournament, we address the recent departure of notable Dota 2 players, and discuss Riot’s decision to keep their prize pools relatively small. This and more in this week’s eSports Weekly. CS:GO: ESL One Cologne Recap Ninjas in Pyjamas finally reached the light at the end …

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Aug 21 2014

NEWS: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Will not be on Wii U

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Many of your may have heard the news earlier this week that Ubisoft declared that Watch Dogs will be the last title with a mature rating that the company will release for the Wii U. The takeaway from the interview, done with CEO Yves Guillemot, was that Wii U owners don’t play Assassin’s Creed. Well, …

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Aug 18 2014

NEWS: Sierra Relaunches and New King’s Quest Announced, Won’t be Point-and-Click

One of the more interesting announcements to come out of Gamescom was Activision’s coming revival of the classic Sierra brand. Sierra, founded in 1979, was known for their great adventure game series including King’s Quest and Space Quest, though they also created the popular Leisure Suit Larry games as well as edutainment games like The Incredible Machine. …

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Aug 15 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/11-8/17)

This week, ESL drops two huge announcements, Riot Games drops two sets of fines on Counter Logic and TeamSoloMid, and the two teams you expected to advance to the playoffs at ESL One Cologne absolutely did what you expected them to do. All this and more in this week’s eSports Weekly. CoD: ESL Announces First Bootcamp …

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Aug 13 2014

NEWS: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain And Ground Zeroes Announced for PC

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Earlier today, Konami announced that Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain and Ground Zeroes will both be coming to the PC on Steam. Konami had only previously discussed the release of these games on console, so this is pretty big news for PC fans of the franchise. There has been no announcement as to when …

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Aug 11 2014

NEWS: EA Access is Live on Xbox One

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EA’s new premium subscription service went live earlier today on Xbox One. EA Access allows members to download EA games from the “vault,” receive discounts on digital goods, and get first-dibs on demos for upcoming games. The service runs for $4.99 a month or $29.99 for a full year. Games played through this service will …

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Aug 11 2014

HalfBeard’s HUD is Now Ad Free!

Just because the rest of the internet is trying to sell you something, doesn’t mean we have to.

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