Category Archive: Scott’s Articles

Sep 26 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 9/22-9/28)

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Before we get into this week’s eSports Weekly, I’d like to take the time to apologize on a discrepancy from last week. I misread the details on the format of the group stages of the League World Championships, and mistakenly reported that Alliance were competing on Sunday, September 21st. Alliance did not compete in Taiwan last weekend, …

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Sep 19 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 9/15-9/21)

Sorry there was no eSports Weekly last week! But we’re back with perfect timing, because the League of Legends World Championships have begun! Also, more and more ESL events are shaping up in America, and much more, in this week’s eSports Weekly. We missed you! Did you miss us? LoL: World Championships Update We’ve made …

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Sep 08 2014

NEWS: Twitch Releases Most-Viewed Games of August

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Twitch has posted the most viewed games for August on their blog, and the results include some new names in the top 20, as well as a shakeup in the top five. League of Legends remains in the top spot, unchanged from July’s rankings. But the game that comes in at number two for August …

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Sep 05 2014

eSports Weekly (week of 9/1-9/7)

This week, we update you on the ongoing ESL One NY qualifiers and the Dota 2 World eSports Championships Finals, as well as announce the winners of CS:GO’s StarSeries X and the NA LCS Playoffs. This and more (including Techies!) in this week’s eSports Weekly. Dota 2: Qualifiers For ESL One NY Press On The …

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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 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 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 08 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/4-8/10)

This week, Twitch takes a first step towards protecting copyrighted music, and we preview some new teams set to compete at the ESL One Cologne event happening next week at Gamescom. All this and more in this week’s eSports Weekly. Twitch Cracking Down on Copyrighted Audio Google’s purchase of Twitch isn’t even completely official yet, …

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Aug 01 2014

eSports Weekly (Week of 7/28-8/3)

This week, a pro team gets a sexy new sponsor, the players from CompLexity’s CS:GO team find a new home, and a new League hero is debuted. This and more in this edition of eSports Weekly. YouPorn Sponsoring a LoL or Dota Team (Author’s Note: Don’t click through the embedded tweet if you’re at work. YouPorn’s twitter …

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