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Gamer Hero takes a bullet

Normally, gamers get the shit end of the stick in the mainstream media. Causality of violent behaviour in real life is often attributed to virtual violence, most recently with the Grand Theft Auto series deemed to encourage rioters in their abhorrent behaviour. The second most common appearance of gamers in the mainstream media feature negligent […]

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See you in Hannover!

I’m so excited to be able to announce that I will be going to CeBit to do some “field reporting” for the IEM World Finals! The tournament promises many exciting matches in CS, SC2 and of course, Quake Live. The players are competing for a prize purse of $145,000. You can view a quick preview […]

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Why aren’t FPS games popular in Asia?

With the Intel Extreme Masters making their third stop around the world in Taiwan last week, it seems like this Asian event was not getting anywhere near as much attention as the European and American finals. That’s because of the simple reason that the Quake scene in Asia is not known for their skilled players […]

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Mousesports ladies get sexy for Razer

I wasn’t really too sure what to think when I saw the first pics from the Razer photoshoot with the mousesports ladies. My first reaction was “oh great, another exploitation of non-ugly girls in gaming”. But when I looked at some of the photos I have to say that a couple of the girls have […]

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ESL keep getting better and better

Ever since the ESL took on Michal “Carmac” Blicharz as head of their Intel Extreme Masters events, we’ve seen a lot happening not only for Quake Live but also we’ve been lucky enough to see a very positive growth in online coverage for the tournaments. This weekend is the Intel Extreme Masters Edmonton event which […]

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