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Published: 4 weeks ago

Valve updates de_cbbl

WarOwl expertly navigates the changes to Cobblestone for you in the above video. What’s interesting about this one is the fact that Valve are trying to make the map feel more likely as a contender for eSports. They’ve been tweaking/chopping/changing maps to try to …

Published: 4 weeks ago

5 reasons I’m excited for Overwatch

Overwatch is the new IP from Blizzard. Blizzard is the company that’s released StarCraft, WarCraft and more recently, Heroes of the Storm, among others. Blizzard is a company that crafts titles, not just ships them. They don’t produce video-games as much as they produce …

Published: 4 weeks ago

Great Artosis trolls #starcraft

poopfeast420. That is all that’s needed here. No other context required.

Published: 1 month ago

Valve hands VACations to pro players

Duc “cud” Pham Derek “dboorn” Boorn Casey Foster (NetcodeGuides founder) Sam “Dazed” Marine Braxton “swag” Pierce Keven “AZK” Larivière Joshua “Steel” Nissan These are the names of professional CSGO players who have been handed severe penalties for cheating/match-fixing in CSGO. The game in question …

Published: 1 month ago

Old people play GTA V

…and they love it! (via dailydot)

Published: 1 month ago

Xbone games will stream to Win10 devices

Microsoft is beginning it’s assault on the OS market with Windows 10 en route. To appeal to gamers (not just PC gamers), the company has launched a campaign around the idea that you’ll be able to stream your Xbox One titles to Windows 10-enabled …

Published: 1 month ago

The Order 1886: Story Trailer

Gameplay is getting better as we get to release, and the story looks intriguing. It’s a unique take on the ‘cover/shooter’ genre (if it is a genre). I posted some initial thoughts a while back based on a preview build, which might be worth …

Published: 2 months ago

I’m considering a Wii U

I’ve always had the “non-Nintendo” consoles. As a kid we enjoyed the Sega Megadrive rather than the SNES, and as we got older the PlayStation was the console of choice in our house. As a result, I’ve missed out on a lot of Nintendo …

Published: 2 months ago

Gaming: the rise of the cyber athletes – LIVE in 10mins from post time

BBC 5 Live are going to broadcast this documentary live on Twitch, which is apt given what the content is about. You can view it on twitch.tv/bbc5live, or via the embed below. Watch live video from bbc5live on www.twitch.tv

Published: 2 months ago

GTA V PC date & specs revealed

Last year we all loved GTA V on the PS3/Xbox 360. This year we’ve enjoyed it again on PS4 & Xbox One. Next year, it’s time for the PC to get some love. But only if your PC meets these requirements: Minimum specifications: OS: …