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esports

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Football, soccer and...Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business

Competitive gameplay in video games has gone from niche to near-mainstream sport in just a decade.

By June 16, 2015

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IeSF reverses position on male-only e-sports championships

After receiving criticism for its male-only e-sports championships, the International e-Sports Federation has opened those tournaments to all comers.

By July 2, 2014

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YouTube takes on crowdfunding and e-sports rivals with donations and 60fps video

YouTube has launched a raft of new tools for video creators to lure them away from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Twitch.

By June 27, 2014

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Dota 2 vs. Heroes of the Storm: Which MOBA is right for you?

The multiplayer online battle arena genre of games is tough to get into, but whether you choose a classic or modern version, the work you do learning to play it will pay off enormously.

By July 4, 2015

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AMD bets big on PC gaming at E3 2015

New Radeon graphics cards for 4K and virtual reality, and a new push to capture high-end gamers from rivals Nvidia and Intel.

By June 16, 2015

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Synaptics SmartBar puts gesture controls under the thumb

Forget swiping across a notebook trackpad-- the SmartBar lets you highlight text, zoom in on your screen and power through games by supercharging the spacebar.

By June 3, 2015

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Famous gamer retires, wrist can't take it anymore

Technically Incorrect: Hai Lam, one of the famed participants in eSports, has to give it all up because of a repetitive strain injury.

By April 27, 2015

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 gets dropped and dunked

The Galaxy S6 is getting great reviews, but it's also getting tortured. YouTube is rolling out 4K video and eSports will be a big part of its YouTube Live launch.

By March 31, 2015

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Chinese online game company NetEase eyes US expansion

The company that brings Blizzard's online games to China is now aiming to bring its own games to the Western market, backed by its billionaire chairman.

By March 4, 2015

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The 404 1,512: Where we can't afford to pay attention (podcast)

The first Instagram-only episodic TV series, video game scholarships for eSports "athletes," and a team of engineers built a robot to hitchhike across Canada.

By June 24, 2014