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Fnatic Gear Lands in Malaysia, Available From March 2016

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 4 Comments · 0 views

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Having recently announced its own range of gaming peripherals, Fnatic has announced that its range of Fnatic Gear products will soon be available here in Malaysia. Ranging from a gaming mouse, mechanical keyboard and two mouse mats, will all be sold in stores beginning next month.

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MSI And Fnatic Announce Partnership Deal

by Farhan · 5 days ago · No Comments · 0 views

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MSI and Fnatic are getting the band back together again. The Taiwanese manufacturer has announced a new partnership deal with Fnatic that will see cross promotions between the two. MSI will once again be a one of the shirt sponsors for all of Fnatic’s teams; while the two will be running contests and giveaways for MSI equipment.

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eSports Malaysia Announces “AGES 16” Regional Tournament; Offers RM1 Million Prize Pool

by Nasir Rabik · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 0 views

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National e-sports governing body, eSports Malaysia, has announced what it claims to be the biggest e-sports event in Southeast Asia. This is probably due to the fact that the tournament, AGES 16 (ASEAN Games For e-sports), will have a total prize pool of RM1 million. The tournament is due to start on the 18th of March, which will be taking place here in Kuala Lumpur.

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Dota 2 Winter Battle Pass Revealed; Comes With Shanghai Major Compendium

by Nasir Rabik · 1 week ago · No Comments · 0 views

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The Winter Battle Pass for Dota 2 was announced last week, and it comes with several new features as well as game modes. Included along with the bundle is the Shanghai Major Compendium as well.

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Zowie Gear Recalls EC, FK And ZA Gaming Mice Series Due To Random Double-Clicking Issue

by Nasir Rabik · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 0 views

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Zowie Gear has announced a recall for several of its gaming mice. The reason for the recall was due to a random double-clicking issue faced by several users. According to Zowie Gear, the products that were affected consist of gaming mice from the EC, FK and ZA series. Zowie Gear further mentioned that the worldwide sales and production of the affected gaming mice series will not continue for the time being.

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ESPN Launched A New Section Dedicated To ESports In Its Website

by Khalis Onn · 4 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 0 views

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ESPN has launched a new section on its official website dedicated to the world of competitive gaming. It will include news, original reporting, videos and profiles on influential gamers from the eSports community. At the moment, the new section is only covering the following three games for now: Dota 2, Hearthstone and League Of Legends.

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Esports Malaysia Publishes List Of Universities That Have An E-sports Club

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 0 views

Esports Malaysia, the government initiative to enhance the e-sports scene in Malaysia, has published a list of eight local universities that have an e-sports club. Like the high school in Norway that added e-sports as an elective class in its curriculum, could the formation of an e-sports club in universities bring competitive gaming in Malaysia to new heights?

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E-Sports And Gaming Now Officially A Regular Subject In A High School In Norway

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 7 Comments · 0 views

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Never would I have thought that anything game-related could be a part of a school’s academic syllabus. That’s what is happening at a high school in Norway where, for the first time, a regular high school has added e-sports and gaming as an elective class as part of its core curriculum.

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The Next Dota 2 Major Tournament Will Be In Manila, Philippines!

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 4 Comments · 0 views

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The Dota 2 scene in the Philippines has been on the rise over the years and Valve is clearly taking notice of the country’s support for e-sports. Hence, the company has decided that once the Shanghai Major has concluded, the next Dota 2 Major will be in Manila.

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The Top 16 Teams For Dota 2’s Shanghai Major Have Been Confirmed

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 0 views

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With the success of Dota 2’s Frankfurt Major comes Valve’s first Major season for 2016. The Shanghai Major is hosted by Perfect World, and the tournament will be held in China. 16 Dota 2 teams from around the world will be battling it out for a total prize pool of USD$3 million (about RM13.2 million).

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Activision Blizzard Officially Buys Out Major League Gaming

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 0 views

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Activsion Blizzard has officially purchased Major League Gaming for $46 million (about RM200 million). At the moment, it looks like the entire MLG is being absorbed into Activision, and will be used to further its plans to expands its eSports division.

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Lowyat.NET 2015 Community Choice Awards: Here Are The Winners!

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 month ago · 14 Comments · 0 views

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Over the past two and a half weeks, we asked our readers – yes, you! – to vote for the best products and stories of the year that has passed. We shared our opinions in the Editor’s Choice Awards posted this morning, but we’re sure you’d like to know what was your say.

This time around, we’ve received over 2.5 times the total votes from last year – a huge jump which further increases the authority and authenticity of the votes. Without further ado, here are the results!

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