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Dota 2 Asia Championships 2015 Group Stages Begins Today

by Terry Bass · 2 days ago · No Comments · 463 views

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The wild card qualifier for the Dota 2 Asia Championships 2015 concluded yesterday with Na’Vi and Hyper Glory Team making it to the playoffs. The DAC 2015 is one of the largest Dota 2 tournament after The International and this year is also supporting itself with a crowd-sourced prize pool.

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Valve Has Paid Out More Than RM207 Million Through The Steam Workshop

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 411 views

Dota 2 F2P

Content creators on the Steam Workshop have earned a collective US$57 million (about RM207 million) since its launch in 2011. This comes from the creation and sale of user made in-game items for Team Fortress 2, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive; and only those games.

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eSports Malaysia Goes Official: With A Master Plan To Push Competitive Gaming As A National Sport

by Chief Chapree · 3 days ago · No Comments · 655 views

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As mentioned last week, today marked the official launch day of eSports Malaysia (eSM) which is a national-level sporting body that is created to cater competitive gaming or electronic sports in our country. Established back in December 2014 with the approval of Malaysia Sports Commissioner Office, eSM has shared plenty of details regarding its role and organization strategy during its launch event earlier today.

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Razer Unveils the Arena, Lets Gamers Create Their Own Tournaments

by Terry Bass · 3 days ago · No Comments · 209 views

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Razer has unveiled the Arena, a software that helps gamers create matches and track game statistics. It features Razer Comms support, match reminder notifications, and also cheat detection. There is also the Tournament Administration feature which lets gamers create their own competitions.

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Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament SEA Qualifiers Begins

by Terry Bass · 4 days ago · No Comments · 719 views

Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament

The Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament has begun with its SEA qualifiers starting off last night. Several prominent teams have made their way through to the next round and there seems to be a number of newcomers that might have a chance at making the cut.

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Valve Bans Seven Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Players For Match-Fixing

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 765 views

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Match fixing scandals in the professional eSports scene continue with seven more players banned for rigging matches during Cevo Season 5. The details are rather long and convoluted, but it involves several players betting on matches using third parties and dummy accounts.

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HTC Now Sponsoring Three Teams For League Of Legends Championship Series

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 332 views

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HTC has announced that it has jumped on the eSports bandwagon and will be sponsoring teams in the upcoming League of Legends Championship series. Cloud 9, Team Liquid, and Team Solo Mid will benefit from this new arrangement, although no details were announced.

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Disgraced Dota 2 Team Arrow Gaming Allowed To Join Major All Stars Tournament Qualifier As Team Redemption

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views

Arrow Gaming

Team Redemption (formerly Arrow Gaming and Team We Are Sorry) will be allowed to join the upcoming SEA qualifier of the Major All Stars Tournament. Members of the team had previously been embroiled in a match fixing scandal, but appear to be honest about making amends.

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eSports Malaysia: A National Governing Body For Competitive Gaming, Set To Launch Soon

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 925 views

eSports Malaysia

In an effort to nurture and develop competitive gaming in Malaysia, a national governing body under the name of eSports Malaysia (eSM) will be launched very soon. Scheduled for launch next week, it is a registered sports body under the Malaysia Sports Commissioner Office which signals the ambition that it has for electronic sports in the country.

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Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm Opens Founders Pack Sales

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 555 views

Heroes of the Storm founders pack

Blizzard appears to be very close to the final release of its first MOBA, Heroes of the Storm. A new Founders Pack bundle has appeared in the Battle.net shop, and is available for those who want in on the close beta test without having to wait for an invite.

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Garena League Of Legends Installer Discovered To Contain Malware

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 497 views

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Two game installers from internet platform Garena have been discovered to be infected with malware, potentially infecting users. League of Legends and Path of Exile were found to contain a remote access Trojan known as PlugX, which would allow hackers to steal information from infected systems.

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Gran Turismo Players Finish Second In Class At Dubai Endurance Race

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 769 views

GT Academy 2014 Winners

Gamers from Gran Turismo’s GT Academy took second place in the Pro-Am class at the 2015 Dubai 24 Hours race; also finishing fifth place overall. The all gamer team had earned their drive by winning the Gran Turismo national finals in their respective countries, showing that video games can teach people how to race fast cars.

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