eSports

Rumours Of Microsoft VR Headset Surface

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 379 views

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Microsoft is currently rumoured to be preparing to mass produce a VR headset to be revealed at E3 2015, with the final product going on sale in the second half of the year. This would put it in direct competition with the Facebook owned Oculus Rift and the Sony Project Morpheus.

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World Of Warcraft Considering Trading In-game Gold For Subscriptions

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 329 views

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Blizzard has mentioned that it is considering adopting a subscription system that is similar to the one practiced by Eve Online. This would involve allowing players to buy tradeable subscription tokens, and then trade it in-game with other players. 

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Ex-Arrow Gaming Members Reform As “We Are Sorry”

by Nicklaus Law · 5 days ago · 6 Comments · 1.4k views

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Dota 2 players from team Arrow Gaming that were involved in a match-fixing scandal, have reformed under the team name “We Are Sorry”. The team  has been allowed to play in the upcoming Vietnam Champion League Season 2 as the organiser of the tournament believes that the players have turned over a new leaf.

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Steam Games Are Now Region Locked, No More Gifting Titles Outside Regions

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 11 Comments · 1.7k views

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Steam has quietly region-locked all games, regardless of publisher settings. This means that people are no longer able to trade or gift Steam titles outside of their respective regions, which has raised concerns that trading between gamers is at an end.

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Humble Bundle Reaches New Milestone; $50 Million Raised For Charity

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 1 Comment · 346 views

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Under paying for video games has been doing the world a lot of good, at least if Humble Bundle has anything to say about it. The pay-what-you-want bundle site has raised some US$50 million over the four years it has been operating; and this is only what has been given to charity.

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League Of Legend’s The Legend Circuit To Conclude on 27 And 28 Of December At KLCC

by Nicklaus Law · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 527 views

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The Legend Circuit, a league for renowned MOBA game League of Legends, will come to a conclusion towards the end of December at KLCC. Eight teams which are comprised of two local teams and two Singaporean teams will battle it out for a chance at clinching the first place prize of RM 25,000.

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Twitch.tv Purchases Good Game Agency

by Nicklaus Law · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 142 views

Good Game Agency, most notable for owning renowned western eSports teams Evil Geniuses and The Alliance, has been bought by Twitch.tv. Ever since its inception over a decade ago, Good Game Agency has always been pushing for a successful eSports scene in the form of supporting eSports teams, live video game broadcasting agencies and even hosting its very own DoTA 2 league.

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World Of Tanks Blitz Arrives On Android, Introduces British Armour

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 766 views

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World of Tanks Blitz, the mobile app version of the popular tank action simulator, has finally arrived on Android. The update also brings with it cross-platform play with iOS, a new map, new crew skills, and large number of iconic British tanks.

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The Game Awards 2014 Concludes With Wins For Ubisoft And Nintendo

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1k views

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The inaugural Game Awards concluded over the weekend as the video game industry recognised the best work done by developers, publishers, and even fans. Most of the winners were expected to win, although Nintendo has appeared to continue its resurgence by being named Developer of the Year.

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First eSports Team Sponsored By Porn Appears

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 1.9k views

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A Spanish eSports team will be the first pro-gaming group sponsored by a porn site; what this means is still unknown. What is known is that the eSports club known as Play2Win will be forming Team YP to take part in Dota 2 competitions, taking on the initials of its new sponsor.

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Counter Strike Tournament Hit By More Controversy

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.8k views

The weekend was an extremely eventful one for Counter Strike Global Offensive fans following the Dreamhack Winter tournament. Teams Fnatic and LDLC were ordered to replay a quarter finals match after it was discovered that Fnatic was using an illegal boost to overturn their losing streak against LDLC.

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Selangor Cyber Games Happening on 13th and 14th December

by Andrew Cheng · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 1k views

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Aspiring professional gamers can test out their skills at the Selangor Cyber Games that is happening on the 13th and 14th December at Encorp Strand Mall in Kota Damansara. This event is jointly organised by the government of Selangor with a total prize pool of RM30,000. eSports isn’t exactly a big thing yet in Malaysia, so it’s always good to see an eSport event taking place locally – especially with some form of backing from the authorities.

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