Take Care of Your Teammates: Are You Crossing the Line?

It's easy to forget that you're playing with real people sometimes. If you're mad or frustrated at your teammates, nobody can stop you from expressing that. But there's a big difference between insulting someone's in-game abilities and insulting them as a...
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What to Watch in between Tournaments: Dota 2 Streamers Guide

I never thought I’d say this, but where I used to have tournament fatigue, I now instead wish there were more Dota tournaments going on right now. One of the downsides of the Majors system is the lull period in...
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Zirene Interview: Who Wants to Be a Caster?

Zirene Interview Aidan "Zirene" Moon has emerged as a talented color caster with the North American LCS broadcast team, in large part due to an endless pursuit of perfecting his art. He has been a caster at just about every...

The Best Sets in Dota 2

Anyone who knows anything about MOBAs like Dota 2 will appreciate that for many players it's not just about winning. It's looking good whilst styling over your opponents that really counts. Decking your hero out in your favourite cosmetics is...

CS:GO’s Accuracy Update: Let’s Talk about Your One Taps

It's been eleven days since Valve's massive accuracy update to CS:GO went live. The changes, announced via an official blog post titled "Second Shot," offered a surface-level explanation of how the update would affect spraying, bursting, and tapping with the AK-47, M4A4,...
Pokemon Go Community

A Warm, Fuzzy Feeling – the Pokemon Go Community

So I'm a bit of a latecomer to Pokemon GO. I've been tentatively excited about it since the teaser trailer was released, but I was deliberately trying to not get my hopes up too much. In joining late, I...
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The Overwatch Community Makes Me Want to Punch Myself

There's a special kind of immaturity that has taken hold of the Overwatch community with the launch of the game's highly anticipated competitive mode. It isn't your garden-variety "hurr durr I did your mom dude LOL." It isn't raging teenagers...

Vandiril: Building a Sandbox from Spaghetti

Since League of Legends' inception, its audience has been clamoring for a sandbox mode - a game style where any, and every, parameter could be altered to its most extreme. Over half a decade later, it's still not with...

KayPea Interview at EGLX 2016

At EGLX 2016, Esports Edition had the opportunity to meet and interview the League of Legends Streamer and personality, KayPeaLol. We took some time to find out more about her experiences playing League and her career as a streamer. Some...
Strife MOBA

Strife: The Game That Could Have Been

Strife is the greatest MOBA you’ve never heard of. It threw out all the rules of traditional MOBAs and created something entirely new and exciting. It single-handedly solved the myriad of problems plaguing team games while still maintaining a...

CS:GO on LAN: The Way It’s Meant to Be Played?

The LAN is a cultural institution unto itself in the world of professional Counter-Strike. I was talking with a colleague the other day about the upcoming MLG Columbus Major. As an avid League of Legends follower, they were curious...

Professionalism and Dota 2: A Case for the Middle Ground

Pretty much everyone with a passing interest in esports has heard about James "2GD" Harding's dismissal from the Shanghai Major panel. It's apparent that emotions are running high. Gabe Newell, the CEO of Valve, called Harding "an ass" on...