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Top 5 Champions for Climbing in League of Legends

Easiest Way to Climb in League of Legends Climbing the ranks in League of Legends can be difficult. It’s a lot harder when you cannot play your role of choice. In case you fall victim to the queue curse, here...
Gamer Gloves being used on a keyboard.

Product Review: Gamer Gloves

When you hear the term “gaming gloves,” what do you think of? Most people might think it’s a ruse, but I’m here to tell you that’s not true. I got a chance to try some out so you’ll know...

Get Ready: Overwatch Season 10 Is Here

As of 8:00 pm EST on April 27th, Overwatch's ninth season came to a close. It was an interesting one - the (not so) new map, Blizzard World, was released into competitive play properly, and Moira, D.va and Lucio...

Overwatch: Season 9 Is Here

Season 9 Has Arrived! Are you ready? On Sunday, Overwatch’s eighth competitive season came to a close, and after a short off-season, we’re now up and running again for the ninth competitive season. Although it’s only been two days, there are...
AnyKey is leading the charge in the fight for making the world of gaming a more inclusive and welcoming for everyone.

AnyKey’s Unique Approach To Tackling Gaming Toxicity

Foul language. Targeted harassment. Throwing games to piss off your teammates. Raiding a stream with inappropriate spam. Threats to leak personal information. There's a lot of behavior that fits under the umbrella of "toxicity" in gaming. While report and...
Overwatch esports still isn't attracting viewers the way many expected it to. What can Blizzard do to fix this?

Why Overwatch Esports (Still) Sucks

Despite the commercial and critical success of Overwatch, the game's professional scene has still failed to attract a following. Blizzard hosted the Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon this year, but viewership of the tournament was, for the most part,...
Hearthstone's next expansion needs to address the game's ongoing power creep issues.

Hearthstone’s Next Expansion Needs to Address Power Creep

As the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion continues to run out of steam, it’s time to start looking forward. What are we looking for in the next Hearthstone expansion? This time, that question is harder to answer than...
This terrible Teemo hat is sold by Riot Games. Unfortunately.

The Worst League of Legends Merchandise on the Internet

I already hate most fan merch, but how do I separate the truly “bad” from just “stuff I don’t like?” After searching for every type of knick-knack and article of clothing, I discovered that half of all bad League...
We interviewed Chris Wilson, a Lead Designer and Producer at Grinding Gear Games, about Path of Exile's Fall of Oriath expansion, third-party programs and services, and game optimization.

Interview with Chris Wilson: What’s Next for Path of Exile?

Chris Wilson is a Producer and Lead Designer at Grinding Gear Games, and he took some time out of a much-needed vacation to chat with Esports Edition about Path of Exile's The Fall of Oriath expansion, the current state of...
New player watching League of Legends for the first time? This guide should help.

Worlds 2017: How to Watch League of Legends as a Newcomer

If you follow esports or competitive gaming, you have probably heard of League of Legends. The 2017 World Championships kicked off last Saturday (9/23), and the event runs for 43 days -- that means that now is the perfect...
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The Definitive Guide to Playmaking in League of Legends

In League of Legends, playmaking begins with an assessment of the current game state. When you're trying to make a play, it's important that your team doesn't allocate more resources than necessary, otherwise you'll expose yourself to retaliation across...
North America doesn't have the same PC bang culture as South Korea, but it's only a matter of time until that changes.

Gamer Space: Reimagining the PC Bang

It's a little past 1:00 AM. I've just stumbled out of the gated doors of Net8 Esports Arena, a PC bang in Richmond, British Columbia after a 3-hour Overwatch/League of Legends session with a group of longtime friends. My eyes are...