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Trading Hearthstone cards isn't possible currently, but should Blizzard revisit the issue?

Why Blizzard Doesn’t Allow Trading in Hearthstone

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Have you ever wondered why we aren’t allowed to trade cards in Hearthstone? After all, I have Rexxar’s Death Knight that I don’t want, and you have Jaina’s. It would be pretty nice if we could just pass them...
HyperX Cloud Flight headset

Product Review: HyperX Cloud Flight

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If you’re thinking about upgrading your gaming headset, I highly recommend checking out HyperX’s new Cloud Flight. I’d been using an older headset and microphone for a while, but the HyperX Cloud Flight has changed everything for me. The Hardware At...

Hardware Review: HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset

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The HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset is not a gaming headset. It is instead a duel-class all day use headset, and I believe that is exactly what they set out to achieve. HyperX has a history of creating comfortable products,...
Gamer Gloves being used on a keyboard.

Product Review: Gamer Gloves

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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...
Sneaky

Have You Seen Sneaky Cosplay? Because You Should

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Zach Scuderi is the King of Cosplay The first time I heard about League of Legends was at Fan Expo Canada, about six years ago. Some of my friends that I was attending with were cosplaying their favourite champions: Varus...
Captains Draft 4.0

Balancing Fame & Professionalism: Accountability in Esports

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We're living in an age of esports where each title is fighting for their place in the spotlight. Valve's popular title Dota 2 has been changing their tournament format to allow for more second and third tiered production companies...
Live Streaming Screen

Streaming Rights and Choices for ESL Tournaments

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ESL vs. Dota 2 Viewers In case you've been out of the loop, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) and Dota 2 viewers just had an epic face-off. What a way for the Dota 2 community to kick off 2018. In the...
Two cartoon people yelling at each other.

Gamer Rage: When Gaming Is No Longer an Escape

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Threads pop up every so often on various MOBA subreddits discussing gamer rage issues. A lot of players are aware that they have a problem, but don't know how to deal with it, or in some cases, don't care...
Dota 2 Microtransactions

Dota 2 and Microtransaction Madness

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Many games use some form of microtransactions, and Dota is no exception. Dota 2 microtransactions are what help keep Valve's free-to-play game afloat, but there are plenty of reasons to criticize the current monetization model. Detractors of League of Legends...
The life of a left-handed gamer.

The Life of a Left-Handed Gamer

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Handedness is a preference for using one hand over the other for fine motor tasks, such as throwing a ball or writing. As much as 90% of the population is right-handed and only about 10% are left-handed. Because of...
In a year filled with so much crazy Dota 2 action, which plays will stand the test of time?

The Best Dota 2 Plays of 2017

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It's the end of the year, which means it's time for lists and countdowns. We already covered the biggest Dota drama of 2017 earlier this month, so let's end 2017 on a more positive note and go over the...
Why was Universe kicked from EG?

Universe Kicked from EG: Scapegoating or Stroke of Genius?

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Saahil "Universe" Arora used to play offlane for North America's top Dota 2 team, Evil Geniuses (EG). Universe currently has the third highest career earnings of all esports players. He's played Dota 2 professionally since the game's inception in 2011....