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  • Blog Post: EVO Championships Broke Viewership Records

    The online game streaming site Twitch.tv says that the interest in this year's EVO game tournament drove online viewer numbers to new heights. The EVO Championship series drew, in total, 1.7 million unique viewers. The most popular match of the weekend was Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, with 144,848... More
  • Blog Post: Ukranian Team Wins A Cool $1,000,000 At Dota 2 Tourney

    The Dota 2 international tournament is over, and Ukranian team Na'Vi has taken home the top prize of one million bucks. The event was spread across five days at Gamescom 2011 in Germany, with 16 teams competing for the top purse. Na'Vi beat out EHOME in the best of five elimination series. Na'Vi... More
  • Blog Post: StarCraft II Factional Win Percentages Converging On 50 Percent

    Reddit user Ctushik has collated a huge set of data from popular competitive StarCraft II website Team Liquid to create a pretty graph of top players' win percentages for Terran, Protoss, and Zerg over the last six months. The biggest "imbalance" is a three-point swing in Terran's favor... More
  • Blog Post: StarCraft Legend Artosis Gets Punked By Forum Trolls

    South Korea's GOM-TV broadcasts the country's popular StarCraft and StarCraft II tournaments both in Korea and across the globe on the Internet. Artosis, a famous StarCraft player, has often served as an English speaking host for its events. In this particular Q&A session with users of the... More
  • Blog Post: Study: Pro Gamers Have Reactions Of Fighter Pilots, Bodies Of Chain Smokers

    A researcher from the University of Essex in the U.K. performed a number of tests on competition-level gamers and compared the results against those of fighter pilots and professional athletes. The results showed mental acuity that rivaled the most elite examples in the other careers, while the gamers'... More
  • Blog Post: First WCG Halo 3: ODST Tourney Set For This Weekend

    What are you doing this weekend? Maybe you're planning to sit back and destroy the competition in Halo 3: ODST. If that's what's on your agenda, why not take a gaming road trip? If you're in the New York area, you can swing by the World Cyber Games event being held and watch 24 of the... More
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