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ESL to host $250,000 CS:GO tournament

Esports event organiser ESL is again gathering the best Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams from around the world to fight for a community funded prize pool of $250,000. (more…)
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Turn your iPhone into a Pokédex using Siri

Forget having  to check your 3DS Pokédex every time you want to look up information on a Pokémon - now you can turn your iPhone into a Pokémon encyclopaedia using Siri and the Wolfram Alpha app. The app has updated its database with details on all the Pokémon available before X and Y (and those…
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How to get three shiny legendary Pokémon and Mega Blaziken

Pokémon fans will be able to get shiny versions of the following legendary Pokémon at select GAME stores in the UK and Gamestop in the US: Dialga, Giratina and Palkia. These shiny legendary Pokémon feature alternate colour schemes compared to their regular versions, and can be downloaded by bringing along your DS or 3DS and a copy…
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Avenged Sevenfold SCUF controller makes playing COD online Almost Easy

Avenged Sevenfold (A7X) has teamed up with Scuf Gaming to launch a pro Xbox 360 controller branded with the metal band's winged skull imagery: The SCUF Avenged. The Avenged Sevenfold 360 controller comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by members of the group, and it can be customised online to include remappable buttons, extra…
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League of Legends becomes professional sport

Online game League of Legends has been officially classified a professional sport in the US, developer Riot Games has confirmed, allowing esports players from overseas to obtain working visas. (more…)
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What do the big upcoming Nintendo games play like?

There are tons of new games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U on the horizon including Mario, Zelda and Pikmin titles. We test out Bayonetta 2, Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Pikmin 3, Sonic Lost World, Yoshi's New Island and Duck Tales at a recent…
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Xbox One: 12 reasons why you shouldn’t get carried away by PS4 hype

It's fair to say PlayStation 4 captured gamers' hearts and minds at E3 2013 last week with its lower price, pro used games stance and no 24-hour online check-in requirement (see this Amazon/Facebook poll for proof). But let's not write off the Xbox One too soon. Here are 12 reasons why you shouldn't get carried away…
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MCM London Comic Con gets esports league

The MCM London Comic Con has jumped onto the sports wagon with its first ever League of Legends tournament taking place this year. Sign ups for teams close on May 3rd, while the event itself takes place from Friday May 24th to Sunday May 26th. (more…)
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