Posts Tagged ‘E-sports’

Quote of the Day

“This tournament will be the first time Dota 2 is shown in public, and will take place August 17th -21st at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. […] The winning team will receive $1 million.” –, emphasis mine Holy Check. (Literally even.) Now that is what I call hype.

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Professional Gaming Journalism. Not.

I enjoy watching e-sports, other people don’t. E-sports are like pretty much everything else that way (except, maybe, for parfait.)  If I wrote a post spitting on and belittling e-sports I’d probably get some harsh comments, but on a personal blog I can pretty much say whatever I want. I’d expect sites that aspire to […]

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League of Legends as a Spectator Sport

After this weekend, there can be no question that League of Legends is not only an e-sport but also one that can attract huge audiences. They hit the 200k viewers mark on their live stream from Dreamhack – and that’s with other popular streams on as well, such as Day[9] commenting Starcraft 2. The Riot […]

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Calling for an E-Sports Bar

It’s been more than a year since I first got access to the Starcraft II beta and I have pretty much stopped playing long ago. What hasn’t stopped is my interest in watching televised matches. While I can’t really afford the time needed to watch each and every game in every major league, I still […]

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GSL Week One

I’m trying to keep my Starcraft 2 posts to a minimum because hardly any of my regular readers actually care. Also, I get a bazillion Google hits whenever I post on Starcraft which just hides the real hits that I care about. Today I can’t help myself though.  with the insane reward of about $85,700 […]

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GomTV Global Starcraft 2 League

I talked earlier this year about how GomTV acquired exclusive rights for Starcraft 2 broadcasting in South Korea. Well, it seems that this exclusive deal is working out for the players, as GomTV just announced a huge world-wide Starcraft II league with payoffs that are through the roof the other day. There will be monthly […]

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Do Sports Really Need To Be Fair?

The football world cup is on and millions (if not billions) of people who usually don’t care much about sports in general and football in particular are watching it and cheering for their respective teams. I am one of those people, finding myself highly entertained not only by my team’s matches but also by other […]

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How Far Does Intellectual Property Go?

I don’t know about you, but copyright law is really starting to make me sick. I completely agree with the notion that an individual’s or even a company’s creations must be protected from blatant copying or we will end up seeing the iPed everywhere. But at what point does reasonable protection of intellectual property stop […]

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