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  • THEY CHANGED THE DOTA 2 MAP

    Published at destructoid - 5 readers

    timeline following:⇓ Dota 2Techies, the explosive and suicidal Dota 2 Hero, is finally coming to the game next week, as detailed in the latest Dota 2 blog update. I've never played Techies in DOTA, but here's what I've gathered so far: Techie...more Believe it or not, in all my time spent in Dota 2, I've never played a single solo matchmaking game.

  • Report: Xbox One Not Just For Gamers

    Gaming Cypher - - 2 readers - Many of us remember when game consoles had a very specific (and limited) audience of kids and young adults who used the games to escape into worlds of sports, fantasy, sci-fi and Mario Bros. Today, gaming consoles have evolved into full-on entertainment systems with Microsoft’s original Xbox being one of the most impactful.
  • e-Sports “not a real sport” according to ESPN President

    The Gamer Headlines - - 1 readers - What a way to burn gamers everywhere. The head of ESPN, the network that streamed DOTA 2’s 10 million dollar championship, has stated that “e-Sports is not a sport”. When asked about Amazon’s purchase of Twitch, this was one of his replies: “E-Sports is not a sport—it’s a competition. Chess is a competition. Checkers is a competition. Mostly, I’m interested in doing real sports.

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  • Report: Xbox One Not Just For Gamers

    …, when you want • ESPN: Personalized sports updates • GoPro: Experience the world first hand • Internet Explorer: Browse the web like a champ • Skype: Video chat from the comfort of your couch • TED: Get inspired anytime So whether you’re a hard core gamer, a mom looking for entertainment on a budget, or a college student looking to stay connected…

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  • MLG Announces US’s First eSports Arena In Columbus, Ohio

    … assuredly launch professional gaming into the limelight even more than the limited ESPN coverage that was offered to DOTA’s tournament earlier this year. Honestly, there isn’t much of a need for MLG to worry about ESPN’s coverage of their events as usage of Twitch for viewership has truly popularized gaming tournament viewership in a bit way. With MLG’s…

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  • THEY CHANGED THE DOTA 2 MAP

    …! Yesterday was as exciting as it was heartbreaking for some, but that's just the way things go when over $10 million is on...moreYou can watch the $10+ million Dota 2 tournament The International on Twitch, or in-game, or, huh, even on ESPN. Valve is collaborating with the sports network for coverage this weekend. Notably, ESPN2 will have an exclusive…

    5 readers - destructoid - Dota 2 -
  • The Xbox One NFL App Needs Serious Improvements

    … time and dedication would do well to at least offer box scores so we can see who's scoring and when. Speaking of Yahoo... Where the heck is Yahoo? Do you use ESPN or CBS for fantasy football? Rad! You get to use the Xbox One's NFL app. Sadly, since all of my fantasy teams are on Yahoo, I can't. I don't know why one of the biggest fantasy football…

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  • ESPN President Says eSports is ‘Not a Sport’

    … go. If ESPN President John Skipper has anything to say about it, however, eSports’ reach won’t be that far. When asked point blank what he thinks of the growing popularity of eSports, Skipper’s response was that it is “not a sport.” ESPN’s President made the comments during the Code/Media Series: New York conference and made no qualms about what…

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  • ESPN Boss Says eSport is Not a “Real Sport”

    ….” The latest person to speak out about eSports not necessarily being a “real sport” is none other than the boss of probably one of the largest sporting organisations and TV networks in the US, ESPN President John Skipper. Skipper apparently doesn’t have a lot of time for video games, what with being the boss of ESPN and all, but even so, he doesn’t…

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  • ESPN President Says eSports Isn’t An Actual Sport

    …ESPN president John Skipper says that eSports are not an actual sport, but says they’re more like a competition much like chess or checkers. Skipper’s comments came about during Re/code’s Code/Media Series conference when he was asked what he thought about Amazon’s recent acquisition of Twitch. “It’s not a sport—it’s a competition. Chess is a competition. Checkers is a competition. “Mostly, I’m interested in doing real sports.” Filed under: Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony Tagged: espn, esports, twitch…

    7 readers - My Nintendo News - President -
  • e-Sports “not a real sport” according to ESPN President

    …What a way to burn gamers everywhere. The head of ESPN, the network that streamed DOTA 2’s 10 million dollar championship, has stated that “e-Sports is not a sport”. When asked about Amazon’s purchase of Twitch, this was one of his replies: “E-Sports is not a sport—it’s a competition. Chess is a competition. Checkers is a competition. Mostly, I’m…

    1 readers - The Gamer Headlines - President -
  • ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith Over Controversial Domestic Abuse Comments

    …Stephen A. Smith is paid for his opinions, but this time, the ESPN host definitely put his foot in his mouth. The First Take host has been suspended by the network over the controversial comments he made concerning domestic abuse on Friday’s episode. Smith was talking about Ray Rice’s two-game suspension in the wake of an alleged domestic abuse…

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  • The International was watched by over 20 million people

    … that players use. The International was also broadcast using the game’s built in streamer, and in a historic move on ESPN, the first time that a major eSports event has made it traditional sports media. While this growth is incredibly impressive, this is still behind Riot’s League of Legends however, which during it’s last season finale racked up over…

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  • ESPN Looking to Expand Competitive Gaming Programming

    … and the coverage it received from the worldwide leader in sports, ESPN. According to The Daily Dot, ESPN was pleased with how their first serious foray into competitive gaming went. Pleased enough, in fact, that the network is looking to expand its presence in the scene. “ESPN have seen enough recent successes with esports and are about to double…

    9 readers - Shoryuken - Programming -


  • ESPN Delighted with Results of Dota 2 Coverage

    …Recently ESPN provided some coverage for The International 4, Valve’s 10 million dollar Dota 2 tournament. The competition was shown on ESPN 3 whilst ESPN2 featured a one-off show about the tournament. This marked one of the first times the mainstream media has featured an eSports event on their network. This marks a big step for the industry…

    2 readers - The Gamer Headlines - Dota 2 -
  • Some Sports Fans Upset ESPN Is Airing Video Game Tournaments

    …This weekend, ESPN2 aired a preview for the grand finals of Dota 2's The International, the 10 million-dollar tournament for the very popular video game. The move is kind of a big deal—arguably, it grants competitive gaming more mainstream legitimacy. But not everyone was happy to see Dota 2 on ESPN. Read more...…

    7 readers - Patricia Hernandez - Kotaku -

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