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The US Army is losing the war in Discord

On Tuesday, chat app Discord announced an initiative to make the service more open and inclusive to communities beyond gaming. On Twitter, the U.S. Army’s esports account —which has its own professional team of gamers — made the mistake of responding to the news with “UwU,” followed by some heart…
bubmag
July 1, 2020
eSports

Bdd leads Gen.G to sweep in LCK Summer Split

Mid laner Bo-seong “Bdd” Gwak put together back-to-back MVP performances to lead Gen.G to a sweep of SeolHaeOne Prince in the League of Legends Champions Korea Summer Split on Saturday. Gen.G moved to 3-1 with the win, while SeolHaeOne Prince dropped to 1-3. In the day’s other action, DAMWON Gaming…
bubmag
June 27, 2020
eSports

Dr Disrespect banned by Twitch, this time it’s reportedly permanent

Twitch has banned streamer Dr Disrespect from the service, and this time it’s reported to be a permanent ban.Update: The former streamer issued a carefully worded statement on Sunday saying that he wasn’t notified “on the specific reason” behind Twitch’s decision. Champions Club, Twitch has not notified me on the…
bubmag
June 27, 2020
eSports

Spirit, Na’Vi reach playoffs at WePlay! Clutch Island

Team Spirit and Natus Vincere claimed the final two playoff spots with victories on Thursday during Stage 3 of the $50,000 WePlay! Clutch Island online event. Spirit swept ESPADA 2-0 in the Group A decider match, and Na’Vi did the same to Gambit Youngsters in Group B. Both winners advanced…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
eSports

Counter-Strike Is Now Old Enough To Drink

On June 19, 1999, Minh Le and Jess Cliffe released a humble little mod for the original Half-Life called “Counter-Strike”. In 2020, 21 years later, it is still one of the most popular video games on the planet.I remember playing the mod at the time—not right at launch, but sometime…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
eSports

W Series champion Jamie Chadwick moving up to Regional F3

LONDON — Jamie Chadwick, the first champion of the all-female W Series, may not be back to defend her title next year after securing a coveted seat in the Regional European Formula Three championship. The 22-year-old Briton announced on Tuesday she is moving up the motorsport ladder and taking on…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
eSports

PAX West Is The Latest Gaming Event To Go Online Due To Covid-19

Photo: Dabe (PAX )This year’s PAX West and PAX Australia gaming conventions are cancelled and will be replaced by PAX Online, a series of live-streamed shows, panel discussions, and video game demos taking place from September 12-20, the show’s organizers announced today.PAX conventions are typically a chance for people to…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
eSports

PAX Online to replace PAX West and Australia this year

Source: PAXWhat you need to knowPAX West and PAX Australia 2020 have been canceled. PAX Online will serve as a replacement for both, spanning nine days. PAX Online aims to over a 24/7 stream of content, events, and gameplay. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on the…
bubmag
June 16, 2020