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Level-5 expanding to United States sometime this fall


Jun 03
Level-5 is a development studio near and dear to the hearts of gamers everywhere. As the current development team behind the latest Dragon Quest games, White Knight Chronicles, the entire Professor Layton series, as well as t... read
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Teenager drops out of school to focus on Guitar Hero career


Aug 17
Meet Blake Peebles, a sixteen year-old from North Carolina who has aspirations of professional gaming. He's so serious about it that he's dropped out of high school to focus on improving his skills full-time, according to thi... read
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Pure Pwnage episode 17 has arrived


Aug 15
The latest addition to the Pure Pwnage series, "Just the Guys Part 1," is finally here. The episode kicks off with a parody of the beloved Zero Punctuation, as seen above.Episode 17 has a Super Smash Bros. Brawl mar... read
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It's 1945 all over again as US proves itself best in the world (in gaming)


Oct 07
According to a press release sent through the Destructonet moments ago, Team USA -- whose alternate name: Team Eagles With Guitars And Bitchin' Machine Guns seemed too inflammatory -- has claimed overall victory at the just-c... read
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WSVG has been fragged, effective immediately: Millions homeless, stunned.


Sep 13
Game|Life has word (corroborated seconds ago by the WSVG home page) of the end of an era in gaming: the shuttering of the World Series of Video Games. We've brought you news on the WSVG's ventures before, from their dealings ... read
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How talented are you with your MOUTH?


Jun 17
I got back from MLG Meadowlands today, and while I was there I chilled with a lot of friends I haven't seen in a while, but I also met some really awesome people. There was one person in particular, who I simply thought was a... read
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Maybe with this mousepad, you won't blow quite so hard


Jun 11
That's a big maybe. For 50 bones, you can frag, strafe, and try not to suck with ease! Enter the Steelseries SX mousepad, designed specifically for fast-paced P.C. shooters. The SX's shtick is that it is not only quie... read
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Another professional gaming channel set to launch ... but in the UK


May 15
While pro gaming is certainly huge in the likes of Asia and across Europe, it really hasn't caught on quite yet in the States. We have our own e-sports channel on DIRECTV, but who in the hell has DIRECTV? The latest profe... read
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Pro gaming circuit announces a $5 million annual player payroll


Apr 26
Pro gaming is the future of sports. We're starting to see little hints at it now, but believe me, this genre will be huge -- just ask Asia and Europe. The latest step in this growing field is the announcement today by the... read
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South Korean StarCraft championships video leaves me ... well, speechless


Mar 24
Oh the pageantry of two nerds sitting at a computer surrounded by adoring crowds, bright lights and the pressure of being the best ... simply the best. Color me weird, but I always found the way professional gaming was handled and appreciated overseas to be fascinating and this video is a perfect example of why. Any chance we could ever see a spectacle like this in the U.S.? I doubt it. read
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Epileptic Gaming: Live tonight


Feb 12
Our newly-adopted buddies over at Epileptic Gaming sent us a reminder today that their usual live Thursday show is actually tonight. That's right, tonight at 7 p.m. the Epileptic boys will be broadcasting their most excellent show. Best part is, you can get involved via Skype. Call in and let your gamer voice be heard!Watch them on Stickam right here.  read
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Konami launches MGS: Subsistence league


Jan 22
Metal Gear Solid: Subsistence isn't exactly a common game you'd expect find in a pro tournament, but there's a new competition forming that may usher it in if it catches on in Europe. The MGS3 Substinence League, ... read
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Otronicon v2: A festival of games, pwning


Jan 14
We took the red eye out of Vegas and a road trip to visit Otronicon V2 in Orlando, Florida: a festival of video games and series of video game tournaments hosted by The Professional Gamer's League and the Orlando Scien... read
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CES 2007: Rafik "LoSt CaUzE" Bryant kicked my ass


Jan 11
We had the pleasure of getting utterly pwned by the pro gamer (an emasculating score of 10 to -1, mind you) who also went home with $100,000 from AblePlanet; a headphone company sponsoring his Quake 4 habit. Rafik practices ... read
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Pro gaming hits CBS today


Dec 30
In a continual baby step effort toward mainstream attention, and ultimately success, pro gaming plops into the major network light today when CBS airs today at 3 p.m. Eastern the Video Game Super Stars program. The show will... read
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Teenage girl teaches pwning


Dec 28
It's hard to believe that a 15-year-old girl plays Halo, let alone the fact that she could teach you how to pwn. Bonnie "Xena" Burton, a member of the PMS Clan, has traded babysitting jobs for teaching new game... read
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Pro gaming about to step into the mainstream


Dec 04
Continuing the march toward social-wide acceptance, the world of professional gaming is about to get some major network love. CBS has just announced a deal with the World Series of Video Games that will spotlight not only the... read






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