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EA’s Tetris to vanish in April

EA's Tetris to vanish forever in April

Electronic Art’s (EA) spin on the classic retro game Tetris is set to vanish indefinitely on April 21, including on devices its already installed on. The app first debuted back in 2011 and enjoyed much success but it will now be gone forever, at least the version developed by the publishing giant. The reasoning behind […]

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Top three CS:GO players have earned $5.1 million

Top three CS:GO players have earned $5.1 million

The top three highest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) earners have accumulated $5.1 million as of January 2020. While eSports itself is a relatively new term and industry, CS:GO has been competitive for many years. The current title has only been available for seven years, but the original version debuted in 2004. Many tournaments offer prize […]

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TikTok creator wants to dominate mobile gaming market

TikTok creator wants to dominate mobile gaming market

TikTok creator ByteDance has declared its intentions to dominate the mobile gaming market as it looks to release a series of games this year. Its social media app has effectively taken over teen’s worlds across the globe, beginning as a viral trend before becoming a fully-fledged phenomenon. Its predominantly used for creating short lip-synchronised videos […]

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Half-Life games free on Steam until Alyx release

Half-Life games on free on Steam until Alyx release

With Half-Life: Alyx mere months away, Valve’s beloved earlier entries to the franchise are currently available for free on Steam. While the upcoming game is far from a direct sequel to the first and second titles, it set the world on fire when it was announced. It also marks the first time the mainstream gaming […]

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ELEAGUE to host eSports show on TBS

ELEAGUE to host late-night eSports show on TBS

In collaboration with both live streaming platform Twitch and American television network TBS, ELEAGUE will be hosting a late-night eSports show. The industry has been booming for some time now, with prize pools gradually increasing to dizzying heights and worldwide interest far from satiated. While some video games, such as FIFA, haven’t taken flight others […]

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Team Vitality hires former pro tennis and poker players

Team Vitality hires former pro tennis and poker players

Global eSports organisation Team Vitality has added former professional tennis and poker players to its team of performance experts. It is one of only 10 teams in the League of Legends European Championship and has gathered more than 20 million followers across its social media channels. Its notable sponsors include Adidas, Renault, Orange and Red […]

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