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PewDiePie makes yet another racial slur during videogame live stream

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PewDiePie is in deep water, again.Image: WireImage PewDiePie is at the centre of a controversy, once again.  SEE ALSO: PewDiePie after Charlottesville: ‘Nazi memes are not even that funny anymore’ YouTube’s highest paid and most prominent personality, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, used a racial slur during a livestream video playing Battle Royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.  In the video, PewDiePie can be seen getting frustrated with another …

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In Chat Rooms, Unite the Right Organizers Planned to Obscure Their Racism

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… let the left look like idiots.” This planning occurred via the online platform Discord. Originally created for video gaming enthusiasts to converse via text and calls while playing their favorite games, Discord became a meetup place for members of the far right in the run-up to the 2016 election. Many of the Discord channels Reveal reviewed were shut down by the company in the days following the Charlottesville rally. More than 35,000 messages from the “Charlottesville 2.0” …

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This ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘Crash Bandicoot’ mashup is worth a watch

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Mashups are one of things on the internet that never seem to get old, but as this mashup proves, they’re definitely getting weirder. YouTuber Octopimp created this brilliantly scary mashup of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” except in place of the words it’s just Crash Bandicoot saying “whoa.” It’s oddly terrifying and equally entertaining. If that wasn’t enough weirdness for you, check out this rendition of Jason Derulo’s …

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‘Mighty No. 9’ continues to disappoint Kickstarter backers as rewards come in

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… criticisms of Mighty No. 9, including its multiple release delays, the developer trying to Kickstart another game project before Mighty No. 9 even came out, a horrible trailer, and then a poorly received finished product. WATCH: Old-school arcade games have made a comeback at this underground gaming tournament Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/07/26/might-no-9-box/ …

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Burger King is infiltrating online games to take your Whopper order

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Image: STUDIOPORTOSABBIA/Shutterstock It’s over, everyone. Capitalism has won and every single one of us bears the banner of defeat. Burger King is now using video games to try to peddle their food into our gaping mouths, because nothing in this world is sacred. Undeterred by their failed 2006 advergame Sneak King, the fast food company is now hiring a team of gamers to play alongside us in online PlayStation games to sell us food. We wish we were making this up, but alas. Burger …

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A look ahead at the 2017 ‘League of Legends’ Season 7

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… third seed team that wasnt expected to make Worlds in the first place, can push the legendary SKT to five games in the finals, then you know this region is not to be underestimated. Their expectations are always high, and the Korean dominance shows no signs of waning into next year. Tencent LoL Pro League (LPL) Image: LOLESPORTS This could have been the year that Chinas LPL rose to challenge the long-standing Korean dominance. In the lead-up to Worlds, both Edward gaming and Royal Never …

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League of Legends World Championship prize pool grows to $4 million

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LOS ANGELES The League of Legends World Championship prize purse has doubled from its original $2 million to $4 million. The top team will take home 40% of the pot which is still growing. SEE ALSO: Here are the teams in the ‘League of Legends’ Worlds quarterfinals For the first time ever LoL is taking the crowdfunding approach, and it’s paid off in a big way. But rather than asking for donations, Riot is also allocating 25% of every in-game sale from character skins …

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Katamari Damacy Creators New Game Is Overwhelming Insanity

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… Katamari Damacy, the hyper-colorful tale of a tiny cosmic prince, his alcoholic father, and a ball that can roll up anything, Keita Takahashi is one of the most consistently fun creators in gaming. His work is always surprising, always funny, always suffused with just a hint of an uncanny edge. In 2009’s Noby Noby Boy, the eponymous Boy stretches lovingly toward the aether, every player cumulatively adding their stretched forms together to empower Girl to stretch through the horizon. Six …

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Esports teams need sponsors to pay the bills, just like regular sports teams

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… gaming-oriented brands are getting interested too. Which leads to MeUndies sponsoring Immortals, a deal announced Tuesday morning. Immortals is one of the hottest new esports organizations, acquiring a dominant League of Legends team in October 2015 and a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team in June this year. The LoL team is running down the competition, already ranking first in the North American League of Legend Championship Series. “Esports fans can be particularly hostile when it …

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Esports value could hit $1.23 billion by 2019, report says

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Image: michael gilday/mashable Between advertising, sponsorships and more, esports as a whole make up an industry worth about $892 million, according to SuperData Research, and that number is expected to grow. SEE ALSO: ‘Overwatch’ anime is something we would definitely watch According to SuperData’s “Esports The 2016 Report,” the biggest money makers are advertisements and sponsorships, which means companies are paying big bucks to put their logos and products …

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