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Yesterday | Gamasutra

3 million people watched the ESL Counter Strike finals last week

Newsbrief : The eSports League recorded peak concurrent viewer figures of more than 400,000 people for last week's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition at Gamescom.

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Related Topix: The Counter-Strike Team, Counter-Strike, Video Games, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Yesterday | Eurogamer

Game developers would most like to work for Valve, survey finds

An Independent Game Developers Association survey of more than 2200 developers asked participants for their most desirable publishers and developers, and Valve came out on top - ahead of "my own company".

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Related Topix: Dota 2, Video Games, Kirkland, WA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ars Technica

Analyst: Downloadable titles make up 92% of PC games market

Anyone paying vague attention to the PC games market has long known that it's a space dominated by downloadable titles.

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Related Topix: Payday 2, 505 Games, Video Games, Overkill Software, Dota 2

ActionTrip

CS: Global Offensive Top-Seller on Steam

DayZ was the top-selling title on Steam last week , but this week Counter-Strike: Global Offensive takes the lead.

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Related Topix: Dean 'Rocket' Hall, DayZ, Bohemia Interactive, Video Games, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Eurogamer

Defense Grid 2 release date set for September

Developer Hidden Path Entertainment made the reveal this week at Gamescom, where it's demoing its user-created content tool, DG Architect.

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Related Topix: Hidden Path Entertainment, Defense Grid 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, The, Deep Silver

Hispanic Business

Evolve Wins Gamescom 2014 'Best of Show' Award

Evolve dominated Gamescom 2014, winning five of the thirteen award categories, the most official awards any game has ever won at Gamescom.

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Related Topix: XCOM, 2K Marin, 2K Games, Video Games, Game., Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, The, Deep Silver, Irrational Games, BioShock, Microsoft Xbox

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cinema Blend News

World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor's Cinematic Trailer, Explained

Blizzard debuted World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor 's cinematic trailer today as promised.

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Related Topix: World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Portal

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cinema Blend News

HyperX Cloud White, Logitech G402 Prep For Back-To-School Gaming

New gaming devices getting lost in the shuffle is nothing new. Two new devices that have been or are being overlooked due to all the big news rolling out of GamesCom includes the HyperX Cloud White gaming headset and Logitech's latest G402 Hyperion Fury gaming mouse.

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Related Topix: White, _No Company, Video Games, Mice, The, Deep Silver, Blizzard Entertainment, Starcraft II, Counter-Strike, The Counter-Strike Team

Computer And Video Games

Skylanders Minis characters revealed

The Skylanders Minis line will start off with 16 fun-sized counterparts to existing characters.

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Related Topix: Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Activision, Video Games, Portal

Tue Aug 12, 2014

GamersHell.com

Evolve Open Beta Exclusive to Xbox One Next January, gamescom 2014 Video/Screens

In the works at Turtle Rock Studios , creators of the cooperative shooter classic Left 4 Dead .

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, Video Games

Computer And Video Games

Evolve beta coming exclusively to Xbox One in January

The beta for Evolve will be coming exclusively to Xbox One in January, Microsoft announced on Tuesday during its Gamescom press conference.

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Related Topix: The, Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, Video Games, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Computer And Video Games

RIP Robin Williams, Hollywood actor and gaming hero

A veteran of decades of Hollywood movies such as Good Morning, Vietnam and Jumanji, Williams won an Academy Award in 1997 for his supporting role in Good Will Hunting.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Hollywood, Video Games, Comedy Movies, Good Will Hunting, War Movies, Drama Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Sierra Entertainment, Half-Life

ActionTrip

Dota 2 Mod Will Bring in League of Legends

I'm not sure how this concept could get any more meta. A modder for Dota 2 is in the process of mixing in League of Legends into Dota 2. I suppose we all should have seen this coming.

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Related Topix: Dota 2, Video Games

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Gaming Accessories: HyperX Cloud Pro Gaming Headset Review

Headsets are a must in the gaming accessory lives of avid PC gamers. They are used for pretty much everything, so it is important to have a quality headset while gaming for extended session in DOTA 2 or even Counter Strike.

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Related Topix: They, _No Company, Video Games, Dota 2

Fri Aug 08, 2014

IGN

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Relive the greatest adventures of the ultimate solder with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which includes the complete story of the Master Chief on one console for the first time ever.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Halo 4, Electronic Arts, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Left 4 Dead, Grand Theft Auto, X360, Microsoft Xbox

IGN

Leah B. Jackson Says Goodbye - IGN Arena Episode 9

IGN Arena fans, Leah is calling GG. The ring leader is moving on, but not before we recorded one last episode of IGN's MOBA and competitive gaming podcast with her.

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Related Topix: Dota 2, Video Games

Forbes.com

Twitch Muting Further Demonstrates Copyright Law Needs To Relax For Its Own Good

There have been two camps of reactions following Twitch's recent decision to mute certain VODs based on whether or not they contain copyrighted audio.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Twitch, Dota 2, Video Games, They, _No Company, The, Deep Silver

IGN

Brutal Shooter Insurgency Mulling Over PS4 and Xbox One

Game director Jeremy Blum revealed in a new update on Steam Community that he's mulling over bringing the game to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Related Topix: Game., Counter-Strike, The Counter-Strike Team, Video Games, New World Interactive, Insurgency, Microsoft Xbox, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Computer And Video Games

Activision teases the return of Sierra

Activision looks set to resurrect the Sierra Entertainment brand, the developer and publisher best known for multiple series of adventure games started in the 1980s such as King's Quest, Space Quest and Leisure Suit Larry.

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Related Topix: Sierra Entertainment, Half-Life, Video Games

Thu Aug 07, 2014

TechCrunch

Twitch On Defense After Abrupt Changes To Its Content Policies Anger Users

Recently the company announced changes to its VOD service and instituted an audio recognition service that mutes stored video content when it detects third-party music.

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Related Topix: Dota 2, Video Games

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