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Counter-Strike Player Says He’s Been Offered Thousands For Match Fixing

Esports match fixing has been on the rise lately, so much so that we’ve seen charges, arrests and direct accusations of links to organised crime. And in perhaps the clearest signal of how rife things are getting locally, one player has spoken up about how much they’ve been offered to fix CSGO games.Read more… Continue […]

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Counter-Strike Player Says He’s Been Offered Thousands For Match Fixing

Esports match fixing has been on the rise lately, so much so that we’ve seen charges, arrests and direct accusations of links to organised crime. And in perhaps the clearest signal of how rife things are getting locally, one player has spoken up about how much they’ve been offered to fix CSGO games.Read more… Continue […]

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Flume’s seminal, self-titled debut LP celebrates eighth anniversary [Stream]

Before he was the globally ubiquitous, one-of-a-kind production force he’s known as today, Flume made a solid first step on his road to superstardom with his debut album in 2012. With hits like “Holdin’ On” and “Sleepless,” Flume’s self-titled record helped move the Aussie from SoundCloud phenomenon to a bona fide star in the rapidly […]

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Counter-Strike Pros Banned For Betting On Their Own Matches

The Esports Integrity Commission announced late Friday night that seven Australian Counter-Strike players have received year-long bans for “betting related offences”. In simpler terms, that means some Australians were playing in one of the more higher profile CSGO leagues — the Mountain Dew League run by ESEA — and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Sega Releases Unfinished, Troubled Golden Axe Demo That Was Cancelled Years Ago

A long time ago, in a far away country, a team of Sega developers started work on a collection of 2.5D remakes of some of the company’s classic series. The project was cancelled and never released, but Sega this week just decided fuck it, and released the Golden Axe one on Steam anyway.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Organizers of upcoming Australian music festival have unique plan to thwart COVID-19 spread

Coordinators of Good Day Sunshine music festival, a 5,000 capacity event taking place in Busselton, Western Australia, are gearing up for the October 31 event. With COVID-19 related concerns at the forefront of everyone’s minds, event organizers have devised a rather unorthodox method of hosting their event with the hopes that it will deter the […]

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Organizers of upcoming Australian music festival have unique plan to thwart COVID-19 spread

Coordinators of Good Day Sunshine music festival, a 5,000 capacity event taking place in Busselton, Western Australia, are gearing up for the October 31 event. With COVID-19 related concerns at the forefront of everyone’s minds, event organizers have devised a rather unorthodox method of hosting their event with the hopes that it will deter the […]

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Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Melbourne Monolith Was Created By A Typo

Typos can do incredible things to video games, like causing Gandhi to nuke people senseless for over two decades. And in the case of Microsoft Flight Simulator, it’s a typo that’s caused Ȁ̛̺̪̳͔͓̀̔̏LL͈̟͒͐ ̦͕̭̅̄̾H̢̧̡̛̝͑͒͘A͎̽I̩̟͚̊̾̿̆͢L̢̉ ͖̤͕̆̀͠T͖̓H̡͠E̠͝ ̞̹͛͡S̤̥̱̮̊̑͐̀͊͢Ṕ̤͍͎̜̇̉̚͢͝I̼̥͂̉R̘̓Ę̜̖̀̈́͠.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Melbourne Monolith Was Created By A Typo

Typos can do incredible things to video games, like causing Gandhi to nuke people senseless for over two decades. And in the case of Microsoft Flight Simulator, it’s a typo that’s caused Ȁ̛̺̪̳͔͓̀̔̏LL͈̟͒͐ ̦͕̭̅̄̾H̢̧̡̛̝͑͒͘A͎̽I̩̟͚̊̾̿̆͢L̢̉ ͖̤͕̆̀͠T͖̓H̡͠E̠͝ ̞̹͛͡S̤̥̱̮̊̑͐̀͊͢Ṕ̤͍͎̜̇̉̚͢͝I̼̥͂̉R̘̓Ę̜̖̀̈́͠.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Dom Dolla and Sonny Fodera team up on ‘Moving Blind’ [Q&A]

2019 belonged to Dom Dolla and Sonny Fodera. Last year, Fodera released a new LP, Rise, and his smash single, “One Night,” with MK and Raphaella which stood out as highlights of his discography. Dolla also earned distinction as Dancing Astronaut’s Breakout Artist of 2019, an award largely fueled by his inescapable singles “Take It” […]

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Australian clubs reopen without social distancing policies

Western Australia’s clubs, live music venues, bars, and restaurants have reopened to the public as the area enters phase four of its reopening plan amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent report, Western Australia’s Premier Mark McGowan will dial back on past restrictions, while continuing to implement “two-square-meter” policies, using that floor space […]

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Australian clubs reopen without social distancing policies

Western Australia’s clubs, live music venues, bars, and restaurants have reopened to the public as the area enters phase four of its reopening plan amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent report, Western Australia’s Premier Mark McGowan will dial back on past restrictions, while continuing to implement “two-square-meter” policies, using that floor space […]

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Australian clubs reopen without social distancing policies

Western Australia’s clubs, live music venues, bars, and restaurants have reopened to the public as the area enters phase four of its reopening plan amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent report, Western Australia’s Premier Mark McGowan will dial back on past restrictions, while continuing to implement “two-square-meter” policies, using that floor space […]

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Sony Fined $2.4 Million By Australian Court For Misleading PlayStation Players

Australia’s Federal Court announced today that it’s ordering Sony to pay $3.5 million in fines (approximately $2,445,00 in U.S. dollars) for breaking the country’s consumer law by misleading people about video game refunds.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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