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Overwatch League Fans Upset Korean Casters Won’t Say One Player’s Name

Given Overwatch’s popularity in Korea, it’s not surprising that Overwatch League has a separate broadcast with Korean commentary in addition to the regular English one. What is surprising is how much English-speaking viewers suddenly care about it in the wake of the Korean commentary team electing not to mention the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Red Zones Are Putting PUBG’s Creator At Odds With Players

Red zones, randomly occurring mortar hells, have been in PUBG since the beginning, but they’ve never been particularly popular with players. To many, they represent death by randomness, rather than skill. Recently, Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene came to the feature’s defense, and now players are pushing back harder…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Man Suspected of Stealing 600 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Breaks Out of Icelandic Prison

Either this man is really good at doing crimes or Iceland is really bad at security. Authorities say a man who is suspected of being the mastermind behind the theft of $2 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment has escaped the Icelandic prison where he was being held. What’s more, he allegedly hopped a flight […]

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Battlefront II’s New Microtransactions Are An Improvement, But Unlocks Are Still Grindy

Star Wars Battlefront II’s latest update brings microtransactions back to the game, allowing players to spend premium currency on cosmetic outfits. It’s an improvement over the ability granting loot boxes from early access but pricey skins add an unwelcome new grind to a game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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R.I.P. Bruno Sammartino, professional wrestling icon

Bruno Sammartino, one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history, has died. No specific cause of death has been provided, but according to CBS’ Pittsburgh affiliate, Sammartino had been battling “health issues” for the last two months and passed away with his wife and two sons by his side. He was 82.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Stop Your Kids From Buying Stuff in Fortnite 

There are plenty of accounts from dismayed parents about how they’re losing their kids—or as Chicago Tribune writer Thomas Pace describes “these zombies, who used to be our children”—to Fortnite, the wildly popular video game that’s consuming kids’ days, destroying some schools and spawning neighborhood support…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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