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Valve Makes ‘Exclusive’ Streaming Deals Like Facebook’s Incredibly Confusing

An exclusive broadcasting deal between ESL, one of the largest esports organizations in the world, and Facebook, a malignant social media tumor too insinuated into daily life to safely remove, has shown the shortcomings of gaming company Valve’s hands-off approach after the first major Dota 2 tournament subject to the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Steam Removes Game About Hiding Porn From Your Parents

At first glance, You Must Be 18 or Older to Enter doesn’t look like porn. There’s far more ASCII than ass, and the game says its goal is to explore the awkward, scary feelings that accompany a person’s first steps into sexuality. However, last week Valve yanked it because it decided the game is porn […]

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Pro Dota Team Turns To In-Game Chat Wheel To Overcome Language Barrier

The Perfect World Masters kicked things off in Shanghai last night, and one team had to scramble last-minute to find a substitute player. Team Secret’s MidOne had an urgent personal matter, and so his team had to turn to a local substitute and unique method of communication.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Half-Life 2 Episode 3, As Imagined By Five Different Developers

In August, former Valve writer Marc Laidlaw posted a blog post on his site which outlined a potential story for Half Life 2: Episode 3. A game jam using that story as inspiration has created some colorful interpretations of Gordon Freeman’s final adventure.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Russian Dota Team Finally Gets The Major They’ve Been Working Towards

The 2017 season was a heartbreaking one for Virtus.Pro. They took home solid tournament wins, but when it came to the majors, VP always came up just short of the mark. After this weekend in Hamburg, the CIS team can feel a little vindicated by opening their 2018 campaign with a statement: Things won’t be […]

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