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latency

Betting Against Net Neutrality, Companies Offer Gamers a Paid Solution to Lag

'With net neutrality going away, these tactics will become more omnipresent.'
Matthew Gault
12.14.17
Gaming

4 Gamers Explain Why They Make Other Players' Lives a Living Hell

It's a problem as old as video games: Gamers insult, harass and threaten other players—despite the risk of being booted from the game. Four flamers confess why they can't shake the habit.
Dominik Schott
11.16.17
anubis

African Esports Are Ready to Explode, but Video Game Publishers Are Holding Them Back

The esports industry has never been bigger, but Africa is being left behind.
Jacob Kleinman
8.30.17
Gaming

'League of Legends' Pro Fined $2,000 for 'Racially Insensitive Language'

League of Legends developer Riot suspends player right on the eve of a major championship match.
Leif Johnson
10.9.16
Gaming

Chatbot Turns Jerks in ‘Overwatch’ Into Charming Dorks

Resistance is futile. Your lame insults will be rewritten.
Ian Birnbaum
8.19.16
Gaming

Can 'Overwatch' Overtake 'League of Legends' Without Fostering Toxicity?

Blizzard's wildly popular arena shooter is attracting more people than Riot's legendary MOBA. Is civility the cause?
Leif Johnson
6.27.16
short circuit

Why Would Tencent Want to Buy UFC?

UFC could be a lucrative source of content for Tencent’s home market of China.
Nicholas Deleon
6.23.16
California

A Labour Revolt Inside ‘Magic: The Gathering’ is Tearing the Community Apart

Lawsuits and fights over fair pay threaten to derail tournaments.
Bryson Masse
4.28.16
Silicon Divide

For China’s All-Female Professional Gaming Teams, Looks Count

Makeup. Power up.
Jamie Fullerton
4.21.16
Gaming

'League of Legends' Couldn't Exist Without 'Dune II'

Westwood Studios is gone, but its work is more important than ever.
Emanuel Maiberg
12.5.15
Gaming

'Overwatch' Is Burying the Bald Soldier Dude Archetype

"Overwatch" characters don't look like the stereotypical first person shooter character.
Emanuel Maiberg
11.3.15
News

'League of Legends' Is Making Players Test for Narcissism, Violent Tendencies

A recent survey asking players to take psychological self-evaluation tests is making some uneasy.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.15.15
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