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Jason Durante

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How a Middle-Aged Mom Accidentally Upstaged a League of Legends Superstar
Sponsored By GEICO - Having your quiet life invaded by League of Legends diehards may not be easy, but you know what is? Switching to GEICO – 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car...
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How a Cracked Controller God Became Dr. Disrespect's Secret Weapon
Whether we’re talking about the earliest days of Justin.tv or Twitch’s current, continuing surge in popularity, online streaming has always been about entertainment. The success stories...
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The Weeby Wonderkid Who Became Valorant's First 'W' Warrior
Tactical shooters have been a force in online gaming for over two decades. These games have developed a core set of values over the years, with each player filling a specific role for...
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How CS:GO's Sloth-Like Superstar Vibed His Way to a Grand Slam
It’s no secret that esports competitors can be extremely regimented in how they play. But this isn’t just about weuird, organizational quirks. It's about what they say about those who’ve...
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Built Different, Built to Last: The Retired Legend Who Came Back to Run-Over CS:GO
Unlike many of his French kinsmen, Cedric 'RpK' Guipouy has long been regarded as an altogether unemotional assailant. A silent yet slippery sentinel who’s strong in any position and able...
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New Game, No Problem: The Story of Sinatraa
Becoming the best doesn’t happen overnight. It takes hard work and countless hours to reach the top of any esport. But what happens when you become the best? What happens once you’ve...
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How Siege's Greatest Prodigy Created a Cult of Cracked Copycats
In every esport, there are those truly sick superstars whose inhuman achievements everyone not only admires but, every once in a while, seeks to imitate. And in the world of Rainbow Six:...
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The Controversial Grind That Turned a Panda into WoW's Most Famous Pacifist
Sponsored By GEICO - Leveling up as a pacifist in World of Warcraft may not be easy, but you know what is? Switching to GEICO – 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance:...
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How CS:GO's Dirtiest Cheater Inspired the Game's Most Ridiculous Meme
Esports is a truly global phenomenon — but that doesn’t mean that every region is on equal footing. But among the regions that are expected to soak up all the silverware, are those that...
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How a Mysterious Liquid Turned xQc into Twitch's Unlikeliest Role Model
It requires a special kind of motivation to be a streamer. To wake up every day ready to bare all for Twitch’s biggest trolls. It’s a day-in-and-day-out marathon — to go from just a...
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Did He Cheat? The Unsolvable Mystery of CS:GO's Most Suspicious Player
Robin “flusha” Ronnquist, a three-time Major winner who, in addition to having one of the biggest brains in CS:GO, is one of the game’s most controversial figures. Not because of anything...
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How a One-Sided Rivalry Became League's Greatest Revenge Story
Competition is built on rivalry. And some of esports' greatest stories are about two great players vying for glory, constantly outdoing one another in pursuit of victory.But "xPeke" vs....
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The Wonderchild Who Became CS:GO’s Most Bullied A**hole
It’s no secret that, in any game, people love to watch winners lose. It doesn’t matter if it’s Faker, Fabian, the entirety of Astralis, or the awe-inspiring underdog OG. Dominance...
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The Lovable Bully Who Became the Undisputed King of CS:GO’s Deadliest Alleyway
In esports, as in life, rulers are destined to rise and fall. Sometimes, a crown naturally finds its way onto the brow of an up-and-comer, heralding a new era of royalty. Other times,...
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How Bad Luck and a Big Ego Ruined the Career of League’s Most Promising Superstar
Every once in a while we see the rise of a true superstar. A world-class, one-in-a-million competitor who, quite simply, has it all. These individuals have the plays, they have the...
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F@*K Retirement: How CS:GO’s Oldest Aim God Keeps Turning Back the Clock
In esports, there is no such thing as being too young to compete. But on the other end of the spectrum, a player’s shelf life is usually not a long one, at a certain point, players become...
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Esports’ Worst Dream Team: The Hilarious Disaster That Was Delta Fox
What can you expect when you create a roster stacked with superstars? Occasionally, you get to see a real synergy of talent and flashes of greatness. Now and then, you see dominant...
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The Cocky Underdog Who Tried to Monetize Dick Pics at a CS:GO Major
Every accomplished professional can think back on that one moment where they were able to look around, smile, and say with absolute certainty, I’ve made it.And in CS:GO one of those...
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The Rise and Fall of CS:GO's Unkickable Bad Boy
Lincoln “fnx” Lau is a problem. The two-time CS:GO Major winning, tatted-up Brazilian bad boy might be incredibly talented, but off the server he's known for being problem-causing...