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Josh Bury
News Editor

Bio

Lover of all things Blizzard, Josh has also returned to League of Legends after more than 7 years. He identifies with Reinhardt because he, too, is an old man past his prime trying to co-exist with a new generation of heroes.
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What is Stream Sniping? The craze terrorizing Twitch's biggest stars
For as long as there have been broadcasts, there have been people trying, against all odds, to steal the spotlight during them. And today, because anyone with a webcam, computer or gaming...
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Janko 'YNk' Paunović: 'I think Astralis are playing the best Counter-Strike that has been played ever since CS:GO came out'
Podcast topics and timestamps:3:30 - Are the criticisms lobbied against MIBR's performance fair?18:40 - What drove you from being an analyst to a coach?29:10 - Have you decided yet...
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What is Boosting? The Twisted Motivations Behind Cheating the Elo Ladder
There are a few types of people who play competitive games online. You’ve got your everyday, run-of-the-mill, law-abiding citizens. You’ve got your smurfs. And you’ve got the boosted...
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The Story of Tyler1
Whether you love him or hate him, Tyler1 is a defining figure in the League of Legends community.He’s been harangued for his toxic and aggressive behavior on stream but he’s also one of...
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Canadian on why Rainbow Six Siege is the 'Dota of shooters' and the potential for it to become the next CS:GO
Podcast topics and timestamps:3:30 - How did the Necrox/BC move help EG’s roster?6:14 - How do you explain Siege to those who’ve never played it?11:08 - Can Siege ever get to the level of...
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Sjokz: 'If League of Legends necessarily isn't growing as explosively anymore, esports definitely is'
Podcast topics and timestamps:1:30 - Sjokz's career in Unreal Tournament and the origins of her handle7:30 - On her first experience with League of Legends12:40 - Sjokz on justifying a...
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The Story of Sjokz
Sjokz is one of League of Legends’ most recognizable faces, bringing fans across the world some of the biggest moments the game has ever seen. But maybe more importantly, Sjokz has helped...
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How Scarlett stunned Bomber in one of StarCraft's greatest series
Sometimes, great moments are not born from a perfectly-executed display of skill between two great players, but from a singular well-timed blow in what could otherwise be described as a...
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n0thing on what it felt like watching Cloud9 win the Boston Major, stories from the C9 days and his impact on young players like ropz
2:53 - How does it feel being a hero to ropz?14:30 - Are you worried about your ability to return as a full-time player?18:00 - How far do you see Old Guys Club going?21:02 - Can you talk...
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Iconic Esports Moments: Cloud9's historic win at the Boston Major
In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the Major is everything.There are other big tournaments, with their own prestige and their own history. But Majors are in a class of their own. The...
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Problem X talks life as an EVO champion, Capcom Pro Tour point gripes and beating Tokido
2:11 - Does life feel different now that you’ve won EVO? 10:35 - What was it like when Tokido reset the bracket on you?24:52 - What would you have said if they gave you the mic after...
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What is Lord Tachanka? The conflict behind Rainbow Six Siege's most broken operator
Meme characters are mechanically broken, community driven jokes typically selected only in poor taste. But the joke is usually inconsequential, short-lived, and destined to fade into...
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The Story Of World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft has forever changed the world of online gaming. In the mid-2000s, it captured the hearts and minds of millions of players, when many were worried that PC gaming might be...
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The Story of DrDisRespect: The Face of Twitch
Guy “DrDisrespect” Beahm wasn’t always the two-time champ, the face of Twitch, and a man with self-proclaimed venomous gaming athleticism who kinda resembles an 80s style action star....
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TobiWan on the future of prize pools at The International, improvements to the DPC and why Team Liquid vs Virtus.pro is his 'dream final' at TI8
13:55 - How has the DPC has helped Dota 2 as an esport?18:30 - Could Liquid be the first back-to-back champions?36:45 - Are compendiums/battle passes a good thing for the scene?43:22 - Is...
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The Top 10 Most Annoying Fortnite Dances/Emotes
Fortnite has taken the world by storm, but while thousands of players are loving its battle royale mode, everyone hates it when that disrespectful person who killed you busts out the...
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What is Smurfing? The Weird Story Behind Online Gaming's Secret Accounts
If you've ever played a competitive game online, you've probably encountered someone in match-making who is a little too good to be playing within your rank. Well, chances are high that...
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The Story of Rick Fox
In more ways than one, across two careers, Rick Fox has always been a defender.As an NBA player, he became known for his unrelenting physicality and sound defensive play. With the Lakers,...
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The Story of Shroud: The King of Reddit
To be famous in the world of esports, it’s safe to say you need to be able to appreciate a good meme. True superstardom in this world, doesn’t take place in big press conferences, red...