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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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Counter-Strike’s Civil War: Was Source Really THAT Bad?
What if Valve threw a party, and nobody came? What if they made a new game, hyped it up, and a lot of people decided that it sucked? And what if it became a dark stain on the company’s...
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Esports' Greatest Failure: How FaZe's Superteam Sh*t the Bed
Super teams are an exciting prospect on paper. We expect them to be successful, but the potential for how they win is really what gets us going. Sometimes though, what we get doesn't live...
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No-Scopes: The Evolution of Gaming's Sexiest Play
If you want to win championships in esports, then keeping it simple in crucial situations is your likeliest path to success. But sometimes you just want something a little sexier... And...
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Gaming Houses: The Esports Dream or Nightmare?
While drawing comparisons between traditional sports and competitive gaming is pretty common, there might be nothing more uniquely esports than the gaming house.For more great videos, be...
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How a Controversial Gunsight is Redefining Rainbow Six Siege
Over the years, customizable weaponry has become increasingly common in video games. From barrels and sights to flashy skins or decorative charms, gun load-outs have become a...
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What is Camping? The Cowardly Act Tormenting Gamers for Decades
Camping – you either love it, or you hate it. In real life, it’s the act of hunkering down with a tent in a quiet, secluded area to marvel at nature’s glory. But in gaming the act is...
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What is Hacking? How Harmless Pranksters Became Gaming's Gutless Cheaters
In a world where the most popular video games are online, there exists a better class of criminal. Rogues who refuse to play by the digitally-coded rules. Villains who can be as absurd as...
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The Story of Super Smash Bros.
Super Smash Bros. is a game that means many things to many people.It’s the ultimate party game. It’s the peak of competition. And most importantly, it’s a community. For two decades,...
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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...
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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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What is a Gamertag? The Strange Evolution of Gamers' Chosen Identities
In real life, you don’t get to choose your own name. Sure, once you’re an adult you can legally change it, but by then, you’ve already spent a large chunk of your existence already being...
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What is Teemo? The Bizarre Conception of League's Annoying Mascot
No matter what game you play, there’s something you hate playing against. Most of the time it’s something cheesy, or broken. But sometimes, you hate something not because it’s good, but...
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What is All Your Base? How One Bad Gaming Translation Spawned the Meme Generation
In today’s rapidly moving internet age, memes explode into existence and then die almost as quickly. However, there is a meme that emerged before platforms like Reddit, Imgur and Twitter...
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The Story of MonteCristo and Doa
Every competition has a sound. A cadence and timbre that reaches down to the screen and brings it to life before your eyes. The enchanting tones of the characters, the familiar clash of...
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What is Pick-Ban? The Emergence of Tactical Warfare in Esports
Esports are a battle of wits. A grueling, mentally exhausting, emotionally taxing endeavor, where the difference between success and failure is often decided by your ability to outsmart...
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What is Waluigi? Why the Smash Community Embraced Nintendo's Most Hated Reject
Super Smash Bros. is probably the craziest gaming crossover in the world. It’s the only arena where Mario can fight Sonic, Cloud, Pikachu, Pac-Man and Mega Man at the same time. And with...
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G2's ocelote: 'For the first time, we have control over the [CS:GO] team, with which French teams, has historically been impossible'
Podcast topics and timestamps:3:45: How did perkz at AD carry happen? 12:40: What do you think will make a successful LEC?29:02: What's the next step for the Counter-Strike team? 32:55:...
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John 'TotalBiscuit' Bain dead at 33 after extended bout with cancer
John "TotalBiscuit" Bain, a prominent video game critic and media personality, has passed away at the age of 33 after a years-long battle with cancer. Bain's death was announced on...
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What is VAC? How the Controversy Around Valve's Answer to Cheating Changed CS:GO
Competitive integrity is an important part of esports. If someone is cheating, they don’t just invalidate their own achievements, but also those of their teammates. And even respected pro...