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Alex Debets

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How Method brought the World First WoW race to the masses
Since World of Warcraft released in 2004, the game’s best players have raced to be the first to complete the game’s raids. A raid is like a massive dungeon with complex bosses to defeat....
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How Fnatic's back-to-back Majors set the tone for CS:GO
In 2015, Fnatic’s CS:GO team did the impossible. They showed the CS:GO world what true dominance looks like. The team won three Valve Majors, a feat no team has been able to match since....
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Worlds 2018 Fails and Funny Moments
The 2018 League of Legends World Championship has come to a close. We saw some amazing League played, and if you want to relive the epic teamfights, the underdog moments and the...
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The End of The Virtus Plow: How VP Defined an Era of CS:GO
Virtus.pro’s CS team is impossible to hate.The Polish roster was one of the most beloved in Counter-Strike. They defined an era through their incredible skill and big personalities. The...
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The iBUYPOWER bans: CS:GO's biggest controversy
A North American prodigy, two of NA’s greatest minds, one of the regions greatest support players... banned. CS:GO’s 2015 match fixing scandal is still the biggest scandal in the game’s...
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Best of Wildcard Teams at Worlds: From Albus NoX Luna to GIGABYTE Marines
It’s that time of year again. Worlds is here and you know what that means: A Korean team lifting the hardware? Nope. NA getting bopped in groups? Nah. It means Wildcard teams fighting for...
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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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Iconic Esports Moments: OG's Miraculous Win at TI8
Betrayal cuts deep. Losing hurts, especially when you lose on the biggest stage your game has to offer, when you lose in front of everyone, when you lose to the underdogs. But there’s...
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What CS:GO's cheating problem means for the game, and how the community has tried to fix it
CS:GO is not a perfect game by any stretch of the imagination. It has its issues, from tickrate, to smurfing, to toxicity. But none of these issues stack up to Counter-Strike’s biggest...
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How Fortnite's storytelling captured the world
You may think you know why Fortnite is the most popular game in the world, but you’re probably wrong. Sure Fornite is probably the most mechanically sound battle royale game, and it’s...
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Best of EVO 2018
EVO 2018 is in the books and that’s wrap for the world’s biggest fighting game tournament.There were moments that gave us all goosebumps, ones that made us stand up and scream, and ones...
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Godlike Trigger Discipline Plays: The Best of CS:GO Pros Holding Their Nerve
You know what they say, guys. Patience is a virtue. Now this is especially true when it comes to CS:GO. Picture this: You’re lurking in a corner when you start hearing some sound cues....
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Unlikely Heroes: The Best of CS:GO's Overachievers
The underdog. The long shot. The dark horse.Sometimes, you just have to take the David over the CS:GO-liath. This week on Best of we're looking at those Davids of the CS:GO world. These...
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Insane champion picks that actually worked (League of Legends)
In some ways, League of Legends is a safe game. When it comes to champions, you kind of have to pick what everybody else does and just play game better than they do. Sure there are...
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Getting CS:GO'd: The Best Bugs, Glitches and WTF Moments in CS:GO
To be CS:GO’d is to be rekt, to be wronged, to be utterly destroyed, through no fault of your own, by the one they call Valve.The traditional definition of being CS:GO’d involves putting...
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Best of Get Rekt Moments in CS:GO
Getting rekt is quite possibly the worst thing that can happen to you in a game of CS:GO. Now what does it mean to get wrecked or to do the wrecking? Well, it’s about hitting that perfect...
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Best of Coldzera: The Iceman Cometh
The man, the myth, the beast. Coldzera is a stone-cold killer: a master of the clutch, a wonder with the AWP, and arguably the best CS:GO player in the world. From his days on Luminosity...
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From Frags to Riches: Best of CS:GO eco and force buy rounds
You know, they say the best things in life are free, like headshots.I mean, you know how it is. You spent all that cash on AWP no armour, got your shit wrecked, and now your team’s dirt...
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Best of no f#@!s given CS:GO plays
You know what guys? Sometimes, you just don’t give a f@#!. Just ask the players in this week's Best of. What is a no f@#!s given play in CS:GO anyway? Well, it’s pulling your knife out...