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Christian Pearson

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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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Esports Animated: The time n0thing pranked autimatic, put his finger in stunna's burger and more
Semi-retired superstar professional CS:GO player, streamer, analyst and caster Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert has been around the CS scene a long time.And after more than a decade at the top,...
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Deadpool vs The Super Smash Bros. Universe: Animated Clash of Characters
Deadpool — even movie Deadpool — is insanely powerful. With enhanced strength, the skills of an international mercenary and a healing factor that renders him nearly invincible, who could...
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Iron Man VS Samus: Animated Clash of Characters
Iron Man vs Samus — which power-suited hero reigns supreme? We decided to find out by pitting Marvel Comics' own billionaire genius superhero against the intergalactic bounty hunter and...
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Hanzo VS Ashe: Animated Clash of Characters
Hanzo vs. Ashe: the ultimate archer showdown. Our second episode of Animated Clash of Characters features two of esports' most recognizable characters.After duking it out last time to...
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Genji VS Yasuo: Animated Clash of Characters
Genji vs Yasuo. Ninja vs Samurai. Cyborg vs Wind Warrior. Two esports champions battle to death in the inaugural episode of Animated Clash of Characters.With Yasuo getting his fair share...
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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 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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What is Kappa? The Story Behind Twitch's Undisputed King of Sarcasm
The world of memes is a complex and oftentimes bewildering landscape to navigate. To the outsider, it’s an ever-expanding language of seemingly nonsensical words and images. But to the...
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The Story Of Fortnite
Fortnite is taking the world by storm. But it didn’t happen overnight. The game was locked away in development for almost seven years after it was announced back in 2011. The developer —...
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The Story of Stewie2k: From pug-star to superstar
Jake "Stewie2K" Yip didn't have an easy road to superstardom. Playing CS:GO hurt his grades and his relationship with his family, but he kept going.He kept playing CS:GO because he knew...
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The streaming dream and the struggle for stardom
Today, there’s an elite group of streamers who generate hundreds of thousands in annual income and have become new-age celebrities, with the world as their stage.And they don’t even need...
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How Riot's Juggernaut Patch Turned Worlds 2015 Upside Down
Sometimes Riot makes mistakes.There are dozens of times Riot has broken League of Legends by accidentally creating something hilariously busted and unfair for weeks until they patch it...
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87-0: NiP's untouchable CS:GO map streak
When they hear the name NiP, CS:GO fans probably think about the eternally underachieving Swedish team. But once upon a time, NiP were the best CS:GO team in the world. Once upon a time,...