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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 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...
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The Story of TSM vs. Cloud9
Some rivalries go down in history and define the games they take place in.TSM and C9 have clashed over and over again in League of Legends. Their rivalry is at the core of the NA LCS, and...
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What is Gaben? How one of gaming's greatest minds became one of its greatest memes
Gabe Newell is the co-founder and CEO of Valve – the developer and publisher behind universally acclaimed titles like Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Dota 2, Team Fortress 2 and Left4Dead. But...
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The Story of Caps
Europe is renowned for its mid laners, and though there have been times where their strength wavered there has always been another generation of great European mids to take on the...
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What Faze Clan at DreamHack Malmö can teach us about superteams
Superteams are as exciting as they are volatile. When you put some of the game’s greatest players on one roster, on paper they should be a dominant team. But that’s not always how things...
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The Story of 2018: The Year of the Underdog
2018 has been the year of the underdog in esports. Across every game, every scene, the underdogs triumphed this past year. From Cloud9 in CS:GO, to OG in Dota 2, to Invictus Gaming in...
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theScore esports Awards 2018
Welcome to theScore esports Awards 2018. It's been a hell of a year in esports, and we've got nominees in four categories for you: Player, Roster and Rookie of The Year, plus Breakthrough...
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What Is Speedrunning? A look at gaming's fastest players
Speedrunning is the track and field of the gaming world. It spans from the frantic 100 meter dash, to the endurance-challenging, long distance marathon. It’s produced incredible,...
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The Story of Uzi
In any game, there are names that transcend the titles, the highlights, the moments. Names that defied the odds and defined competition. Names that will triumphantly echo through the...
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What is GG? The Evolution of the Sportsmanship and the Salt
You see it after a game — often regardless of outcome.You see it during a game, when someone feeds. And sometimes you see it purely as a form of disrespect. GG stands for “good game” – an...
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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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What is RNG? Gamers' Love-Hate Relationship with Luck in Esports
We talk a lot about player skill in esports, and for good reason: most of your favourite games give stars plenty of opportunity to show their supremacy. But games usually also include a...
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Yipes on the possibility of MvC4: 'If it does happen, hopefully the developers will listen to the people that were actually around for so long'
Podcast topics and timestamps:1:54 - What's the deal with Red Bull Conquest?10:45 - Where are we with Dragon Ball FighterZ right now?13:05 - How important was the early rivalry between...
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The Story Of Call of Duty
Let’s be frank — everybody knows about, or at least has heard of, Call of Duty.The popular first person shooter that revolutionized the genre with its World War 2 themed original title...
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What is Solo Queue? The rise of competitive online matchmaking
As many of us know, the path to the big money contracts, the bright lights of the stage and the bro hugs in endless confetti showers is paved by thousands of hours spent in front of a...
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What is Shoutcasting? The Story Behind The Voices of Esports
Casting is an important part of the esports experience and it helps both entertain and inform the viewer. Because, let’s be honest, some of these games can be a little overwhelming to...