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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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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 Rainbow Six Siege
Every game wants to be the next big thing. Worse, they want it to be the next big thing right from launch.But unlike the massive successes and instant flops of recent years, an unlikely...
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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 xPeke: The Backdoor Legend
More than maybe any other League of Legends player, Enrique “xPeke” Cedeno Martinez is a man of two legacies. One is his history as a player: one of the game’s most renowned, from the...
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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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s1mple and the most expensive flashbang in the world
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is by definition a first-person shooter, which means that incredible aim is at the core of what makes the game exciting.But at the top level, strategy is...
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PUBG streamer Chad on what people don't know about streaming: 'People don't really have respect for what it takes to get to the level that they're at. It takes a lot more time and...
1:33 - Transition from playing professional Rocket League to streaming PUBG4:17 - How did you get into streaming and what made you do it full-time?8:53 - Are you starting to get burnt out...
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What is haHAA? [A Trip Down Meme-ory Lane]
When it comes to esports, things can sometimes get a bit awkward.There are emotes for basically everything on Twitch. And since we’re talking about a medium where anyone with a PC, webcam...
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TobiWan on: Everything wrong with the Dota Pro Circuit, why TI needs to be more international and why Fortnite and PUBG won't last forever
2:52 - What happened with BestMeta?6:47 - How do you teach people how to cast games?18:00 - What kind of game is TobiWan working on?23:45 - Why are Battle Royale games are going to die...
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The 2015 AWP nerf and its controversial legacy in CS:GO
The AWP is a weapon that evokes many different emotions in Counter Strike fans. With a one-shot-kill to the head or torso, it can be frustrating to play against, but thrilling to see in...
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The Story of GuardiaN
Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovács managed to make his way into the elite of Counter-Strike’s competitive community from a small European country mostly unknown in the scene. And he did it...
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Golden Guardians' head of esports: 'While I think we underperformed even our moderate expectations and certainly had some undesirable things happen ... I don't think internally it feels...
3:17 - Is it fair to call this split a disaster for Golden Guardians?5:44 - Was Hai's leadership style unsuccessful?10:50 - Why Mickey?15:47 - Academy roster and franchising32:20 - Was...
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The Unbenchable Demon King: Faker's Grind to Reclaim His Spot in the Mid Lane
You know Faker as the greatest player to ever play League of Legends. But in 2015, one of the game’s most exciting mid laners was regularly playing behind a substitute. In interviews, he...
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kennyS: 'I don't have beef against anyone. I would love to play with shox again'
4:19 - kennyS on the current state of G2's roster6:06 - On not leaving G2 with shox10:03 - Why he wants to play with Ex6Tenz, playing with Mixwell14:46 - How is kennyS feeling going into...
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Cowsep: "I feel that, in general, most servers have pretty much nothing on Korea. I think that Korea’s toxicity is a bit more 'I want you to lose'"
Podcast video topics and timestamps:3:25 Cowsep explains the circumstances that led to his ban6:02 The realities of playing on the Korean server9:22 Comparing the Korean server to other...
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The controversial Olofboost
What if you had a secret strategy that was so unprecedented, so dominant, that using it might not be worth it? When you finally used it, and it paid off, how would you feel?Counter-Strike...
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NA LCS head on spring finals venue: 'We're surely losing something by going to a different venue. Our hope is that we can gain something different that is similarly positive here'
Podcast video topics and timestamps:2:52 Why the NA LCS finals are being held in a smaller venue this split13:00 How does Riot feel about the new teams in the NA LCS so far23:56 What has...
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The Story of Nadeshot
Esports competition is grueling and can wear down even the best pro players. But fans don’t just want to watch players compete, they want to care about them too. And nowhere was the...
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Huni's message for NA LCS playoff opponents: 'They will have to play for like 3rd-4th, you know. Because we're going to win the finals'
Podcast video topics and time stamps:2:02 - What was Echo Fox's secret to success this split?9:44 - What's the cause of Echo Fox's slump?11:20 - How's playing with Dardoch?13:34 - Which...