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Miles Hackett
Content Creator


Producer, editor and co-host of 'What Is'. Siege, Overwatch and Rocket League are totally my bag. Combat sports, soccer and TV/movie junkie.
Games: Overwatch
Twitter: @miles_hackett
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The Cocky Underdog Who Tried to Monetize Dick Pics at a CS:GO Major
Every accomplished professional can think back on that one moment where they were able to look around, smile, and say with absolute certainty, I’ve made it.And in CS:GO one of those...
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The Ingenious Dumbass Who Can't Stop Throwing
Jacky “EternaLEnVy” Mao is one of the coin-flippiest competitive gamers alive and he’s developed a reputation for doing things that are so transparently absurd that it genuinely isn’t...
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The Rise and Fall of CS:GO's Unkickable Bad Boy
Lincoln “fnx” Lau is a problem. The two-time CS:GO Major winning, tatted-up Brazilian bad boy might be incredibly talented, but off the server he's known for being problem-causing...
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The Polite Killer Who Became the Clutch King of Counter-Strike
Whenever anyone talks about great teams in esports, they usually just want to talk about the superstars. But as often as these gods might bask in the warmth of the spotlight, sometimes...
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The Major-Winning Matchfixer Who Dodged a Lifetime Ban
There comes a time in every player’s career when they have to put it all on the line for a chance to win big. A moment where they throw caution to the wind and simply hope for the best....
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The Drunken Master Who Became Smash’s Shameless God
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The CS:GO Legend Who Terrorizes Scrubs With His Toxic Persona
Everybody has a different way of coping with the chaotic, soul-destroying nightmare that is solo queue. Whether it’s leavers, cheaters, team-killers, loud-mouthed silvers, or people who...
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The Best, Worst Player Ever: The Enigma of CS:GO’s Most Unpredictable AWPer
In Counter-Strike, players aren’t just trying to lift comically large cheques and trophies, they’re looking to write themselves into history.There are legends who will be remembered for...
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The Rise of Siege's Reigning King of Rage
Usually, when someone tunes into a world champion’s Twitch stream, it’s to see them do something crazy. To watch and learn as these digital gods provide a routine demonstration of why...
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The Superstar Being Sabotaged By His Own Alter Ego
Even the greatest esports players have bad days at the office. But in League of Legends, there’s one superstar in particular who has become known for his consistent ability to reach the...
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The Infamous YouTuber Breaking Rainbow Six Siege with Cheese
What if we told you that the life mission of one of the most celebrated content creators in Rainbow Six: Siege was to break it? To employ a mixture of genius, deceit and destruction to...
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The Incredible AWPer Cursed to Miss CS:GO’s Easiest Shots
Everyone misses their shots now and then.Even the sharpest of shooters occasionally throw away free kills because of momentary lapses in concentration. But what if these events weren't...
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Why a Misfit Millionaire Sacrificed His Ferrari to Esports' First God
These days, esports’ biggest players are basically nerdy rockstars. They’re wearing thousand dollar shoes, driving flashy sports cars and even starring in overly obnoxious Doritos...
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How an Out of Control Genius Hijacked Esports' Biggest Tournament
The International is the crown jewel of Valve’s esports empire. And every year, millions of people tune in to watch the best Dota 2 teams in the world fight over Gaben’s pocket change....
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How CS:GO's Most Hated Prodigy Became The Smoke Criminal
When you look at Stewie2K’s legendary B-hold, you probably see a feisty little freedom fighter. A scrappy up-and-comer who, against every odd, became one of five misfits to cement...
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The Rise and Fall of CS:GO's Most One-Dimensional Superstar
For the vast majority of Counter-Strike players, one-taps are nothing more than a flashy way of asserting mechanical dominance on the server. But for Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom, they're not...
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How One Streamer’s Ridiculous Crusade Made Siege’s Ultimate Meme a Reality
Everybody wishes that they were in charge of balancing their favourite game. Everyone wishes that they could complain to their heart’s content, and have a developer at their beck and...
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What is a Skin? The Incredible Impact of Gaming's Strange and Addictive Cosmetics
You might not realize it, but skins are secretly one of the most important, complicated things in gaming right now. They’re the lifeblood that’s pumping through your favorite titles,...
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What is Power Creep? How an Unstoppable Disease Might Be Infecting Your Game
It’s already infected your favourite game, and there’s nothing you can do about it. It’s something that you’ll see people constantly complaining about online, but many don’t know what it...