Why would you ever watch someone play a computer game when you can play it yourself? This is a common question among those who doesn’t understand streaming in general or esports in particular. But it is a stupid question. It is exactly the same question as “why do you watch football when you can play […]
Are esports players alien?
CS:GO came to a packed Wembley Arena for the FACEIT Major 2018. Astralis took the title and the $500k to go with it. EZ. They play the game at a different level, and no one could go toe to toe with them. Face it, FACEIT was all about Danish domination. So how good were Astralis? […]
All esports tournaments are cast to the public with a time delay. Usually the delay is 5 minutes. The reason is so that players cannot gain advantage by watching the cast and know what the other team is up to in real time. It is an understandable practice, especially since most tournaments are online and […]
The International 8 (TI8) Dota2 tournament is over. So far the biggest esports tournament in history with an over $25 million prize pool, and over $11 million to the winning team. All hail our overlords: OG. There were literally no smart money on OG before they won TI8, and the reason is that the team […]
The Men in Black (MIB) have seen the mad skillz of the esports professionals and decided to look closer into what is going on. They simply have extraordinary alien like skillz. Yes, that’s skillz with a ‘Z’. We have all seen it, their ability to react, strategize, and execute in mere seconds where us normal […]