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With no action on the pitches and courts, the world of e-sports stands alone

Up until relatively recently, ‘e-sports’ was very much a minority pursuit. Outside the cyber paradise of South Korea, the idea that enough people might be interested in watching competitive gaming to make it into a professional sport would have seemed quixotic to the general public, at best. However, the last decade has seen momentous changes. […]

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A new dawn: Rust’s controversial new rule

Rust, a multiplayer online PC game created by Facepunch Studios, places players in a harsh and dangerous open world in which they can be killed by almost anything they encounter, including dehydration, wildlife, radiation and other players. Characters start their game with next to nothing in their possession and no specific goals to achieve. The […]