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Are Esports Really Sports?

For the millions of players and fans worldwide, there’s no question: Esports require training, endurance, mental focus, and, yes, physical precision that absolutely qualify them as a form of sports.

Meet the CS:GO Team That Kicks Ass, Takes Names, and Is All-Female Meet the CS:GO Team That Kicks Ass, Takes Names, and Is All-Female

The world of esports is perceived as a boy’s club, so women in competitive gaming already face an uphill battle. But superior gameplay is superior gameplay, and precision skills are not the exclusive province of any gender.

Energy Drinks Aren’t Food: A Guide to Good Gaming Health Energy Drinks Aren’t Food: A Guide to Good Gaming Health

We’ve all seen it, and some of us have lived it: The stigma, which has long afflicted the gaming community, of downing soda, potato chips, and energy drinks during an hours-long gaming run, without a break or a non-packaged food in sight.

The Meta Is Overhyped The Meta Is Overhyped

Would all of the meta-obsessed competitive gamers raise their hands? Thanks. I’ve got a bone to pick with you.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Shot-Caller? Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Shot-Caller?

In traditional sports, leadership roles are well-defined — the quarterback sets the play, and the team listens up. In competitive gaming, the need is just as strong for someone who can make choices under pressure, who can quickly size up an opponent’s weakness and leverage his team’s strong points against them: a…

Video-Game Peripherals Have Come a Long Way Since the Days of the Konami Code Video-Game Peripherals Have Come a Long Way Since the Days of the Konami Code

You’ve got the perfect PC build (or a brand-new console). You’ve chosen the right monitor or TV for your setup. Now it’s time for… everything else.

So You Want to Be a Pro Gamer So You Want to Be a Pro Gamer

Esports is a relatively new phenomenon. Being good at video games is not. But how to make the leap from one to the other?

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