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LCS Week 5 Round-Up and Rift Rivals Predictions

Rift Rivals is almost upon us and with that in mind it’s time to take a look at how Week 5 played out for NA and EU. Both regions look like they are on equal footing at the moment. Is that really the case though? Here are the takeaway from last week’s LCS play and some Rift Rivals expectations! Group

HSrewind Token Shaman Part 2: Replay Analyses

Welcome to HSrewind Part #2: Replay Analysis. We will be going over several replays of Token Shaman in order to learn how to correctly pilot the deck, so that you can climb more efficiently. Each replay will have a few key takeaways listed below it, before taking an in-depth analysis of the replay. My Replays Rank 5-Legend Replay #1: https://hsreplay.net/replay/k4y9snVi9G6647HaiCpzYC#turn=11b

HSrewind: Token Shaman Part 1: Deck Guide

HSrewind will now be split into two parts: 1st part (which you are about to read) will be an In-depth Guide going over match ups, mulligan phase, core build and tech spots. 2nd part will be the Replays which will focus on various intricacies of the deck such as minion placement and other deck specific information best learned from examples.

Hanzo, Genji, and Reaper Mega-Buffs Change Overwatch’s DPS Meta

A new patch is available for testing on the Overwatch PTR, and the changes contained in this one have the potential to completely shake up the meta.  After months of being left in the dark, and also out of the meta, Reaper is finally seeing changes that could bring him back into viability.  Both Shimada brothers are seeing minor quality

Wall-riding into the New Meta: Is Lucio the New Best?

There is not much in the patch notes for patch 1.10 that hit live servers this week, but the content of those notes has changed the meta.  Blizzard has finally decided that Lucio should not be an auto-pick in all team compositions, and has stepped in to fine-tune his power into a defined role.  With this adjustment, Blizzard has opened

Kiev Major Preview

The first major of 2017 is rolling in, with 16 teams going head to head to see who will take trophy in Ukraine. A crowd of the usual suspects has been invited, and a crop of newcomers and upstarts are looking to make some waves. As this is the last Valve sponsored tournament before the annual Dota celebration that is

Dota 2 Asian Championships 2017 Preview

DAC 2017 Preview The Dota 2 Asia Championships are upon us again after taking a year break. Acting as a in-between “informal” Major between the Fall Boston Major and the Spring Kiev Major, DAC 2017 is looking to offer a stacked international lineup with 12 teams – 6 Chinese and 6 international – clashing for the Radiance trophy in Shanghai,

Great Decks of Gadgetzan

As I’m sure you’re all aware, the newest Hearthstone expansion: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, was just released! This has been one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful release of cards in the game. And with great power, come great new decks. Much of this expansion has done an excellent job at my favorite part of new card

So, What do the Players Get? A Look at the Influx of Esports Funding

So, What do the Players Get? A Look at the Influx of Esports Funding So most people of the Esports and traditional sports worlds know that there was a marriage of sorts in the competitive world. This is the first (and second) of its kind: two Esports teams being bought out by the owners of a professional sports team. The

Boston Major Day 1 Recap: VP storms through as Wings bow out

After a two-day hiatus, the highly anticipated Boston Major has resumed with the main event. 16 teams will fight for their survival on the main stage of the Wang Theater in a single-elimination format. This means no second chance as every team will have to bring their A-Game if they want to advance further into the next rounds. A single