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A $33 million esports tournament is now underway, and the prize pool could keep growing. Here’s everything you need to know about ‘The International’

The International is one of the biggest annual events in esports, and this year, the event is currently offering a crowd-funded prize pool of $US33,039,566 The event is a championship tournament for “Dota 2,” a popular free-to-play game that’s been around for more than a decade. Eighteen teams from around […]
A $33 million esports tournament is now underway, and the prize pool could keep growing. Here’s everything you need to know about ‘The International’
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The CEO behind ‘Fortnite’ is now worth over $7 billion

The man in charge of the company that makes “Fortnite” is now worth over $US7 billion. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney is No. 194 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index of the world’s 500 richest people. Though “Fortnite” is a money-making powerhouse, much of Sweeney’s wealth comes from years of running […]
The CEO behind ‘Fortnite’ is now worth over $7 billion
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In the wake of controversy over a school shooting game, Steam, the world’s largest gaming service, will now allow any game unless it’s ‘illegal, or straight up trolling’

With over 200 million active users, Valve’s Steam service is the world’s largest digital game platform. Valve is making a major change to how it decides which games are allowed on its platform: Going forward, all games are allowed on Steam. “We’ve decided that the right approach is to allow […]
In the wake of controversy over a school shooting game, Steam, the world’s largest gaming service, will now allow any game unless it’s ‘illegal, or straight up trolling’