Maru wins the Global StarCraft II League Super Tournament

In 2010, when Cho Seong-ju made his professional broadcast debut there were people in the studio watching. It wasn’t notable then but the camera operators were also not wearing masks. In the time since, many StarCraft II events have dispensed with…

It’s time to stop thinking about video games as singularities.

It’s not all that important whether Leonardo da Vinci coined the phrase “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” The idea has been expressed by countless other creators too, but regardless, it’s widely believed there are at least two versions of…

The magic of Outer Wilds — and it is magic — doesn’t come from unprecedented building blocks. The pieces it is constructed from are full of familiar parallels and influences; it’s like The Arrival, or like Groundhog Day, or like 2001, or like a variety of other recognizable touchstones. It’s…

Rachael Ostovich and Greg Hardy in the UFC.

[CW: Domestic violence, references to other sports-related crimes and allegations]

Since signing a 1.5 billion dollar deal to air their fights on ESPN platforms, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been working to solidify the lineup for their premiere ESPN+ event. …

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