Elijah Morris

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How Call Of Duty WW2 Will Blow Battlefield 1 Out Of The Water

Sledgehammer games have a good COD pedigree as far as I’m concerned. It’s first full attempt in the franchise was Advanced Warfare, which had you …

Call of Duty

Building a GTX 1080 Ti-powered Hackintosh: hardware and performance results [Video]

In a previous article, posted shortly after Nvidia announced its new Pascal Mac drivers, I briefly discussed my plans to build a new Hackintosh. I’ve been planning and working on the machine for over a week, and I’m finally at the point where I can share the results of my journey.<p>This isn’t my …

China is dominating the world in esports earnings

As esports have evolved over the years, global player representation has soared, prize money has fluctuated, and games have come and gone. Now we get …

Inside Esports Star Franchise Optic Gaming

Imagine if the Golden State Warriors didn't just play together, but lived together in the same house and filmed videos of themselves interacting with …

UMD League of Legends team wins the Big Ten championship, sweeping Illinois

The University of Maryland League of Legends team kept rolling Monday, defeating the University of Illinois 3-0 to win the inaugural Big Ten Network …

Terry Crews explains why he decided to build his own PC

Terry Crews, actor, former NFL player, and host of Netflix's "Ultimate Beastmaster," discusses why he decided to build his own PC and how he used Facebook to help. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>I didn't know what I was doing at all. I just went and got a list and all the video tutorials I</i> …

The Best 1080p 144Hz Gaming Monitor

Once you go 144Hz, you'll never go back.<p><i>Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that</i> …

Smartwatches

D.C. is gearing up to become the capital of esports, sponsors team NRG Esports

For Washington, D.C., being the capital of the United States of America isn't enough. The city is looking to become the capital of something else …

Why Mixed-Race Americans Will Not Save The Country

Americans like to fantasize that a mixed-race future will free them from the clutches of racism.<p>But this illusion is incompatible with an America in which the presidential election was won by the candidate who ran a "Make America Great Again" campaign, which many critics have pointed out was widely …

Violent video games like Grand Theft Auto do not make players more aggressive, major new study finds

Playing violent first-person video games such as Call of Duty does not make people more prone to violence themselves, a major new study has found.<p>Scientists using brain scans and psychological questionnaires discovered that the levels of aggression and capacity for empathy in people who never play …

Is the U.S. falling behind in eSports — and does it matter?

A Newzoo report predicted that North America will compose only 13 percent of the eSports global fanbase by 2020.<p>Life as a professional gamer: it’s …

Go To College, Play Video Games. E-Sports Make A Play For The Big Ten

Lined up at a row of computers, five Ohio State University students stare intently at their screens amid the clatter of keyboards and mouse clicks. They're keeping in shape — so to speak.<p>Ohio State, along with 11 other colleges, is in the middle of the first-ever Big Ten tournament for League of …

eSports

Face It, Meatsack: Pro Gamer Will Be the Only Job Left

Look at economic data closely and the trends aren’t pretty: People with elite backgrounds are hoovering up an increasing share of new income and …

Economic Data

New York and San Francisco are the 2 most expensive rental markets in the world

Of the 120 global cities researched by online property service Nested, the top three most expensive rental markets are San Francisco, New York City, and Boston. They easily blow away other global hot spots such as Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, Paris, Vancouver, and Toronto. After years of soaring rents …

Real Estate

The NBA is betting on esports, and Jonas Jerebko is all-in

<b>"YOU CANNOT LEAVE</b> until you kill somebody," Jonas Jerebko says to me calmly. We're sitting in his apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just off …

Overwatch’s third competitive season will end February 21st at 7PM EST.

<b>Overwatch’s third competitive season will end February 21st at 7PM EST.</b>

Here's why 'Overwatch' is slow to deliver new characters: Release schedule explained

Though it feels like it's been around for a lot longer, Blizzard's multiplayer shooter <i>Overwatch</i> will have its official one-year anniversary in May. …

This $9.5 Million Home Includes a Private Floating Meditation Den

It's the ultimate for modern-design lovers<p>If you're a fan of architect Toshiko Mori, you'll love this Zen Colorado retreat. Situated on 2.5 acres, the $9.5 million, 10,000-square-foot home boasts indoor-outdoor living spaces that highlight the surrounding natural beauty. With four bedrooms and …

Natural Beauty

What sticks in the craw with this photo isn’t the knowledge that Richard Branson is just out of shot, it’s the elated grin. Perhaps Obama is relaxed about Trump<p>Does Barack Obama know something we don’t? While much of the world has eyes wide in horror at his successor, the man who was until recently …

Donald Trump

British Father Visits Korean Net Cafe, Plays Overwatch For The First Time

Henry is “hopeless” at games. So YouTuber Josh decided to take this English gentleman to an internet cafe and have him play <i>Overwatch</i>.<p>Even if he’s not …

Corsair is building a ‘category-defying’ gaming PC

I’ve been thinking about building a new gaming PC lately, and one of the things that stood out to me was how I kept returning to Corsair for all of my component picks. My favored choices for memory modules, power supply, and water cooling all came from the veteran PC parts maker, and since Corsair …

That Super Bowl comeback had something e-sports will always lack

I’m probably <i>The Verge</i>’s most ardent follower of e-sports — video games played competitively for vast sums of money and in front of big crowds — but I have to concede that the Super Bowl that just happened was something altogether different. It delivered, in its resplendent reversal of fortunes, an …

External HDD support finally coming to PS4 in next system software update

Back when the PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, critics weren’t shy about heaping praise on to Sony’s new console, but there were several fundamental …

Overwatch Pro-Gamers In Trouble For Relationships With Female Fans [Update]

This week, reports out of South Korean have two players on esports team Lunatic Hai at the center of a scandal.<p>According to <i>Inven</i>(via tipster Sang), …

Gorgeous modern home with enviable indoor-outdoor living asks $9.5M

Yes, please!<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Cherry Hills Village, Colorado<p><b>Price:</b> $9,500,000<p>This sprawling, modern house begs to be seen, yes, …

Swimming Pools

Overwatch blitzes past 25 million players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC

The world could always use more heroes … 25 million of them, to be exact.<p>Blizzard announced today that its team-based Overwatch shooter has achieved over 25 million players. It launched last May for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Overwatch has become a giant hit for Blizzard that still attracts …

How video games may shape the future of stadium design

The booming, billion-dollar eSports industry is looking for new venues, and one designer sees an opportunity<p>During a long weekend last August, thousands of energized fans, many dressed in elaborate costumes, packed the Air Canada Centre in Toronto for three days of frenzied competition. It’s not …

Los Angeles

Overwatch's Latest Bizarre Controversy: A 'Bug' Is Making Mei Too Skinny

It’s been far too long since <i>Overwatch</i> had an objectification-related controversy, so when I heard that there was one about a new skin in the Year of the Rooster event, I figured it had to be because Zenyatta is just too handsome now.<p>But no, rather the issue is about Mei, where her new legendary …

Video game industry prepares for coming of possible trade tariff

Prime your lobbyists<p>The Entertainment Software Association is in the process of formulating a plan to deal with the possibility of U.S. President Donald Trump rolling out trade tariffs, a source tells Polygon.<p>A tariff is essentially a form of tax that is used to make goods and services that are …

Video games owe a lot to President Obama's administration

2 1337 2 8337<p>Former President Barack Obama was the most video game-friendly president in U.S. history, a title that he may retain for awhile.<p>It was under Obama’s administration that the Supreme Court of the United States declared video games free and protected speech, afforded the same rights as a …

The White House