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A 6-year-old totally owned the Financial Times over a 'Minecraft' error

5 Programming Languages Every Programmer Should Learn

I have read somewhere that programmer should learn a new programming language every year ( I think it's code complete, not sure, though), but if you …

The $200 'Mirror's Edge Catalyst' bundle might be worth it

Note the operative word, "might," in that headline. It's difficult to quantify a bundle of egregiously nerdy items, but for those with Faith in their hearts, the <i>Mirror's Edge Catalyst</i> Collector's Edition looks like a real treat. For $200, the Collector's Edition comes with a 14 inch statue …

Major League Gaming adds Call of Duty to ESPN's X Games lineup

Alongside the skateboarders, BMX bikers and other extreme athletes at the upcoming X Games Austin, a comparatively sedate group of gamers will be furiously gunning one another down in a <i>Call of Duty</i> tournament that Major League Gaming hopes will become tradition.<p>According to ESPN, the tournament …

How video gaming turned into the world's newest spectator sport

Amazon paid nearly $1bn for Twitch, which offers live streaming of eSports, a global sensation that unites players and fans<p>The room is large, the seating tightly packed, the giant screens on the front wall displaying every moment of the action to the rapt, packed audience. At the front, two …

eSports: Are Pro Gamers the Athletes of the Future?

What defines a sport? Is it physical activity? Rigorous competition? Skill required? The list goes on, the answer remains ambiguous, and questions …

The US gets its first professional gaming arena

Competitive gaming is practically an institution in countries like South Korea, but it hasn't really had a permanent home in the US. That's going to change pretty shortly, though; Major League Gaming has revealed that it's opening its first dedicated eSports location, MLG.tv Arena, in Columbus, …

MLG

New Orleans October 16-18 2015<p>Teams<p>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare<p>DOTA 2<p>SMITE<p>Competitor Passes<p>Registration is now closed<p>Hotel and Travel<p><b>The hotel</b> …

Major League Gaming finals head to New Orleans in October

The Major League Gaming World Finals, featuring championships for <i>Dota 2</i> and <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i>, will be held in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center from October 16th to the 18th. The 2015 MLG Finals boast a prize pool of more than $500,000, and it will be the …

Why the Next Sports Empire will be Built on eSports

A few weeks after Amazon spent $1B buying the live video game streaming platform Twitch, ESPN president John Skipper was asked for his thoughts on …

Approach Fitness Like a Video Game and Start Leveling Up

Gamers like me spend hours leveling up our characters so that they're stronger and faster and can defeat enemies more easily. Why not try that in …

The iPhone 6 Plus won't fit Fallout 4's Pip-Boy (and I'm sad)

Thanks a lot, Bethesda. After the outfit's first E3 media briefing, I pre-ordered the Pip-Boy Edition of <i>Fallout 4</i> because of course I want to put a real-life version of the game's stat-tracker and menu system on my forearm. All good, right? Well, I'm also in the market for a new phone and was …

The Ten Best Racing Series That Nobody's Watching

In a world with big name racing such as Formula One, NASCAR, FIA’s World Endurance Championship, and Indycar, many lesser known racing organizations …