The results are clearly welcome for both EG as well as MLG’s owners at Activision, which gets a not-so-subtle plug for its marquee shooter. At the same time, the event illustrates just how rapidly esports has grown, particularly for COD. Several years ago, early esports players rarely made a living wage — now, the very best players can swim in cash. There’s still a lot of inconsistency (CWL doesn’t have minimum salaries like you see with some leagues), but it’s possible for some COD players to turn their skill into a viable career.
On-stage at EA Play 2018, developers introduced Unravel Two as a game about optimism and togetherness, loss and love, darkness and light. It begins on a down note, with Yarny losing everything, but Coldwood Interactive promised it’s a joyful, playful game overall. EA has embraced the indie community in recent years, establishing its EA Originals […]
Facebook said it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with politically-tinged garbage links and clickbait just weeks ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. The banned accounts and Facebook sites exhibited “coordinated inauthentic behavior” such as working together to make the pages appear more popular than they actually are. This, […]
A light on the back helps confirm that it’s working without too much distraction, and Logitech promises overheat protection. This is a standard Qi charger and doesn’t technically require Apple handsets, but it’s designed with the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus in mind (and, we presume, future iPhones). You’re probably not about to buy […]