Internet cafes started as coffee shops where you could check email. But over the years, people turned them into dens for sharing pirated music, hotspots for video game addiction, and even temporary housing. »
South Korea’s mandatory military service is a tough one. The length of service is around 21 months, applies to males between 18 and 35, and it’s not a place where games like Hearthstone are allowed. Except if you’re a dedicated fan like these soldiers who, unable to play the real game, made their own version. »
How much is a good League of Legends player worth? Well, if Korean media reports are correct, a cool million dollars. That's supposedly how much is being offered for LoL super star Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok. »
This is one of Maersk's Triple-E cargo ships. When it's done, it will be the single largest ship on the planet. So yeah, seeing it under construction is pretty cool. »
Clicking on a mouse has become such a mundane task, such an embedded part of our daily lives that it's become like breathing. We need to do it, but we never actually think about it when we do it. So it's fascinating watching this video of an artist who took a picture every time he clicked his mouse in a single day. »
The League of Legends division of Korean pro team CJ Entus chose quite an interesting way to greet the new year. Instead of doing montage videos, they have dressed up two of their pros, Madlife and Flame, as League characters Blitzcrank and Ezreal. »
In August, the U.S. government, for the first time ever, gave a professional gamer the kind of special visa it issues to professional athletes. It was largely thanks to lobbying by Riot Games, makers of League of Legends. Now the first visa has gone to a professional StarCraft player, and it gets him out of military… »
On the left: 25 explosive Zerg units controlled by StarCraft II's AI. Just a few of them would be enough to crush the thirty defenceless marines on the right. But the world's best player, Innovation shows us how to control and split them properly, with insane speed and accuracy.