Pro DOTA Player Controls Three Heroes At Once, Helps Win Match

On March 11, a pro DOTA 2 game in the Star Ladder Europe tournament (between Team Secret and DUZA Gaming) suffered from connectivity issues, so much so that two of Team Secret's five players were disconnected. Rather than pause the game and wait it out, though, one of Secret's players put da team on his back. » 3/12/15 9:30pm 3/12/15 9:30pm

Pro Gamer Teaches You How To Shoot Better

It's easy to think that the people who play video games for a living are just lucky enough to have fast reflexes that make them good. But, pro players study the games they excel at from every possible angle. Here's what it looks like when a top-level player explains the best way to aim and shoot in Valve's long-lived … » 9/10/14 7:15pm 9/10/14 7:15pm

StarCraft Player Gets Pro Athlete Visa, Delays Military Service

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… » 12/11/13 6:00pm 12/11/13 6:00pm

The Five Best StarCraft II Matches Of The Weekend

There were some close calls in this weekend's latest round of matches during the 2012-2013 StarCraft II Proleague. We hand-picked five of these games to recap for you, focusing on those that really show the current state of the competitive StarCraft II scene, highlighting incredible unit control and decision making » 7/08/13 5:00pm 7/08/13 5:00pm

Professional Video Gamer Suspended for Saying He Had Sex With a 14-Year-Old

Well, if there's a big lesson of the past week, it's that cretinous online behavior may not be illegal in and of itself, but that doesn't mean you won't face consequences for engaging in it. Take the case of Ilyes "Stephano" Satouri, a member of the StarCraft team for Evil Geniuses, the renowned pro gaming clan. » 10/13/12 4:00pm 10/13/12 4:00pm