TOPS eSport

Author: StenFrisk

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Jan
19

All 52 of Sokpop Collective’s weird little games are on Steam now

Sokpop Collective is a little group of game designers in the Netherlands, and they’ve been doing what amounts to a private, rolling game jam for the past two years. Every month, they create two new games and give them to […]

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Jan
19

PUBG pro warns that it’s a ‘make or break’ year for the game’s esports scene

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds discarded its original competitive league system late last year, following a string of setbacks and bad news: esports organisations were pulling out, viewership and player counts were down, and the revenue-boosting branded skins were cancelled. Now, some PUBG […]

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Jan
19

UK thinktank says Rockstar received £37.6 million in UK tax cuts last year

The publisher of Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto V applied for £37.6 million of tax relief under the UK’s Video Games Tax Relief program, a special tax incentive scheme established to support England’s small game development studios, […]

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Jan
19

NHS mental health director calls loot boxes ‘under the radar’ gambling

The loot box wars rage on in the UK, as they have around the world for the past couple years. In the latest salvo, the National Health Services director of mental health Claire Murdoch has said game companies are “setting […]

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Jan
19

Halo: Combat Evolved will begin PC flighting in February

The next piece of the Master Chief Collection to hit PCs will be the one that started it all. Halo: Combat Evolved is coming to PC later this year, and test flights – 343’s term for beta testing – will […]

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Jan
19

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PC updates will catch up with consoles in April

One of the few drawbacks of playing Monster Hunter: World on PC has always been that we’ve had to wait months for content that appears first on the console versions of the game. That lag is about to disappear, though: […]

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Jan
18

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid esports league kicks off this weekend

The first official league for Power Rangers: Battle of the Grid got underway this weekend at Frosty Faustings. Developer nWay has partnered with Lionsgate and Hasbro to sponsor the league, which will participate in six major fighting game events in […]

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Jan
18

Toss a coin to the Watcher, Slay the Spire’s brand new character

We haven’t checked in on Slay the Spire for a while, but that hasn’t stopped Mega Crit from continuing to add to and tweak its excellent deck-building game. A patch released this week moves The Watcher, a brand new character, […]

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Jan
18

Hollow Knight and Void Bastards headline Humble’s Australia Fire Relief bundle

Bushfires have devastated huge swaths of Australia in recent weeks, and the true level of devastation won’t be known for some time yet. As the disaster continues to unfold, you can help contribute to relief efforts with Humble’s Australia Fire […]

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Jan
18

Kingpin is getting a remastered version after 21 years

The 1990s were an interesting time: there were grunge bands, video rental stores, and videogames were still figuring out how to appeal to adult audiences. Interplay’s Kingpin: Life of Crime debuted in 1999, and it was a gritty, expletive-laden immersive […]