rOtK interview: “I know quite well about the training in China, and I feel some training isn’t practical enough”

Vici Gaming’s coach Bai “rOtK” Fan sat down with the Chinese outlet MAX+ to discuss the tournament victory at ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational Singapore. He talked about what are the main changes he’s done in his training after TI9, what are the goals for the new season and what did he mean when he shouted “CN Dota Never Die” upon lifting the trophy in Singapore.


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2019 Dota 2 Highlights

The end of the year is here, the perfect moment to recount the most special moments of the season. Here are our 2019 Dota 2 highlights.


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The 9 Best Dota Memes of this Decade

Even the most ardent Dota 2 hater will have to agree that is one of the best-designed games of the 21st century allowing it to become a cultural phenomenon and register over 100 Million downloads. It’s one of the most played PC games in the world, and its esports scene is arguably the most successful amongst its competitors.


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Our highest review scores of 2019

The 50 PC games we loved most.


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Jeff Kaplan teases “radical” changes coming to Overwatch multiplayer

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has hinted at some unexpected upgrades coming to the game’s multiplayer.


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Riot is teaming with outside studios to make single-player League of Legends games

The new Riot Forge publishing label represents another big push into mainstream gaming.


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Best Cyber Week gaming laptop deals 2019

Cyber Week gaming laptop deals are here for 2019—your last chance to save before the holidays.


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Modern Warfare battle pass leaks show what’s free and what isn’t

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been out for over a month now, but we’re still a few days away from the launch of the game’s Season One and Battle Pass.


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There are now Halo stickers in CS:GO

There’s another FPS in your FPS.


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Overwatch player creates perfect guide to find Ana’s grenade spots

A very thorough Overwatch player has shared one of the most extensive guides for long-range Ana grenade shots ever assembled.


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What minor issue ruined an otherwise great game for you?

Minor technical bugs, slightly too-long loading times, bad lip-sync, and other little issues can quickly spoil the fun.


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Diablo’s creators talk about Blizzard’s past and present, China, and Diablo 4’s reveal

We sit down for an extended chat with David Brevik, Erich Schaefer, and Max Schaefer, the founders of Blizzard North and creators of Diablo.


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Should you buy a gaming laptop during this year’s Black Friday sales?

Is 2019 the right time to invest in a new laptop? Let’s look at trends and info from last year’s sales


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Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Videos Look Gorgeous

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition is nearly upon us and some lucky community members have been playing the game for the last month. In the run-up to release next week (November 14), Microsoft has allowed some streamers to upload new videos for the remaster and the game looks wonderful. Not too much has changed from its E3 showing, but it’s still great to see the game in motion.


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Playing Diablo 4 is one hell of a good time

Blizzard’s vision for the future of its action RPG series is at once horrifying and hopeful.


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The need to embrace Esports in High School today

Instead of focusing on the dangers of gaming addictions, there needs to a shift in people’s mindset.


Politicians, educators, and parents alike should embrace this and help to build a holistic approach to esports.


These days, esports are becoming increasingly popular among Gen Z. Esports also drives STEM education and a career in this industry is very lucrative.

Esports degree – Yay or Nay?

Thanks for the boom in esports, a large number of universities around the world are offering esport-related degrees. It’s not just about spending time gaming, these courses include include marketing, event management and business. In US, Becker College offers a BSc in Esports Management where students learn how to “plan and execute small and large scale events utilising the latest in streaming technology…”


What do you think about the future of Esports education?

Fortnite tournaments to be introduced in Dreamhack

Dreamhack Winter and Dreamhack Anaheim has announced that there will be a $250,000 prize pool Fortnite tournament for each of the event.


With Dreamhack Winter slated for the end of 2019, and Dreamhack Anaheim in February of 2020, how excited are you to see Fortnite in one of the biggest Esports tournaments?


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Apex Season 3 has arrived with major changes to game modes, and many new content

The future of Apex seems even brighter with the latest launch of Season 3.


With a new legend, weapons, and a highly anticipated new map, how will this battle royale hold up against the likes of Fortnite and what more can Respawn Entertainment and EA do?

Game releases confirmed for 2020

The year 2020 still in a distant, yet many avid gamers are already awaiting for some major releases.


With games such as Final Fantasy 7 remake, Cyberpunk 2077, and Marvel’s the Avengers, what games will you be getting?

HP Collaborates with Malaysian designers for KLFW19

During the KLFW19 (Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2019), we got to see the recent collaboration between HP and Malaysian fashion duo Rizman Nordin and Ruzaini Wan Jamil.


The latest Men’s collection features a fashion line inspired by the HP Spectre Folio which captures the essense of luxury and sophistication with sleek designs in leather.


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The best games to play on PC so far in 2019

Whether you’re into competitive multiplayers, action packed single player games or are into the MMORPG grind, there is a game out there for you!

Ninja signs with Adidas!

After a huge move to Microsoft’s mixer from Twitch, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is stepping up his game with a whole new deal.


Ninja’s latest collaboration is with Adidas Originals! With a dedicated page on Adidas website and their very first gaming figure to be signed, are you excited to see what’s coming to stores?


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Hello Gear Pop!

Can’t wait for the upcoming Gears 5 to be released? If you can’t get enough of the action packed game, check out their spin-off Gear Pop!


A blend of Gears characters, with the well known design of the famous FunkoPop figures, this is one mini-game you should check out. With already 1 million players registered, what are you waiting for?

Can playing video games get you a better job?

2019 is a proof that the gaming industry is ever growing and shows no sign of slowing down. With the times changing as gaming evolves, it’s now impacting us more than you could imagine.


Read up on BBC’s article on how playing video games could get you a better job and what you could achieve both in and out of video games.

It’s time for investors to focus on Esports

Esports is coming out of “stealth mode” according to analysts at Needham, and investors need to pay attention.
This is largely due to change has come through the U.S. popularity of the video games Fortnite and Overwatch. Needham adds, ““Globally, one out of every three (ie, 33%) 18-25 year olds spent more than an hour a day playing video games.”

Gaming jargons you need to understand as a gamer

“GGEZ!” “Nerf that hero!”.
There are many jargons in the gaming world, and it’s important to know the common ones to prepared in any online battle.


It’s time to familiarize yourself with the top gaming jargons and stop yourself from being called a Noob!

Most anticipated games of 2019

Whether its a sequel, prequel or a new title, we gamers can’t wait for our favourite upcoming releases.


Are there any other games that we should keep an eye out for?


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Here are the best competitive games available right now!

Competitive gaming.
Two words to stir any esports aficionado’s combative instincts to be numero uno. But, which games are worthy of your skills, time and attention? Fret not. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best competitive games (and thrown in a few honourable mentions – for good measure).


On this list, you’ll find the best PC games we’re playing right now – recent blockbuster hits, thriving MMORPGs, and a few modern classics that would improve any game library. We’re shooting for a practical answer to the question: ‘Which are the 10 best games that I can get?

Check out the top 5 2019 CS:GO players in the competitive scene

Constantly evolving and shifting over the years, Counter-Strike has never lost its fundamentals: Twenty years on, the very core essence of CS:GO remains: Easy to Learn, A lifetime to Master.


But, this just describes us earthlings. There are, Immortals who walk in the plains of Mirage, snipe with uncanny accuracy in Dust2, even conjure headshots at will from the heat of Inferno.


Here’re the top 5 CS:GO players who stand on the shoulders of giants:

OMEN by HP as an official partner of ECPI University’s Esports team.

ECPI University is proud to announce that HP has been named an official partner of the ECPI University RAMS Collegiate Esports Team, making it the exclusive provider of gaming PC’s for all of the ECPI University eSports Arenas.


The ECPI University RAMS eSports Teams compete across a variety of games throughout the year, including League of Legends, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone, and Rocket League. The “battle arenas” that players compete in are located on-campus. Better still, these facilities are outfitted with high-end gaming PCs that support all game titles RAMS compete in.


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