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Do something enough and it becomes second nature: muscle memory and instinct kicks in. But does that hold for the high-twitch dynamics of pro gaming-level Street Fighter 4? Japanese gaming site 4Gamer rigged up a gaming PC with SteelSeries' Sentry Gaming Eye Tracker, watching the gaze of Street Fi...

May 1st 2015 at 9:32am 0 Comments
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While most of us play games purely for their entertainment value, an elite few get their game on while calling themselves "professionals." These superstars of simulated battle make the rounds in various tournaments, including, most notably, Major League Gaming Pro Circuit championships. Now those d...

January 29th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Christian Sellergren, a professional gamer who led Team Eyeballers to the 2004 CPL Counter-Strike championship, apparently took his own life last November over massive debts accrued from online gambling. The news trickled down to us through a rough translation of a recent story about the death in Sw...

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Want to make big bucks as a professional gamer? Living overseas is probably your best bet for now. But Wired News reports that television deals and increased interest from U.S. sponsors mean salaries for America's top gamers could hit the stratosphere before long. This is in stark contrast to a simi...

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Maximum PC has posted a review of Creative's latest contribution to 5.1 gaming, the GigaWorks ProGamer G550W. Creative has improved upon the original G550 system by making the rear channels cord-free, and including a wireless remote control that can also be used with select ZEN and MuVo MP3 players....

June 10th 2006 at 1:25pm 0 Comments