What the Dark Side of Working in Esports Can Teach Us About Capitalism

The starting assumption of this column is that esports is better understood as an extension of the world at large than a world unto its own. From gun violence to judicial debates, esports are merely one context in which the rest of the social, economic…

The starting assumption of this column is that esports is better understood as an extension of the world at large than a world unto its own. From gun violence to judicial debates, esports are merely one context in which the rest of the social, economic, and political world plays itself out. And one of the […]

Gabe Newell Struggles With Number Three in New ‘DOTA2’ Voice Pack (Watch)

Like a gamer Groundhog’s Day, once a year during the “Dota2” International tournament Gabe Newell emerges from the shadows of Valve Software to see if he can say the number three or drop news about a new game the legendary software co…

Like a gamer Groundhog’s Day, once a year during the “Dota2” International tournament Gabe Newell emerges from the shadows of Valve Software to see if he can say the number three or drop news about a new game the legendary software company is working on. Earlier this week, the founder of Valve announced that the […]