Twitch reveals HTML5 player! and… it still uses flash.
Microsoft down $2.1 billion, all according to plan says CEO Bane
Angry Birds 2 is coming out July 30th. I could be counting wrong but I am sure this is the 18th game in the franchise, though I could be wrong.
Twitch Popout Windows on Android App (2:18)
Twitch Testing HTML5 Streaming (5:07)
To watch a streamer in the new format use the URL player.twitch.tv/?channel="enter channel name here"
Microsoft Down $2.1 Billion (11:07)
Xbox One Keyboard and Mouse (14:45)
Immersit Creates Ride in Your Living Room (16:50)
Oculus Buying Spree (24:31)
Doom in Doom (28:27)
Satoru Iwata Dies at 55 (31:07)
Also a bonus, watch this guy play Doom on a Toaster
Batman Arkham Knight (34:13)
Choice Chamber (37:02)
Year Walk (42:03)
Angry Birds 2 (45:36)
The Flock (47:30)
The Dwarves (51:30)
INDIE GAME SHOUTOUT
Totally not the unlicensed version of G-Force, this week Oki brings you a game where you must fight your way past aliens as a mutant/alien hamster thing in Scott in Space.
WE WILL SPOIL MATCHES AND TOURNAMENTS WE TALK ABOUT, SO LISTEN AT YOUR OWN RISK.
IN STARCRAFT 2 NEWS (1:02:426)
This weeks current WCS Top 5 Standings are
Her0-(P) with 5500
Maru-(T) with 5050
Life-(Z) with 5025
PartinG-(P) with 4725
Hydra-(T) with 4150
IN DOTA 2 NEWS (1:03:07:36)
The Dota 2 Internationals fast approaching with the Wild card Qualifiers taking place this Sunday at 9 am PST. Fighting for the last two slots in the group stages are CDEC, Vega, MVP Phoenix and Archon. The matches line up as follows, CDEC vs Vega, and MVP Phoenix vs Archon. The
actual Group stages will begin this Monday and will feature Complexity, Invictus Gaming, LGD, Navi, Fnatic, Cloud9, and Secret in Group A and EHOME, EG, Empre, Vici Gaming, NewBee, Virtus Pro, and MVP Hot6ix in Group B.
To follow the coverage go to Twitch.tv/team/ti5enqual.
IN LOL NEWS (1:05:27)
Week 9 is here! Playoffs will be set after Sunday, make sure you check out all the final results at lolesports.com
Catch regional playoffs for EU in the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweeden, and NA at MSG, both August 22-23
IN FIGHTING GAME NEWS (1:06:44)
EVO 2015 has finished this year and it was an exciting event. Since it was such a large event we will just be covering the top 3 places of each tournament played.
Ultra Street Fighter IV
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
1. Kane Blue river
Super Smash Bros Melee
Mortal Kombat X
Guilty Gear Xrd
1. Ogawa Zato
1. Rico Sauve
3. Sleep NS
Super Smash Bros for Wii U
2. Mr R
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
IN HEARTHSTONE NEWS (1:10:29)
This weeks top standings for the HWC are
Australia & New Zealand: Ranked 1st Deckizz with 56 points
Europe: Ranked 1st Lifecoach with 205 points
Japan: Ranked 1st Kno with 60 points
Latin America: Ranked 1st Coglorin with 71 points
North America: Ranked 1st Zalae with 210 points
Southeast Asia: Ranked 1st zGGLeoz with 63 points
Taiwan: Ranked 1st SpiderRoger with 221 points
Lastly at the Masters Korea Tournament, the Round of 16 is in progress with Surrender, Handsomeguy, Wissoul, and Xixo moving on to the next round. Though we are still waiting for the results from the following matches: Honbee vs Jude, BadMosquito vs OneMoreTurn, jjangnara vs Siroco, and Sehoon vs Seulsiho.
IN CS:GO NEWS (1:12:01)
The GameShow League has finally made it to its Grand finals. With TSM competing against Fnatic for the grand prize, it should be an exciting match. The final match date has not been scheduled as of yet, but we will let you know as soon as it is announced.
Looking over at the CEVO tournament, the Finals Groups have gotten underway. In Group A we have Cloud9, Mouz, Team Liquid, and CLG. And in Group B we have Virtus Pro, Luminosity, Navi, and Tempo Storm. The matches will be played throughout this week.
Next up on our list is the GO Champions League. The Grand Finals of the tournament are just a stone's throw away as Navi awaits a victor to emerge from the Loser’s Bracket, and that victor will either be Hellraisers or 1337.
Lastly, the Cologne ESL One tournament is fast approaching. Right now the Group Qualifiers are underway to see who will make it to the playoff games. In the European Group stages we have Dignitas, Over Gaming, Property, Piter, FlipSid3, KillerFish, Kinguin, and PENTA in Group A. While in Group B we have Hellraisers, LGB, Epihany, eBettle, Roccat, K1ck, Gamers2, and Titan.
Then in the NA Qualifiers we have Cloud9, Noble Honor, Team Liquid, and Tempo Storm in Group A. While we have CLG, eLevate, Luminosity, and Nihilum in Group B.
The Asian qualifiers have finished, and the teams moving on will be Renegades and Team Immunity.
The Main Even of ESL One Cologne will begin August
IN OTHER ESPORTS NEWS (1:14:49)
Professional CSGO player Cory Friesen told an interviewer that he and his team members on Cloud9 took Adderall to boost performance during a recent tournament. Because of this revelation ESL, the Electronic Sports League, has announced that it will soon begin testing the players in their tournaments for performance enhancing substances in the future.
No action will be taken retroactively against Friesen or Cloud9 members.
WHERE YOU CAN FIND US
Intro Part 1 & Outro
"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
Intro Part 2
"Jaunty Gumption" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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