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How to be a Dota 2 Champion (and K-Pop idol)

Friday night, Di and I went to watch the ANZ Dota 2 grand final hosted by LetsPlay.Live. Despite not knowing a lot about the game, I had a ton of fun cheering and gasping with Di and the rest of the crowd! When the undefeated Athletico took their trophy and the audience started to disperse, we loitered awkwardly next to the stage, wondering if we could get an interview with someone. I saw Fury, At...

LPL Pro Dota 2 Grand Final

E-sports is finally finding a foothold here on our little nation. Let’s Play.Live’s Dota 2 ANZ Championship Grand Final was held at the Sky City Theatre where Athletico and Shutdown battled it out for an $8000 prize pool. It was the best of 3 so we settled in for possibly a good few hours. Shutdown put up an excellent fight in the first round. There were a few nail-biting moments where...

A Mammoth eSports Experience

We stepped out of the elevator to be greeted by go karts, an awesome racing set up, and a bar giving out complimentary Mammoth flavoured milk. I made a beeline for the bar and decided to take a little risk and not grab my usual Iced Chocolate. The Choc Banana was pretty good, but decided I wasn’t going to change my go-to flavour. The doors to the SKYCITY Theatre opened and cameraman Nick and I mad...

Valve’s VR and live action Sonic the Hedgehog is officially revealed

Welcome to the Pretty Much Weekly! A series where we bring you a selection of this week’s news in film, gaming and tech! This week, you can buy an Iron Man drone, Valve has released how much its VR headset is gonna cost, and Sonic the Hedgehog is officially revealed in a new trailer. If Tony Stark made commercial drones Is the Avenger fever getting too much for you? Would you buy a drone inspired ...

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