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Jason Durante

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How CS:GO's Dirtiest Cheater Inspired the Game's Most Ridiculous Meme
Esports is a truly global phenomenon — but that doesn’t mean that every region is on equal footing. But among the regions that are expected to soak up all the silverware, are those that...
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How a Mysterious Liquid Turned xQc into Twitch's Unlikeliest Role Model
It requires a special kind of motivation to be a streamer. To wake up every day ready to bare all for Twitch’s biggest trolls. It’s a day-in-and-day-out marathon — to go from just a...
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Did He Cheat? The Unsolvable Mystery of CS:GO's Most Suspicious Player
Robin “flusha” Ronnquist, a three-time Major winner who, in addition to having one of the biggest brains in CS:GO, is one of the game’s most controversial figures. Not because of anything...
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How a One-Sided Rivalry Became League's Greatest Revenge Story
Competition is built on rivalry. And some of esports' greatest stories are about two great players vying for glory, constantly outdoing one another in pursuit of victory.But "xPeke" vs....
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The Wonderchild Who Became CS:GO’s Most Bullied A**hole
It’s no secret that, in any game, people love to watch winners lose. It doesn’t matter if it’s Faker, Fabian, the entirety of Astralis, or the awe-inspiring underdog OG. Dominance...
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The Lovable Bully Who Became the Undisputed King of CS:GO’s Deadliest Alleyway
In esports, as in life, rulers are destined to rise and fall. Sometimes, a crown naturally finds its way onto the brow of an up-and-comer, heralding a new era of royalty. Other times,...
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How Bad Luck and a Big Ego Ruined the Career of League’s Most Promising Superstar
Every once in a while we see the rise of a true superstar. A world-class, one-in-a-million competitor who, quite simply, has it all. These individuals have the plays, they have the...
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F@*K Retirement: How CS:GO’s Oldest Aim God Keeps Turning Back the Clock
In esports, there is no such thing as being too young to compete. But on the other end of the spectrum, a player’s shelf life is usually not a long one, at a certain point, players become...
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Esports’ Worst Dream Team: The Hilarious Disaster That Was Delta Fox
What can you expect when you create a roster stacked with superstars? Occasionally, you get to see a real synergy of talent and flashes of greatness. Now and then, you see dominant...
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The Cocky Underdog Who Tried to Monetize Dick Pics at a CS:GO Major
Every accomplished professional can think back on that one moment where they were able to look around, smile, and say with absolute certainty, I’ve made it.And in CS:GO one of those...
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The Rise and Fall of CS:GO's Unkickable Bad Boy
Lincoln “fnx” Lau is a problem. The two-time CS:GO Major winning, tatted-up Brazilian bad boy might be incredibly talented, but off the server he's known for being problem-causing...
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The Major-Winning Matchfixer Who Dodged a Lifetime Ban
There comes a time in every player’s career when they have to put it all on the line for a chance to win big. A moment where they throw caution to the wind and simply hope for the best....
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The CS:GO Legend Who Terrorizes Scrubs With His Toxic Persona
Everybody has a different way of coping with the chaotic, soul-destroying nightmare that is solo queue. Whether it’s leavers, cheaters, team-killers, loud-mouthed silvers, or people who...
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The Superstar Being Sabotaged By His Own Alter Ego
Even the greatest esports players have bad days at the office. But in League of Legends, there’s one superstar in particular who has become known for his consistent ability to reach the...
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The Infamous YouTuber Breaking Rainbow Six Siege with Cheese
What if we told you that the life mission of one of the most celebrated content creators in Rainbow Six: Siege was to break it? To employ a mixture of genius, deceit and destruction to...
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Why a Misfit Millionaire Sacrificed His Ferrari to Esports' First God
These days, esports’ biggest players are basically nerdy rockstars. They’re wearing thousand dollar shoes, driving flashy sports cars and even starring in overly obnoxious Doritos...
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How CS:GO's Most Hated Prodigy Became The Smoke Criminal
When you look at Stewie2K’s legendary B-hold, you probably see a feisty little freedom fighter. A scrappy up-and-comer who, against every odd, became one of five misfits to cement...
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How One Streamer’s Ridiculous Crusade Made Siege’s Ultimate Meme a Reality
Everybody wishes that they were in charge of balancing their favourite game. Everyone wishes that they could complain to their heart’s content, and have a developer at their beck and...
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Why is Esports Lore So F@#!ing Bad? | OverExplained
The relationship between esports titles and their in-game stories, or lore, is pretty weird. Some games have almost none. Others had to build a story to justify why the game exists at...