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Malcolm Abbas

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The Top 10 Esports Crossovers We Didn’t Know We Wanted
Crossovers, when hypothetical “what ifs” come to life. In gaming, crossovers allow for some of the coolest and most hilarious combinations of franchises that otherwise have nothing to do...
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The Top 10 200 IQ Plays in Rainbow Six Siege
In Siege it’s easy to remember the flashy plays. But today we wanted to look back at some of the more sophisticated moments in Siege. The plays that flex the most important muscle in your...
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Play to Live: How Gold Farming in a 20-Year-Old Game is Saving Lives
Runescape. The drunk uncle of the MMO family. For most people, it's a pleasant memory from their adolescence. But for some, it remains a beloved daily ritual. It might not be as popular...
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Broken or Unplayable: The Champion Riot Can't Get Right
Ryze is the champion Riot Games just can't seem to get right. No matter what they do to him, buffs, nerfs, nothing seems to work. Ryze has been reworked six times, more than any other...
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I Love You, Bro: The Top 10 Esports Bromances
Esports are built on relationships. From teammates, to coaches, content creators, and even fans, these relationships, plus incredible skills in-game, make esports such an enjoyable...
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kennyS is Back: How Foreign Blood Brought G2 to the Top of Counter-Strike
KennyS is considered one CS:GO’s greatest players ever, and for good reason. He innovated with the AWP, did things no one else could, and he’s a Major champion. And now, eight years into...
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A Body That Betrayed Him: How Uzi Sacrificed Himself For Greatness
League of Legends has lost an icon. LPL superstar Uzi announced his retirement from pro play after a long and successful career. But there’s a twist. The guy’s only 23. One of League’s...
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xQc vs Hikaru: How a Medieval Game Took Over Twitch
If you look at the most popular games on Twitch right now, you’re sure to find the staples: League of Legends, CS:GO, Fortnite ⁠— esports’ juggernaut titles. But recently a new game has...
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Hyped, Fallen, Forgotten: The Underdog Searching for Redemption on Astralis
Astralis are in the middle of DreamHack Masters: Europe. Eight days away from their first playoff match, they're busy doing their tournament prep, it should be business as usual. Except...
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Rules Don't Matter: How G2 Won Another Championship by Saying [email protected]&K It
G2 Esports are the best European League of Legends team ever. In 2019 they won both LEC splits, made the World Championship finals, and became the first EU team to win MSI. So after...
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New Teammates, Same Faker: The Demon King's Continued Quest For World Domination
Faker made it back to the top of Korea in 2019. Armed with a new super-team composed of some of the region’s best players, Faker and T1 dominated the 2019 LCK season, winning both spring...
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How the Biggest Scandal in League Destroyed a Team But Built a Champion
JD Gaming jungler Kanavi made history this spring. The 19-year-old became the first non-mid laner named the LPL’s league MVP, beating out names like the reigning world champion Doinb. In...
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Unreliable to Unstoppable: How Cloud9 Created a Monster in the Jungle
Blaber is North America’s best jungler, and it’s not even close. In his first full split as a starter, the young jungler helped win Cloud9’s first LCS championship in six years. But...
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How Sim Racing Changed This Driver's Life Forever
Igor Fraga is one of F3’s newest drivers. In February, Fraga got one step closer to his dream by signing with F3 team Charouz Racing System, following that up days later by winning the...
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Doublelift Didn't Care: How A Trash Attitude Killed His Spring 2020
Team Liquid are out of playoff contention. They bombed out of the Spring Split in what’s now the biggest downfall in LCS history. The guy taking the brunt of the team’s criticism was...
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How Playing Whatever The [email protected]$k He Wanted Made Summit1G The King of Twitch
Right now, Summit’s the king of Twitch. The CS:GO OG has shot up to the top of the site, getting incredible numbers whenever he goes live. He’s living out most viewers’ dreams. But for a...
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The Demonic Invader Who Broke Tekken
Akuma might be in Tekken, but he's not from Tekken, and that means he breaks all the rules. From the moment Akuma was put in Tekken 7, he began to change it, warping the game around him...
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How a World Champion Tanked His Career in Just One Month
Crown’s 2020 season has been terrible. He’s been called one of NA’s worst mid laners, getting kicked mid-way through Spring. But, when he came to NA in 2019, he was a world Champion. He’d...
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The Greatest Upset in Siege History
Stuck in the group of death against some of the world’s greatest teams, Fnatic were massive underdogs at the 2020 Six Invitational. Nobody expected Fnatic to do anything–except Fnatic....