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I ran into this lovely lady at Dreamhack Atlanta and I have been a fan ever since. She was competing in the final Halo Championship Series and I was impressed with how cool she was under pressure. She’s also just a big ball of positivity and passionate fandom. Starski Wars works hard to maintain her healthy following on Twitch and has some great tips for others looking to get …

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We got a pretty nifty holiday present this year in the form of the world’s first digital esports reporter! Assembled by a crack team at Live CGI, CGIMARC7 was left to develop his own tastes and find purpose for his high tech life. He found himself quickly drawn to the world of games and he become fascinated with competitive gaming. He has evolved into a serious esports enthusiast who …

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Halo 5 is hanging up its hat in terms of official esports tournaments and Dreamhack Atlanta housed the goodbye party with the HCS (Halo Championship Series) Finals. It was a hell of a show with top halo teams getting downright scrappy to claim this final title. Re-Watch Alert: Renegades vs. Elevate First things, first, I wanna get into Renegades and Elevate. Their series on Friday was one to remember. This …

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While in New Orleans covering the Gears of War tournament, I was immediately drawn to the brilliant energy of Jourdan Kerl. You can’t miss her, she brings so much passion and personality to the broadcast team. I love how you can tell she has to contain her excitement with the rest of us as she conducts interviews and provides viewers with updates and tournament analysis. I cannot tell you how …

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Back when I was new to covering esports, I was eager to jump in to the Halo scene as it was and still is my favorite game franchise of all time. I was immediately met with a collective cold shoulder from fans and players as I tried to engage them so I could tell their story. Being a woman in that space at that time was incredibly tough to navigate, …

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The Halo Championship Series in New Orleans was a rambunctious ride of hype and unpredictability. Alongside the players we’ve come to know, there was a lot of fresh blood making big impressions. The New Orleans Convention Center was a decent and VERY well air conditioned venue that came with alligator sausage po’boys and more than enough room for both Halo and Gears fans to enjoy the spectacle. Attendance was a …

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