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Gaming
Work getting the way of your pro-gaming dreams? You're not alone
If you’re an online gamer and think work gets in the way of your dreams of pro gaming, you're not alone - 36% of players across the globe think the same thing.
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Sky TV
LPL to broadcast weekly programming on Sky Sports
Let’s Play Live (LPL) has now announced it will broadcast weekly programming for the rest of 2019 on the Sky Sports channel from Sky TV. 
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Gaming
New acquisition makes Kiwis’ path into esports easier than ever
LPL has taken over CyberGamer and says this will open up the gateway for Kiwi gamers to compete on a global stage.
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Gaming
Let’s Play Live acquires esports company called CyberGamer
Let's Play Live (LPL) is getting bigger in 2019 thanks to its acquisition of CyberGamer. 
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Blockchain
JPlay & DGames bring blockchain to eSports
JPlay is one of the world’s first blockchain-powered eSports platforms, launched this month in Taipei, Taiwan. 
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Gaming
eSports collabs behind Logitech's newest pro gaming lineup
If you’re a gamer and a fan of Logitech’s pro gaming gear, there’s about to be another line of product releases coming your way.
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Gaming
Sky TV set to launch new pop up channel called GINX Esports TV
Competitive video gaming has grown over the years and it's becoming more mainstream. This is why a new channel is being launched to reflect this.
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Botnet
DDoS attacks combining new and tried-and-true techniques
“DDoS attacks can be used as a smokescreen to steal money or to demand a ransom for calling off an attack.”
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Gaming
Riot Games is bringing the League of Legends eSports tournament to Sydney this July
eSports fans have something to celebrate about because a huge international tournament is coming to Sydney, Australia this July.
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Intel
Intel Extreme Masters Sydney 2018 draws a huge crowd
Australasia’s biggest esports event returns to Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena.
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Gaming
Vodafone and ESL announce international esports partnership
Vodafone New Zealand announced that globally they have become a Premium Partner of ESL, the world’s largest esports company.
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Gaming
LPL's Dragon Ball FighterZ NZ national finals is happening tonight
Let's Play Live (LPL) travelled across the country to find the best Dragon Ball FighterZ players in New Zealand. It's now down to the final eight!
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New Zealand
New Zealand and Australia to form their own eSports council
The New Zealand eSports Federation and Australian eSports Association have agreed to form their very own Oceania eSports Council
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eSports
Intel brings esports to Pyeongchang ahead of the olympic winter games
Intel recently announced plans to bring gaming experiences to PyeongChang ahead of next February’s Olympic Winter Games...
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New Zealand
Media Design School and ESL team up for a major tournament
"By playing a role in the promotion of an iconic event, our students will gain out of class, hands-on experience..."
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Gaming
Tekken 7 eSports tourney will hit NZ TV screens September 11
A $10,000 prize pool and the right to represent New Zealand as an E-Black is at stake...
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Intel
E3 2017: Intel showcases new PC gaming and VR experiences, announces US$1m Grand Slam for esports
Intel inks landmark esports partnership with ESL, reveals new VR esports tournaments and announces pre-orders for Intel Core X-series processors.
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League of Legends
Winners announced: NZ's first high school eSports champs
"The greatest honour for me is that we are leaving our mark in the progression of eSports and influencing the communities around us."
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League of Legends
Tournament getting eSports into NZ schools preps round 2
"We’ve had lots of feedback from teachers and players that this is providing students a good opportunity to represent their schools."
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Gaming
Asus - The most recognisable and popular gaming brand
13 International Media have awarded ASUS as ‘No. 1 Gaming Brand’ from 12 different countries in Asia Pacific alone.
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Intel
Esports: the future of spectator sport?
On the weekend of 6th and 7th May, Qudos Arena in Sydney’s Olympic Park, site of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, hosted a very different type of sport.
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Intel
Intel brings world-class eSports to Australasia
The Brazilian line-up of German-based eSports team SK Gaming claimed the crown at the Intel Extreme Masters championship final over the weekend
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Gaming
Acer's new Predator gaming laptop looks FIERCE
This stacked gaming laptop will be available to try at IEM in Sydney this weekend.
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League of Legends
High School League playoffs and the road to the finals
Latest announcements from the High School League tell us how the finals will look and promise some fierce competition yet to come.