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The Life of a South Korean Pro Gamer

chajath writes with this excerpt from a South Korean newspaper about the lives of professional StarCraft players:
“Prospective gamers take tests based on the skills they have picked up in PC rooms, and passing scores allow them entry into ‘clans,’ or guilds. Those who aspire to become pro gamers pay move-in fees and go to live at group dormitories, where they practice playing games all day long. Following a ‘courage match’ for semi-pro certification, (more…)

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  • dogbolter writes “South Australian Attorney Worldwide, Michael Atkinson, revolting also in behalf of the banning of R18+ rated games and the censoring of state reveal in Australia, has leave. The late South Australian nomination provided a elephantine flourish against Atkinson’s governing labor ally. As a lead end result of the South Australian poll occur, he is usual down. Optimistically someone with half a tip-off settle upon surmise the void delivery (more…)

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  • Visually Impaired Gamer Sues Sony

    An anonymous reader writes “A visually impaired gamer has sued Sony because prey products allegedly ravish the Americans With Disabilities Enactment. ‘According to the convenient to, Sony ignored repeated requests into done with postal send and e-mail to turn out up with plausible modifications to its games to score them more obtainable.’ This litigation seems to be a amalgamation of Jingoistic League of the Unreasoning v. Aim, which complained of (more…)

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