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Halo Infinite prepares for esports push with ESL/DreamHack and Faceit partnerships, $3m prize pool, crowdfunding, multiplayer beta, Twitch drops and more

Classic competitive FPS Halo is making its return to esports with a host of announcements building some hype this week, including partnerships with tournament organisers ESL and London-based Faceit. ESL Gaming, through DreamHack and ESL Australia, was selected to be one of the tournament operators responsible for competitions within the Halo Championship Series (HCS) in 2021 and 2022. The multiplayer beta for Halo Infinite went live earlier this week on PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, and details of the 2021-22 HCS season were revealed. Continue reading Halo Infinite prepares for esports push with ESL/DreamHack and Faceit partnerships, $3m…

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The Machines Arena Championship: UK esports orgs and LoL players to take part in Iceland LAN tournament for new 4v4 MOBA shooter, with FaceIT TV involved and James Bardolph casting

UK esports organisations like MNM Gaming and Endpoint will be taking part in a $10,000 esports tournament for a new MOBA shooter. The first tournament for The Machines Arena (TMA), the TMA Championship 2021, will be broadcast live from Iceland on Twitch from October 1st to 3rd 2021, through official streaming partner FaceIT TV. Interestingly, MNM’s team consists of League of Legends players Eragon, DBL, Regan and No Arm Whatley, with MNM co-owner Kalvin ‘KalKal’ Chung on board as coach. Continue reading The Machines Arena Championship: UK esports orgs and LoL players to take part in Iceland LAN tournament for…

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New tech allows AI to detect toxicity in voice chat, but I think humans might be too smart for it

Toxicity in games is no fun, and in this year of our lord 2020, there seems to be a growing trend of using artificial intelligence to find and deal with toxic players. I don’t just mean in text chat either; the companies Modulate and FaceIt have both created AI that can supposedly detect toxicity in voice chat from the way that someone says something. Part of me that feels like this is a good idea. Having a way of quickly and easily getting rid of them is great. However, I’ve heard one too many stories about AI learning to be…