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Mouz NXT win CSGO WePlay Academy League’s inaugural season, UK’s Fnatic Rising finish third

The pilot season of the CSGO tournament for young esports players has come to an end, and mouz NXT have emerged as victors. The $100,000 WePlay Academy League was announced back in July, with each team required to consist of at least four players aged between 16 and 20. During the grand final, mouz NXT earned the victory with an 3-1 score, having put up a fight against Young Ninjas. The WePlay Academy League Season 1 was held from July 19th to August 29th 2021, with online group and gauntlet stages and playoffs at the WePlay Esports Arena Kyiv. Continue…

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A History Of Shareware, Demos And Covertapes

Back before YouTube and Twitch and always online DRM, developers needed more effective ways of marketing than just relying on word of mouth. This resulted in shareware, demos and demo discs, free slices of playable content that spawned one of the most interesting phases in the gaming.