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Celebrating Pride Month 2021: UK & Ireland esports personalities share their view on LGBTQIA+ issues and representation within the industry

June is Pride Month, and industries across the world have been celebrating initiatives and individuals to mark the occasion, including esports. It’s fair to say that the esports and gaming industry, like others, has at times divided opinion with the LGBTQIA+ community – and also the wider community. Megalodontus speaks to five members of the UK & Ireland esports community on what their experiences are, LGBTQIA+ representation and how companies or brands can do better. Continue reading Celebrating Pride Month 2021: UK & Ireland esports personalities share their view on LGBTQIA+ issues and representation within the industry

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Interview with James ‘Stress’ O’Leary on leaving Mad Lions, his time casting and inclusion in esports: ‘It’d be a massive thing for an LEC player to be openly LGBTQA+, but with that comes a lot of pressure they’d put on themselves’

Image credit: StressCasts.com Stress is a familiar name to those who followed the EU LCS before it became the LEC we know now. He cast on some of the biggest stages, such as Worlds 2016, before announcing his departure from casting the EU LCS in late 2017. Since then he’s pursued different roles, his most recent being community manager of LEC team Mad Lions. Stress now works at communications and marketing agency ICO Partners focusing on Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons. Continue reading Interview with James ‘Stress’ O’Leary on leaving Mad Lions, his time casting and inclusion in…

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Dark Souls, Fall Guys and Mario Kart are the most stressful games you can play, according to a new study

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 15 November 2020 12:47 GMT A new set of scientific research identifies Dark Souls III, Fall Guys and Mario Kart as the most stressful experiences you endure whilst gaming.A new study, conducted by BonusFinder in collaboration with sports scientists and competitive gamers, discovered that the average players’ average heart rate increases the most whilst playing Dark Souls, but Fall Guys and Mario Kart – games supposedly aimed at the more casual side of the gaming market – also have a pretty significant impact.In the study, 14 players were asked to play 16 of the most popular…