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What Do “Pogchamp” and “Poggers” Mean? Twitch Meme Origins

If you've frequented Twitch, or any other platform rooted in gaming, you've no doubt seen other users throwing around the phrase "poggers"...

Full Sail Armada And College Esports With Bennett Newsome

The world of esports and content creation is growing at a rapid pace, particularly at the college level. More and more schools...

Edgeguarding In Super Smash Bros.

Unique to the Super Smash Bros. series among major fighting game titles is the fact that players can be knocked off the...

A Guide To Understanding MOBA: The Most Popular Esports Genre

If any genre of video game was synonymous with esports, it would be the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA.) In the last...

What Is A “Super Wavedash” In Super Smash Bros. Melee?

Wavedashing in Super Smash Bros. Melee is one of the earliest techniques a player will learn when diving into competitive play. It’s...

How Much Do LAN Adapters Improve Nintendo Online?

It’s no secret that the quality of Nintendo’s online play has been criticized for years. There is noticeable lag across all titles...

What Is The DACUS In Super Smash Bros. Brawl?

When Super Smash Bros. Brawl was released in 2008, it drew criticism from much of the competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee community...

What Are Counterpicks And Why Are They Important?

It doesn't matter what competitive multiplayer game you play, whether it's a MOBA or fighting game: the feeling of fighting against a...

The Backwards Long Jump In Super Mario 64 Explained

Unless you’re speedrunning the Super Mario 3D All-Stars version of the game, it will be absolutely necessary to learn how and where...

What Is “Neutral” In Fighting Games?

If you’ve ever heard the term “neutral” while watching a fighting game tournament, you may have a vague idea of what it...

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The Hidden Gem That Is Street Fighter X Tekken – Talking With Psychoblue

A game that is rough at launch can become something great over time. The question is: will people stay around to play?

A Brief Explanation On Subpixels In Super Mario Bros.

When learning about Super Mario Bros. speedrunning, you’ll hear many references to “subpixels.” Tinier than a regular pixel, these subpixels actually play...

What Is A “Musou” Game?

When discussing video game genres, a certain niche called “musou games” will keep popping up. These games have been around for decades,...