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What Exactly Is “RNG” In Video Games?

You’ve probably heard the term tossed around casually. You’ve probably heard of people “praying to RNGesus” when referring to video games, which...

What Is “Evo Moment 37” Exactly?

If gamers were forced to choose one moment to serve as the most iconic and memorable moment in the history of competitive gaming, there...

The Origin Of Every Twitch Emote [Ongoing]

If you’ve spent even just a few minutes on Twitch, you’ve likely already seen dozens and dozens of emotes, and you’ll notice...

What Is “Zoning” In Fighting Games?

If you’ve ever watched a competitive fighting game match on YouTube or Twitch, you’ve likely heard the term “zoning” or a character...

What Is “Teching” In Fighting Games?

If you’ve watched any competitive fighting game match, you may have heard the commentators mentioned that one of the players did a...

What Are “Footsies” In Fighting Games?

“Footsie (footsy, or footsies) is a flirting game where two people touch feet under a table or otherwise concealed place, often as...

Did You Know: This Music Was Removed From ‘Ocarina of Time’ For Containing Religious...

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is arguably the greatest video game of all-time, and part of what makes it such...

What Is The “Wombo Combo?”

You might’ve heard it before. The profanity. The hype. The screaming. The mics cutting out. The phrase “That ain’t Falco!” and then roars of...

How To Play Original Xbox Games Online In 2020

There’s no doubt that when Xbox Live launched in 2002, it was a historic moment for console gaming. Finally, players could compete...

5 Of The Biggest Fighting Game Flops In History

Since the 90’s when Street Fighter II dominated the arcades, there has been a constant search for fighting games that are deep,...

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