Hello there, Jess Wells right here. You would possibly recognise my identify from the few stories I’ve had revealed on PCGamesN, however should you don’t, I’m the editor of The Loadout, PCGamesN’s pretty (and higher) lime inexperienced sister website. I’m solely joking – I don’t actually suppose The Loadout is best than PCGamesN. Or do I?
Anyway, ‘What are you doing here, then?’ I hear you ask. Well I’m right here to shove a few of our greatest tales underneath your nostril for a bit of sniff. Every month, I’ll be making a visitor look to deliver you the perfect information, options, and interviews from the world of esports, streaming, and aggressive gaming. We do additionally cowl consoles, however we all know that’s a unclean phrase on this website, so we’ll go away that out for now.
So, what have we acquired for you this month? Quite a bit really. Whether it’s record-breaking streams, weird disqualifications, and in-depth interviews concerning the esports ecosystem, we assure there’ll be one thing right here so that you can take pleasure in.
First up is a narrative a couple of man who’s identify you’ve most likely heard quite a bit not too long ago: Ludwig ‘Ludwig’ Ahgren. This absolute madman thought it’d be enjoyable to try a subathon on Twitch through which each new subscriber added seconds onto a timer that dictated how lengthy he streamed for. While Ludwig capped the timer at a month (which he accomplished, by the way in which), he went on to break Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevin’s record for the most concurrent Twitch subscribers. Nuts, proper? You’ll even be glad to know that he, ahem, was capable of maintain “alone time” with a clever distraction technique. We’ll say no more.
Over on the planet of aggressive gaming, one of many world’s finest Apex Legends groups acquired themselves right into a little bit of a multitude after certainly one of their gamers needed to go for a poo mid-game. Tom Yum Kung was disqualified from the GLL Apac South match after Lertpong ‘Dexter’ Nakurai subbed in his girlfriend so he may rush to the bathroom. Was it price it? Who is aware of.
Unfortunate incidents apart, Apex Legends esports is totally flying in the meanwhile – one thing that’s partially as a result of involvement of ALGS commissioner John Nelson. In an enormous interview, Nelson talks concerning the past, present, and future of Apex Legends esports, and explains why try to be paying shut consideration to the aggressive scene – particularly since Respawn is ready to help new modes. Apex Legends Arena anybody?
We additionally had the prospect to sit down down and speak League of Legends with MAD Lions head coach James ‘Mac’ MacCormack following his group’s League of Legends European Championship win. In the interview, Mac reveals how he thinks MAD goes to fare in opposition to Chinese groups on the Mid-Seasonal Invitational in Iceland subsequent month and how his teenage self could be gobsmacked if he knew he’d be making a dwelling out of teaching others to play videogames.
So there you might have it, a few of the finest tales from The Loadout this month. If you loved these tales, be at liberty to drop by a while, we’d like to have you ever.