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Game com­men­tary in snack-sized mouth­fuls

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Game com­men­tary in snack-sized mouth­fuls, fea­tur­ing Tim Schafer

“Our mis­sion is to en­sure women can suc­ceed and make choices in any en­vi­ron­ment and in any pro­fes­sion. Why would we not do it in es­ports?” Diane Lynch of all-fe­male US school Stephens Col­lege on a new es­ports scheme. Hanzo main? No: Hanzo ma­jor

“Peo­ple used to ask, ‘ Will a videogame ever make you

cry?’ But I re­ally think ‘Can a videogame make you laugh?’ is the harder ques­tion.” Quite right, Tim Schafer – Psy­cho­nauts’ Meat Cir­cus re­duced us to tears, though per­haps for the wrong rea­sons

“I know we’re called a grey mar­ket­place, but there’s noth­ing re­ally grey about it. Peo­ple just don’t un­der­stand our busi­ness model.” The real model is, ‘Be a grey mar­ket­place but say you aren’t,’ right, G2A’s Mario Mirek?

“We got out to China… I couldn’t get ac­cess. I was fu­ri­ous for four or five days. I lost my

spot on the [raid] team, and all of a sud­den that be­came more im­por­tant than the snooker.” World cham­pion snooker player Neil Robert­son on how a WOW ad­dic­tion briefly took pri­or­ity over his ca­reer

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