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SLIVER.TV Raises $9.8 Million to Transport eSports into VR

There’s no shortage of funding for new and exciting companies which are focusing on providing a new experience for the consumers. One such examples is the “mainstreamization” of eSports, with tournaments receiving as much visitors as many mainstream sport events. That’s not all, as eSport streamers drove YouTube and Twitch to new heights in terms of videos being generated and followed. Building on its launch in 2016, SLIVER.tv signed numerous partnerships to bring their technology into eSports. The company signed agreements and started streaming numerous events, bringing brands such as DreamHack, ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters. Their focus on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) and

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Analysis, Entertainment, Gaming, Opinion,

Opinion: eSports and Video Gaming in 2016

As we move into 2016 it’s time to look ahead to the newest technology being used in gaming releases next year. For once, the eSports tournaments are now increasingly attended and these might incorporate elements of the latest technologies on the market. eSports traditionally have been considered of a flop as the reality never quite lives up to the consumer idea. Many go along expecting a virtual reality environment and are disappointed when presented with a room of gamers going head to head. The broadcasting of these matches can leave a lot to be desired, with large screens displaying out of ratio game screens. Still, eSports

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Gaming, Software Programs, VR World

CS:GO Major Update Adds "Wall Banging" Bullet Physics

Counter Strike Wall Banging

The update that Valve released to Counter Strike: Global Offensive yesterday was a huge one to the community as it solved many problems that users were experiencing with bullet penetration, also known as Wall Banging. The problem with the previous implementation of bullet penetration in Counter Strike: Global Offensive was partially that it wasn’t very scientific and partially that it made very little sense. You could should through a thin metal grate and basically do no damage to someone, or shoot through a fairly thick metal vent and do an amazing amount of damage. In fact, you could do more damage to someone through the

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