The esports community seems to be experience a rash of cheating during COVID-19, but how come it looks to be coming out of the traditional sports athletes? Friday Night League kicks off the LCS season and their players are making a shocking out of money. We also fan-cast some video game movies and take a look at another edition of the Patient Gamer!
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- (0:00) Cheating During COVID-19
- While most esports are still being played online due to COVID-19, we’ve seen a spike in cheating during competition. But how come it seems like it’s mostly traditional sports athletes who are the perpetrators?
- (12:00) LCS Average Salaries
- Would you believe the average salary in the LCS is just shy of half a million dollars? As esports salaries continue to climb, we strike a comparison between them and traditional sports salaries.
- (24:01) Friday Night League
- Producer Kali joins us to talk about the upcoming LCS summer split. Riot is making a big change as they introduce Friday Night League.
- (34:02) Skyrim Grandma
- The guys talk about a news story in which Skyrim Grandma, a popular Youtuber, announces she’s going to be doing less videos. They also share stories of their grandparents and gaming.
- (43:51) Video Game Movies Fan-Casted
- This week, the guy’s are going over some of the people they’d like to see casted in video game movies. Can we create the perfect film?!
- (55:51) Gaming and Esports News –
- (1:07:49) Patient Gamer – Dead Space 1
- On this week’s edition of the Patient Gamer, Weirdbeard breaks down Dead Space 1, heralded as one of the best sci-fi horror games of all time. We also preview the next month in gaming.
- (1:17:52) Social Media Check-in
- We check in with our social media followers to find out what your favorite gaming line of all time is.
Check out last week’s episode here!
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