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Retired At 20: A Pro Gamer’s Life After ESports

In the ’80s and ’90s professional gaming was a pipedream for a few quixotic kids. At the highest of highs you might best the competition on Starcade and take home your very own personal computer. You didn’t get rich. Even Billy Mitchell, perhaps the most famous arcade player of all…

We Just Witnessed The Longest Dota 2 Match Ever

And it was absolutely ridiculous. Today, two teams faced off against each other in a qualifier match — SFZ versus Cloud9. The match clocked in at 3:20:34. Yes, over three hours. Prior to today, the record for longest competitive match ever was held at 125 minutes and 26 seconds.