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If you're a regular member of a competitive community on PC, or happen to watch streams with any regularity, chances are you might have heard talk about a new app called Discord. It's positioning itself as an all-in-one replacement for Skype, Teamspeak, Ventrilo, Mumble and just about every other third-party VOIP offering you can think of.

It's growing, and it's only set to get even bigger thanks to an injection of nearly US$20 million from investors.

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It's become a bit of a standard ever since, well, Half-Life really. But there have been rumblings about the value of voice chat towards the overall quality of a game. Does it really make for a better experience if players have the potential to vocally abuse one another?

Heroes of the Storm was one title to draw a line in the sand. Star Wars: Battlefront is another.