The Central Problem

The black swan events of LUNA and FTX that have so far characterized crypto in 2022 left many in the space wondering how we got here. What began as a quiet revolution focused on decentralization and financial sovereignty has been corrupted by greed and the centralization of power and control. If crypto has any hope of a future it can only be found in reaffirming the central tenets of decentralization and financial sovereignty. While the media claim these problems are the fault of a lack of regulation it’s worth considering

The Pokémon Company reveals more cards from VMAX Climax including Character Super Rares

At the beginning of the month, The Pokémon Company unveiled the next Japanese set for Pokémon TCG, VMAX Climax, revealing multiple new cards from the set today. VMAX Climax will see the return of Character Rare (CHR) cards andwill be the first TCG set to include Character Super Rare cards. These are full print cards, with art featuring both a Pokémon and its trainer. Eight cards showcased today were a variant of character rares, while the others were simply the regular partners for the featured Pokémon. The five Character Rare

Bringing Brazil to the Major: How 21 players fought their way to the biggest stage

The PGL Stockholm Major will have the most Brazilian representatives in Major history. At 21 players, this is 6 more than at StarLadder Berlin, the tournament which previously featured the most Brazilian players. When it comes to the top 16 stage, Stockholm has not yet passed the highest number of participants, but considering only half of those teams have been decided and we are already over halfway there, the odds are that this Major will see the most Brazilian attendees any way you slice it. But how did Brazil get

Warzone Player Count as of Oct. 2021

Call of DutyPhoto courtesy of ActivisionCall of Duty's free-to-play battle royale Warzone has been a smashing success attracting players left and right and maintaining high popularity. With its constant additions and changes, Activision continuously manages to keep the game fresh.As players once again get into the swing of a new season of Warzone fans are wondering what Warzone's player base looks like. Here's everything we know about the game's player count as of Oct. 2021:Let's finish this ?Season Six is live now in #BlackOpsColdWar and #Warzone.— Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies Trailer Previews New Release

Call of DutyCall of Duty: Vanguard Zombies' first trailer was released Thursday. / Photo courtesy of ActivisionActivision revealed the first trailer for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies mode Thursday, giving fans a preview of all the new content coming in the release.The trailer shows characters fighting through what appear to be several multiplayer maps rather than the single dedicated location typical of the Zombies mode. The action is narrated by what some fans speculate is one of the Old Gods mentioned in the intel from Cold War Zombies. The

How to earn Victorious Blitzcrank in League of Legends

League of Legends players ranked gold or higher will get Victorious Blitzcrank as a reward for the 2021 rank season in November. On Oct. 5, Riot Games revealed which champion is getting get the Victorious skin in 2021. Unlike players thought from the teaser, though, it’s not Annie. This season, Blitzcrank, the Great Steam Golem, will receive the Victorious skin. At the end of each League ranked season, Riot rewards players who achieved gold or higher with a special skin, chromas, and matching icons. Summoners will be rewarded with six

Best gaming Halloween costumes | Among Us, Fortnite, and more

As Halloween approaches, it’s time to start scouring the internet to find the most creative and fun costumes to wear during this fashion-fun holiday. And what better way to show your love of video games than by dressing up as your favorite gaming character, game, or peripheral? It’s Halloween, so be the gaming character you love instead of controlling it! It’s not every day that we receive compliments for walking around dressed as a Mortal Kombat ninja, a Final Fantasy boss, or a fan-favorite controller. Whether you’re looking to embody

FF XIV’s upcoming Endwalker tank, healer job abilities reportedly leaked

The wait is almost over for Final Fantasy XIV fans since the upcoming expansion, Endwalker, is going to be released in less than two months. As its release date approaches, the developer has revealed more information on upcoming content. But a recent leak has shown more information that the developer meant to reveal later, according to an anonymous post on the 4chan forum. It shows every spell and ability that will reportedly be introduced or changed with the release of Endwalker. Related: Square Enix reveals Endwalker title screen on Final

Slow pace, few kills, and different priorities: Insights for Cloud9 vs. DetonatioN FocusMe at Worlds 2021

This article is sponsored by DJ Esports. There’s no way around it; Cloud9 struggled in the Summer Split. They transferred Zven to C9 Academy, only to bring him back because of the team’s poor performance.  After Zven returned, the team gradually got back on track and managed to make it to Worlds as the third seed from North America despite those early struggles. C9 rely heavily on the mid-jungle duo of Blaber and Perkz, where Blaber’s jungling tempo is a deciding factor in C9’s productivity. He is an aggressive player who