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Tencent Announces Arena of Valor World Cup; Major Cash Prizes Revealed
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Tencent Announces Arena of Valor World Cup; Major Cash Prizes Revealed

Gaming heavyweight Tencent has arranged for Arena of Valor to expand the growing eSports mobile division in a series of tournaments called the Arena of Valor World Cup. Arena of Valor‘s popularity has already made some giant ripples abroad, but the World Cup — which will be hosted in Los Angeles — represents the beginning of Tencent’s advance into the US competitive market, and offers the “highest standard of competitive play” with a prize pool exceeding half a million dollars. read more

Nintendo’s Koizumi Quashes ‘Toad Hat’ Rumour By Wearing a Hat
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Nintendo’s Koizumi Quashes ‘Toad Hat’ Rumour By Wearing a Hat

An intimate Q&A session with Yoshiaki Koizumi, the Deputy General Manager of Nintendo EPD, has revealed some startling new developments in a long-running saga concerning one of the Mushroom Kingdom’s key guardians. Koizumi has officially confirmed that Toad, a feisty fungi with a long-spanning career working alongside Mario the goomba-slayer, is not wearing a hat. He was tight-lipped about the Mario-Peach-Pauline love triangle, but did share some extra details on Super Mario Odyssey‘s development and inspirations. read more