Slingshot contributor Amanda “SageGnosis” Stevens had the chance to catch up with Susie Kim, longtime esports host, interviewer and translator, to talk about her career, how she got started and Korean players’ trash talk.
One of the newest kids on the block, Pokken Tournament has a lot of people skeptical about the game’s potential to be a serious member of fighting game scene. And it has nothing to do with whether the game is fun or not.
At EVO 2016, Slingshot’s Amanda “SageGnosis” Stevens chatted with Yipes and Persia about ChrisG’s win, EVO being at the Mandalay Bay, and Pokemon.
Fighting games tend to be a lot like soccer matches. For every moment that is explosive and electrifying there comes a lot of moments of footsies.
If Christopher “NYChrisG” Gonzelez’s play style is personified as boring and safe, filling the screen with projectiles to turn Marvel into a bullet hell game, Kyohei “PG.MarlinPie” Lehr’s would be better described as electrifying.
It was a beta that seemingly no one felt a part of. Hype for Blizzard’s newest IP, the first-person shooter Overwatch, came not just from its graphics or gameplay but from how exclusive it was.
As a popular shoutcaster for both the League of Legends Pro League in China and the Oceanic Pro League, Indiana “frosukrinn” Black remains busy at just about all times. She casts seven days per week and is immersed in the League of Legends world.
Slingshot contributor Amanda Stevens, host of The Analyst Desk podcast, had the chance to talk with TBSkyen, a popular esports artist who produces his work on Caster Comix.
Sky Williams is one of the industry’s most popular streamers and YouTube personalities, and Slingshot’s Amanda “SageGnosis” Stevens had the chance to catch up with him to talk about his background, community outrage and his at times polarizing nature.