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ICYMI: The Best of This Week #2


Week: 10 Feb - 16 Feb 2020


TI veterans get knocked out by female player AXX and her team

In the Dota world, female pro players are almost never heard of - at least in the higher tiers. AXX is one of the rarities; hailing from China, she stood in as Team Blaze's offlaner, and dispatched International veterans PSG.LGD in style with a 2-0 finish in the LA Major Open Qualifiers for China.

Full story here.


MWC 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus

Yeap, Coronavirus cancels events even more effectively than an introvert with a depleted social battery. The virulent outbreak unnerved enough brands to completely pull out of MWC 2020, thus leaving the organisers no choice but to simply cancel it altogether.

Full story here.


Ronda Rousey signs on with Facebook Gaming

As gaming becomes more and more mainstream, we're starting to see more and more icons from other industries move into gaming-related activities such as streaming. This week, Facebook Gaming scored a big coup by signing on popular former UFC and WWE champion Ronda Rousey for 'The Baddest Stream on the Planet.'

Full story here.


Sony launches TV remote speaker hybrid

This week in 'Things We Never Knew We Needed' is Sony's new remote-speaker mutant child. We're unsure if it was designed to be a speaker with extra TV-controlling functionality, or simply a TV remote made oversized to prevent you from losing it (again).

Full story here.


ICYMI (in case you missed it) is a round-up of our hottest news picks of the week. Perfect for those lazy blokes who enjoy skimming headlines without actually clicking in to read the contents.

You're welcome!


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