This is mainly due to a lobbying effort by Riot Games, who produce League of Legends. Said Nick Allen, Riot’s eSports manager: "This is groundbreaking for eSports; now we can start looking at international players when they come over. It’s a much easier process because they’re actually recognized by the government. This is a huge thing."
16:35 // 4 months ago
ElBaradei’s name had been prominent in the lead-up to, and aftermath of the initial Egyptian revolution that ousted longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak. Then he was discussed as a possible President. Now, he’ll take over as the country’s interim Prime Minister, appointed by similarly interim President Adly Mansour.
UPDATE: In contrast to earlier reports, this is now being denied.
14:12 // 5 months ago
Honestly, guys — we’re getting into “shoveling water out of a sinking ship with a saucepan” territory here.
20:11 // 5 months ago