Overwatch Contenders controversy has once again made things more difficult for women in esports

Late last year, tier two professional Overwatch team Second Wind announced that they’d signed a female player. The woman, who went by the tag “Ellie” but kept much of her identity private, was lined up to be one of very few to play in Overwatch Contenders. Though many were excited to see some variety in the male-dominated scene, Ellie was immediately subjected to harassment, including doxxing threats. Before playing her first game this week, she chose to step down. Then Second Wind announced that Ellie was “not who they claimed…

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Fortnite Weapons guide (V7.30) – Fortnite guns, weapon stats, complete weapons list, Fortnite’s best gun

Fortnite’s weapons roster would be tricky to get to grips with even without Epic Games updating it all every week or so. But with V7.30 of Fortnite released, we’ve seen the introduction of Bottle Rockets, the vaulting of the Bolt-Action Sniper, Heavy Shotgun, Burst Assault Rifle and SMG, and the return of the Suppressed SMG. Needless to say, our arsenal of weapons has been shaken by such major changes, and everyone’s scrambling to keep up. So we’ve put together the below Fortnite weapons guide, packed with tonnes of up-to-date weapon…

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