Geek Links of the Week

It’s been a well-known fact for a while now but just in case you didn’t know, women make up almost half of all gamers and adult women outnumber under-18 boys. [Wall Street Journal]

Phil Fish is leaving gaming and selling Polytron and Fez after being hacked by people who claimed to be 4chan and wanting to shut down “social justice warriors.” I’ll try to get an article up next week but in case I’m covering something else, I’ll leave you this link. [Develop]

Blizzard’s promised World of Warcraft tribute to Robin Williams has been spotted in the data for the Warlords of Draenor expansion. [Eurogamer]

I might have called IEM ESL’s flagship tournament series but I’m not so sure any more. The ESL One series is looking like the real flagship after peaking at over 400,000 for last weekend’s $250,000 Counter-Strike: GO tournament. [ESL Gaming]


About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on August 22, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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