AGDQ 2021 has come to an end. The total amount of money raised for The Prevent Cancer Foundation was $2,762,537.03 across 42,076 donations. The gaming community is a truly wonderful place. This event also brought GDQ’s lifetime total donation to over $30 million across many charities. $30 million over a decade ain’t too shabby. Cale Michael at Dot Esports has the full story.
Say goodbye to PogChamp. Well… sort of. One of gaming culture’s most prominent faces, has been removed from live streaming service Twitch, the company announced. The decision was taken in light of its real-world face, fighting game personality Ryan “Gootecks” Gutierrez, who utilized social media to, in Twitch’s words, encourage “further violence after what took place in the Capitol today (Wednesday the 6th).” The emote will now cycle through different faces on a daily basis. Patricia Hernandez at Polygon has the full story.