“TEN-SHUN! Sarge is in the House.”
IN THE NEWS
Esports journalism took a blow yesterday. Yahoo announced it will no longer be updating its Yahoo Esports section after Friday. Travis Gafford, the vertical’s head, made the announcement.
“The announcement comes just a few days after Verizon finalized its acquisition of Yahoo. Verizon-subsidiary AOL will merge with Yahoo and operate as media company Oath. The Oath portfolio spans a few of Yahoo’s verticals, as well as HuffPost, Tumblr, and TechCrunch. Former AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will lead the operation,” Nicole Carpenter at Dot Esports writes. “As Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer resigns, Yahoo is shuttering its esports vertical to focus on growing the Yahoo Sports brand and “aligning with the new company strategy,” Gafford said in a statement.”
Take a moment to check out a pretty unique gamer’s YouTube channel. His name is aaron_1handedgamer, and as you might guess, he only has 1 hand. That doesn’t stop his love of the game, though, and he boasts 8,856 subscribers and a great sense of humor.