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How Ninja’s new deal with Adidas shows gamers are just like your favorite athlete

Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images We’re watching Ninja change people’s perceptions in real time. Ninja is changing how the average person thinks about gamers in a way that hasn’t been done before, and didn’t seem possible for a long time. Tuesday, he announced a deal with Adidas. It’s not his first big endorsement — he’s partnered with Samsung and Red Bull previously, both pretty big names. He also recently left Twitch to stream on Mixer in a huge snag for Microsoft. No shortcuts. Only long days. Never let…

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Fortnite Battle Royale update news, patch notes and more

In such a short space of time, Fortnite Battle Royale has become certified gaming phenomenon. Pitting 100 players against each other on a single map, it melds fun, cartoonish gameplay with a fierce competitive streak, and has attracted millions of players across the globe across all ages and demographics.  Season 9 is now officially live, and we've got details of all the latest updates. We knew from the teaser tweet that we had a futuristic theme to look forward to, and so it's been proved. To help you keep on…

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Two years later, I still play ‘Overwatch’ every day — here are 7 reasons why I can’t stop

The best game I’ve played in 2018, and the best game I played last year, are the same as the best game I played way back in 2016. That game, of course, is Blizzard Entertainment’s masterpiece “Overwatch.” As Business Insider’s only reporter wholly focused on video games, I play as many as I can — but I always make time for “Overwatch.” It’s been the one constant in my gaming habit since it arrived back in May 2016.  Here are just a few of the reasons why, after literally hundreds…

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