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Founded in 2016, The Meta publishes the best of long and short-form writing about esports and its cultures. We don’t just report the news – we profile emerging personalities, uncover new competitive scenes, and examine major narratives in order to bring esports into its critical and cultural context. We believe that the future of esports lies in spectatorship and fandom, and that a sharp culture of esports writing will be an essential ingredient for creating these communities.
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Author: Justin Groot
01NewsMeet Mr. Lz, the 14 year old who's making waves in Super Smash Bros.
02NewsWhy do NBA players love esports so much anyway?
03NewsThe Meta Review: Dota 2 6.88
04NewsThe weekend when professional Dota 2 imploded
05WatchlistThis weekend, you should be watching Shine 2016
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