Live on Three – #44

BY Andrew Miesner / March 7, 2010

Live On Three sees the return of co-host and Team EG manager Scott “SirScoots” Smith from the Canadian olympics, who will talk about his trip and his players performances here this week at the Intel Extreme Masters Season 5 Finals. Quake Live champion Shane “rapha” Hendrixson will be this week’s featured guest, going over his road to victory including revenge on American champion Tim “DaHanG” Fogarty, a miraculous comeback against Alexey “Cypher” Yanushevsky, and an epic final with Anton “Cooller” Singov.

Also joining the show today are Editor-in-chief Mark “jESUIT” Cheben and lead editor NIck “Bodi” Johnson. jESUIT will be talking about the launch of ESEA’s new site, and diving into the Counter-Strike 1.6 action which saw the first event major champion for a Ukrainian team with Na’Vi taking out the legendary fnatic in the finals. Bodi will talk World of Warcraft, which saw America’s Team EG, who picked up a stand-in just days prior to the event and was expected to easily be knocked out in the group stages, claw their way through the best of America, Europe and Korea to take top honors.

Tune in today at 4 PM EST/22:00 CET at

Other news topics include:

– Lots of talk of the Intel Extreme Masters Season 4 finals including DDoS attacks and scheduling issues, broadcasters Jay “2GD” Harding and Joe Miller’s comments about Slasher and Quake Live players comments before and during the event

– Major League Gaming has announced their first 2010 Pro Circuit details including the removal of Gears of War 2, the addition of Tekken 6, Smash Bros. and Modern Warfare 2, and the noticeable absence of Super Street Fighter 4. We’ll also speculate what the PC games and announcement may be, and where you may be able to find out

– Justin Wong won the first Level|Up tournament, still the best player in the United States, is now using cammy a lot

– Another Starcraft 2 patch is out, how the balance of the game is going