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Link Roundup for August 13th: White knuckle DOTA 2 game 5, No more Starcraft 2 in the MLG, Project Phoenix passes its goal and then some, and more…

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Link Roundup is a collection of links from gaming (and non-gaming) sites all over the internet we hope will spark discussion, keep you informed and up-to-date, and broaden your gaming horizons. It will publish each Tuesday and Friday. Readers are encouraged to send link suggestions to jtmgames@gmail.com.

Did you miss game 5 between Na’vi and Alliance at this year’s The International DOTA 2 Championships? If so, head here to watch the match that might go a long way toward getting pro gaming legitimized.

In other pro gaming news, Major League Gaming has decided to drop Starcraft 2 from their Pro Circuit this year.

Speaking of pro sports, NASCAR champ Brad Keselowski credits video games with his recent win.

Check out the Kickstarter page for Project Phoenix, a new JRPG/RTS-hybrid with some big names attached, including Nobuo Uematsu, the once composer of the Final Fantasy series.

Here’s a trailer for The Wonderful 101, a new game from the minds behind Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe.

A cyberpsychologist’s reading of video games. (Yes, that’s a real thing.)

Try out some of these Edward Snowden games.

The top 10 strangest video game promotional crossovers. Five words: Dragon Quest slime pork buns.

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