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As eSports expand, more join online community

As eSports expand, more join online community

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

October 28, 2016

Metagaming, multiplayer online battle arena, away from keyboard, massively multiplayer online role playing game, original poster, good game, experience point, nerf, random number generator and Twitch. To many people, those terms are technical gibberish. To any competitive gamer, however, they are everyday...

eSports battle: more like eCompetitions

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

When I was younger, people would call you lazy if you played video games all day. Today, some people might call you an athlete. But seriously, how can clicking a mouse all day while playing games on your computer or clicking buttons on your controller to an Xbox One game make you an athlete? Does...

eSports battle: eSports really are sports

June Park, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

I see the players on the right shouting, elated and jumping for joy. The other team sits in their chairs, some crying and some with just a glum expression. Sadness. Pride. Relief. Guilt. I feel all these emotions through an LED screen. They are full of legendary moments, bits of reality that remain...

SKT wins second League of Legends championship

June Park, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

“SK Telecom looking to take down the final nexus turrets!” The nexus towers are falling. The KOO Tigers’ base is getting destroyed. The Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany goes wild. “And SKT will be your first-ever two-time World Champions!” eSports: Growing out of its niche Since its hu...