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Modern innovations allow video gamers to explore uncharted worlds with virtual reality

Modern innovations allow video gamers to explore uncharted worlds with virtual reality

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

From Pac Man and Pong to Overwatch and Fortnite, video games have changed over nearly half a century to become the advanced graphic and gameplay-boosting items that are now synonymous with today’s gaming network. As the future looms before us, gamers and citizens alike should be prepared for the innovation...

As eSports expand, more join online community

Daniel Bowen ’18, MaKayla A. McLaurin ’18 and Charles Bookheimer ’18 prepare for a League of
Legends match as preparation for the League of Legends World Championship

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...

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...

Professional gaming garners attention

Professional gaming garners attention

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

Ten teenagers sit around expensive computers, furiously clicking and typing for a $2.1 million prize pool. Over the Internet and on ESPN3, 27 million people watched, cheering them on. This is the “Defense of the Ancients 2” 2014 International Championship, one of the largest professional gaming...