Monthly Archives: October 2017

Professional video gaming: ‘It’s bigger than the NFL’

Local video gamers who are hoping to get public funding to help them compete internationally say New Zealand is getting left behind on the eSports scene. Professional video gamers compete … Continue reading

6 Video Game Fan Theories The Studios Actually Confirmed

Fan theories aren’t limited to movies and TV, and as video games have grown more sophisticated, many of them have challenged players to draw their own conclusions about their narratives, … Continue reading

‘Cyber athlete’ video gamer ‘bled to death after freak accident while he celebrated winning online war simulation’

A video gamer died after severing an artery while celebrating a victorious tank match online. Sergey Aksenov, who had had thousands of fans across the globe who watched him play … Continue reading

Video gamers offered sports scholarship at local university | ABC27

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Harrisburg University is offering athletic scholarships for students who are really good at playing video games. E-sports is a rapidly growing multi-million dollar industry and because … Continue reading

How Microsoft helped one of its biggest video game rivals do something great for its players

Roblox CEO David Baszucki with a Roblox toy. Roblox Roblox, a popular online game with 56 million players, will let Xbox One gamers play with their friends on smartphones and … Continue reading

Buy 2 Video Games Or Board Games, Get 1 Free At Target This Week

Target has a pretty good deal on games this week: if you buy two games, you’ll get one free. This includes a bunch of recent titles, too, such as Destiny … Continue reading

‘Mario Odyssey’ is a reminder of how fun video games can be

(Courtesy of Nintendo) Mario OdysseyDeveloped by: NintendoPublished by: NintendoAvailable on: Nintendo Switch I can’t think of another 2017 title that has given me as much pure delight as “Mario Odyssey,” … Continue reading

Cognivive shows how video games are more than just entertainment

PATRICK HUGGINS / UC DAVIS MIND INSTITUTE UC Davis startup uses digital neurotherapeutics to help with cognitive deficits UC Davis excels at research and takes pride in its sense of … Continue reading

China could ban red-hot video game over blood and violence

Has one of the internet’s hottest video games run out of lives in China? Chinese regulators have described PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, which has attracted 13 million global players since its debut … Continue reading

New video games coming out this week | Call of Duty: WW2, Bubsy, Lost Dimension

Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back – October 31, PS4, PC If you had said in 1996, when the last Bubsy game came out, that the next Bubsy game would be … Continue reading