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Overwatch League could squander casual experience

Overwatch League could squander casual experience

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 01/11/2018 In Nov. 2016, Blizzard Entertainment announced that its months-old objective-based shooter, Overwatch, would enter into the esports scene. Dubbed the Overwatch League, 12 teams from across the world will compete in a series of matches, hoping to secure a win in the championship. Overwatch’s admittance into esports will […]

It’s time to drop the antisocial gamer stereotype

It’s time to drop the antisocial gamer stereotype

Grant Stoner | Staff Writer I’m no stranger to stereotypes. My wheelchair is a proverbial magnet for attracting comments where people think that I am intellectually disabled. If I go to a store and purchase a bag of chips, cashiers with obnoxiously high-pitched voices tend to ask if I’m going to eat the whole bag […]

What does “Gamer” mean in a more mainstream world

What does “Gamer” mean in a more mainstream world

By Craig Taylor | Staff Writer Gamer. It’s a word that is so common among video game enthusiasts and gaming media that few people even think about. Most would simply define the word as “someone who plays video games.” But in 2017, what does that mean? Is the mom who plays “Candy Crush” on her […]