The professional gaming industry is on the rise, and esports are getting bigger than ever with the introduction of new games like Overwatch in the last couple of years. It is a growing business that offers video game companies the opportunity to make more money, and engage more players. Companies like Comcast are buying up esports teams in the hope of making advertising revenue from franchise sponsors, and gaining visibility in the gaming market. Starcraft II, Counter-Strike, Street Fighter V, Halo: Reach, Overwatch, and League of Legends are all games that have professional female esports players involved in their competitions. So why does Vainglory struggle to keep up with inclusivity in their professional tournaments?
I love to play random games on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4, GameCube, iOS and PC (in that order). Favorites include Tomb Raider (newer series), Horizon Zero Dawn, Overwatch, Breath of the Wild, Assassin’s Creed, SSB Melee, SSB Brawl, Mortal Kombat, Animal Crossing, and more!
Howdy, gaming lovelies! Yesterday was some incarnation of #NationalVideoGameDay, possibly a real holiday, but more possibly a social media consumerism ploy. In any case, I say any reason to celebrate! Hopefully, you treated yourself to a nice round of special game time. If not, just make up your own National Video Game Day and celebrate it on your own terms! Now, on to the news!
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There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of the endless runner web and phone game Tampon Run. If you haven’t seen it, go play the cute and strangely addictive game where you throw tampons at bullies and try to combat the menstruation taboo. The game became an internet sensation when it debuted in 2014 for its cheeky subject matter and the fact that it was made by two teenage girls at a free summer program called Girls Who Code. (more…)
I have emerged from the chaos of barista work, queer relationships, and Hyrule to bring this news section to you our dear reader. Yep, just for you. You smart attractive human being, do something nice for yourself today. (more…)
Hi. My name is Claire. I’m big on Ghostbusters. (more…)