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A Journey to Remember: Cloud 9

After finishing fifth during the North American League Championship Series Spring Split, some felt Cloud 9 would perform well in the Summer Split and make their way to Korea for Worlds. Cloud 9 looked good sitting at 7-1 after week four of the Spring Split, hanging around the top of…
Alex Sigman
November 1, 2018
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OP Live 2018

OP Live 2018 This past weekend, I got to attend OP Live Dallas, held at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. The convention was part collegiate tournament, part introduction into the esports scene. There were so many vendors and professions from the industry, it was perfect for the seasoned…
Bailey Brown
September 27, 2018
Author's OpinionsHardware ReviewsReviews

Razer Kraken v2

The Razer Kraken v2 is a step in right direction in headphones for Razer. Taking it out of the box, overall the headset felt solid. It had a metal band holding it together, nice comfortable earmuffs, and a decent amount of padding. Just looking at it, it was clearly meant…
Salvador Soldi
September 25, 2018
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Review – Creative Soundblaster K3+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWDJ7IhbZdk&feature=youtu.be If you haven’t already, I highly suggest you watch our video review of the Soundblaster K3+, as it showcases some of its features, as well as some pros and cons of the product. I’d like to elaborate on some of those pros and cons. The Soundblaster K3+ seems to…
Alex Heuer
September 11, 2018
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Gaming Disorder: Hot Topic or Overreaction?

The World Health Organization released their 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) on Monday, June 18, and there’s been a lot of talk about one of the newest classifications: gaming disorder. Characterized by addictive symptoms while not relying on a chemical substance, gaming disorder is being considered…
David Kaucic
July 5, 2018
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SoonerCon 27

It's convention season. With thousands attending big conventions like E3, San Diego, and Denver Comic Con, and others later this summer, it can be hard here in Oklahoma to not be a little jealous. You may be thinking that Oklahoma will never have anything as good as those. But look…
Bailey Brown
June 26, 2018
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Where the Girls At?

Despite the title, this article is going to be a little more serious than normal. I’m going to try to tackle and explain the massive gender diversity gap in esports and gaming from my perspective. I don’t mean to fully explain anything, and I don’t mean to be universal in…
David Kaucic
June 4, 2018
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Hearthstone Patches: What Do They Mean?

A few days ago, Blizzard released balance patch notes for Hearthstone, noting changes that are intended to go live after the Hearthstone Championship Tour playoffs end. This came as a surprise to most Hearthstone players, seeing as the last major balance patch had only come three months earlier. Blizzard’s last…
David Kaucic
May 18, 2018
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Bailey’s E3 Predictions

From June 12th through 14th, thousands of game developers, super fans, and media outlets will be swarming the Los Angeles Convention Center for this year's E3 convention. Since it is quickly approaching, this means more leaks and predictions for upcoming games and hardware. Of course, we all hope that our…
Bailey Brown
May 16, 2018
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Alex’s #GameStruck4

With #GameStruck4 becoming a popular trend on Twitter, why would I not take the opportunity to write about my childhood which shaped me into a video game loving fanatic. #GameStruck4 is a hashtag which means the 4 most influential games in a person's life. For me, it is 4 games…
Alex Sigman
May 9, 2018
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My #Gamesstruck4

What’s my #Gamesstruck4? Well, I’m glad you asked. If you can’t tell from the thumbnail, my four most influential games from my childhood are; Starcraft: Brood War, Pokemon Emerald, Maplestory, and League of Legends. And since this isn’t just a Twitter post, I can actually get into the nitty-gritty of why…
David Kaucic
May 7, 2018
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Bailey’s #GameStruck4

Recently on Twitter, the hashtag #gamestruck4 has been circulating, depicting the four most influential games to the tweeter. While I already joined in on Twitter with the thousands of other accounts tweeting with the hashtag, the team here at Sooner Esports decided to write about our experiences with our favorite games.…
Bailey Brown
May 2, 2018
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Toxicity and You

Let’s face it: whether it was an attack Torbjorn, a BM’ing Quest Mage in your last game before rank 5, or a Singed support who spent more time dead than in lane, we’ve all been tilted. And every time it happens, you want to grab that keyboard and lay into…
David Kaucic
April 23, 2018