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Garden Story, and How Games Impact Charity

When any sort of art form is created, including video games, a purpose is always behind it. Most players may see that purpose to be purely that of providing entertainment, and in some cases, that may be true. Some video games were created as a form of escape, as a…
Rae Machado
September 29, 2021
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OKC Police Athletic League Esports

Including information on the OKC PAL Spring 2021 Fundraiser below!When people typically think of school sports, they will think of traditional sports like football, basketball, or soccer. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. in early 2020, traditional school sports were shut down and many had no idea what to…
Cooper Marshall
March 9, 2021
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Collegiate Esports Tournament “Battle for Bama” Raises Nearly $1,000 for Covid-19 Relief

in Alabama sees several schools battle across several games while raising money for Covid-19 relief.April 18th and 19th held the first-ever Battle for Bama, a several-platform collegiate esports battle to be crowned the top gaming school in Alabama. Originally meant to be Alabama-only tournament, the current pandemic state of the…
Derek Snow
April 30, 2020
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Sooner Extra Life!

Extra Life: Most everyone has heard of it, but not many people actually know what it’s about. What is Extra Life, and why is it so important to the Esports Association at OU? Extra Life, a charity movement started in 2008 to help the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals, is…
David Kaucic
October 29, 2018