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Balancing in Competitive Games

Balancing in competitive gaming is a delicate act. It is a constant struggle to bring a giant community to the consensus that a game is fair, and this takes consistent time and effort. It is a difficult topic to consider for developers and players alike.…
Matthew Hurt
March 25, 2021
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Why Preference is Great in Games

and why single-player games shouldn't be counted out -- even in the realm of esports. The greatest thing about video games to me is that there is something for everyone, especially considering the effort developers are making towards accessibility. This is highlighted best to me…
Matthew Hurt
February 12, 2021
Author's OpinionsBailey

Women in Esports

I have been working on this article for months. I started writing in January and planned to have it up the day after I started writing it. Events kept happening focused around the topic of Women in Esports/Gaming, so I kept pushing it off, wanting…
Bailey Brown
April 23, 2019
Event CoverageSpotlights

Super Bit Wars 7

Super Bit Wars reached new heights this year with the highest amount of attendants to ever come to the event. “It was the largest event in OK gaming that I know of,” said Pooyan “Rice,” one of the tourney organizers. The event took place all…
Bailey Brown
April 2, 2019
Event Coverage

CWL Fort Worth Recap

The anticipation was high for CWL Fort Worth and the tournament did not fail to deliver. With upsets and reverse sweeps, the event became one of the craziest in recent memories. Favorites fell early paving the way for the underdog teams, eventually leading to the…
Tylor Engelking
March 21, 2019
CSGO

IEM Katowice 2019: Minor Challengers

With the minors out of the way we finally have the full roster for IEM Katowice 2019. With each passing major, these minor teams seem to do more and more damage at an international level. During the Faceit major both Complexity and Hellraisers both had…
Salvador Soldi
February 6, 2019
CSGOEvent Coverage

Astralis Era Continues

Photocredit: HLTV Astralis managed to maintain their title as ECS champions continuing their victory from ECS season 5. ECS will also mark their 8th tournament win in 2018, as well as device’s 6th tournament MVP of 2018. They managed to edge out MiBr 2-0 in…
Salvador Soldi
November 29, 2018
Event Coverage

King of the Sticks 2018

The King of the Sticks 2018 took place October 27th, 2018, and some of the top players in the state and a few out-of-state players came to compete in the tournament which had 173 attendees and 10 different events to participate in. Oklahoma Rankings for top…
Matthew Viriyapah
November 9, 2018
Author's OpinionsEvent Coverage

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…
Bailey Brown
September 27, 2018