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The Last Campfire Review

The Last Campfire is Hello Games' first foray into a fully single-player experience since their arguably rocky start with No Man’s Sky and its subsequent revival over the years.This heroic effort by Hello Games to redeem their game and make it live up to what was initially advertised has succeeded,…
Matthew Hurt
September 26, 2020
Breaking NewsEvent CoverageNewsOur TeamsOverwatchPhilanthropy

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
Author's OpinionsNotes from Leadership

Brighter than the Sun

Content Warning:   Sexual abuse, depression, anxiety   Please read at your own discretion whether it be about a class project, being within an unfamiliar environment, or even simply going to the grocery store. How do we overcome our anxieties and shine during personal battles? This article is the final…
Bailey Brown
November 14, 2019
Spotlights

Sarah Enders: OU Alum and Writer for Team Liquid

日本語翻訳者 NIHONGO HONYAKUSHA - This means Japanese Translator and it is just one of the many things Sarah "LiquidSenders" Enders does for Team Liquid, an esports team filled with world-renown players like Double Lift, Nemo, and Hungrybox. Enders's day to day as a departmental assistant is just as varied as…
Matthew Viriyapah
March 1, 2019
Misc.Spotlights

Loot & XP: Norman’s Getaway for Gamers

Nestled on the corner of 24th and Main, Loot & XP is Norman's only board game cafe. With over hundreds of games and over a 100 RPG books, there is something for every gamer, casual or veteran. Loot & XP started on Main Street by five owners in 2015. Inspired…
Bailey Brown
January 29, 2019
NewsOU XP

OU XP Teaser

We've been working hard over here at Sooner Esports. Our video team has been creating something exciting for the spring semester. Here's the official teaser trailer for our upcoming documentary; OU XP!
Bailey Brown
January 15, 2019
Event CoverageFund RaisingNewsPhilanthropy

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
Back to SchoolEvent Coverage

Back To School, Back to Gaming

They began Friday afternoon with three tournaments hosted in the One University Store on campus; Super Smash Brothers Wii U, Mario Kart 8, and Speedrunners. Over 20 students participated in the Smash Brothers Tournament, and over a dozen students competed in Mario Kart 8 and Speedrunners. Many being new members…
Bailey Brown
August 21, 2018
Misc.Spotlights

We’re the News Team

Welcome to a new school year Sooners! Let us introduce ourselves. We are the writers of Sooner Esports. The name is Stingray Schuller, yes, Stingray. I am a transfer student from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Creative Media Production. Freshman year of…
Bailey Brown
August 14, 2018
Misc.

Exciting Things are Coming!

In four short months, Sooner Esports has grown so much. We started as a small team of four, working hard to get out three articles a week for our readers. Between the end of our semester at OU, jobs, extracurricular, and of course, gaming, it was not an easy task.…
Bailey Brown
August 7, 2018
OverwatchSpotlights

Spotlight: Callie Simonton

To the University of Oklahoma, she's classified as a Film and Media Studies major. To the Esports community, she's much more than that. Callie began playing Overwatch since it was first released in 2016 and is a Top 100 Mercy. She's spent countless hours working her way up the ranks, and…
Bailey Brown
May 11, 2018
Event CoverageLeague of Legends

League of Legends Tournament

On November 12th, OU Esports Association held their first ever tournament with five teams battling it out in five rounds of League of Legends. The tournament was held on OU's campus as well as streamed on OU Esports Association's Twitch page. In round one, 'OU IT Services' took the first…
Bailey Brown
April 24, 2018