Spells, Swords, and Keyboards:The Rapid Growth of eSports

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer In 1972, the megahit Pong was released to arcades in America. The game was such a success that it proceeded to be a popular hit in households as the featured game on the first commercial video game console, the Magnavox Odyssey. Over 40 years later, Pong can be seen as a staple in competitive game. Although popular present day video games such … [Read more...]

Bulldogs take on eSports

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer DeSales is suiting up as they take on a whole new program in their athletic department, eSports. ESports consists of popular competitive video gameplay, usually between professionally paid teams. Recently, on a national scale, eSports has been growing rapidly on a collegiate level. DeSales has finally joined the bandwagon and is not only proud … [Read more...]

‘Overwatch’: A Game That Will Make You Want to Stay Indoors This Summer

By Chris Shaddock Sports Editor The summer is a great time for people to do many outdoor activities such as camping or hiking. But somedays all a person really wants to do is just stay in a nice air conditioned house and relax with an enjoyable videogame. And with a game like “Overwatch,” people are going to be doing a whole lot more of that. The game was developed … [Read more...]