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Guest Article: EVO 2014: An Emotional Event, by Samantha Leichtamer

When epic goes to a whole new level. . .

With the release of Ultra Street Fighter IV – a game that boasts the largest cast of any Street Fighter on console – EVO 2014 looked to be one for the ages and it didn’t disappoint. This years EVO had more upsets than a March Madness bracket. Luckily I didn’t lose any money, but I know a few people who did. It was a tournament of many surprises, many tears, and many firsts.

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Quoth The Gamer: Evolution 2014

With the stakes at their highest, emotions ran even higher.

EVO 2014, has come and gone. The world’s largest fighting game tournament rightfully held that title this year. With a staggering number of entrants, the stars shined their brightest on this grand stage. Continue reading

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Hype Inbound: Do A Barrel Roll!

Fox McCloud and company are set to return on the WiiU!

So back at E3, Mr. Miyamoto himself announced that a Star Fox game was in the works for the WiiU! Not much has been said about it, as the tech demo shown was very early in the development cycle. However, we did get to see some game play! Continue reading

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Quoth the Gamer: eSports in Peril Pt.2

It might just be dollar signs to some.

It’s not just the players and communities guilty of holding eSports back. Organizations only cater to crowds that already have a large following. There’s plenty of competitive games that would draw a crowd if people saw that they were actually being played. Continue reading

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Quoth the Gamer: eSports in Peril Pt.1

Progression with an equal amount of setbacks. 

This is the side of eSports that literally pains me as a huge supporter.  Whether it’s a lack of respect for female gamers, or horrible promotion of the “sport.” There’s so many things wrong with eSports and not enough people willing to regulate it. Continue reading

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Hype Inbound: Hide and Seek EVOLVED

A giant spin on a classic tradition.

For centuries children have been playing hide and seek. It’s also a part of nature, in the form of a species hunting for food to survive. Turtle Rock Studios has combined these two concepts into something fresh for the co-op market. If you thought they were done innovating when they made Left 4 Dead, think again. Continue reading