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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is quarantines best friend

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is quarantine’s best friend

Alexander Bakirdan April 2, 2020
If you’re looking for a way to spend your days indoors, or just need a distraction from the monotony and stress that is our current reality, buckle up because “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” for Nintendo Switch, is the game for you. 
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Team of Professional eSport Gamers Playing in Competitive MMORPG/ Strategy Video Game on a Cyber Games Tournament. LYNCCONF GAMES/FLICR VIA CC BY 2.0

Stony Brook creates new Wi-Fi network for gamers

Samantha Robinson September 26, 2018
Stony Brook has created a new Wi-Fi network designed specifically for gamers. WolfieNet-IoT, which was released at the start of the semester, has officially replaced the old WolfieNet-Open network.
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Stony Brook gamer Dabuz looks to become the king of Smash Bros.

Stony Brook gamer “Dabuz” looks to become the king of “Smash Bros.”

Michael Kohut May 13, 2016
For Samuel Buzby, being a world-class “Super Smash Bros.” player is what sets him apart from his peers.
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League of Legends teams are currently battling in the World Championship series, which ends on Halloween. The winning team will take home the Summoners Cup trophy and $1 million. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

eSports: the future of gaming and sports

Andrew Brennan October 28, 2015
If there’s one thing I know, it’s that in our current society, eSports has nowhere near the amount of recognition that it should.
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How to wow on the first date: creative first date ideas

Francesca Campione February 12, 2015

Why does it seem like first dates are limited to the same played out dinner and movie ordeals and are exclusively the product of meeting someone on Tinder these days?  As young, educated, vibrant...

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New retro gaming store opens its doors

Jarad Schaffer October 8, 2012

“Do you love the way you're treated by Corporate America?? How about those automated systems??  Yeah, we didn't think so.” This quote, taken right from the website for The Revolution, just about...

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Video Games Courses That Teach

R.J. Huneke February 22, 2010

What is it about gaming that enthralls the senses, and in many ways, transcends more well known forms of popular culture? What role do video games play in many people’s lives as they continue to...

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