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“Arcane” raises the bar for video game-inspired TV

Jospeh D'alessandro November 28, 2021
Most people know “League of Legends” as one of the most popular video games in the world, but that changed with the release of “Arcane,” the Netflix TV adaptation which debuted its first season on Nov. 6.
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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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Violent video games aren’t connected to shootings

Matthew Yan October 27, 2019
Whenever the topic of gun control gets brought up on television or in Congress, there are always two scapegoats the National Rifle Association (NRA) tend to present: mental health and video games.
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Stony Brook gamers Battle for the Brook

Stony Brook gamers “Battle for the Brook”

Katarina Delgado October 2, 2016
Student League of Legends gamers flocked to the Student Activities Center Ballroom on Oct.1 to “battle for the brook.”
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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 14, 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 club competes in Campus Series

Cosette Nuñez February 16, 2016
League of Legends at Stony Brook University is currently participating for the first time in the University League of Legends Campus Series.
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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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Deadline—October 12th, 2015

Deadline—October 12th, 2015

The Statesman October 11, 2015
This week on Deadline: News reports on changing gender politics at Stony Brook, Arts follows the rise of the League club on campus, and Sports updates us on conference play.
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Welcome to Summoner’s Rift: League of Legends at Stony Brook

Justine Josue October 5, 2015
The energy runs high at the League of Legends Club here on campus. What started as a Facebook group has grown into a community like no other.
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A day in the life for many students at SBU. (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

The day in the life of a Seawolf at the Brook

Jacob Shipkevich January 27, 2015
“Ring ring!” Off goes my infuriating alarm on my phone. It is only seven in the morning and all I can wish for is to prolong my slumber on this foreign bed.
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