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Extra video game content not worth extra cash

Extra video game content not worth extra cash

Degen Gleason-Hyman,
Contributor
March 8
Filed under Opinion

I couldn’t wait to open my copy of "Assassin’s Creed Syndicate" and start playing the open world video game when it was released on Oct. 23, 2015. I’m a huge fan of the series, so I was eager to play the eighth installment. But my excitement dwindled quickly: soon after the release, gam...

Game Con now free for East Bay students

Game Con now free for East Bay students

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
October 27
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus

Gamers from all over the Bay Area can finally meet in one place — East Bay Game Con. The two-day convention will take place on Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Old Union, and Oct. 29 from noon to 2 a.m. The Old Union and New Union will offer a variety of games, such as Dance Dance Revolution,...

Classic gaming comes to Hayward

Classic gaming comes to Hayward

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
October 8
Filed under Features

It's an early Friday night in downtown Hayward and families and college students wander up and down B Street. A beer brewery, frozen yogurt shop and movie theater line the block, but it seems everyone is headed to the High Scores Arcade. Outside the 1980s-themed interactive arcade museum, the bright...

Oakland levels up with an eSports arena

Oakland levels up with an eSports arena

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 31
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When new arenas and Oakland are mentioned, usually the Oakland Raiders come to mind. Even the Golden State Warriors or the Oakland Athletics would be more deserving of a new arena, but it was the egaming community that got one instead. The collaboration between ESports Arena, based in...

eSports players should be labeled as athletes

eSports players should be labeled as athletes

Thomas Schelstraete,
Contributor
May 18
Filed under Opinion, Sports

The League of Legends 2016 Midseason Invitational is underway in China, and for the first time in the past few years, a team from the United States looks poised to compete on the international stage. The team in question, Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) is preaching a familiar tone heard all around the sp...

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