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SPECIAL SECTION: LBSU history lecturers create on-campus video game center for study

SPECIAL SECTION: LBSU history lecturers create on-campus video game center for study

December 2, 2018

From a young age in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Jeffrey Lawler and Sean Smith were immersed in video games. They each sat in front of their scan-lined cathode-ray tube television sets with a wood ven...

‘Fortnite’ is taking the world by storm

‘Fortnite’ is taking the world by storm

April 3, 2018

Imagine a dystopian world where 100 people are fighting to survive. Using anything they find from weapons to resources, they ward off other survivors and avoid an impending storm of death. Now, pictur...

Trump’s comments on video games are a distraction that ignores the real issues

Trump’s comments on video games are a distraction that ignores the real issues

March 6, 2018

The White House hosted a press conference last week in response to the school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead. While the event was supposed to focus on gun violence, President Donald Trum...

Gamers at CSULB’s BeachCon X reboot eSports

Gamers at CSULB’s BeachCon X reboot eSports

April 27, 2015

Coaches barked orders at players, who manically mashed buttons in a dark room littered with empty Red Bull cans and cable salads. The crowd of 350 gamer aficionados cheered on the competition at BeachCon...