Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Halo Infinite has finally arrived after a long wait and so far it was worth the wait.

Halo Infinite Came Early

Justin Gomez November 18, 2021

On Nov 15,  Halo Infinite dropped early. Three weeks early to be exact which got a positive reaction by the community. People have been waiting a whole year for this game to drop. It was delayed so much due to the pandemic so the developers ran into a lot of road bumps. This upset a lot of people when...

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The Nintendo Switch is rated as one of the most popular video game consoles to date. The versatility to be able to use it as a home system and a portable device is the biggest selling point. For $20 gamers can get a year long subscription to Nintendo’s online subscription service. It is the cheapest you can find compared to other leading competitors such as Xbox and Playstation.

The Virtual World

Raymond Luna, Social Media April 28, 2021

The Bad Video games are often depicted as harmful and manipulative. The bad rep comes from the country's problem of mass shootings, depression, and poor mental health. Countries such as Venezuela banned the sales and distribution of video games all together due to a large amount of violence across the...

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Blizzard Entertainment has seen some success since going to online play but they believe they can see more success. This of course comes from the Overwatch League and the Call of Duty League.

Activision Blizzard Esports Layoffs

Justin Gomez March 23, 2021

On March 16, 2021, Activision Blizzard Esports announced that they will be reconstructing how they run things which resulted in laying off about 50 employees. Tony Petitti is the Activision Blizzard President of Sports and Entertainment. In an interview he didn’t mention what position or who exactly...

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Owner Spencer Cox, Cleaning the taps.

Whittier’s Guildhall E-Sports Bar

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor May 22, 2019
There has alway been a tough choice to make: whether to stay home in a comfortable environment and relax or go out into the world and socialize. Now you can have the best of both worlds, as the Guildhall Esports Bar just opened in Uptown Whittier. Opening May 10, The establishment has created a relaxing atmosphere for those who want the comfort of home but also want the experience of going out.
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League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational: A Historic Final Four

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-In-Chief May 22, 2019

The League of Legends Mid-Season International has entered it’s final two stages and will begin later this week. MSI brings together 13 regional League of Legends champions from Riot Games’ global professional leagues. The regions involved are North America, Europe, China, South Korea, Oceania, Turkey,...

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Sony Files Patent for PSVR Esports Spectator

Estevan Macias, Print Executive Editor May 1, 2019

With VR still seen as an accessory and not so much the future of technology right now, Sony seems to want to change that. Recently Sony had filed a patent for a titled “Spectator View Into An Interactive Gaming World Showcased In A Live Event Held In A Real-World Venue.” The idea behind it is...

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The Shanghai Dragon waited over a year for their first match victory.

The Worst Losing Streak in Sports History Finally Ends

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-In-Chief March 11, 2019

When you think of the worst losing streaks in sports history you may think of teams like the Cleveland Browns from the NFL or the 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers after losing Lebron James. In the realm of esports the worst losing streak, in an over 30-year history across multiple titles, belongs to the Shanghai...

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Ninja was one of the first streamers to see how big Fortnite would be and helped make the game as big as it is today

ESPN Will Have Ninja On This Issue Cover

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director September 20, 2018

Being considered a “professional gamer” usually has a funny tone to it. But now with Esports on the rise that has been going away. Colleges are offering scholarships to play video games on their behalf, and people are even scouted to play in pro-leagues. With huge followings and fan base. As stated...

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The stage and lights will change based on who is playing and the state of the game.

Overwatch World Cup Storms Los Angeles

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-In-Chief September 13, 2018

Blizzard Entertainment’s newest video game title Overwatch is the company’s first dive into the first-person shooter genre. The game’s fast pace, variety of skill sets, and large skill gap allow for the best players shine. This made the game very popular to esports players and tournaments were...

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LOST Esports Podcast Ep. 1

March 8, 2017

In this episode, the gang talks about their experiences in Esports as well as what's to come over the weekend.

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Intel Extreme Masters hosts packed stadiums for their renowned tournaments.

Intel Extreme Masters: Oakland

Andrew Rudin , Science and Technology Editor November 21, 2016

The Intel Extreme Masters tournament shows some prominence in the Counter-Strike Esports community. This year IEM will occur in Oakland, California November 19-20. IEM will also host a League of Legends tournament, but it's not the main event as the prize pool for LoL is $100,000. To put that into perspective,...

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