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Whittier’s Guildhall E-Sports Bar

Owner Spencer Cox, Cleaning the taps.

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

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.

League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational: A Historic Final Four

Daniel Gomez, 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,...

Sony Files Patent for PSVR Esports Spectator

Estevan Macias, Staff Writer

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...

The Worst Losing Streak in Sports History Finally Ends

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

Daniel Gomez, 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...

ESPN Will Have Ninja On This Issue Cover

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

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 ...

Overwatch World Cup Storms Los Angeles

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

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 w...

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.

Intel Extreme Masters: Oakland

Intel Extreme Masters hosts packed stadiums for their renowned tournaments.

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 p...

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