Written by: The Editors

Hearo.Live to partner with Smash Out Breast Cancer

The team at Ritual Motion is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Hearo.Live to host a watch party on ritualmotion.com for the upcoming Smash Out Breast Cancer tournament being held on October 30th and 31st to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. If you’re new to the platform,…

Women in Gaming Spotlight: Allison “Skybilz” Waters

We recently had the opportunity to meet up-and-coming, female esports professional, Allison “Skybilz” Waters. After getting to know her, it’s easy to see how Allison’s high-energy, positivity, and passion for this space has translated into a successful career in gaming. But, to be sure, it’s been no easy road and…

How Can Technology Help and Hinder Our Sleep?

Technology plays a massive role in all of our lives these days—morning, noon, and, somewhat unfortunately, night. Most of us have heard of at least some of the ways that tech devices can cause sleep issues. But thankfully, we can also use technology to help our sleep. Let’s walk through…

Dreaming and Its Effect on Our Sleep

Sometimes we remember them—sometimes we don’t. Sometimes they’re amazing—sometimes they’re awful. Dreams and our recollection of them really run the gamut and depend on a variety of factors, not all entirely known. And in fact, most are unknown. So, what do we know about dreaming? What is dreaming, really? Society…

Super Smash Bros. to Smash Out Breast Cancer This Month

As a proud partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., Ritual Motion is excited to host Smash Out Breast Cancer, a Super Smash Bros. tournament to help raise breast cancer awareness. The open tournament format will be held at Smash.gg/SOBC, where players can compete for cash and prizes from…

Introducing our VP of Content, Crystal Mills

Dear Esports and Gaming Enthusiasts, I’m so excited to meet all of you! My name is Crystal Mills, and I’m honored to be Ritual Motion’s new VP of Content. I’ve been a writer and editor in esports for over 10 years, where I have worked with organizations such as OpTic…

How to Write a Sleep Diary and How It Helps to Fall Asleep Faster

A high percentage of gamers want to know how to fall asleep faster. The reasons for those sleep issues can be many and varied, but certain gaming habits—such as late gaming hours, eating late or poorly, too much exposure to artificial blue light, stress from intense action games, etc.—seem to…

How Does SAD Affect Gaming and Sleep?

We’re approaching the fall and winter months, and for some people that means we’re approaching SAD seasons—“SAD” as in seasonal affective disorder. SAD affects many people throughout the year and in different ways, but for gamers with SAD, some of those effects can be more acute. Let’s discuss. What is…

The Top Varsity Esports Players in the U.S.

High school and college varsity programs across the country are picking up some major steam and making big headway in the esports industry. Some of those programs have scored big already—a few of which we highlighted in our list of the top 5 college esports programs in the United States—but…

Christie St. Martin

Christie St. Martin is the CEO of Gamers.Vote, a nonpartisan, non-profit, pro-democracy organization that encourages and supports the act of participation. Gamers.Vote leads a coalition of various organizations as a unifying brand to make voting a priority. We hope gamers will register and vote so that their voices may be…