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Relax With These Calming Video Game Soundtracks

Back in December, I watched and covered The Game Awards for the very first time. As I got the stream all set up on my iPad and finished up another story before the show began, I couldn’t help but notice that the powerful orchestra music during the show’s countdown made…

Games On (Big) Screens: What Makes A Good Video Game Movie?

When Warcraft, the simply-titled movie adaptation of the original Warcraft game, was announced, fans were cautiously optimistic. Gaming movies have struggled since enterprising creatives and Hollywood execs first tried to combine the two mediums, but the backing of Blizzard, a studio known for its character and storytelling prowess, made many hope that…

Collegiate Valorant League ‘CF1 Esports’ to Unite Schools

The expansion of the esports industry over the last five years has been amazing to watch. To see how much it has infiltrated into the mainstream of society is something people have wished for years. The growth and expansion that games, teams, and leagues are seeing is truly a sight…

Watch the Ritual Motion Esports College Fair On-Demand

The first ever Ritual Motion Esports College Fair happened over March 27-28! Over 500 students registered with over 30 colleges and universities acting as exhibitors. If you missed the sessions, you can access all of them here. Session One – Watch Here Session One kicked off our college fair with…

Collegiate Esports Gain National Tournament Support

Collegiate esports have remained fairly niche in the industry despite acquiring support from some larger organizations such as Evil Geniuses. Now, a new tournament series supported by the Gaming Community Network (GCN) and Van Wagner will be “the most-comprehensive, large-scale national esports tournament[s] to reach the collegiate marketplace.” Each event…

Never Enough Time: The Dangers of Crunch In The Game Industry

If you’re a part of video game fan communities on the internet, you’ve probably heard the word “crunch” tossed around. As large game studios’ practices and proceedings have come into light in recent years, crunch has become a much more talked about part of making games. As fun and exciting…

Red Dead America: Esports, Gaming, and Academics

Talk with any collegiate esports coach across the nation, and you’ll soon find that their lists of responsibilities expand beyond coaching their teams. Esports coaches are often collaborating with many different departments within their institutions, the most common being academics.  While many coaches stipulate a minimum GPA requirement for students…

RMTV 2.0 With Dr. Dennis Rebelo Launches March 15

Episode 2 of RMTV 2.0 is coming out on March 15 and we’re so excited to dig into the experience of Dr. Dennis Rebelo! Dr. Rebelo is a professor, speaker, and career coach. He is the creator of the Peak Storytelling model, his research-based method for crafting the narrative of…

XP League Teams Up With Ritual Motion to Launch Virtual Coaching App

XP League, an esports league that is modeled after classic youth sports organizations, has been bridging the gap between esports and parents. The company utilizes coach and player training “custom-tailored by the PCA, Aim Lab,” and program directors to help anyone become a coach. Now, XP League is partnering with…