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Women in Esports Partners With Rix.GG for Valorant Tournament

In 2019, the British Esports Association announced its Women in Esports initiative to promote inclusivity and diversity in the esports industry. Since then, Women in Esports has helped increase female participation in the industry. Now, it has announced a partnership with UK esports organization Rix.GG to host a women’s Valorant…

The Responsibility of the Gaming Influencer

Gaming Influencers need to get their act together. I need you to know my brain is thinking another word, but I’m typing “act” because this is my second article on Ritual Motion and, while I’m not 100% positive, I’m like 99.9% sure no-no words aren’t allowed. Before we dive deeper…

Games Done Quick: A Massive Effort by the Speedrunning Community

Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) 2021 Online is right around the corner (Jan 3rd-10th), and is one of the most exciting charity speedrunning events of the year benefitting Prevent Cancer Foundation. Although AGDQ is usually in-person, due to current events, it will take place online, making it the second major…

Maintaining Balance and Positive Health in Esports

What if I told you the secret to a successful and long career in esports didn’t rely on your skill in-game? The grind mentality has cultivated a negative culture in gaming and esports, and placed an unnecessary burden on competitors, content creators, and nearly every other role that exists in…

NFL Players Are Drafting Fans to Play Esports

Today, the Ultimate Gaming League (UGL) and Antares Gaming announced the launch of four gaming franchises that will be owned and operated by current and former NFL stars and pro players. Da Fam Gaming, Ochocinco Gaming, 4 Brothers Gaming, and Glitxh Gaming will invite millions of fans to not just…

Varsity Landscape: Leagues on the Rise

The collegiate esports landscape continues to rapidly grow. What started with just a few leagues and organizations is now a sprawl of both, plus conferences and associations to boot. It’s a little dizzying to keep it all straight. In a post earlier this year, we gave an overview of the…

Introducing the 2021 Win Well Survey

Ritual Motion is excited to bring back our annual ‘Win Well’ Gamers Health & Wellness Survey. While gaming and esports are large sources of entertainment and comfort during the pandemic, our time in-game could directly affect our mental and physical health. This survey will help you dive into the positives…

Women in Games: A State of the Industry

The gaming and esports industry is seeing an incredible explosion in audience growth on all levels, including women who are playing and interested in working in esports. However, it’s also uncovered a dark culture that has existed for far too long. Stories of sexism and misogyny in video games are…