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What Video Games are Coming in March? – Part Two

Video games are coming in hot throughout March. Over 30 titles, either brand new or existing games expanding to other platforms, will be released in the upcoming month. Check out Part Two of the entire list below! Maglam Lord (PlayStation 4, Switch) – March 18   Marvel’s Avengers (PlayStation 5,…

What Video Games are Coming in March? – Part One

Video games are coming in hot throughout March. Over 30 titles, either brand new or existing games expanding to other platforms, will be released in the upcoming month. Check out Part One of the entire list below! Harvest Moon: One World (Switch) – March 2   Neptunia Virtual Stars (PlayStation…

Gamers are Active: A Short History of Exercise Games

We’ve all seen the stereotype before: gamers are sluggish, chubby, and just plain out-of-shape. That’s been around since the earliest days of gaming, lumped in with the stereotype of the young, white, male gamer. Eventually it morphed into something a little different: the stereotype of gamers who loves junk food,…

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…

What Games are Coming in January?

The future of video games looks incredible in 2021, and major releases are coming in January! With a mixture of re-releases, AAA titles, and remasters, there will be plenty of amazing games to grab in the beginning of 2021. Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues (PC) January 5 Sure,…

XP League Signs International Franchise Deal in Canada

XP League (XPL), the youth esports league modeled after traditional little league sports, announced the signing of its first international franchise agreement in Canada. Seasoned entrepreneur Kevin Sterling will be driving the brand’s expansion in Ottawa. First launched in September 2020, XP League has grown to 18 territories in 11…

Cyberpunk 2077 Highlights the Issues in the Industry

The controversy surrounding Cyberpunk 2077 has continued through the title’s broken launch. Littered with bugs, the game has been nearly unplayable for some on last-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles. Even reports from the new current-gen consoles have highlighted game crashes, missing features, and a massive open-world that’s more empty than…

The 5 Best Video Games to Buy This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, and it’s an incredible time for gamers. With the new PlayStation and Xbox consoles hitting the market, there are a ton of games to choose from. Here are our top five picks to buy as Christmas approaches: Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS5) If you’re one of…

Video Games are the New Social Platforms

Twitter and Facebook are usually the first social media platforms that come to mind, and in the age of COVID-19, the connectivity that social media provides has become a lifeline. Time spent online has increased across the board, however, gaming has experienced a dramatic surge in popularity during lockdown. According…

The Social Impact of Gaming

As of this year, 3.1 billion people across the planet—or roughly 40% of the global population—play video games on the regular. That’s a huge amount of people putting a lot of money into the industry and driving insane revenues. By the end of 2020, the industry is on track to…

Women in Gaming: Career Success Story

Over the past month, Ritual Motion has published a series of articles and interviews featuring the topic of women and the female experience in gaming and esports. We are proud to be part of the movement to shine a spotlight on the challenges women face in the gaming and esports…