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AOC Plays Among Us US members of Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar joined streamers such as Imane “Pokimane” Anys and Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo to play Among Us live for an audience of over 430,000. In Among Us, players have to group together to do tasks on a spaceship, while…

Gaming for Tots Fundraiser Launches Dec. 1

The holiday season is here and Ritual Motion is celebrating by hosting another charity Super Smash Bros. tournament! Gaming for Tots is an open singles tournament that will be held on Smash.gg on Dec. 12. Entry for the tournament is free; however, players can offer a donation to help benefit…

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…

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…

Gaming During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in numerous ways—whether through unemployment or underemployment, illness or the illness of a loved one, remote work or remote school, the cancellation of big events, and/or the general emotional toll, the fear and uncertainty and lack of social interaction. As a result,…

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 Gaming: Author, Suzanne Park

Suzanne Park’s Loathe at First Sight is a comedic and charismatic romance set in the video game industry. The protagonist Melody Joo, a Korean American, has landed her very first job in the gaming industry as a production assistant at Seventeen Studios. She learns quickly that this field isn’t friendly…

RESPAWN, NACE, and eFuse team up for ‘12 Days of RESPAWN’

Ergonomic gaming furniture company RESPAWN Products and the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) are joining forces on the social media platform eFuse to give 250 gaming chairs to 18 different collegiate and high school programs. The giveaway offers the chance to provide comfort for students competing in esports titles….