How do Games Help You Build Social Resilience?

Games can provide a lower stakes environment to practice social skills, build social resilience, and find social connections. Along with being an activity for self-expression, creativity, and fun, games also provide social benefits for many players in powerful ways. Gaming as an act of self-care doesn’t end with relaxation; the…

Complexity Signs Women’s VALORANT Team GX3

Complexity GX3 will strive to empower female gamers. Complexity Gaming today announced the signing of GX3, one of the top women’s VALORANT rosters, to form Complexity GX3. In addition to competing in the VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Game Changers circuit, Complexity GX3 will also put a heavy focus on gender…

Please Protect Your Setup During Storms

The height of summer is upon us, and for many places in the US, that means the proliferation of storms. From garden-variety showers to powerful blow-up storms, any rain shower with thunder and lightning can pose a threat to household electronics (not to mention life and other property). Just a…

Envy to Help Build Youth Esports Programs

Envy, home of Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel and Call of Duty’s Dallas Empire, has introduced The Envy Gaming Empowerment Grant. The program, administered by the esports organization, will “give North Texas middle schools and high schools the opportunity to apply for funding, gaming hardware, and ongoing education curricula needed to…

From Pro Football to Verdansk, Alden Darby is a Top Competitor

From professional football in the CFL to dropping into Verdansk on Warzone, Alden Darby is no newbie when it comes to competing in any aspect. When his season was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, he jumped into gaming and watching Twitch streamers. As a self-proclaimed “Twitch connoisseur,” Alden…

Early Retirement in Esports is a Problem

Early retirement in esports is a problem, but what is the fix? From the stressors that harm mental health to the physical injuries from repetitive motions, Power Level hosts Rebecca Dixon (the*gameHERs), Alex Hutchi (The 5 Minute Gamer), and Crystal Mills (Ritual Motion) covered all of the issues and talked…

Skybilz Shows How You Can Train for an Esport

How can you train for an esport? Magic: The Gathering competitor and content creator Allison “Skybilz” Waters jumped into GUILD to show how anyone can become a top competitor. Training is not just about being good at your game. Identifying your goals—both short and long term—and taking the steps to achieve…

5 Top Superfoods for Gaming

Superfoods are called “super” for a reason, and we should be eating more of all of them! Things like nuts and fish and dark leafy greens. Essentially, they are the foods that give your body the most bang for their buck. But some superfoods are particularly great for improving the…

Top 4 Tips to Boost Your In-Game Energy

Energy levels determine how sharp we are in-game, but when we play for hours at a time, it’s easy to become sluggish and make careless mistakes. Neglecting to listen to what our systems need in order to function optimally can make our gameplay suffer. Here are our four tips to…

Esports in the Olympics: Is it Only a Matter of Time?

Esports in the Olympics has been a sporadic topic for years. As more people have entered the industry, the loose topic has become more of a debate: Should esports be included in the Olympics? Who needs whom the most?  According to a report from Reuters, the esports industry is projected…

HyperX Becomes Red-Carpet Sponsor of ‘Free Guy’

HyperX announced today it will be an Official Red Carpet Gaming Sponsor for the world premiere of Free Guy. As gaming and entertainment industries continue to crossover, HyperX is “expanding efforts and collaborations in the film industry.” According to the company, Free Guy aligns with HyperX’s mission to include and…