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High school esports is growing—and it’s changing who can be an athlete

But these growing opportunities aren’t always accessible.

On Jan 19, 2024 by Sasha Rogelberg

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The silence around the so-called ‘Esports World Cup’ is deafening

Multiple top esports personalities have supported the Saudi Arabian-funded event.

On Nov 14, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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‘The future of Smash Bros tournaments is in jeopardy’: Nintendo announces new rules for community esports events, and fans aren’t happy

The video game developer has a long history of fiercely protecting its IP, despite pleas from gamers to loosen up restrictions.

On Oct 25, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Can esports survive its coldest hour?

Esports is struggling under the weight of venture capitalists in the so-called ‘Esports Winter.’ Can it survive?

On Sep 8, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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‘League of Legends’ union refuses to play 

In a historic moment for esports, ‘League of Legends’ pro players are walking out to demand Riot Games treats them better.

On May 30, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Twitch streamer Kacey ‘Kacee’ Anderson takes stage as lead correspondent at the eMLS Cup at SXSW

Kacey Anderson spoke to Passionfruit about her experience with the eMLS as its first woman content creator.

On Mar 16, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Streamer Ms. Pinky is paving the way for more Black women in gaming

‘We’re all about winning, and that’s what makes us a sisterhood.’

On May 31, 2022 by Marquis Taylor

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Fortnite pro accuses 2 popular TikTokers of sexual assault

XTRA Gaming loses players, CEO after handling of JeffTheMVP allegations.

On Nov 17, 2021 by Audra Schroeder

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Gamers torn over My Little Pony-inspired fighting game

Them’s Fightin’ Herds is headed to EVO Online this summer.

On May 18, 2020 by Ana Valens

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Smash Bros. pro retires after admitting to relationship with teen gamer

He called it a ‘stupid mistake.’

On Jul 9, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Fortnite streamer Tfue sues gaming organization FaZe Clan over contract dispute

The lawsuit claims the contract is too restrictive.

On May 21, 2019 by Ignacio Martinez

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NBA 2K League interrupted by postgame shoving

Things got out of hand.

On Apr 11, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Fortnite pro booted from team following allegations that he messaged underage girl

The gamer known as Cowboy maintains his innocence.

On Mar 8, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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This dress for ‘female gamers’ isn’t going over well

First of all, no women were involved in the design of this dress.

On Mar 6, 2019 by Nicole Carpenter

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Esports still has a troubling relationship with women

Surefour’s latest comments point to a larger problem in the industry—and something needs to change.

On Jan 25, 2019 by Ana Valens

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