While in-person athletics at Long Beach State’s have been on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, CSULB’s esports Association has had over 100 competitive matches since the fall semester began.
At Long Beach State, esports athletes have a chance to bring their love of gaming to the national level.
The CSULB Esports Association strives to be a premier collegiate program that propels its competitive players’ careers forward with practice and communication.
Ballroom B in the University Student Union was filled with the gentle glow of RGB lighting and the clicking and clacking of controllers Friday as the Long Beach State Esports Association held GGBeach, a student run gaming convention. The event was the first one of it’s kind, put on by[Read More…]
The sounds of keyboards tapping and mouses clicking fill the room as each team begins their game plan. Constantly fighting other players to save their spot in the finalist round. Competitive gaming, also known as esports, brings people from all over the world together on one common ground: being considered[Read More…]
Hundreds of spectators watch a new breed of athletes compete for gold, typing and clicking as their respective countries cheer them on. It’s the latest craze in the professional sports world, and soon may be featured in the Olympics. Esports is a competitive discipline where video gamers take part in[Read More…]
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You turn your TV on and change the channel to ESPN just in time to catch your favorite teams facing off in the ultimate gridiron battle. Tom Brady and the Seahawks get to the line for the next play in the game, and it’s at this point you realize this[Read More…]