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Get in the Game

Last year was a strange time for video games. The global industry seemed caught in the beginnings of its own #MeToo movement, where toxic work culture, inappropriate behaviours, and poor business practices were suddenly being called to light. Many of these

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Opinions

Game review: Red Dead Redemption 2

Late into October 2018, my partner purchased the much-anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2). Having grown up in a household where video games were banned, I never really got into them as an adult, but my partner’s excitement over this

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A timeless game: World of Warcraft

Battle for Azeroth, the seventh expansion since the game’s release in 2004. Since its debut, World of Warcraft has become a phenomenon in both video games and popular media as a whole — there are even some World of Warcraft-inspired

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Final Thoughts: Video games aren’t niche anymore

Do you know what Shaquille O’Neal and Jennifer Lopez have in common?  They are both listed as investors and advisors for the e-sports team NRG. In 2017, according to a study by SuperData, video games and interactive media generated over

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Events

Animethon returns to MacEwan University

Once a year, MacEwan University is overrun with big swords, sexy robots, and pointy hair.  MacEwan hosted the 24th annual Animethon convention Aug. 11 through 13. The convention featured artists and performers including, among others, singer-songwriter Mika Kobayashi, voice actor

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Events

Fur-rocious endurance

Videogamageddon is an annual joint fundraiser held by the Greater Edmonton Animal Rescue Society (GEARS) and CaliCan Rescue. In it, the two organisations face off to see which one can raise the most bucks for animals in need. Both CaliCan

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Campus

Club Q&A series: Video Game Development Q&A

The Video Game Development club at MacEwan is both founded and run by students. The club encourages learning game development within an interactive and creative environment. President Vanessa Capito and Vice President Keshia Smith recently sat down to answer a

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People

Club Q&A Series: Gamers Association

What is your name and role in the group? My name is Shawn, and I am the president of the club. What is the Gamers Association? The Gamers Association is just that: a group where gamers can get together on campus

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