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New esports team balances intercollegiate competition with love of games

New esports team balances intercollegiate competition with love of games

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor October 2, 2017
“Getting people to actually see each other when they play each other builds bonds that are way stronger than playing on the internet.”
The logo for Purrpulsion, the game that students from the Center for Applied Informatics have created.

NKU students present Purrpulsion game at Ohio Game Developer Expo

Dylan Tierney, Contributer November 12, 2014

Video games are a part of many students’ lives, but few have the opportunity to actually create them. Students at the Center For Applied Informatics recently had the opportunity to present their passion...

Two students play Super Smash Bros. U in the game room at NKU.

Wii U hits the Game Room

Dylan Tierney, Contributer October 8, 2014

With the arrival of Nintendo’s Wii U, NKU’s game room has its first next-gen console. In a room bustling with XBOX 360s and PlayStation 3s, it’s a breath of fresh air. “Nintendo has always been...

A pool table in the game room. While pool is the most popular game, students have the choice to play a variety of Wii, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 too.

Student Union’s gameroom begins transition to next gen with Wii U console

Dylan Tierney, Contributor September 11, 2014

New video game consoles are in full force, however adding these new pieces of technology to NKU’s Game Room is not as simple as it may seem. The Game Room currently has multiple Playstation 3’s, XBOX...

Gaming marathon raises over $500 to donate to charity

Mac Payton, Contributing writer November 7, 2012

When Branden Middendorf became the president of the MINjas, he said he wanted to do a charity event the only way he knew how — a 24-hour gaming marathon. That dream came to fruition this past weekend,...

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