video games

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., leaves the House floor during a vote to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., from committee assignments over her extremist views, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Politics, meet PlayStation: how 2020 ushered in the era of campaign videogaming

Video games, already a US$150-billion colossus, represent an untapped resource

 

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will battle it out in a game of ‘Among Us’ that will be livestreamed on Twitch Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (The Canadian Press, Associated Press)

Jagmeet Singh, AOC to fight it out in ‘Among Us’ video game on Twitch

Game will be livestreamed on Friday, Nov. 27

 

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan, 23, 2020 file photo, Nintendo Switch game consoles are on display at Nintendo’s official store in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University. The finding comes as video game sales this year have boomed as more people are stuck at home because of the pandemic and many countries have once again imposed limits on public life. The paper released Monday, NOv. 16, 2020 is based on survey responses from people who played two games, Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Study suggests video games can help mental health

The results could cast doubt on long-held assumptions that gaming causes aggression or addiction

 

Xander Luelsdorff and Jesse Chick, right, going over some commentary in studio during the Canadian Nationals 2019 in Montreal. Photo submitted

Ponoka native leaping big time into Esports

Jesse Chick joining the full time broadcast crew for Rainbow 6 Siege

  • Jul 1, 2020
Xander Luelsdorff and Jesse Chick, right, going over some commentary in studio during the Canadian Nationals 2019 in Montreal. Photo submitted
Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya

Call of Duty beckons for Leafs’ Marner, Raptors’ Miller and rapper Zach Zoya