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CHS gamers weigh in on the rise of PC gaming versus video game consoles

CHS gamers weigh in on the rise of PC gaming versus video game consoles

Jacob Fecht, Reporter

September 16, 2016

According to IGN Entertainment, a San Francisco-based game company, Sony and Microsoft will release the next generation of consoles this year. Sony said that the PS4 Neo will feature 4K graphic capabilities, which will allow for higher quality graphics with smoother frame rates. Microsoft has indicated ...

WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE: As the world of eSports grows, so does CHS students’ interest in competitive gaming

WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE: As the world of eSports grows, so does CHS students' interest in competitive gaming

Melissa Yap and Jessica Konrad

September 16, 2016

To senior Anthony Ji, playing “League of Legends” (LoL) and “Super Smash Bros.” isn’t just his way of pursuing a gaming hobby. It means spending time with his friends, feeding his competitive drive and feeling a sense of achievement whenever he plays well. “I played video games as a kid, an...

New e-sports scholarship requires students to play well and study well

Sophomore Tommy Roberts plays League of Legends. He said an e-sports scholarship is a good supplementary, but still considers academics first.

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November 14, 2014

Sophomore Tommy Roberts clicked on a blue icon with a yellow “L” in it on his computer. When it opened, he scrolled through a window labeled “Champion Select,” down rows of portraits of characters that looked as though they could have stepped out of a fantasy novel. Roberts was playing “League...

Is PC gaming really dead?

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January 23, 2014

With the releases of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, it might be hard to imagine where games for the personal computer (PC) might fit in still, but despite the popularity of the aforementioned consoles to the gaming website DualShockers, 63 percent of gamers still use PC; that number...