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Esports and Video Gaming

Women in esports navigate toxicity, other barriers

Women say they feel marginalized within the community and are routinely subject to nasty comments about their ability or appearance. For elite gamers, much of it comes from fans, but opponents and teammates are sometimes just as challenging. At the lower levels, women are often bombarded by hyper masculinity in a space where most everyone is anonymous.

Esports mentorship program aims to create more industry leaders

Young players of the popular online video game Fortnite have the chance to enroll in the new Find Your Grind Junior Rogue program, launched in partnership with Las Vegas-based esports organization Rogue and California-based nonprofit foundation Find Your Grind

EA CEO cancels remaining Madden qualifier gaming tournaments

The CEO of EA says he will cancel the remaining Madden Classic qualifier events after two people were fatally shot and 10 others injured at a “Madden NFL 19” tournament in Jacksonville, Florida.

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