ESports

Detroit Pistons Want To Rule Esports NBA League For 2021 Summer Season

May 4, 2021
Video Games
Pistons GT

The Detroit Pistons are balling in person, and in the cyberworld too. They are part of the NBA 2K League, a professional esports league, featuring the best NBA 2K players in the world and the first official esports league operated by a U.S. professional sports league.

WATCH: Michigan State Student Remembers Trip To Fortnite World Cup

Apr 8, 2021
Fortnite
Taylor Gattoni

It’s the life serious gamers want: being invited, all expenses-paid, to compete in a global affair for real money. And MSU student Ryan Basford lived to tell the tale.

Retro Game Making A Rising Return In Esports

Mar 1, 2021
Chess
Taylor Gattoni

The sport of chess is not new, but it’s become the cool thing to play because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit.”

WATCH & READ: Michigan State eSports Club Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adapts During COVID-19

Dec 11, 2020
Video Games
MSU Smash Ultimate

Michigan State Has No Student Clubs on Campus This Semester, Pushing the eSports Club to Plan and Play Its Events Online.

Esports Opens Doors For Gamers To Make Money From Their Play

Oct 21, 2020
Esports
Ryan Collins

The Michigan State Esports Association is using the streaming platform Twitch to make a path in the revenue side of gaming.

WATCH: Michigan State’s Popular League Of Legends Team Relies On A Deep Roster For Success

Apr 23, 2020
MSU League of Legends
Sean Gardner

Players need to know their roles and skills to win the League of Legends crown, and MSU’s LoL players say they have the chemistry to challenge for the national title.

WATCH: Michigan State Students Flock To League Of Legends Club

Feb 11, 2020
EGames
Sean Gardner

The globally popular multi-player battle video draws a crowd every Wednesday night on campus.

Michigan State’s Next Sports Championships May Be Lurking In Cyberspace

Oct 15, 2019
Egames
MSU League of Legends

MSU’s League of Legends esports team is one of the best in college, and the players are setting Big Ten and national championships as their 2019-20 goal.

Michigan State’s eSports Players Live For The Competitive Side Of Gaming

Mar 13, 2019
eSports
Amanda Poole

MSU student eGamers want to win and make money playing their sport...and some are making it big.

 

Matt Meagher
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Matt Meagher, knows as "MMG" to online gamers, has created a six-figure venture due to his popular YouTube channel centered on the "Madden" video game. 


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