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UVic esports to introduce a paid ‘battle pass’ in January

There is currently no finalized price point, but the paid premium battle pass allows participating students to unlock prizes, such as a $500 tuition credit. UVic administration says that a…
Vikes E-sports brings super smash bros, pictured is Kirby with a Nintendo Switch

Vikes to begin esport intramurals for Rocket League, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

After plans for e-sports leagues stalled in 2019, the pandemic has led Vikes to trial two esport leagues As part of the Vikes at Home initiative, Vikes Athletics and Recreation…

A focus-destroying distraction

The Vancouver Canucks’ ban on Fortnite By this point, you will probably have heard of the video game Fortnite. If you haven’t, I’m impressed. Fortnite is a free-to-play, battle royale…

UVic GameDev Club fosters digital creativity

Coming this March, brace yourself for UVic GameDev’s next game jam! If you’re wondering what that means, a game jam is a 48-hour game-developing marathon where participants spend an entire…