Many people, from children to adults, spent their summer wandering in crowded parks, malls and beaches with their cell phone in hand and one goal in mind: to catch them all. However, the summer craze of Pokémon Go has not died out. Fans of the Pokémon franchise at the University of La Verne are still […]
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Although there is a considerable number of women in the gaming community, some still feel uncomfortable participating in this hobby because of sexism and harassment.
Elke Teichmann, who earned her master’s degree in digital media production from Oxford Brookes University in 2014, co-produced and co-directed the documentary called “Boys’ Toy?” for her master’s dissertation. The documentary explored the sexualization of women video game characters. Teichmann said the first step toward combating sexism in games is to have more women in […]
Documentary filmmaker Elke Teichmann sat down with Hope Caton, one of the writers for the 1999 game “Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation,” and handed her a sheet with nine different designs of the game’s protagonist, Lara Croft. After a quick look, Caton spotted and pointed to the fourth variation.
After receiving backlash on one of its character’s overtly sexualized in-game victory pose, video game developer Blizzard Entertainment promised to make changes by using an alternate pose that the company already designed.
Playing video games may be a solo activity for some, but according to the members of the La Verne Gamers Guild, competing with each other creates community.
Hugh Forrest, director of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival, admitted Friday that he was wrong for canceling two panels about online harassment in the gaming community and will compensate by having a full-day summit on the matter.
In a game based on strategy and reaction time, competitive gamers were tested at the League of Legends tournament hosted by the Gamers Guild in the Campus Center Oct. 15 and 16. Gamers Guild is a club that promotes gaming on campus.
The Gamers Guild members compete against one another in “fight nights” every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the first floor of the Campus Center in Leo’s Den.
Emmanuel Lagumbay, senior music major, held a presentation sharing his experience at the Game Developers Conference yesterday in the President’s Dining Room.