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UNLV's Console Cowboys Ready for the Esports Showdown

UNLV's best in competitive gaming will meet on campus March 8-10 when the Mountain West Conference hosts its first-ever Esports Showdown. Here, leaders of UNLV's 8-bit Esports team share their experiences building the team and how it's shaping their future careers.

Campus News  |  Mar 7, 2018  |  UNLV News Center
Portrait of Milo Ocampo
Mar 7, 2018
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The co-founder of UNLV’s first esports organization on building community among gamers and UNLV’s chances of winning its first Mountain West Showdown.


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Mar 7, 2018
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8-bit Esports member Yzzi Ocampo on the challenges female gamers face and the community she found on UNLV's campus.


Portrait of Tyler Tsunezumi
Mar 6, 2018
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The team captain for 8-bit Esports club on choosing UNLV and his plans to parlay his pastime into a career.


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Mar 7, 2018
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The computer science major on taking a nonconventional career path and coaching UNLV's Overwatch team to esports success.