Topic: esports

A video game controller and keyboard used in an esports game.
Research | October 29, 2021

UNLV gaming researcher explores the potential impacts of cheating in a burgeoning industry.

Esports arena at Luxor
Business and Community | May 5, 2020

With live sports temporarily on hold, more Americans than ever have turned to esports to fill the void. UNLV expert Robert Rippee on the phenomenon and what’s next.

team holding trophy
Campus News | March 26, 2018

Novice gamer Nicole Schultz shares her thoughts on this burgeoning part of the entertainment industry in this photo essay on UNLV's team.

Two photos showing esports co-founder Milo Ocampo raising the championship trophy above his head surrounded by teammates as well as a stage with six computers on each side battling it out in League of Legends.
Campus News | March 12, 2018

At the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown, UNLV’s 8-bit esports team made history by winning the championship.

MW Esports Showdown logo
Campus News | March 7, 2018

Some of the best teams in collegiate gaming will meet as UNLV’s "8-Bit Esports" takes on Boise State in the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown.

Portrait of woman in esports jersey
People | March 7, 2018

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

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | March 7, 2018

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.

Portrait of Milo Ocampo
People | March 7, 2018

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.