Two Spartans stand next to each other wielding battle rifles in Halo Infinite.

I can’t wait to see how low my teammate Zack’s accuracy is with this thing.
Image: 343 Industries

In the year since it’s been publicly playable, the multiplayer shooter Halo Infinite hasn’t received a single new weapon. But if recent leaks are to be believed, a new gun—the so-called bandit rifle, which looks a lot like the DMR from prior Halo games—could join Infinite’s armory soon. Naturally, players are already up in arms

  Read More

Netflix said on Thursday that it was buying Boss Fight Entertainment, a small independent video game studio based in Allen, Texas, as the video streaming company pushes further into the lucrative video game market.

The acquisition of Boss Fight, a mobile game developer with 130 employees, is Netflix’s third studio purchase since it set its sights on the gaming industry last summer. The company bought a studio called Night School in September, and this month

  Read More

A Michigan man is accused of killing his boyfriend of 10 years in a fight over a video game, officials said.

The man, Docquen Jovo Watkins, 31, is being held without bond in the Oakland County Jail on a second-degree murder charge, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday.

Watkins is accused of fatally choking his boyfriend, Rory Teasley, 28, after an argument about the game Overwatch, the sheriff’s department said in a statement. Overwatch

  Read More

James Solis stood in the parking lot of a shuttered Chicago Public School drenched in water, trying to catch his breath.

The recent high school graduate, along with other West Side kids, some as young as 6, was in a massive water balloon fight Friday afternoon, but they weren’t targeting each other. Instead, their opponents were nearly a dozen Chicago police officers.

“I think this kind of helps make the relationship better because there is

  Read More

Trading in his usual T-shirt and cargo pants for a suit and tie, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney took the stand in federal court Monday, as part of a blockbuster antitrust trial that pits his company against the tech titan Apple.

The trial could have a huge impact on how apps are distributed to the world’s 1 billion iPhone users.

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers is presiding over the trial, which is expected

  Read More

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Sports are in part about developing communities, spaces where people can come together and enjoy one another’s company.

But at the same time, sports haven’t necessarily been inclusive for LGBTQ+ athletes, and that’s becoming even more apparent in anti-transgender legislation introduced in 32 states, including Ohio. The legislation would ban transgender athletes at the high school and college levels from playing sports consistent with their gender identities.

The potential effects of the

  Read More

Whipping winds of up to 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles per hour) were felt across Israel on Wednesday, sending seven-meter (23-foot) high walls of water in from the sea and creating the perfect conditions for the day’s Storm Rider competition.

Over 40 elite wind and kite surfers gathered bright and early at Haifa’s Bat Galim beach to take on this winter’s most epic storm in the country’s only big-wave competition and to do what

  Read More

By Michael Boriero – Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Marquette MNA Enrico Ciccone tabled a bill in the National Assembly Wednesday to ban fighting in sports for people under the age of 18.
Ciccone is a long-time advocate against unnecessary violence in sports. He suffered several concussions in his youth, which led him to speak out about protecting young people in sports, especially in hockey.
“I believe that the owners of the QMJHL do not go

  Read More