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2020 eSports in Review

Let’s take a look at the reigning champs, and how 2020 shook out in the competitive gaming landscape!

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The Financial Possibilities of Esports

In the last decade, the esport industry has done nothing but climb upwards which allows for hundreds, if not thousands of opportunities to create new content, partner with sponsors, and continue to invest.

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A Brief History of ESports

The history of esports can be traced all the way back to the early 1970s. In October of 1972 at Stanford University, one of the first esports competition video games was created, called SpaceWar.

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Mental Health and Gaming

We believe that video games should be played in moderation and with positive attitudes to ensure a more healthy, progressive lifestyle.

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Meet the Team!

Let us introduce ourselves! We are the Street Cred team!

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Girls in Gaming

In 2020, the percentage of female gamers in the U.S. stands at 46%. Even though this percentage has risen in recent years, women have still faced negative perceptions, being overlooked, and demeaning comments in the gaming industry.

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What makes a good gamer community?

When players know that their actions can lead to tangible losses in their own respect and credibility in the eyes of their peers, and that positive interactions can help to raise it, an incentive is created.

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Toxicity in Gaming: How Street Cred Intends to Change the Narrative

"It’s common knowledge that there’s a lot of toxicity among gamers. In our little attempt to change that, we’ve provided a platform where gamers can rate and review their experiences with others."

Anthony Akugbe

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The Benefits of Gaming

If played in healthy moderation, video games can benefit your mind greatly! These benefits go hand-in-hand with a positive environment and attitude to produce the best results!

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Gaming During Social Distancing

Not only can video games relieve your stress, they can also improve your overall mood! Rerouting your brain with a positive atmosphere and fun tasks can lift your spirits and allow you to take control of more positive input in your life.

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