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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

Read Time 7 Minutes


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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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How Toxic Gaming Culture Has Discouraged Female Gamers

Gaming communities and tournaments are frequently seen as boy’s clubs and toxic for women. Toxic gaming culture can not only result in women being discouraged from gaming, but it can also lead to emotional abuse as well.

Street Cred

Read Time 6 Minutes


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How To Deal With Toxic Gamers When Playing Online

If we are to take a wild guess, you probably don't want to be on the receiving end of a string of obscenities and insults. No one does. So what can you do then? Give up gaming altogether?

Anthony Akugbe

Read Time 6 Minutes