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Video Games Are No Longer the Enemy: 7 Things Your Kids Can Learn

Video Games Are No Longer the Enemy: 7 Things Your Kids Can Learn

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The writers of AirPlay are pleased to bring you an interesting discussion this month. Parents in the 90s and early 2000s loved to blame video games for crimes and unruly behavior. However, is there merit to this?   Trouble in Game Paradise Video games have always had a bad reputation with parents through the years. It was often whispered about that those who enjoyed playing video games were lazy and had minds that were very slowly turning to goo. It does not help that there have been acts of violence in the world that have been attributed to the fact the perpetrators liked to play violent video games. This is a massive disservice to the whole concept of video games. This is like blaming the glass in your hand for housing the liquor that you are actively drinking.   ...
A Closer Look at the Definitive RPG: Final Fantasy Series

A Closer Look at the Definitive RPG: Final Fantasy Series

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If you ask anyone who has ever played an RPG video game, chances are they will mention the Final Fantasy Series. Today, AirPlay takes a closer look at this ‘definitive’ RPG. We say that it is the definitive role playing game series because it is the longest running one to date. A majority of gamers who like the role playing genre will tell you that you should at least try out a Final Fantasy title. There is a world of knowledge and lifetimes that you can become a part of through this game series. What is the Final Fantasy Series? This is the series that was born from the mind of Hironobu Sakaguchi back in 1987. What is quite appealing about his story was that Sakaguchi was a longtime gave developer who was not able to create any successful games. Before quitting the industry th
The Rise of E-Sports: Overwatch League and the Hearthstone World Championships

The Rise of E-Sports: Overwatch League and the Hearthstone World Championships

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With the 2018 World Hearthstone Championship Tournament having just come to a close following an incredibly intense competition over the month of January and the Overwatch League having just been formally announced, there has never been a better time to be a fan of e-sports. Blizzard Entertainment, a longtime champion of the e-sports industry and creator of famous games like Starcraft, Starcraft 2, World of Warcraft, and Warcraft 3, all of which built the foundations of the e-sports industry, has been constructing the foundation for a reimagining of the industry for years. E-sports has had a number of peaks and valleys, but the recent surge of interest in competitive gaming seems to be one that will last for the foreseeable future, especially because of the introduction of major ...
Not Just For the Nerds: The Massive Benefits of Table top RPGs

Not Just For the Nerds: The Massive Benefits of Table top RPGs

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The concept of tabletop RPGs is something that countless people have enjoyed through the decades. It is only lately that the benefits are truly explored. Today, AirPlay will explore the massive benefits!   What is a Tabletop RPG? A tabletop RPG in the most basic definition is a role playing game that is played over the surface of a table. Normally, there is a storyteller or game master (GM) and several players. The rules and the world wherein the game is played based off core books. For example in Dungeon and Dragons, there are specific rules regarding the characters and the classes that are available to choose from. It is entirely up to the GM on where the story takes places, what scenarios are faced by the characters, and what sort of monsters or rewards they can see. It ...
The Group Built Around a Demon: Should Bang Be Removed from SKT?

The Group Built Around a Demon: Should Bang Be Removed from SKT?

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With the recent League of Legends World Tournament wrapping up, the gaming community is still in shock. Today, AirPlay will be putting our analysis on and discussing the fate of SKT’s Bang. Who is SKT Bang? SKT stands for SK Telecom, a communications company from South Korea. While just being any sort of telecom should not really be a reason why the name is famous, it is their venture into the world of eSports that has made them into a gaming household name. SK Group, a massive conglomerate in South Korea. They sponsored an eSports team in the League of Legends MOBA and effectively introduced the gaming scene to the best player in the world: SKT Faker. The team of SKT is known to be the best team with their previous three-peat back to back world championships and many other mid-seas