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NIU E-sports hosted a Retro Gaming Night and Super Smash Bros tournament at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the Arena within Altgeld Hall. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

NIU Esports to host gaming night and Super Smash Bros. tournament

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | October 5, 2022

The NIU Esports program will be hosting a homecoming game night at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the NIU Esports Arena in Altgeld 100.  “Smash from the Past” is a combination of a retro game night and a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament.  The game...

Esports Arena opens for fall semester

By Parker Otto | September 5, 2019

Video games are among the quickest-evolving art forms in popular culture due to the constant improvement of the genre. The industry has gone from stacking blocks in “Tetris” to grand worlds of multiplayer games like “League of Legends.” For students...