J. Cole makes ‘NBA 2K’ history

Rapper J. Cole made history on Sept. 1, 2022, as he will be featured on the cover of the video game “NBA 2K23.” Not only will Cole grace the cover revealed as the “Dreamer Edition,” but he will also appear in the game’s “MyCareer” mode. ” ‘NBA 2K’ has long been a place to discover […]

Amira Virgil is helping Black women flourish in the gaming community

Amira Virgil, also known as “Xmiramira,” is a content creator, community manager, project manager and graphic designer. She also creates content on YouTube and Twitch and is the founder of Noir Network, which is a community for Black women and femmes in the content creation space. Virgil spoke with rolling out about her work and […]

HBCU president Kevin E. James sees a bright future in the world of esports

On March 23, Hawks Talon GC, the official NBA 2K League Affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks and Morris Brown University, hosted an open house at State Farm Arena for local high school and college students. Esports have become a popular commodity, as gamers take their skills to the next level when performing professionally. Dr. Kevin […]

ICYMI: Dr. Dre ‘still about makin’ that GTA’ with new gaming-inspired album

It’s been a while since Dr. Dre announced another run at fulfilling his promise to deliver his highly anticipated album Detox and while reports indicate the iconic producer will drop the album in 2022, we’ve heard it all before. What we do know, with sonic precision proof that materialized over the past week, is that […]

Ryan Reynolds says ‘Free Guy’ is a fastball of joy and laughter for everyone

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0CtL931yPg[/embedyt] Actor Ryan Reynolds stars in Free Guy as the title character who lives inside a game but believes it’s the real world until he finds out the shocking truth. Reynolds says the world this past year has felt like living in a simulated game and that’s why it was important to make a […]

Why Nintendo’s sales are skyrocketing during the global pandemic

While the U.S. economy faces the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression and many businesses are forced to close or reopen slowly, one industry is booming: video games.  And not just any video games. The new Nintendo Switch came out on top as people stuck at home bought it in droves when the pandemic […]

Husband and wife open Detroit’s 1st interactive gaming center, Gamer’s Gallery

The Gamer’s Gallery, owned by business professionals as well as husband and wife Aaron and Ashleigh Brock, is set to open Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 in metro Detroit. It will be the first interactive gaming center in the area. The gaming center is 6,500sq ft and will feature hand-made games, art, and even furniture. The Brocks […]

CJ Peters talks new mobile game Black Spades and diversity in tech and gaming

CJ Peters and Konsole Kingz, LLC has stood as one of the leading companies in tech and gaming for over a decade. On Aug. 23, the urban gaming and lifestyle company will introduce the groundbreaking game, Black Spades. The game is available on iOS devices (iPhone 5 and higher/iPad 3.0 and higher) and Android devices. […]