Gaming

The gaming event known as Super Bit Con enters its third year in the Expo Hall at the State Fairgrounds.

KOSU's Michael Cross sits down with organizer Brandon Phillips with the Retro Gamers Society to talk about the celebration.

You can find out more information at SuperBitCon.com.

When Apple recently updated its TV box the redesign included a remote that also functions as a game controller. Apple isn't trying to compete with powerful consoles such as Microsoft's Xbox or Sony's PlayStation. But, Apple is competing with Google and Amazon to attract a much bigger but different gaming audience.

The retro gaming event SUPER! BitCon is coming back to Oklahoma City for its second year. Whether you're into table top, cards or video, it's all about the games this weekend.

KOSU's Michael Cross sits down with organizers Brandon Cole Phillips and David Sollars about the celebration.

You can find out more information at SuperBitCon.com.

As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment.

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The long-haired, bearded vocalist known as Smooth McGroove arranges, performs and produces a capella renditions of classic video game tracks, from Final Fantasy to Street Fighter.  He has more than 814,000 subscribers on YouTube to show for it.  KOSU's Nikole Robinson Carroll spoke with him about his process, his background… and his cat.

You can follow Smooth McGroove on YouTube and Twitter.

  A blogger in Broken Arrow works to show the wider appeal of board and tabletop games.  Jason Dobson manages the website IndieCardboard, which he says takes a different approach to game-related blogging.

You can follow IndieCardboard here or on Twitter.