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Don’t bother with Assassin’s Creed: Unity

Don’t bother with Assassin’s Creed: Unity

December 6, 2014

Right off the bat, the sound of an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game making the jump to next-gen sounds promising....

'Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor' review

‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ review

November 6, 2014

"One ring to rule them all, One ring to bind them, One ring to bring them all, And in the darkness bind th...

Destiny: Review

Destiny: Review

September 30, 2014

A tiny flying robot searching for something amongst the desolate scene of crumpled cars and burned down...

Dark Souls 2 DLC: Crown of the Sunken King

Dark Souls 2 DLC: Crown of the Sunken King

September 25, 2014

Watching the release of Dark Souls II’s downloadable content is akin to watching a victory lap. From...

Ingress: Taking Over Google Games

Ingress: Taking Over Google Games

August 25, 2014

The massive multiplayer role playing game Ingress is taking over the world. With its quick gameplay and...

Transistor Review: Emotion and Art

Transistor Review: Emotion and Art

June 25, 2014

Daniel Konicek Staff Writer The market of indie-games has been in a sort of explosion of talent these last couple of years. Hot...

Through Delays and changing publishers, South Park is Here

February 24, 2014

Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer South Park: The Stick of Truth has a release date settled and steam is already taking pre-purchases of the title. The South Park game has been in development and nearly published a couple times before, however the biggest hit came from the loss of the game company THQ. The game company ha...

Playstation 4 Versus Xbox One: A review

January 23, 2014

Austin Lewis Staff Writer Both consoles offer a superior gaming and entertainment experience, but the slight differences between them are what give each one individuality This Winter both Microsoft and Sony launched their newest consoles, officially beginning the next generation of console gaming. Microsoft launched ...

Video games growing beyond just entertainment

November 12, 2013

Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer The games industry has grown since 8-bit technology and opens the way to artistic games When the subjects of videogames are brought up, it conjures up ideas of simple gameplay and a challenge to motor skills. Games used to be simple entertainment, trying to get the eight bit game character ...

Socialize With The New Pokemon Games

November 12, 2013

Neal Curtis-Duguay Contributing Writer New college video game trend appeals to socializing, rather than solitary play. Trends come and go, particularly with video games, but one feature of the latest Pokemon X and Y games seems to be increasing in popularity here at Pierce College. The games feature several optional features that improve on the trading and battling aspect of the collectable “pock...

Game Breaking Bug in Pokémon: X/Y Resolved

October 29, 2013

Anna Rhee Contributing Writer The much anticipated Pokémon X&Y game is here, and what better way to ruin the experience than to have a game breaking bug? Players who save their progress in Lumiose City, the main city in the game, would find that the game would freeze and they would not be able to move the charact...

When franchises change mediums

October 1, 2013

Kristoffer Hayward A&E Editor Sometimes a series holds our interest so well we need to see the story expanded, though sometimes there’s not always a good outcome. A good example of a series bridging media gaps and expanding their setting comes from video games. Almost every triple A title has a book series either re...

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