10 Skyrim Secrets

10 Skyrim Secrets

Payton Heinhold, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2017

His clean iron blade slices through the thin, bitterly cold air.  It grazes his enemy’s chest plate, barely making a scratch.   The monster grips a steel shield and mace, unfazed, still pressing towards him.  The dragonborn dodges a blow from the mace and steps to the right, perfectly in line with the shield.  The monster takes advantage of...

The titular monster hunter along side his two cat companions on a hunt in Capcom's Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: review

March 31, 2015

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (MH4U) was released in America on February 13, 2015 exclusively on Nintendo 3DS systems by Capcom. Many fans were upset when Nintendo announced exclusivity on Monster Hunter however now that the game is out it’s clear that both Capcom and Nintendo made the right decision. One of the key new features of MH4U is the a...

Super Smash Bros for 3DS

Super Smash Bros for 3DS

November 3, 2014

Nintendo released Super Smash Bros for 3DS in Japan on September 13th and in North America on October 3rd  in an attempt to tie fans of the series over until the long awaited Wii U version comes out. Super Smash Bros for 3DS is the first Super Smash Bros title to be released on a handheld and while some franchises fail at the transition to this l...

Source Filmmaker Review

Source Filmmaker Review

May 14, 2013

Valve Corporation has been the most revolutionary corperation in the gaming industry. On June 27,2012, Valve release a beta version of their 3D video editing software Source Filmmaker, which uses Valve’s gaming engine the Source Engine, that  is used for their popular games such as the Half-Life and Portal series. The tools used in SFM are ...

Bioshock Infinite

Bioshock Infinite “High Skies Adventure of the Year”

April 29, 2013

My impressions of the first Bioshock definitely alter my perception of how great first person shooter games can be. The story of the first one was engaging and so much fun. Although the first two games were set in Rapture, a dark and scary under sea metropolis, this latest installment in the Bioshock franchise takes us to the bright, high skies city o...

The newest addictive word game: Ruzzle

Arianna Collier, Photo & Design

February 4, 2013

If you enjoy playing Scrabble, or other word games in general, then you need to join the other millions of players and try Ruzzle; a game that allows you to play against your friends in a fast paced setting. Ruzzle is all about finding word combinations and racing the clock with scrambled letters to win against your opponent, to see who can find the most words in two minutes. When you start the game, a board appears on your screen. The objective is to find as many words as you can by swiping your finger across the screen. The letters you form may be as short or long...

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“The Walking Dead” – Game of 2012

January 21, 2013

   Zombies have been a hot trend in the horror genre for decades; unfortunately, there have been only a few films, books, and games that have given a realistic, detailed and emotional story about this topic. Usually zombie games allow you to kill as many zombies as you can, with some goal, or lame storyline attached to it; Thankfully, The Walking Dea...

Wii U irrelevancy

Wii U irrelevancy

December 17, 2012

 The announcement of the Wii U did not excite me at all, nor did it effect my thoughts of what I am missing out on. Unfortunately, the sequel to one of my favorite games (Bayonetta) is being released for ONLY the Wii U. Why? Apparently the game company did not have enough finances to produce the sequel by itself, resulting in the company striking...

Redundancy: The video game

Created by Amir Muhammad

Amir Muhammad, Feature Editor

December 17, 2012

Video games are a great past time for many teens, young adults, and even adults age 30 and up. There are a variety of genres of video games - dance, sports, action adventure, horror, first, second and third person shooters, etc. The video game industry has become the highest grossing industry after Hollywood; however, we all know Hollywood made t...

Christmas comes early

Christmas comes early

December 5, 2012

As a young a man preparing himself for the trials and tribulations of college life and the real world, but with a still as of yet untamed youthful bashfulness, the thought of sitting back at the end of the day and enjoying a good video game still tantalizes the senses. With the recent string of popular video games releases and the promise of more...

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The Guild Web Series Review

December 5, 2012

While I never bothered, or had any interest in watching web series’, until the winter break of my freshman year, while I was surfing Zune on Xbox marketplace. I came across The Guild, a comedic web series following a group of Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (basically being a game where you can create your own destiny and do want you wan...

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