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Come for the gameplay, leave for the story

Paul Palumbo, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

“Far Cry 5” is an open-world, first-person shooter game that will have you sneaking and firing through fictional Hope County, Montana in attempt to wrestle control away from The Project at Eden’s Gate cult. In the game, you’ll arm a resistance of locals to stop Joseph Seed and his family from...

“Celeste” is a satisfying challenge

Paul Palumbo, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018

Climbing a mountain should be as good for the soul as it is for the calves. “Celeste” is a 2-D platformer where quick thinking and even quicker reflexes will help the main character, Madeline, climb to the very summit of the Celeste Mountain. While Madeline has the ability to climb vertical walls...

The end is near

Brian Sherman, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015

Following in the footsteps of “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D” and “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD,” “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask”—originally released for the N64 back in 2000—has officially received a remake in the form of “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s...

“Gotta catch ‘em all”

The latest Pokémon game plays off of previous conventions, but adds in never-
before-seen features, like wild Pokémon detection tools.

Brian Sherman, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

Hoenn Confirmed. For years rumors of the supposed remakes of the acclaimed “Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire” versions circled the Internet, especially after the remakes of the original two Pokémon generations came out for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS. Then, earlier this very year, Nintendo...

“Far Cry 4” is far from mediocre

Josie Krome, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

The fourth installment of the “Far Cry” series, by Ubisoft, is set for release this Nov. 18. And any fan of the “Far Cry” series should be super excited about this title. Full disclosure: I haven’t played any “Far Cry” games myself, however, I have watched them played. Compared to “Far...

Smaller screen can’t smash popular game

Brian Sherman, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

The newest installment in the “Super Smash Bros.” series is here, but this time, it can fit in your pocket. Yes, for the first time, you can settle it in Smash when you’re on the go. Despite being on a portable platform, “Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS” does not skimp on content. Describing...

Halo developer’s new game falls short of expectation

Enio Chinca, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

Many people know Bungie video game developers for creating the ultra-successful “Halo” franchise. Because of this massive fan base, Bungie stirred a lot of excitement when they announced the release of a new game called “Destiny.” Gamers had been clamoring for something new in a market starved...

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