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Come for the gameplay, leave for the story

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...

“Celeste” is a satisfying challenge

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...

The end is near

“The Legend of Zelda” series’ latest game faces apocalyptic challenges
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...

“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.
Pokémon’s latest game provides virtually endless playtime
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...

“Far Cry 4” is far from mediocre

October 16, 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...

Smaller screen can’t smash popular game

“Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS” stands strong
October 16, 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...

Halo developer’s new game falls short of expectation

September 25, 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...

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