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Doodle of Nintendo characters.

Op-Ed: Are video games good for you?

By Kaylee Yang, Staff Writer February 4, 2024

Hey, do you like video games? That was rhetorical, the real question is, “Who doesn’t?” Whether it be a thrilling combat game on your console or a cute puzzle game on your phone, every high schooler...

The host of the 2023 Game Awards, Geoff Keighley, traversing a side-plot with historically known video game fan, Gonzo the Muppet. Except I lied and he has no connection to video games whatsoever. | Image Credits: The Game Awards

The Game Awards — or, lack thereof

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor January 21, 2024

The Game Awards is an annual event that serves to honor the work of various luminaries in the gaming industry and unveil upcoming releases. The ceremony itself appears as extravagant as the Golden Globe...

Harbors wall does the same job as Vipers. However, Vipers wall decays the enemy making them extremely low, preventing players from peeking out, whereas Harbors wall only slows the enemy.

Mad because bad?: Valorant video game review

By John Nguyen, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

You want to play, let's play. You’re on the battlefield, 5 v 5, when suddenly smoke, walls, flashes and mollies clutter your entry to the site. Unsure what to do, you communicate with your team to rotate...

After a long wait, Deltarunes chapter 2 is finally out. Nows the time to ask the question - does it live up to Undertales reputation?

A review on Toby Fox’s most recent game

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor November 8, 2021

{{Disclaimer: Minimal spoilers for DELTARUNE chapters one and two, but possibly major spoilers for UNDERTALE ahead.}} It's a beautiful day outside; birds are singing, flowers are blooming - on days...

Minecraft Live mob votes keep longtime players engaged.

Growing With Minecraft

By Alex Samano, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Open game. Load a new world.  Just like that. You are transported into the blocky world of Minecraft, where you can do anything. Minecraft is a game that I have been attached to since 2015, when I...

Video Game Review: Resident Evil- Village

Video Game Review: Resident Evil- Village

By Marcos Delgadillo and Maya Collins June 1, 2021

Unless you have been living under a rock, we all know that Resident Evil video games are phenomenal with amazing graphics and are highly entertaining. The launch of the new Resident Evil Village, also...

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