video game review
By HARRY FISHER
For over thirty years, Nintendo’s world-famous Italian plumber, Mario, has dominated the video game industry, providing both gamers and non-gamers with some of the most entertaining experiences the industry has to offer. In addition to being fun, well-designed and family-friendly, Mario games do not require players to have any high-level gaming skills to enjoy them. Even those who have never played a video game before can easily pick up a Mario game and immediately start having fun with it.
By JAMES DAWSON
With mankind gone, animals that once relied on humans to survive have reverted back to their instincts, and have turned Tokyo, Japan into a jungle. This post-apocalyptic world serves as the setting for “Tokyo Jungle,” one …
The Playstation Vita is the perfect device to distract you from doing anything productive ever again. If you’re looking for that special something to subtly drive you towards flunking out of college your search is over.
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Last Tuesday, March 6, after years of waiting, “Mass Effect 3” finally hit the shelves, much to the delight of gamers everywhere. The final installment in the story of Commander Shepard, the customizable protagonist of the franchise who can have varying gender, race and even sexual orientation based on player’s choices, and the fight to rid the galaxy of the Reapers, a genocidal sentient machine race, is the conclusion of a narrative that started with the original “Mass Effect” in 2007.
My daddy always told me, “Don’t fix what ain’t broke, boy. Also, it should have been you who died.” I took those words to heart, and clearly, so did Infinity Ward.
Infinity Ward, a developer gutted of many its …
There’s something about a 12-year-old screaming obscenities at me from hundreds of miles away in a voice just quiet enough that his mom won’t hear him while she makes him a bologna sandwich upstairs that makes me froth at the mouth like Old Yeller.
In no particular order, these are the three coolest things in life: 1. Me. 2. Watching Batman. 3. Being Batman.
What’s your Saturday night like? Going to a party? Oh, that’s fun. Cheap beer, hazy memories and a morning of regret. Real original.
The first time I saw the original “Gears of War” in 2006 it inspired me to buy an Xbox 360, and when “Gears of War 2” came out in 2008, I picked it up at midnight and by 10 a.m. I had played it straight through, so naturally my expectations were high for the third entry in the Xbox 360’s staple franchise.
If you’ve never wanted to see through walls and fire missiles from your chest while simultaneously being plagued by the moral implications of said actions, then stop reading this article, because “Deus Ex: Human Revolution” isn’t for you, friend.
TIM ST. ONGE
For the past six years, the pinnacle of first-person shooter video games has been summed up in one word: Halo. The Halo series has broken sales records, revolutionized the first-person shooter genre, and has become a pop …