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Advocates continue to fight for gaming accessibility

Advocates continue to fight for gaming accessibility

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer I pride myself on being a gamer. Despite my physical limitations, I have yet to let my disease prevent me from partaking in my favorite hobby. My consoles, handhelds and computer provide gateways to hundreds of realms, where none of my avatars have been diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy […]

PlayStation 4 Pro stumbles at unveiling

PlayStation 4 Pro stumbles at unveiling

By Craig Taylor | Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Sony formally announced its 4K gaming console, the PlayStation 4 Pro, at the PlayStation Meeting 2016 in the PlayStation Theater located in New York City. This new console will play games at near-4K fidelity with high dynamic range (HDR) support and stream 4K movies. While Sony has […]

Xbox One gets backwards compatibility

Xbox One gets backwards compatibility

By Craig Taylor | The Duquesne Duke Starting today, Xbox One owners are now able to play select Xbox 360 games on their Xbox One via the latest system update. The new technology emulates an Xbox 360 operating system on Xbox One, so games will work just the same, including online functionality. Players also have […]

‘Halo 5’ falls short on story promises, delivers in multiplayer

‘Halo 5’ falls short on story promises, delivers in multiplayer

By Craig Taylor | The Duquesne Duke Over a decade after the first “Halo” game, the once juggernaut first-person shooter franchise has since lost its weight in the industry. However, the latest installment, “Halo 5: Guardians” has attempted to shake up the traditional “Halo” formula in a way fans and recent critics of the series […]

The Duke weighs in on next gen consoles

By: Saúl Berríos-Thomas and Aaron Warnick | The Duquesne Duke Xbox One shines early My Xbox One has been on every day since I bought it six months ago. While there are a few glaring weaknesses, I have come to cherish the console and appreciate its features and flaws. The PlayStation 4 is the better gaming […]