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Editorial: Gamers should welcome E3’s more open status

Editorial: Gamers should welcome E3’s more open status

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer Last week, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly referred to as E3, announced that the gaming event will now be open to the public. On Monday, 15,000 tickets became available for purchase, with prices at $149 for the first 1,000 tickets and $249 for the remaining 14,000. For someone who […]

‘Gears of War 4’ shows signs of regression

‘Gears of War 4’ shows signs of regression

By Craig Taylor | Staff Writer Since its debut in 2006, the “Gears of War” series has outgrown much of what made the first game in the franchise unique. Not all of those changes were necessarily bad, but the face of “Gears of War” has undoubtedly changed during the decade since the original gritty, cover-based […]

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 […]

Elite Controller enables disabled gamers

Elite Controller enables disabled gamers

By Grant Stoner | The Duquesne Duke During the Microsoft E3 2015 Press Conference, the tech company unveiled its latest piece of hardware. According to the Xbox team, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller enables users the capability to enhance their gaming performance. While features such as trigger sensitivity options, interchangeable thumb sticks and D-pads and […]

Minecraft hits next-gen

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor Minecraft has been one the best-selling games over the last several years on Xbox 360 and PC. This past week Minecraft reached even greater heights when it was released on the PlayStation 4 on Thrusday, Sept. 4 and the Xbox One the following day. Minecraft is an open world game […]

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 […]