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‘Destiny 2’ far better than original, fortunately

‘Destiny 2’ far better than original, fortunately

Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 11/02/17 My brief time spent with the original Destiny culminated in such an unpleasant experience that I questioned my sanity for spending $60 on an unpolished, empty game. Naturally, I held some warranted reservations for the sequel. Thankfully, Destiny 2 is nothing short of incredible, consistently amazing me with its […]

‘FIFA 18’ is series’ best, even if by default

‘FIFA 18’ is series’ best, even if by default

By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 10/05/17 FIFA 18 is like Cristiano Ronaldo. Both are currently the best the world has to offer, yet people perpetually claim that another player or another version is better. Last year’s FIFA 17 came with sweeping changes and — since it was also an EA product — massive issues. […]

Nintendo continues to shirk accessibility

Nintendo continues to shirk accessibility

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 09/21/17 Nintendo, I think it’s time that you and I had a little chat. I’ve been a devoted fan throughout my entire gaming life. I’ve purchased every system (including the egregiously inaccessible Wii) knowing that your vast array of titles will keep me entertained. However, your recent inabilities to […]

‘Life is Strange’ returns with gusto in ‘Before the Storm’ prequel

‘Life is Strange’ returns with gusto in ‘Before the Storm’ prequel

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer Released Aug. 31, Life is Strange: Before the Storm marks the triumphant return of the series after its controversial Season 1 endings. The setting is May 2010, a little over three years before the events of the original. Chloe Price, 16, is at a low point in her life. […]

Gaming needs a sustained conversation about harassment

Gaming needs a sustained conversation about harassment

By Zach Landau | A&E Editor On Aug. 16, gaming site Kotaku UK published writer Laura Kate Dale’s latest article in a series devoted to exploring online harassment. The subject of this article was John Bain, better known by his online pseudonym TotalBiscuit. Bain has been one of the more prominent critics within gaming, speaking […]

Steam shutters controversial Greenlight

Steam shutters controversial Greenlight

What’s next and what it means for smaller devlopers By Zach Landau | A&E Editor Last month, on June 6, game developer and digital distributor Valve Corporation suddenly put an end to its Steam Greenlight program. First launched back in 2012, Greenlight was meant to help facilitate more games onto the digital storefront, with Steam […]

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 […]