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A screen capture shows the Live Show selection for the mobile rhythm game “Love Live! School Idol Festival,” where players can choose either an  A-side or B-side song from school idol group μ’s (“Muse”) to play through, as well as the difficulty. Photo credit: Angelica Wallingford

Take gaming on-the-go

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief May 12, 2015

The smartphone as we know it has changed. So long are the days where our cell phones had just the basics such as calling and texting or having minimalist games like “Snake” to spend hours playing. The...

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Raiden (right) gets ready to hit Scorpion with one of his signature moves, Lightning Hand. Netherrealm Studios, Official image

A bloody good time

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

There is something unsettling about the joy some individuals get when they see bones breaking or extreme gore. The snapping of the tendons, the sound of blood hitting the ground, the shrieks and screams...

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Everybody plays: A look at video games’ most outspoken critic, why her arguments for change of gender tropes are misguided

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 15, 2015

To advocate for an issue that you're passionate about is admirable, however, to demonize an entire group of people in the name of the issue your advocating for is completely and utterly wrong. Take...

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In “Evolve” the player has the chance to choose to play as either one of the four hunters or the giant monster, with each choice having a different objective and outcome. Official image.

Press Start: Free the beast

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor February 24, 2015

The hunter and the hunted. It’s a concept that gamers are too familiar with. From the 1996 PC side-scrolling classic “Hunter Hunted” to Sucker Punch’s stellar 2009 release “inFAMOUS,” this...

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Batman as seen in the Batman Arkham: Origins video game. Official Facebook image.

Does the ‘Arkham’ series really need a prequel?

Ahmad Blue November 14, 2013

"Batman: Arkham Origins," the third installment in the Arkham series has received a lot of hype months prior to release so, does the game live up to that hype or did it fail as a prequel? Yes and no, but...

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The violent video game in us all…

Adam Baird May 13, 2013

In case you've been living in a cave down by the beach in the past few months, I'd like to let you know something: there has been quite a lot of violence going on in the world lately. Shootings. People...

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