When an act of public violence gains publicity in America, there is usually a wave of finger-pointing, trying to determine the “cause.”
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By JAMES DAWSON
The Paper Mario series has served as an outlet for developer Intelligent Systems’ wacky take on the Mario series since the first game was released on the Nintendo 64 a decade ago.
By MATT BLAIR
The reboot of the “Need for Speed: Most Wanted,” developed by Criterion Games, delivers high-octane, fast and furious arcade style racing in a beautifully rendered environment, but, unfortunately, is missing some features and game modes.
The birds are back and angrier than ever, thanks to the recent launch of “Angry Birds: Rio,” the third game in the “Angry Birds” series. “Angry Birds: Rio” is based upon the upcoming movie, “Rio,” about a macaw that finds love and has to escape from poachers. The only thing missing from “Rio” are the […]
Is there a bigger franchise than “Star Wars”? Is there a more adorable building toy than LEGOs? No, and no. For over a decade now, these two juggernauts have combined like an interstellar Reese’s Cup to the delight of fans of both properties. Easily, the best product of this combination is the “LEGO Star Wars” […]
“Five minutes, people! Five minutes to keep killing and harvesting the souls of the weak!” shouted senior Chris Donaher as students competing in the Video Game Olympics fought in “Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.” The tension was palpable as sundry video game fanatics filled the rooms of Trinkle Hall’s basement last Saturday night. Not only […]
You may have tossed your Furby, but “Pokémon” will never die. “Pokémon” has always been about little evolutionary changes here and there rather than anything remotely revolutionary. The two newest entries in the series, “Black” and “White,” are no different. Players start out as a mute trainer in the quaint little town just as they have […]
Over a decade has passed since the cult hit “Marvel Vs. Capcom 2″ took the world by storm. In the constantly evolving world of video games, that’s almost a lifetime. It’s difficult to imagine that the series’ trademark mix of iconic video game characters and superheroes would grow stale over the long hiatus. Luckily, it’s […]
Listen. I know you think you’re good at video games. Yeah, you talk a big game in “Call of Duty” and used to embarrass your old high school buddies, Stokes and Treebeard, at “Super Smash Bros.” back in the day, but you’re in the Big Leagues now, kid. Welcome to the Show. This is the […]