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‘Mortal Kombat 1’: A Bloody Good Time

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer October 2, 2023

  “Mortal Kombat” is my fighting game franchise of choice. I remember being 10 years old and playing “Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe” at my aunt's house for hours and hours. I didn’t know...

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Video Games For On The Go

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer September 24, 2023

  Imagine you’re riding the bus on your way home from a long day of classes. Nothing sounds better than shutting off your brain and pretending homework doesn't exist. What better way to pass...

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Film Scores and Metal: Music to Get You Through the Semester

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer August 28, 2023

  Now that school is back in session, many people are going from having nothing to do to having way too much to do. Most of my time is spent either in class or preparing for the next day of class....

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Dead End Studios: Indie Game Creation as College Students

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer August 11, 2023

  Summer semester is sadly coming to an end, but we get to see lots of projects that come from each class roster. In many classes here and around the US, students get the chance to create some...

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Video Game Adaptations Are ‘Among Us’

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor July 25, 2023

  In an age of perpetual reruns, belated sequels, spin-offs and sprawling franchises, it seems Hollywood has lost the ability to create anything remotely original. The latest in the constant churning...

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‘Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’: Nintendo Makes Another Masterpiece

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer June 4, 2023

  On May 12, Nintendo released its much-anticipated installment of the Legend of Zelda franchise, “Tears of the Kingdom.” The story remains as it has in every Zelda game: the Demon King, Ganondorf,...

Return of the Jedi

‘Return of the Jedi’ 40th Anniversary: A Much-Needed Reminder of Star Wars’ Greatness

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer May 23, 2023

  On the week of May the 4th, or Star Wars Day, Lucasfilm and Disney released the 40th anniversary edition of the third installment in the Star Wars original trilogy, “Return of the Jedi.”...

Leon Kennedy, the Protagonist of Resident Evil 4

The ‘Resident Evil 4’ Remake and Video Game Preservation

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer April 5, 2023

  Five or so years ago, I played my first “Resident Evil” game. It was the HD Remaster of the original “Resident Evil," and that still holds a special place in my heart, even after playing...

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‘Destiny 2 Lightfall’: More Destiny for the Fans

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer March 28, 2023

  On Feb. 28, Bungie released its seventh expansion for the long-running looter shooter "Destiny 2," titled “Lightfall.” With soaring player count numbers from Xbox to Steam, “Lightfall”...

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‘Hogwarts Legacy’: A Familiar, Fantastic Frontier

By Andre Montoya, Arts Writer March 18, 2023

  Disclaimer: It’s undeniable that comments made by “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling have been insensitive and harmful to the trans community. While the developers have stated that Rowling...

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