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Video Games

Elden Ring, developed by FromSoftware, published by Bandai Namco Entertainment  (Courtesy Jack Weekly)

‘Elden Ring’ Brings Players Together

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer April 19, 2022

  To put it delicately, "Elden Ring" has a vice grip on anyone that’s dared touch it. The new phenom instantly joined the ranks of the most adored video games of all time. After almost no time...

Dorian Electra (Courtesy of their Instagram @DorianElectra)

Dorian Electra Forms the Best Bits of Internet Culture Into a Stunning Concert

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer February 24, 2022

  Dorian Electra makes music for people that grew up spending way too much time on the internet. They are a mouthful to describe, but Electra is a terminally-online, androgynous pop star that lives...

(Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Student Groups Give Non-Major Artists Opportunities to Create

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor September 2, 2021

  The effects of the pandemic dramatically altered the way the arts on-campus, particularly student-led or non-departmentally sanctioned programs, could function. While the College of...

Resident Evil 8: Village Promotional Image | Courtesy: Capcom

‘Resident Evil 8: Village’ Is a Storyteller’s Take On Horror Gaming

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer July 1, 2021

  When Capcom posted the first trailer for a sequel to “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” on the RE website earlier this year, fans of the survival game franchise were excited to learn that the previous...

Image for RTX at Home July 8-17. (Courtesy Rooster Teeth LLC)

RTX at Home Entertains Audiences Virtually for a Second Year

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 17, 2021

  Touted as “the world’s greatest" animation, gaming and entertainment event, RTX returns for its 11th year, with a second digital alternative to its annual convention RTX at Home July 8-17. Conference...

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FanX Returns With New Guest Announcements

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 4, 2021

  The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has announced its first celebrity guests for its 2021 event, which is set to take place Sept. 16–18. The convention has successfully put on 12 events over...

A snapshot from the Nintendo Switch game Breath of the Wild. (Courtesy Nintendo)

The Pandemic is Proof That Video Games Are Good For You

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer November 14, 2020

  Prior to March 2020, I was the half-committed type of video game player — mostly dabbling with "Zelda" during semester breaks, or "Super Smash" when I got together with friends on the weekends....

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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Being Severely Underpaid

By Colter Hendrickson August 18, 2020

  Employees at Blizzard, a long-standing game developing giant, are less than happy with their pay. Recently, an internal survey among Blizzard revealed that a lot of their employees are unhappy...

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New Nintendo Leaks Both Good and Bad for Gaming Industry

By Colter Hendrickson August 10, 2020

  A massive amount of Nintendo data has been anonymously leaked onto the web of late. Over the past two weeks, thousands of confidential developer files of varied types have been dumped anonymously...

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Lootboxes May Be Here to Stay Awhile

By Colter Hendrickson July 26, 2020

  Anyone even mildly familiar with popular topics in gaming might have stumbled across lootboxes once or twice in the news. The topic seems to resurface once every few months, but there’s a reason...