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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Video Games

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Gaming Corner: ‘Enter the Gungeon: Deluxe Edition’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer August 21, 2019

  Warning: This review may contain spoilers for “Enter the Gungeon: Deluxe Edition.” Have you ever seen a game that juxtaposes cuteness with deadliness before? Games like “Hollow Knight”...

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Gaming Corner: ‘Super Mario Maker 2’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer July 14, 2019

  Warning: This review may contain spoilers for "Super Mario Maker 2." "Super Mario Maker 2" has been a long anticipated game for many fans. It was finally released June 28 — four years after...

Flynns Retrocade features many arcade games that you may not have heard of at SLGC. 

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Salt Lake Gaming Con — Small but Strong

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer July 2, 2019

  Walking into Salt Lake Gaming Con, one experiences the feeling of being lost. It's hard not to feel this way since the event was held in only one section of the Salt Palace. The biggest convention...

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Gaming Corner: ‘Total War: Three Kingdoms’

By Yixin Song June 18, 2019

  “The empire, long divided, must unite; long united, must divide. Thus it has ever been.” No opening line in Chinese literature better summarizes ancient China than this opening line in “Romance...

Players laugh at an interaction between two role-players as they all engage in a Role-Play Game (RPG).

SaltCON Goes Back to the Basics

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer June 2, 2019

  Stepping into a typical fandom convention usually yields congestive crowds that are so noisy that you can barely speak to friends, and breaks for fresh air are much needed due to the stuffiness....

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Gaming Corner: ‘My Big Sister’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer May 20, 2019

  Adventure-horror game "My Big Sister" features a young girl who tries to save her older sister after they are both abducted from their home. Stranga Games — a one-man independent game company...

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LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer May 10, 2019

  From gaming enthusiasts, anime geeks and comic book lovers to other branches within nerd culture, thousands come to mingle at the LVL UP EXPO (pronounced 'level up expo') convention. This three-day...

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Gaming Corner: ‘Mortal Kombat 11’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer April 30, 2019

  "Mortal Kombat 11" continues the revamp of the "Mortal Kombat" series that began with the ninth installment. While it’s not the best game to come out this year, it keeps the series going. Mortal...

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Game Corner: ‘Unheard’

By Yixin Song April 27, 2019

  It is always hard to review games that are built solely on narrative without revealing any spoilers. You can talk about the intense fights, art styles and why characters are in their current...

Photographs depicting video games at the library on April 3rd, 2010 in Salt Lake City, UT.
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Avatars in the Real World: Gaming Simulations Can Help with Real World Application

By Yixin Song April 23, 2019

  Whether or not video games are a form of art has been a heated argument for the past several decades. Loyalists of gaming have been claimed that video games are the greatest art bestowed upon...