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Video Games

Video games at the library on April 3, 2010 in Salt Lake City, UT.
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Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social...

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U’s EAE Program Draws Game Design Students from Around the World

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer April 15, 2019

  From Brazil to China, the University of Utah is attracting students from all over the world. What attracts some students to the U is the Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program. The...

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Gaming Corner: ‘Jump Force’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer April 14, 2019

  In this massive Shonen Jump manga and anime crossover, “Jump Force” takes the fighting out of their respectful animes and mangas and throws it into its own game. It’s a three-on-three arena-style...

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Gaming Corner: “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”

By Yixin Song and Ray Gill April 11, 2019

  死, probably the most recognizable Chinese word right now thanks to “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,” a game that truly reflects the meaning both narratively and mechanically: "that is death." If...

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Gaming Corner: “Devil May Cry 5”

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer April 4, 2019

The “Devil May Cry” (DMC) series has never been about mindlessly killing every enemy, but rather how they’re all decimated. Action-adventure games spark a thrill while players get tasks done in...

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Gaming Corner: ‘WarGroove’

By Marshall Falkner March 30, 2019

  In the world of gaming, there is a niche market that has a dedicated fanbase — tactics games. These games, including “Fire Emblem,” “Final Fantasy Tactics” or “Valkyria Chronicles”...

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Gaming Corner: ‘Division 2’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer March 23, 2019

  In the world of looter-shooter games, there really hasn’t been any that give players what they want — or at least expect. From launching games unfinished and mediocre sequels to the controversies...

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Gaming Corner: “Ape Out”

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor March 18, 2019

  Maybe you’ve heard of “Ape Out” before. Maybe you’re always on the lookout for up-and-coming indie games to pick up. Maybe you were a fan of the “Hotline Miami” games and couldn’t...

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Gaming Corner: Anthem

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill March 12, 2019

Opening Week Chris: Roughly two weeks have passed since Bioware’s “Anthem” released on Feb. 22, and so far it’s been a comedy of errors. The game has faced one debacle after another since its...

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Gaming Corner: ‘Metro Exodus’

By Yixin Song and Ray Gill March 7, 2019

  Synopsis: “There is no justice among men,” said Nicholas II returning from the front line to his palace near Petrograd, after abdicating as the emperor of Russia. The “Metro” series, both...