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Sunday, June 16, 2019

“Red Dead Redemption 2” promises excellence and delivers

It is no secret that the newest entry in the Red Dead series, “Red Dead Redemption 2,” has been a massive success. Being one of the largest open-world video games to date, many gamers...

“Alien: Isolation” pays homage to original movie

“Alien: Isolation” is a survival horror game by British video game developer Creative Assembly. You play as Amanda Ripley, daughter of “Alien” franchise protagonist Ellen Ripley. Amanda ventures with her team to Sevastopol, an...

“CoD: Advanced Warfare” succeeds in shaking up Multiplayer FPS

First-person shooters have had a rough time as of late. “Battlefield 4” did little to promote the series and ran into crippling issues on the current generation of consoles, leading many to declare that...

“Far Cry 4” is fun, but far from new

Ubisoft has released “Far Cry 4” fresh off the heels of its rather controversial “Assassin’s Creed Unity” launch. After the nightmare of an arguably incomplete series entry and all of the ensuing critical and...

Nintendo Switch Gaming Guide

After much rumor and speculation, Nintendo’s seventh major home console has finally arrived in the form of the Nintendo Switch. The aptly named tablet-based console lets users seamlessly “switch” from playing on the TV...

“Kingdom Hearts 3” unlocks a satisfying end to a venerable series

For over 13 years, fans of the Kingdom Hearts series have waited for a true sequel to “Kingdom Hearts 2,” which released in 2005 on the PS2. During this wait, Square Enix has been...

“XCOM 2”

Despite my deep-seated loathing of the “hype train” that is inevitable with a new installment of a popular franchise, I have to admit that I was unabashedly excited for “XCOM 2.” Bucking my typical...

Beta Scan: “The Last of Us” Review

On June 14, greatness arrived in the form of Playstation 3-exclusive video game, "The Last of Us." The game is a faultless blend of survival-horror, action and adventure genres that work together to further...

Pint-sized game “Child of Light” is a big success

“Child of Light” is the newest RPG from developer Ubisoft Montreal that uses the UbiArt Framework, the same game engine used to create “Rayman Legends.” It is a 2D, side-scrolling RPG that adds in...

“Harvest Moon” has lost its edge

On Nov. 4, Natsume yet again released its redundant farming simulator under a new title, "Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley." Since its first installment on the SNES, the Harvest Moon series has been making...