Tag: video games

If “Monster Hunter” is bad, I will eat this article in sadness

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Fun fact about me: I love video games. I’ve been playing games for as long as I can remember, and the medium has always been a vital part of my life. So naturally when I heard on Friday that my favorite series “Monster Hunter” was receiving a film adaptation set

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Versatile “Switch” breathes life into Nintendo

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Columnist It has been over a decade since a video game console was as highly anticipated as the Nintendo Switch. But as anticipation built, Nintendo had released only small portions of gameplay on the new console, featuring such games as “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”, but much information was

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Wii U: The latest casualty in gaming

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Staff Writer We all know that technology fades quicker than the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. Sorry to any Tribe fans, but the joke was right there. Video game systems are one of the most prominent casualties out there and have been for some time. Before the day I turned 18,

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Technology’s evolutionary impact on the world of gaming

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Columnist It is amazing to think back to the early 90s when “Super Mario Brothers 3” seemed revolutionary compared to the days of Atari—and at the time it was. Yes, I said Atari. I owned one before it was considered old or vintage. It was pretty revolutionary for its time too, but

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Fan-made game gives new life to Metroid

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Columnist While newer gamers may not be familiar with it, the game “Super Metroid” is widely considered to be one of the best video games of all time; and the Metroid series, one of the best series of all time. My significant other has a ten-inch tall representation of the hero of

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UITS event technically educating

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer clark66@umail.iu.ed The Grille was overtaken for a few hours on Aug. 31 by video game consoles, offers of free pizza, a virtual reality (VR) headset, music, free t-shirts and even a Pokémon lure to entice students around campus to the University Information Technology Services (UITS) event, Game On. Students sitting

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