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Gotta Catch ‘Em All

An Amiibo figure of Detective Pikachu as he is portrayed in the game.

DaphneT, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

The last week has been a big one for the Pokémon franchise. The franchise has been a powerhouse for Nintendo, the studio behind the games, for more than 20 years. It has also branched into an anime spanning more than 20 seasons, several movies, a trading card game and the insanely popular app, “Po...

Doki Doki Literature Club

One of the things you do to win the girls over is write

DaphneT, Copy Editor

January 8, 2019

“This game is not suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed. Individuals suffering from anxiety or depression may not have a safe experience playing this game.” If you see this warning on a game where the start menu has a bunch of cute anime girls on it, you know it is going to be...

Miitopia Review

The fun Pop Star class has high HP but sacrifices attack power.

DaphneT, Copy Editor

December 11, 2018

Miitopia was a peaceful place. That is, until the Dark Lord started stealing people’s faces. There is only one Mii who can defeat this fiend: you. This is basically the concept of “Miitopia”, a Mii-based RPG released by Nintendo in 2016. In this game, you control your Mii avatar (usually your Mii l...

A New Era

Super Mario Odyssey, the newest game in the Mario franchise, introduces a whole new facet to gameplay.

DaphneT, Copy Editor

November 12, 2018

The 1980s are known by many as the Golden Age of video games, the age of arcades, the Atari system and such classics as “Pac-Man”, the original “Super Mario Bros.” and “Pong”. However, compared to today’s games, the graphics of old are nothing more than a little white blip on a screen. ...

The Best of Smosh Games

A pixel art version of the Smosh Games logo

DaphneT, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018

Smosh Games is an extension of the YouTube comedy channel, Smosh, which mainly focuses on gaming. The channel; currently starring Joshua Ovenshire a.k.a. Jovenshire, Mari Takahashi, Wes Johnson, Damien Haas, and Ericka “Boze” Bozeman; was started in 2012 and boasts more than 7 million subscribers...

Tomodachi Life Review

The Mii on the left is interrupting the Mii in the middle's confession. Who will the Mii on the right choose?

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018

WARNING: Once you start playing this game, you won’t be able to stop. Now that I’ve got that out of the way, time to get to the real story. Tomodachi Life is a life-simulation game made by Nintendo and released in the West in 2014. In this game, you have your own island, and you can populate ...

Undertale Review

The Genocide Route in

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

“Long ago, two races ruled over Earth: HUMANS and MONSTERS. One day, war broke out between the two races. After a long battle, the humans were victorious. They sealed the monsters underground with a magic spell. Many years later… Mt. Ebott 201X. Legend says those who climb the mountain never return...

Fire Emblem Heroes: The App

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KaeT, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017

My experience with Fire Emblem was swift and wonderful, a whirlwind of quality gameplay and fun experiences. Although it was only a few months earlier, I’ve blown my way through four of their most recent games. Since I have no consoles to play the older games, I was left aching for more. To my delig...

Games Done Quick

Games Done Quick Attendance Map

JustinV, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2017

Some people play video games for fun, some play to be competitive, and others play to finish as quickly as possible. Games Done Quick, takes finishing games to the next level. Games Done Quick is an event that gathers an audience from all around the world, allowing people of all shapes and sizes to compete...

The Switch

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TeresaH, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016

Nintendo has revealed its new gaming console, the "Switch". This console is set to be released in March of 2017. The long awaited console is exciting Nintendo fans around the world and has been labeled as the future of gaming. The Nintendo Switch is small and portable, meant to be a home console and...

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