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Miitopia Review

Miitopia Review

DaphneT, Copy Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Reviews

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

A New Era

DaphneT, Copy Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

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

The Best of Smosh Games

DaphneT, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Reviews

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

Tomodachi Life Review

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Reviews

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

Undertale Review

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

“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

Fire Emblem Heroes: The App

KaeT, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Reviews

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...

Resident Evil VII: A Return to Form

Resident Evil VII: A Return to Form

BenG, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Resident Evil has had a rough few years. The last mainline entry into the franchise, Resident Evil 6, was released back in 2012 and was panned for its action-focused gameplay and overly-outrageous antics. The entry before that, Resident Evil 5, had similar problems, and I shudder to even think of the...

Games Done Quick

Games Done Quick

JustinV, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Discover

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

The Switch

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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...

Make Mario Great Again

Make Mario Great Again

BenG, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2016


Filed under Discover

YouTube and Twitch are well-known for having a very diverse, rich community, including that of the video game community. From PewDiePie to your average Joe doing a let's-play, the video game community is huge and growing still. Yet there is one place in the community that does not get enough attention...

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