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Nintendo Switch debuts two ‘Pokémon’ titles

Nintendo Switch debuts two ‘Pokémon’ titles

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On Friday, Nov. 16, “Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu!” and “Pokémon: Let’s Go Eevee!” were released for the Nintendo Switch. The games are the first traditional Pokémon games from the series to be released to a home video game console, as opposed to a handheld game console, and borrow many ...

Bethesda drops ball with ‘Fallout 76’

Bethesda drops ball with ‘Fallout 76’

Paris Torrence, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Earlier this year at the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Bethesda Softworks’ Game Director Todd Howard revealed the highly anticipated “Fallout 76”. Howard announced that “Fallout 76” was a prequel to the “Fallout” series and is four times the size of “Fallout 4”. I could hardly conta...

eSports battle: more like eCompetitions

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015


Filed under Sports

When I was younger, people would call you lazy if you played video games all day. Today, some people might call you an athlete. But seriously, how can clicking a mouse all day while playing games on your computer or clicking buttons on your controller to an Xbox One game make you an athlete? Does...

Extra lives are for more than video games

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under Features

Play games. Heal kids. The motto of popular fund-raising initiative Extra Life inspires curiosity. What could be better than playing video games and helping people? Founded in 2008 as an extension of video gaming website Sarcastic Gamer, Extra Life raises money for Children’s Miracle Network...

Community gaming finds a home at Guilford

Community gaming finds a home at Guilford

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015


Filed under Features

This is it. The whole game comes down to this. Your friends crowd around the TV. Your character races across the screen as you practically crush the controller in anticipation. A roar rips through the crowd as you clench victory. This is community gaming. In dorms, commons and student unions across...

QuakerQuest: opinions on video gaming at Guilford

QuakerQuest: opinions on video gaming at Guilford

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Evil pure and simple, destructive of social interchange, and of artistic effect,” wrote John Collier in “The Problem of Motion Pictures.” Such was the rhetoric against film in the 1900s. Similar claims are now being levied against a more modern medium: video games. With the rash of shootings...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2012


Filed under World & Nation

  England and Wales, United Kingdom After two cases of harassment led to murder, the High Courts of England and Wales have created a law declaring stalking a criminal offense. The newly named crime carries a maximum six-month sentence, and if found guilty of “stalking with violence” or...