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Discord does away with isolation
May 19, 2020

A lot of people have been having trouble socially distancing themselves during the quarantine. Not being able to go out and see your friends and enjoy yourself can be hard, but what about the people who...

Mario Kart Tour ranks as top mobile game

October 12, 2019

With over 10 million first day downloads and a 4.8 star rating on the App Store, it is safe to say that Mario Kart Tour is a hit. Many are satisfied with the simple controls and well-designed graphics,...

Modern innovations allow video gamers to explore uncharted worlds with virtual reality

Modern innovations allow video gamers to explore uncharted worlds with virtual reality
October 12, 2019

From Pac Man and Pong to Overwatch and Fortnite, video games have changed over nearly half a century to become the advanced graphic and gameplay-boosting items that are now synonymous with today’s...

Nintendo Switch debuts two ‘Pokémon’ titles

Nintendo Switch debuts two ‘Pokémon’ titles
December 7, 2018

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...

Bethesda drops ball with ‘Fallout 76’

Bethesda drops ball with ‘Fallout 76’
November 30, 2018

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”...

eSports battle: more like eCompetitions

November 13, 2015

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...

Extra lives are for more than video games

March 27, 2015

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...

Community gaming finds a home at Guilford

Community gaming finds a home at Guilford
February 20, 2015

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...

QuakerQuest: opinions on video gaming at Guilford

QuakerQuest: opinions on video gaming at Guilford
April 19, 2013

“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...

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