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“Borderlands 3” wows fans as one of 2019’s best

William Lowery and William Lowery | October 1, 2019

2009’s “Borderlands” wowed gamers with its mixture of first-person shooting and RPG mechanics. One sequel, a prequel and a spin-off later, and it is business as usual on the wild, dangerous planet...

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“Fortnite” video game dominates Mississippi

William Lowery and William Lowery | September 4, 2019

Graphic by Lillie Busch Since its release in 2017, the video game “Fortnite” has become a global phenomenon, with 250 million players worldwide and a profitable title, bringing in $1.2 billion...

McGrone dissects the ‘worst’ qualities of great PS4 games

McGrone dissects the ‘worst’ qualities of great PS4 games

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | April 24, 2019

Finally releasing official information on its follow-up to the PlayStation 4, Sony has promised a myriad of technical advancements with its upcoming game console. Included in these specs is backward compatibility,...

New college football video game to launch in 2020

New college football video game to launch in 2020

Since the discontinuation of EA Sports’ “NCAA Football” series in 2013, many college football fans have longed for another college football game to hit the market. They may just get their wish, as...

Father-son relationship explored in ‘God of War’

Father-son relationship explored in ‘God of War’

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | April 24, 2018

Killing Norse gods, vanquishing ice giants and learning to be a better father are some of the many facets that players will experience in the next “God of War.” As the game gives a better look at the...

Video games are not responsible for mass shootings

Video games are not responsible for mass shootings

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | March 27, 2018

The debate on whether or not video games are to blame for children’s destructive behaviors has been circulating for years, yet President Donald Trump recently insisted on tackling the subject once again....

“Florence” will be your new favorite love story

“Florence” will be your new favorite love story

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | March 6, 2018

Forty-five minutes is all it takes to form a personal connection with a fictional character on your phone. One short play session is all it takes to smile, cry and cheer with the many successes and downfalls...

Nintendo announces ‘Mario Kart’ app, ‘Super Mario’ movie

Nintendo announces ‘Mario Kart’ app, ‘Super Mario’ movie

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | February 13, 2018

Following the success of Nintendo’s previous apps, the company recently announced “Mario Kart Tour” for mobile devices, which will launch sometime in March. Along with this, Nintendo decided to bring...

Anticipated entertainment releases of 2018

Anticipated entertainment releases of 2018

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | January 30, 2018

With a new year comes new, exciting content for students to further indulge in while procrastinating and ignoring responsibilities. 2018 promises to deliver yet another year jam-packed with highly anticipated...

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ may be your new favorite app

‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ may be your new favorite app

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | November 7, 2017

Gamers are ready to lose themselves in yet another huge release after Nintendo’s recent announcement that the long-awaited addition to the popular Animal Crossing series will release on mobile devices...

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Gives a Fascinating Take on the Murder-Mystery Genre

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Gives a Fascinating Take on the Murder-Mystery Genre

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | October 10, 2017

Heartbreak, terror, and the occasional murder await players of the third iteration in the Danganronpa murder-mystery series, a video game franchise that many fans of the genre may, sadly, be unacquainted...

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds continues to break records

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds continues to break records

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | September 26, 2017

The explosive online sensation PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, more commonly referred to as PUBG, broke records with over one million users playing daily and over 10 million copies sold. What began as...

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