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Destiny Year Three Launches with New Expansion

Destiny Year Three Launches with New Expansion

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 151 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Year three of Destiny launched on Tuesday, September 20 with a brand new expansion called Rise of Iron. This expansion pack features a collection of new and exciting weapons, armor, and other materials. Rise of Iron also gives guardians an increased level cap of 400 to achieve by the means of story missions,...

Time Bending Teen Stars in New Episodic Adventure

Time Bending Teen Stars in New Episodic Adventure

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
March 8, 2016 • 315 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Disclaimer note: The following article was meant to leave out as many spoilers as possible, but there will still be some.   Taking a break from their normal fighter and first person shooter style of game, DONTNOD ENTERTAINMENT took the gaming community by storm with the dark and twisted adv...

Do Video Games Promote Violence?

Do Video Games Promote Violence?

Raicheal Havins, News Editor
February 23, 2016 • 280 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Do video games make people violent? Do guns shoot people? Do spoons cause weight gain? No. People are constantly looking for a tangible source to blame for violent behavior, but there is no correlation between violent video games and violent or criminal behavior. Why are video games to blame? Loud noises...

Nintendo’s Back in the Game

Nintendo’s Back in the Game

November 4, 2014 • 580 views
Filed under Movies, TV, & Games, Showcase

Anyone with experience in gaming has seen games packed with fighting and violence. They make up a huge part of the market, with Super Street Fighter 4 and Mortal Kombat X (Ten) being the two  new games every hardcore fan will lean towards. However, there is another huge reason these fighting games are...

The Feminist Corner #1: What #GamerGate is Really About

The Feminist Corner #1: What #GamerGate is Really About

Rayne Crivelli and Hannah Manikowski
October 31, 2014 • 509 views
Filed under Audio, Showcase

In the first installment in the Feminist Corner, Hannah and Rayne discuss GamerGate and women's involvement in video games and gaming culture. (Note: this was recorded before Felicia Day became involved with the discussion, but here is a TIME article explaining the harassment she received upon joining the conversation.) Listen ...

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