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Top 10 video games of 2014

Top 10 video games of 2014

January 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion, Video Games

By Preston Fossee '16 | Staff Writer 10.  "Titanfall" [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FPtT4C870c] Platforms:  Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One Release Date:  March 11, 2014 This first-person shooter by Respawn Entertainment was one of the first games available to Xbox One ...

‘Blood Dragon’ is an irreverent masterpiece

‘Blood Dragon’ is an irreverent masterpiece

May 9, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, News, Video Games

By Luke Kirtley '15 | Graphics Editor Recently, Ubisoft released “Blood Dragon”, a spin off of “Far Cry 3.” on April 30 for $15. Although not similar to "Far Cry 3" in hardly any way, "Blood Dragon" has become my all-time favorite game of the year. The game takes place in an overdeveloped 2007, con...

‘Halo 4’ does not disappoint

‘Halo 4’ does not disappoint

November 15, 2012


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Andrew Keating ‘13| Executive Web Editor Although the sci-fi/first-person shooter “Halo” video game series has been around for over a decade, “Halo 4” still manages to feel fresh, delivering a solid single player experience and a variety of exciting multiplayer modes. The game is sure to...

MLB 2K12: New features, old flaws

MLB 2K12: New features, old flaws

March 22, 2012


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MATT RIASHI '13| Staff Writer With Opening day just under two weeks away, Major League Baseball 2K12 (MLB 2K12) will give gamers a head start on the much anticipated 2012 baseball season. Although many aspects of the game have not changed since the release of MLB 2K11, this year’s game does...

Top five video games of 2011

Top five video games of 2011

January 6, 2012


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Thomas Keating '13| Entertainment Editor If you like video games, 2011 was a great year. Although, there were plenty of hits, there were quite a few misses. After playing both great and terrible games, these are my favorite games of 2011. 5) “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” Selling 6.5 Million copi...

Multiplayer Mode of ‘MW3’ continues supremacy

Multiplayer Mode of ‘MW3’ continues supremacy

November 10, 2011


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THOMAS KEATING '13| Entertainment Editor In a videogame market saturated with modern military shooters, the “Call of Duty” franchise still manages to beat the competition. This is especially true in the multiplayer modes, the aspect that the “Call of Duty” series is known for. As the newest i...

Campaign Mode of ‘MW3’ wows

November 10, 2011


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CONOR BUCKLEY '12| Executive Web Editor Picking up right where the campaign, or single player, mode of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” (MW2) left off, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” (MW3) jumps right into the action. The Russian invaders are occupying Wall Street while the player...

PlayStation Network now back online after security breach

PlayStation Network now back online after security breach

May 19, 2011


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By: Marcus Hedenberg '11, Entertainment Editor It was a long and agonizing time for many PlayStation 3 owners as they stared blankly with disappointment at their TVs, unable to connect to the PlayStation Network (PSN). For nearly four weeks, approximately 74 million users were incapable of playing ...

Review: Portal 2 is a big “triumph” and a “huge success”

Review: Portal 2 is a big “triumph” and a “huge success”

May 12, 2011


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By: Jimmy Champane '11, Tower Pulse Contributor [Rating: 4.5/5] In a generation bathed with Call of Duty clones, it's not too often that you see something truly original and marvelous in the video game branch anymore. In 2007, however, Portal appeared literally out of the blue and brought to the table the...

Top 10 Video Games of 2010

December 17, 2010


Filed under Entertainment, Video Games

By: Marcus Hedenberg and James Shepard both '11 It seems the video game industry has been more cluster-packed with big-name titles in these past four years than a Christmas party with crazy relatives. With Christmas break finally being here, now is an excellent time for any of you gamers out there to...

Call of Duty brings another exciting installment to players with Black Ops

Call of Duty brings another exciting installment to players with Black Ops

November 15, 2010


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By: Marcus Hedenberg '11, Entertainment Editor [Rating: 4/5] Let’s face it: Call of Duty is to video games what The Godfather is to movies. And although the raging has continued to blaze after every cheap spawn kill, airstrike, and noob tube, fans keep coming back to the addicting franchise that has...

Review: Fable 3

November 8, 2010


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By: Walter Bridgforth '11, Staff Writer [Rating: 4/5] Can "Fable" Lead Designer Peter Molyneux finally deliver on his promises of a truly brilliant game rather than spewing out ludicrous hyperboles and raising the bar to an unattainable height as he did with Fable 1 and 2? While it may not be groun...

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