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Op-Ed: Do not buy “Pokémon Sword and Shield”

Op-Ed: Do not buy “Pokémon Sword and Shield”

“Pokémon Sword and Shield” are the first mainline Pokémon games to ever be released on a home console. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Troy Lafond Connector Editor I have been a long-time fan of Pokémon. One of the first video games I ever played was a copy of “Pokémon Gold” for the Nintendo Gameboy Color that

Modern Warfare (2019) a flashy, fluid take on the Call of Duty formula

“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” is the first “Call of Duty” game to support console cross-play. (Photo courtesy of Activision) Story and general game review Conor Dawson Connector Editor The original “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” trilogy has long been heralded as one of the greatest storylines in all of gaming. With a visually stunning

“Call of Duty: Mobile” exceeds expectations

“Call of Duty: Mobile” had a closed beta mode in May. (Photo courtesy of Activision) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Call of Duty: Mobile” launched on Oct. 1 to widespread success. It was downloaded 35 million times in three days and 100 million in a week, generating $2 million in three days and $18 million in

FIFA 20 review: a comeback story for the franchise

“FIFA 20” had an information leak exposing the personal information of 1600 users. (Photo courtesy of EA Sports) Frantz Lammare Connector Staff Grab some friends, get a controller and get ready to lose those friends in a matter of minutes because FIFA is back. With a lot to live up to following last year’s disaster that

“Tropico 6” burns bright, but dies young

“Tropico 6” was the fastest selling game in the franchise to date. (Photo courtesy of Kalypso Media) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff The fun, laughter and managerial horrors of being a dictator is open for anyone in “Tropico 6.” First released on March 29, 2019 for PCs and Sept. 28 for console, “Tropico 6” is a

“Fire Emblem: Three Houses”: Flawed but fun

“Three Houses” is the first “Fire Emblem” game for a home console since 2007. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff Turn-based strategy games are hard to come by these days. Whether they are falling into obscurity because of other genres, or because its games are just bad, the genre has failed to gain

A totally accurate look at ‘TABS’

“Totally Accurate Battle Simulator” had an open alpha phase released in November 2016. (Photo courtesy of ABGames) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Total War?” No, thanks. “Hearts of Iron?” Absolutely not. “Arma?” Not even close. No, none of those compare to the realism and strategy involved in “Totally Accurate Battle Simulator.” Released for early access on April

‘Gathering Storm’ expansion is far from destructive

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Sid Meier’s Civilization 6” has been out for over two years, and throughout that time it has been updated, rebalanced and tweaked to suit its ambitious development team. Now comes the game’s second major expansion, “Gathering Storm.” Released on Feb. 14, this expansion adds major features to how the game is

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