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Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Celeste’ review

Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Celeste’ review

“Celeste” was nominated for “Original Light Mix Score, New IP” at the National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers Awards. (Photo courtesy of Matt Makes Games) Brendan Jacques Connector Staff “Celeste” is a single-player 2-D platformer created by Matt Makes Games Inc., an indie developer best known for the competitive 2-D brawler “TowerFall.” Players take

‘Kirby: Star Allies’ takes one to the stars

Characters from past games such as Animal Friends and Marx are offered as free downloadable content (Photo courtesy of Nintendo). Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff Anyone can unwind with a Kirby game in front of them. Released on the Nintendo Switch on March 16, “Kirby: Star Allies” follows the long-standing premise of a cute, pink blob

Top five wishes for ‘Smash Bros.’ game on the Switch

The prospect of a “Super Smash Bros.” game for Switch was debunked upon to system’s release in March 2017. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Staff Recently, many fans have grown excited over the many rumors of the Super Smash Bros. series coming to the Nintendo Switch. Nothing has been officially announced yet, but

‘Ghost 1.0’: ‘Rogue Legacy’ did it better

Future releases of “Ghost 1.0” are planned for other gaming platforms, including PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vista, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and Wii U. (Photo courtesy of  unepic_fran) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Ghost 1.0” takes a fun little romp and runs it into the ground. Released June 7 on Steam, “Ghost 1.0” can be best described

‘Fire Emblem Fates’ burns brightly

“Fire Emblem Fates” is the 12th game in the series. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Staff Of all the Nintendo franchises in existence, none has embodied the Cinderella story as “Fire Emblem” did. Since no titles were released in America prior to “Super Smash Bros. Melee,” it seems the franchise started from the

‘Resident Evil 7’ is the best of the series

Since December of 2017, over 4.8 million copies have been sold world wide. (Photo courtesy of Capcom) Punit Motilawa Connector Contributor “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is the latest video game in the long existing “Resident Evil” franchise. The player plays as Ethan Winters, a grieving man looking for his lost wife, Mia. After her three-year

‘Monster Hunter’ is back and better than ever

“World” is the first “Monster Hunter” game to be released simultaneously in Japan, Europe and the U.S. (Photo courtesy of Capcom). Vernon Gibbs  Connector Staff “Monster Hunter: World” is a game that is rich with detail and challenge in equal measure. Released worldwide on Jan. 26, “World” is the ninth installment in its series that

‘Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon:’ Not quite super

“Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Moon” are the last entries in the series planned to release on Nintendo 3ds. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff Nintendo and Game Freak have a bad habit of creating expansion packs for their Pokémon games and selling them as separate games a couple years later for some easy

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