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Classic Game Spotlight: ‘Super Mario Sunshine:’ Hide in the shade

Classic Game Spotlight: ‘Super Mario Sunshine:’ Hide in the shade

The game sold 400,000 copies in Japan within 4 days. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor “Super Mario Sunshine” was released on the GameCube in 2002 and has become a favorite for Mario fans over the years. For a video game to be considered great, the gameplay has to be nearly flawless and

An online multiplayer option is slated for release as a pubic beta in Nov. of 2018. (Photo courtesy of Rockstar Games) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor “Red Dead Redemption 2” was released on Oct. 26 to huge fanfare, as more than seven years had passed since the release of the universally acclaimed “Red Dead Redemption.” This

Micro transactions…why are they a thing? Should they be a thing?

(Photo courtesy of Electronic Arts) Shane Foley Connector Staff Anybody who has been on Reddit recently might be aware of the recent controversy regarding the micro transactions in “Star Wars: Battlefront 2.” Electronic Arts (EA) has even gone so far as to retract micro transactions from the game before launch to try and make amends

“Super Mario Party”: The frameworks of a great game

The game offers 20 playable characters, including new characters Pom Pom, Goomba and Monty Mole. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Troy Lafond Connector Staff “Mario Party” is a long-standing staple on Nintendo consoles. The franchise now boasts 11 installments since its introduction in 1998, as well as a plethora of spin-off titles. “Super Mario Party” is

Indie game spotlight: ‘Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun’

“Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” received three German Developer Awards. (Photo courtesy of Daedalic Entertainment)  Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” takes the stealth genre of games and cranks up its aspects to eleven. Released on Steam on December 6, 2016 by Mimimi Productions, “Shadow Tactics” follows a group of

‘Forsaken’ breathes life back into ‘Destiny’ franchise

“Destiny 2” was initially released on Sep. 6, 2017 for XBox and PlayStation 4. (Photo courtesy of Activision) Conor Dawson Connector Editor The original “Destiny” was a game with a lot of potential and a rich backstory, filled with collectable lore. The “Destiny” franchise has one of the richest universes to date in video games.

‘Spider-Man’ is an early contender for Game of the Year

“Spider-Man” was nominated for best action game and won best PlayStation4 at 2018’s Gamescom. (Photo courtesy of Sony Interactive Entertainment) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor From clunky abominations like 1999’s “Superman” for the Nintendo 64 to near-perfect glimpses into the world of comic books like the “Batman: Arkham” franchise, the world of gaming has long sought

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

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