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Classic game spotlight: ‘Resident Evil (2002)’

Classic game spotlight: ‘Resident Evil (2002)’

Although “Resident Evil” was praised by critics upon its release, the GameCube version was considered a commercial failure due to low sales. (Courtesy of Capcom) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor Originally released back in 1996 for the original PlayStation, “Resident Evil 1” was one of the first serious attempts to bring the horror genre into the

‘Downwell:’ Simplistic but entertaining

“Downwell” won The Jimquisition’s Game of the Year award in 2015. (Courtesy of Moppin) Connor Kennedy Connector Staff “Downwell,” created by Moppin in 2015, is a game of great simplicity. From its dichromatic pixelated visuals, to its three button controls, to its sparse sound design, it is a very minimalistic game. Every element and every

‘Resident Evil 7’ puts survival back in horror genre

“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is the 24th game released in the “Resident Evil” franchise since 1996. (Courtesy of Capcom) Nick Bramante Connector Staff Before the launch of “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard,” there was a lot of concern from fans over the direction the series had been following, with recent titles focusing more on over-the-top action

Indie game spotlight: ‘Furi’

“Furi” is the first PC title created by the Game Bakers since their formation in 2010. (Courtesy of The Game Bakers) Connor Kennedy Connector Contributor “The jailor is the key; kill him and you are free.” These are the words that start off The Game Bakers’ newest title “Furi”. The player assumes the role of

Indie game spotlight: ‘Stardew Valley’

Since its release, “Stardew Valley” has sold over two million copies on PC and Mac alone. Nick Bramante Connector Staff From indie-developer Eric Barone and publisher Chucklefish Games comes “Stardew Valley,” an isometric roleplay game (RPG) that gives fans of franchises such as “Harvest Moon” or “Animal Crossing” a fresh take on the farming simulator

‘Final Fantasy XV:’ Worth the wait?

“Final Fantasy XV” is already the most successful entry in series history, with an estimated 5 million copies sold on launch day. (Courtesy of Square Enix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Final Fantasy XV” is a game whose very existence seems to defy expectations. Originally revealed back in 2006 under the name “Final Fantasy Versus XIII,” the

‘Pokemon: Sun and Moon’ are the best entries in the long-running series

“Pokemon Sun and Moon” are the seventh main entries in the now twenty-year-old series. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Syeda Nizami Connector Staff Nostalgia is a beast more mysterious than a Pokemon itself, but “Pokemon Sun and Moon” brings more to the table than a yearning for simpler days spent playing “Pokemon Yellow” on a Pikachu

‘Dishonored 2’ dishonors series legacy

“Dishonored 2” falls short of its 2012 predecessor. (Courtesy of Arkane Studios) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor The original “Dishonored,” created by Arkane Studios in 2012, was far and away one of the best stealth games released last generation. With its compelling narrative, a strikingly realized setting and a style of stealth that emphasized playing however

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