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‘Fire Emblem Fates’ burns brightly

‘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

‘Super Mario 64’ is still a shining star

“Super Mario 64” was first released in the US on Sept. 29, 1996. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Staff If a person were to search “Super Mario Speedrun” on their YouTube browser, the first result will be a 120 star speedrun by gamer Siglemic. The second result is an any-percentage speedrun done in close

Indie game spotlight: Welcome to Va-11 Hall-A

“Va-11 Hall-A” is the first game developed by Sukeban Games. (Courtesy of Sukeban Games) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Va-11 Hall-A” captures audience’s hearts and refuses to let go. Released on Steam back in June 2016, “Va-11 Hall-A” is a visual novel/simulator where the player gets to play as a bartender. The story is set in

Choose ‘Monster Hunter: Generations’ and hunt no more

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Monster Hunter: Generations” is a celebration of all its predecessors. Released in the U.S. on July 15, 2016, “Generations” is the eighth localized installment of the “Monster Hunter” series. “Monster Hunter” is exactly what it says on the tin: players hunt monsters. Armed with nothing but their wits and some bottom-feeder

Same old zombies, just new scenery: Call of Duty ‘WWII’ is nothing special

Call of Duty WWII came out on Nov. 3, 2017. (Courtesy of Sledgehammer Games) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Plain and simple, “Call of Duty: WWII” is nothing new. It is a standard approach. The tried and true “Call of Duty” homage to World War II. Anyone who sunk a couple hours of their childhood into

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