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Indie game spotlight: ‘Furi’

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

‘Skyrim Remastered’ is a great excuse to return

As of June 2013, “Skyrim” has sold over 20 million copies since its release in 2011.(Courtesy of Bethesda Softworks) Syeda Nizami  Connector Contributor “Skyrim: The Fifth Elder Scrolls” game released by Bethesda is getting more attention in recent times with the release of a new remastered edition. With its original release in 2011, “The Elder

‘Rocket League:’ The little indie that could

The Rocket League National Championships were held on Saturday, November 12. (Courtesy of Psyonix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor Soccer, but with rocket-powered RC cars. This is the core conceit behind “Rocket League,” a multiplayer sports game created by indie studio Psyonix back in July 2015, and it is a conceit that has paid off in

‘Titanfall 2’ beats the sophomore slump

“Titanfall 2” is the second release by Respawn Entertainment since its formation in 2010. (Courtesy of Electronic Arts) Andrew Haverty Connector Contributor “Titanfall 2” is the sequel to a game that was both overhyped before it was released and underrated afterwards. Even before its release it was deemed by many to be “the COD killer”, but

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