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Classic game review: ‘Yugioh: Forbidden Memories’

Classic game review: ‘Yugioh: Forbidden Memories’

Shane Foley  Connector Editor Some gamers have described certain titles as being comparable to “work.” Anybody who has done the artifact hunt in “Metroid Prime” can relate. Some games, as fun as they are, have certain aspects that require the gamer to engage in long, tedious tasks to complete the game. Think of diffusing all

‘Battlefield 1’ comes out on the warpath

“Battlefield One” is the fifteenth entry in the “Battlefield” series, which began in 2002. (Courtesy of Electronic Arts) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff The video game industry has become so saturated with first person shooters that gamers everywhere are positively fed up with the annual combat titles. They provide the same re- tread storyline and gameplay

Nintendo flips creative Switch

“Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” has been announced for the Switch. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Sarah Noone and Shane Foley Connector Contributors After months of speculation by gamers everywhere, Nintendo finally released the first trailer of their brand new game system: the Nintendo Switch. One of the most important things to make note of

‘Mafia III’: A masterful story let down by gameplay

“Mafia III” is the first game directed by longtime “Star Wars” writer Haden Blackman. (Courtesy of 2K Games) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff The story of La Cosa Nostra, or the Italian Mob, has been a staple in classic American film since before the time most current students at UMass Lowell were even a thought. In

‘NHL 17:’ The game hockey fans deserve

Vladimir Tarasenko was chosen as the cover athlete for “NHL 17” through a fan vote on Twitter (Image provided by Electronic Arts). Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff Imagine running into an estranged friend or family member one day in the near future to find that they have refined and matured with age. Now imagine they have

Classic Game Review: ‘Digimon World 3’

There are multiple Mega-Digivolution forms available including Sakuyamon(featured above). (Photo courtesy of Bandai Entertainment) Shane Foley Connector Editor Role playing games, or RPGs for short, can prove to be one of the most difficult genres to create a video game for. Not only must the develpoer attend to the elements that make the game an

Indie Game Spotlight: Legend of Grimrock

‘Legend of Grimrock’ has sold over one million copies since it’s release in 2012.(Photo courtesy of Almost Human Studios) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Legend of Grimrock” is a fantasy dungeon crawler which was released by four-person indie studio Almost Human back in 2012. In the game, you play as a group of four adventurers, who

Classic Game Review: ‘Mario Kart: Double Dash’

Mario Kart: Double Dash was the fourth entry in the Mario Kart series, which began back in 1992. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor For Nintendo fans, “Mario Kart” games have become as expected as the rise and fall of the sun each day. Bundle package for the Gamecube, bundle package for the

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