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‘Deus Ex: Mankind Divided:’ We asked for this

‘Deus Ex: Mankind Divided:’ We asked for this

“Deus Ex: Mankind Divided” is the fourth entry in the series, which began back in 2000. (Photo courtesy of Square Enix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor For those unaware, the “Deus Ex” saga is a series of first-person stealth role-playing games set in a near-future world designed to evoke the classic sci-fi film “Blade Runner” with

The ‘Dark Souls’ series burns as brightly as ever

This is the fifth game released in the “Souls” series including last year’s “Bloodborne.” (Courtesy of Namco Entertainment) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor Since the series’ debut back in 2009, the “Souls” series has evolved into one of the most divisive and intriguing franchises ever released. While most modern video games try to appeal to as

Classic Game Review: ‘Kirby Air Ride’

Kirby rides dragoon, a secret vehicle only playable in City Mode. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor Both reviewers and fans in general tend to have very strong attachments to Nintendo Gamecube games. It seems as though there is a very clear upper echelon (“Super Mario Bros Melee”, “Metroid Prime”, “The Wind Waker”, ect.)

‘Pokemon’ and ‘Tekken’ combine for a unique experience

Shane Foley  Connector Editor 2016 marks the year when the “Pokken Tournament” hype train comes to a close. A year ago, all we had was a picture of a Lucario fighting a Machamp; now, we have a full-fledged game. Being a collaboration between The Pokemon Company, Bandai Namco Entertainment and Soulcalibur producer Masaaki Hoshino, nobody

Classic Game Review: ‘Metal Gear Solid’

The number of enemies in “Metal Gear Solid” forces the player to think strategically (Photo courtesy of Konami) Shane Foley Connector Editor It is often said that “the devil is in the details.” In terms of gaming, this cliché is well known, since attention to detail can make or break the success of a game.

Classic game reviews: ‘Metroid Fusion’

Shane Foley Connector Editor Nintendo handheld represent are a genre that has been typically construed as being dominated by Pokemon games. Each new installment in the series tends to be among the highest selling, with Pokemon X/Y currently selling the most for the Nintendo 3DS. This scrutiny may, though, overshadow some great titles that Nintendo

Classic Game Review: ‘Pokemon Yellow’

“Pokémon Yellow” helped the Nintendo franchise launch into mainstream popularity after being released in the United States in 1999. (Courtesy of Game Freak, Inc.) Shane Foley Connector Editor In the last 20 years, Pokémon has transformed from a Japanese video game to a cornerstone of worldwide culture. Fans could not even watch the Super Bowl

Classic game review: ‘Super Mario World’

“Super Mario World” featured various hidden vines, pipes and other secrets. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor The 21st Century has already seen many classic games be ported to contemporary consoles. With Nintendo’s E-Shop, they can ensure that the most valued titles in their catalog can be played by today’s gamers in their

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