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Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Gone Home’

Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Gone Home’

Brendan Jacques Connector Staff   For the longest time, movies have been trying to capitalize on the popularity of video games by adapting them to the big screen. This has almost always failed, either because those involved didn’t really care about what made the material popular or just couldn’t find anything interesting to do with

Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Papers, Please’

Brendan Jacques Connector Staff I’ve always held the opinion that you can make something good out of anything. Maybe it won’t appeal to most people and maybe it won’t be successful, but if someone has the drive and skill to carry out their vision, they could create something beautiful out of whatever they desire. It’s

What ‘Resident Evil 5’ should have been

‘The Evil Within’ review Greg Alexandropoulos Connector Staff   First and foremost, people need to understand one thing: “The Evil Within” is a very important video game for the industry. Big budget horror games do not happen very often, and this project, from “Resident Evil” creator Shinji Mikami, needed to be a hit. This is

3DS ‘Smashes’ into battle!

‘Super Smash Bros. 3DS’ review Dan Medeiros Connector Contributor “Super Smash Bros.” for Nintendo 3DS is the fourth game in Nintendo’s hit fighting game series, and the first to have been released in six years. “Super Smash Bros.” has been a much-loved series for both casual party and competitive tournament play. In many ways, Nintendo’s

‘Isolated’ horror, ‘Alienated’ fun

Greg Alexandropoulos Connector Contributor “Alien: Isolation,” the new horror game from The Creative Assembly, is an attempt to finally make good on the “Alien” franchise. This series has been an endless pit of terrible video game releases for the past several years and has needed a serious injection of quality control. Let’s make this clear:

‘NHL 15’ hits hard with hockey fans, gamers alike

Derek McLeod Connector Contributor Bruins fans rejoice! Our own Saint Patrice graces the cover of this year’s installment of the perennially stellar “NHL” series, bringing pride to black and gold as he beat out Public Enemy Number One PK Subban of the Montreal Canadiens for the spot. And it’s no surprise that “NHL”: Bergy Edition

Must-play hockey video games

Derek McLeod Connector Contributor Anybody who knows their hockey is going tell you that it’s “NHL ’94” every day of the week, but let’s start with the basics, shall we? “Blades of Steel” (NES, Konami, 1988) – “BLADDDAES OFF STEELLEE!” shouts the primitive voice sample as you fire up the first true classic of hockey

Indie Game Spotlight: “Antichamber”

Brendan Jacques Connector Contributor Created by developer Alexander Bruce as a labor of love, “Antichamber” is a first-person puzzle-platformer designed to mess with your head in every way possible. Dropped into a labyrinth with no context or clues to their surroundings, the player is tasked with exploring their environment in order to find the lone

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