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‘Battlegrounds’ raises the bar for competitive shooters

‘Battlegrounds’ raises the bar for competitive shooters

“PUBG” was developed by Bluehole Studios with Brendan Greene, otherwise known as PlayerUnknown, as the lead director. (Courtesy of Bluehole Studios) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor First, some context: “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” is a multiplayer third-person shooter that takes inspiration from “battle-royale”-style fiction such as “The Hunger Games.” At the beginning of each match, 100 players are

The American Health Care Act: How it compares

Brendan Jacques Connector Editor On Friday, March 24, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced that the American Health Care Act was being withdrawn from Congress without a vote. The bill was designed as a replacement for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which is more commonly known as “Obamacare.” Republican leadership opted

Black Mirror season 3 paints a grim vision of the future

“Black Mirror” was originally developed for Great Britain’s Channel 4 network before the rights to the series were purchased by Netflix in 2015. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Black Mirror” is a science-fiction anthology series created by Charlie Brooker back in 2011, with the newest season sponsored by Netflix. The series is

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

‘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

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