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The Celtics lose to the Lakers in close battle 96-95, Saturday January 30th

The Celtics lose to the Lakers in close battle 96-95, Saturday January 30th

(Photo courtesy of wcvb.com) Jayson Tatum defending Lebron James during the game’s second half. Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor Connector Staff For any basketball fan, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers has been a staple rivalry. From the battles in the 1960s to their clashes in the 2008 and 2010 NBA championships, both teams have a

‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

MercurySteam and Nintendo collaborated on “Metroid: Samus Returns.” (Courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Contributor “Metroid: Samus Returns” does its predecessor “Metroid II: Return of Samus” justice in this amazing remake. Released on September 15, 2017, the player follows the bounty hunter Samus Aran on her mission to terminate a deadly alien species, the titular

‘Nioh’ brings the Samurai Spirit to PS4

“Nioh” began development in 2004 and was originally an adaption of “Oni,” an unfinished film script written by legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. (Courtesy of Koei Tecmo) Abram Spinney Connector Contributor The year 2017 is looking to become a festive year in the world of gaming with an upcoming string of big titles such as

‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands’ indicates Ubisoft is back in form

“Ghost Recon: Wildlands” is the first major entry in the “Ghost Recon” series since 2012’s “Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.” (Photo Courtesy of Ubisoft) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff When the beta dropped for the newest installment of the “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon,” longtime fans of Clancy games and the tactical shooter genre were floored. With last

Classic game spotlight: ‘Resident Evil (2002)’

Although “Resident Evil” was praised by critics upon its release, the GameCube version was considered a commercial failure due to low sales. (Courtesy of Capcom) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor Originally released back in 1996 for the original PlayStation, “Resident Evil 1” was one of the first serious attempts to bring the horror genre into the

‘Downwell:’ Simplistic but entertaining

“Downwell” won The Jimquisition’s Game of the Year award in 2015. (Courtesy of Moppin) Connor Kennedy Connector Staff “Downwell,” created by Moppin in 2015, is a game of great simplicity. From its dichromatic pixelated visuals, to its three button controls, to its sparse sound design, it is a very minimalistic game. Every element and every

‘Resident Evil 7’ puts survival back in horror genre

“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is the 24th game released in the “Resident Evil” franchise since 1996. (Courtesy of Capcom) Nick Bramante Connector Staff Before the launch of “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard,” there was a lot of concern from fans over the direction the series had been following, with recent titles focusing more on over-the-top action

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

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