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‘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: ‘Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number’

Brendan Jacques Connector Staff Released back in 2012 by the developers at Dennaton Games, the original “Hotline Miami” was as much a blast from the past as it was a breath of fresh air for a game industry just beginning to see the merits of indie gaming. Oozing with just as much style and action

Opinion: How ‘Street Fighter 5’ proves that console exclusives are dumb

Brendan Jacques Connector Staff  Disclaimer: This article is in response to information leaked from Capcom on Dec. 5 regarding the reveal of “Street Fighter 5,” which will have happened by the time this article is published. As such, some of the information given may be subject to change, though I feel that the discussion this

‘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: ‘The Swapper’

Brendan Jacques Connector Contributor Crafted by the team of developers at Facepalm Games, “The Swapper” pulls you into its world like few games are ever able to do. With its haunting soundtrack, beautiful art direction and chilling themes, this game is able to capture the beauty and loneliness of space with a befitting elegance. This

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