Tag Archives: Vernon Gibbs

‘Gathering Storm’ expansion is far from destructive

‘Gathering Storm’ expansion is far from destructive

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Sid Meier’s Civilization 6” has been out for over two years, and throughout that time it has been updated, rebalanced and tweaked to suit its ambitious development team. Now comes the game’s second major expansion, “Gathering Storm.” Released on Feb. 14, this expansion adds major features to how the game is

MassPIRG aims to create a better world for everyone starting with students

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff When students first get up on their feet and face the world, it can be a daunting task. When success or failure as a student hinges on the ability to trust a higher authority, it can be easy to lie down and accept the decisions of those in power, and trust

‘Civilization 6:’ From sticks and stones to nuclear apocalypse

The first major expansion for “Civilization 6” was released in Feb. 2018. (Photo courtesy of 2K Games) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff There are countless genres of video games in today’s market, yet one of the least represented is the 4X strategy game: explore, expand, exploit and exterminate. “Sid Meier’s Civilization” series has a long running

Macbeth: Killing it as usual

UMass Lowell Theatre Arts students performing “Macbeth.” (Photo courtesy of the UMass Lowell Theatre Arts department)  Vernon Gibbs Conector Staff When one first thinks of Shakespeare, their first memories with his works often come in the form of a confusing read and a paper due on Monday. The UMass Lowell Theatre Arts program disproves this

Indie game spotlight: ‘Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun’

“Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” received three German Developer Awards. (Photo courtesy of Daedalic Entertainment)  Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” takes the stealth genre of games and cranks up its aspects to eleven. Released on Steam on December 6, 2016 by Mimimi Productions, “Shadow Tactics” follows a group of

‘Kirby: Star Allies’ takes one to the stars

Characters from past games such as Animal Friends and Marx are offered as free downloadable content (Photo courtesy of Nintendo). Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff Anyone can unwind with a Kirby game in front of them. Released on the Nintendo Switch on March 16, “Kirby: Star Allies” follows the long-standing premise of a cute, pink blob

‘Ghost 1.0’: ‘Rogue Legacy’ did it better

Future releases of “Ghost 1.0” are planned for other gaming platforms, including PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vista, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and Wii U. (Photo courtesy of  unepic_fran) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Ghost 1.0” takes a fun little romp and runs it into the ground. Released June 7 on Steam, “Ghost 1.0” can be best described

‘Monster Hunter’ is back and better than ever

“World” is the first “Monster Hunter” game to be released simultaneously in Japan, Europe and the U.S. (Photo courtesy of Capcom). Vernon Gibbs  Connector Staff “Monster Hunter: World” is a game that is rich with detail and challenge in equal measure. Released worldwide on Jan. 26, “World” is the ninth installment in its series that

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Image and video hosting by TinyPic