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‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

‘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

‘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: ‘Stardew Valley’

Since its release, “Stardew Valley” has sold over two million copies on PC and Mac alone. Nick Bramante Connector Staff From indie-developer Eric Barone and publisher Chucklefish Games comes “Stardew Valley,” an isometric roleplay game (RPG) that gives fans of franchises such as “Harvest Moon” or “Animal Crossing” a fresh take on the farming simulator

‘Final Fantasy XV:’ Worth the wait?

“Final Fantasy XV” is already the most successful entry in series history, with an estimated 5 million copies sold on launch day. (Courtesy of Square Enix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Final Fantasy XV” is a game whose very existence seems to defy expectations. Originally revealed back in 2006 under the name “Final Fantasy Versus XIII,” the

‘Dishonored 2’ dishonors series legacy

“Dishonored 2” falls short of its 2012 predecessor. (Courtesy of Arkane Studios) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor The original “Dishonored,” created by Arkane Studios in 2012, was far and away one of the best stealth games released last generation. With its compelling narrative, a strikingly realized setting and a style of stealth that emphasized playing however

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