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“Tekken 8” takes the top spot

“Tekken 8” takes the top spot

(Photo courtesy of: IGN Nordic) “Fighting characters Jin Kazama and Reina Mishima in Bandai Namco’s newest game release.” Joseph Dunn Connector Contributor “Tekken 8” is the latest installment in one of the longest running fighting game franchises in history. The game sees players continuing the story of the Mishima family, a saga that has spanned

Top five hardest Papa’s “Gamerias”

(Photo courtesy of: Kizi) “‘Papa’s Sushiria’ is the hardest game in the series.” Kimberly Mai Connector Editor With over 10 themes, the Papa Louie’s restaurant time-management games—created by Flipline Studios—are staples of many gamers’ childhoods. The franchise has expanded to other platforms aside from web browsers, including iOS and Andriod apps as well as having

“Spider-Man 2” exceeds expectations

(Photo courtesy of: DiscussingFilm) “Insomniac’s ‘Spider-Man 2’ features both Peter Parker and Miles Morales suiting up as the titular character.” Ekaterina Photis Connector Editor Insomniac Games’ new PlayStation 5 exclusive, “Spider-Man 2”, has had fans bouncing off the walls since its release on Oct. 20. As a third iteration in this franchise, Insomniac expertly balanced

“Inscryption” is a horrific delight

(Photo courtesy of: Slant Magazine) “‘Inscryption’ is a deck-building horror game.” Kimberly Mai Connector Editor For those looking for a spooky night alone, why not try “Inscryption?” Released on Oct. 19, 2021, “Inscryption” is a single-player, roguelike deck-building video game with a larger story brewing underneath as the player uncovers the secrets of their surroundings

“Batman Arkham Trilogy” Switch release delayed to December

(Photo courtesy of: WB Games) “The long-anticipated release of the ‘Batman Arkham Trilogy’ has been delayed.” Tyler Browne Connector Editor On Oct. 3, Warner Bros. (WB) Games announced that the long-awaited re-release of the “Batman Arkham Trilogy” for the Nintendo Switch had been delayed. The collection, originally slated for an Oct. 13 release, will now

“Super Mega Baseball 4” brings new updates to a beloved series

(Photo courtesy of: Polygon) “Red Sox legend David Ortiz is one of the real-life legends added to ‘Super Mega Baseball 4.’” Jake Messer Connector Staff After a three-year hiatus, baseball fans can now rejoice as “Super Mega Baseball 4” has been released. Did Metalhead Software continue their winning ways with the fourth installment in the

“Starfield”: Bethseda’s next-gen leap into space

(Photo courtesy of Bethesda) “‘Starfield’ is one of the most highly anticipated games of 2023”. Ekaterina Photis Connector Editor The new Xbox exclusive, “Starfield,” is Bethesda’s first new RPG release in 25 years since the groundbreaking success of one of the most revered games of our generation, “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.” Set amongst the

“Tears of the Kingdom” is a soaring success

(Photo courtesy of GameRiv) “‘Tears of the Kingdom’ is an instant fan-favorite”. Morgan Mylon Connector Contributor “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom” was released back on May 12, 2023. Developed and published by Nintendo, it was an immediate hit among loyal Zelda fans. “Tears of the Kingdom,” the sequel to Nintendo’s “Breath of