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Review – Fire Emblem Fates: Intertwining campaigns blend strategy and story

Review – Fire Emblem Fates: Intertwining campaigns blend strategy and story

By Matt Brown, Managing Editor. Unlike strategy, where decisions are undertaken before the battle, tactics depend on decisions implemented during battle. A tangible example of this action can be seen in the common board game Checkers, where decisions are implemented during battle. In Intelligent System’s video game “Fire Emblem Fates,” released in February for the Nintendo 3DS, the company utilizes […]

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Review – Unravel: stunning, addicting and fun

Review – Unravel: stunning, addicting and fun

By Andrew Mason, Staff Reporter. If you’re anything of a gamer, do yourself a favor and buy “Unravel”. The side-scrolling platformer is one of those rare gems that comes out of nowhere. The game is made by ColdWood Interactive out of Sweden, and if anything, I’m hoping that this game is a sign of more things to come from this […]

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The codes are broken

By COREY MICHO, Guest Columnist. Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A. To many people, this is the iconic “Konami code.” In the game “Contra,” it gave you 30 extra lives, which made the game easier and much more forgiving. That’s what a cheat code is in a video game, a certain input of buttons that can […]

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Top 5 games to look out for this year

Top 5 games to look out for this year

By COREY MICHO, Guest Columnist. Just a forewarning, I’m not including remakes because these games have been seen before. I’m highlighting the releases that are highly anticipated and original.     Some honorable mentions include “Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires,” “The Order: 1886,” “Resident Evil: Revelations 2,” “Mortal Kombat X,” “Batman: Arkham Knight,” and “Fable Legends.”

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