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In Support of Tabletop Games

In Support of Tabletop Games

Anthony Zito, Staff Writer January 7, 2021
As everyone knows, video games are all the rage today. With their flashy graphics, hours-long storylines, and dubious return policies, it is no wonder why they capture the attention of so many seeking an escape from boredom that will last for hours on end. However, I come to you with an alternative, one primed for a comeback as our world inches towards reopening and people flock to friends, family, and freedom from isolation. I speak, of course, of tabletop games. 
Zenimax Acquisition: Grandiose for the Gaming Community

Zenimax Acquisition: Grandiose for the Gaming Community

Shivaditya Gohil, Staff Writer November 10, 2020
What is Zenimax Media and why is this acquisition so important for gaming? Xbox Game Pass has been nothing but a lucrative deal for Microsoft and an amazing bargain for Xbox and PC players. There is just one slight problem with it — it's too unstable.
Xbox vs. PlayStation: a War Neither Side is Fighting

Xbox vs. PlayStation: a War Neither Side is Fighting

Shivaditya Gohil, Staff Writer October 1, 2020
With November drawing closer, the battle between Sony’s PS5 and Microsoft’s, confusingly named, Xbox Series X and Series S is starting to ramp up, but things are vastly different from previous console generations.
One More Turn...

One More Turn…

Anthony Zito, Staff Writer October 1, 2020
The latest in a long series of society-building strategy games, Civilization 6 allows you to take control of a historical society and manage its development from the dawn of civilization all the way into the near future. With a series of updates occurring throughout 2020 and early 2021, this game continues to keep itself fresh while gradually distinguishing itself from its predecessors.
Who's Switching to the PlayStation 5?

Who’s Switching to the PlayStation 5?

Naomi Carvalho, Staff Writer October 1, 2020
You heard that right. The Nintendo Switch, a console that came out over three years ago, is poised to beat a big-brand, over-hyped console—that hasn’t come out yet. Today, we find out why. *cue dramatic music*
Kinda Sus: A Look Into

Kinda Sus: A Look Into “Among Us”

Are you the Imposter?
Natalie Greene, Staff Writer October 1, 2020
This is Among Us, the spaceship-centric murder-mystery mini game that has recently been sweeping the internet. The stakes are high — Will you survive? Or will you become a ghost haunting the map?
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