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It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with stigma surrounding violent video games

It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with  stigma surrounding violent video games

Wendy Zhu, Maddie Kosc, and Raphael Li

March 22, 2019

As issues like gun violence take the United States by storm, people often search for something to account for this constant violence. Over the years, many people have attempted to link teen aggression with violent video games; however, according to a recent study published by the Oxford Internet Ins...

Foresight on Fortnite: After release of Fortnite’s trial mode, there are potential drawbacks of actual mobile version

Foresight on Fortnite: After release of Fortnite’s trial mode, there are potential drawbacks of actual mobile version

Raphael Li, Reporter

April 20, 2018

For those who don’t know, “Fortnite Battle Royale” is a game styled like The Hunger Games—a free-for-all survival game where only one team or individual can live till the end. Players can eliminate other players by acquiring weapons and materials from either materials spawned in at the beginn...

Virtually Annoyed: Although virtual reality gaming has advantages, its drawbacks should not be forgotten

Virtually Annoyed: Although virtual reality gaming has advantages, its drawbacks should not be forgotten

Emily Worrell, Perspectives Editor

March 23, 2018

On March 29th, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel “Ready Player One” will hit movie theaters around the nation. The film demonstrates the diverse uses and abilities of virtual reality (VR) technology. The VR fad has managed to capture the imaginations of many and is now used...

CHS gamers weigh in on the rise of PC gaming versus video game consoles

CHS gamers weigh in on the rise of PC gaming versus video game consoles

Jacob Fecht, Reporter

September 16, 2016

According to IGN Entertainment, a San Francisco-based game company, Sony and Microsoft will release the next generation of consoles this year. Sony said that the PS4 Neo will feature 4K graphic capabilities, which will allow for higher quality graphics with smoother frame rates. Microsoft has indicated ...

The newest ‘Smash Bros.’ game raises hopes, concerns among players

The newest ‘Smash Bros.’ game raises hopes, concerns among players

Contributor

November 14, 2014

It all began in 1999 with a small budget, simple mechanics and an idea to mash together several Nintendo characters of varying notoriety into one, crossover fighting game. Nintendo created “Super Smash Bros.” (Smash) out of this idea, released with very little fanfare and originally distributed onl...

Video games challenge the brain while enhancing cognitive flexibility

Video games challenge the brain  while enhancing cognitive flexibility

entertainment

February 27, 2014

The activity that occupies most of senior Blake Patteson’s time — aside from eating and sleeping — is the video game StarCraft II. It is little wonder that over the years, Patteson has managed to accumulate over 1,000 hours of gaming. This figure, however, doesn’t even include watching online tuto...

As the game industry advances, student gamer predicts potential innovations

As the game industry advances, student gamer predicts potential innovations

entertainment

January 23, 2014

“We’ve set this up so there are no limits ... We could, if we wanted, simulate the entire world, different countries, whatever.” No, these aren’t the words of an all-powerful sentient being or one of the aliens in “The Matrix,” rather, they are the words of Leslie Benzies, president o...

Graphic: PlayStation 4 Outclasses Wii U in Nearly Every Aspect

Graphic: PlayStation 4 Outclasses Wii U in Nearly Every Aspect

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March 4, 2013

As you can see, the only advantage the Wii U really has over the PlayStation 4 is the fact that they actually have a price. PlayStation is yet to announce the price of the PlayStation 4....

Changing the game. Video games actually are good for you, despite common misconceptions.

perspectives

February 23, 2012

“Don’t play that; your brain will turn to mush.” “Why don’t you go read a book?” “I wish you would not play so many video games.” Most gamers have heard these lectures from their parents at one time or another. For some reason, the general non-video game playing public seems to think ...

Mobile ‘app-based’ gaming profits surpass those of traditional gaming systems

Mobile ‘app-based’ gaming profits surpass those of traditional gaming systems

entertainment

January 27, 2012

Senior Michael Wang sits in his SRT playing the popular mobile title “Angry Birds” on his cell phone. Like many of the other 500 million people who bought this game on the Apple App Store, Wang said he is addicted to the 99-cent game from Rovio Mobile. Wang said he likes mobile phone gaming to the...

Video Game Blog: Now In Pinterest Form

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January 25, 2012

I have converted my video game blog to the social networking site Pinterest. It is more visual than the current blog, and it is more interactive.   To see the NEW LOOK of my blog, Visit this link.