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Jan 20 2016

Star Wars: Battlefront disappoints fans of the series

With the hype train of Star Wars: The Force Awakens release EA and Dice decided to release the long awaited Battlefront sequel. However, the wait might not have been worth it. Battlefront capture the scenery of the original films and makes improvement on the classic Battlefront , but this doesn’t save the game from the …

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Jan 17 2016

Fallout 4 presents expansive world, interactive story lines

After having played more than 30 hours, I have seen all the possible endings, yet I still feel that I haven’t even touched the surface of Fallout 4’s expansive open world. Its unique character, crazy enemies and moral choices that will make you question every decision you make, opening hundreds of more possibilities around every …

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Nov 24 2015

Halo 5: Guardians revitalizes franchise

In almost every way, Halo 5: Guardians, released on Oct 24, exceeds the games that came before it. 343 Industries has developed a masterpiece in combat for the series with tons of guns, map variety, and a new massive multiplayer mode that shows the return of the greats, while changing the direction of Halo’s ever …

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Oct 23 2015

New expansion displays Destiny’s potential

Destiny: The Taken King expansion dropped on Sept. 15 and it looks like a promising addition to the team at Bungie’s ten year development plan. Story After you and your fellow Guardians defeat Crota, Son of Oryx in The Dark Below, Destiny’s first expansion, word of your accomplishment spreads throughout the galaxy. Oryx, The Taken …

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Apr 30 2015

Netflix and Nintendo: is a ‘Legend of Zelda’ show a good idea?

Every fan of a series hates it when their beloved story gets turned into a terrible movie. This feeling doesn’t just happen to fans of books but also to fans of video games. The world wide fame of Super Mario Bros. lead to a movie made in 1993 which was an infamous bomb, not even …

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Nov 13 2014

Halo Master Chief Collection evokes nostalgia along with new series

343 Industries has recently released the culmination of all four Halo games, giving a chance for nostalgia and forgotten emotions to re-emerge in fans all over the world. Released on November 11, this masterpiece includes the four classics, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4 as a continuous story-line. In …

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Oct 09 2014

Destiny campaign provides stellar gaming experience

After finishing the Destiny campaign, I can officially say I’m hooked. With its amazing graphics and well-written story, there is no denying that it set a new standard for the next generation of games. From the moment your robot companion and problem solver, a.k.a “Ghost” (played by Peter Dinklage), brings you back from the grave, …

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