Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Imitation Game

*Header image courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment* With over a dozen general video game genres, comparisons are bound to occur. Action franchise “Devil May Cry” is often likened to the button-mashing, quick-timed-event filled “God of War.” “Metroid” and “Castlevania” are similar through their map layouts, as well as their exploration methods. However, while inspiration can create a unique, albeit familiar experience,

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Trainers Moving On from “Pokémon GO”

*Header image courtesy of Niantic, Inc.* On July 6, the mobile market was introduced to one of the biggest gaming crazes since “Candy Crush.” Schoolchildren, parents and even newscasters suddenly became infatuated with a twenty-year-old franchise. Thanks to Niantic, Inc., the majestic and powerful beasts known as Pokémon were no longer confined to the handheld consoles of Nintendo. With the

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