Sunday, September 22nd 2019

“Resident Evil 7”: A Successful Refresh to a Classic Masterpiece

Matthew Lee Games Reporter The Resident Evil series is a lengthy video game storyline that has been around since 1996, with the games receiving mixed reviews...

“Paladins” Treads Line Between Variation and Imitation, But Most Video Games Do

Matthew Lee Staff Writer On Sep. 12, Hi-Rez Studios released the open beta for its up-and-coming team shooter game "Paladins: Champions of the Realm." The video...

The Case For PC Over Console Gaming

Matthew Lee Staff Writer A recent debate has heated up two opposing views — and no, I am not talking about the 2016 presidential election, but...

Are Game Review Embargoes Going Too Far?

Nick Hatsios As we roll into the holiday season, many new games are hitting the market, but some people are buying them blindly. A video game...

An Overview of Overwatch

Matthew Lee Staff Writer After an extremely successful and popular beta period, Blizzard Entertainment released their highly anticipated multiplayer game Overwatch on May 23, 2016, a day earlier...

Fallout 4: Mutants, Lasers and Nukes, Oh My!

David Wills Arts and Entertainment Editor Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Have you ever thought to yourself, “I really want to explore a post-nuclear apocalyptic rendition...

Nintendo Switch: Impactful Innovation or Fading Facade?

Matthew Lee Video Games Columnist Nintendo unveiled a brand-new console to the world in a video trailer titled “First Look at Nintendo Switch” on Oct. 20....

Remastering the State of Video Game Franchises

Michael Lin Staff Writer For every new and exciting video game series released each year, there are no doubt several recognizable titles released alongside them. Ask...

UCSB’s ‘3migos’ Battling For $100,000 Scholarship

Shanthi Guruswamy Staff Writer On Nov. 22, University of California, Santa Barbara seniors Ryan Yee, Chance Nobles and Dante Damian competed and won against UC Berkeley’s...

An Interview With Key Figures of UCSB Esports

Shanthi Guruswamy Staff Writer As part of my coverage of the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Hearthstone team 3migos, I interviewed Annie Mya Chen, president of...