Tuesday, November 12th 2019

How Downloadable Content Stormed into the Gaming Industry

Matthew Lee Games Reporter In this modern age of video games, developers are often pressured to release new games at faster rates by fans. The internet...

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...

Show Me What You’ve Got, ‘Pocket Mortys’!

Christopher Tien If you’re anything like me, you love strategy RPGs and love-to-hate season finale cliffhangers. Meet Pocket Mortys, the love-child of old school Pokemon...

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...

Monthly Smash Hit “HiTMAN” Comes to a Close

Matthew Lee Video Games Columnist The Hitman game franchise has always released games that revolve around the unique concept of silent assassination ever since their first game,...

The Rent Is Too Damn High!: Musings on Video Games’ Wallet-Draining Side Effects

Matthew Lee Games Reporter In the 21st century, humans have seen technology skyrocket from simple cellular phones and digital televisions to handheld computers, ultra-high resolution displays,...

New Pokémon Games Provide Fresh, Island-Inspired Take

Matthew Lee Video Game Columnist The Pokémon Company released a teaser demo for its upcoming 3DS games "Pokémon Sun & Moon" on Oct. 18. This demo was...

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 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...

Is the End of Korean Domination in eSports Nigh?

Matthew Lee Staff Writer On October 3rd, Alex Sunderhaft, a professional Starcraft 2 player who goes by the username “Neeb” took first place at the KeSPA...