Overwatch: Review Edition

Platform: PS4

On May 24th game giant Activision Blizzard dropped on the world its newest massive success: Overwatch.  Blizzard has built itself up as the parent of some incredibly successful game franchises, including StarCraft, WarCraft (and subsequently World of Warcraft), and Diablo. However, Overwatch was their first venture into the world of first-person-shooters (FPS).

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Extra Life Charity 2016

During a 25-hour video game marathon on the weekend of November 5th, team YeahDude Gamers (lead by yours truly) raised $730 to support Boston Children’s Hospital. The game day event is held every year by the Extra Life charity organization through extra-life.org. Gamers from around the country dedicate themselves to playing video games to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

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Battlefield 1 Review

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By: Nicholas Velillari

Platform: PS4
October 19, 2016

Battlefield 1 is the new first person shooter released by EA and Dice and is the sequel/prequel to Battlefield 4.

With most shooters sticking with a futuristic/modern setting, BF1 is doing things differently by going back in time, specifically focusing on the late World War 1 era.

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Mario and Apple: The future of mobile gaming?

 

ProxyFox | Sept 8, 2016

Since the early days of flip phones and T9 texting there have been games built in to many consumer cell phones. As our phones get more powerful, and the screens get larger, gaming is becoming a bigger and bigger part of the mobile marketplace. At Apple’s special event yesterday Shigeru Miyamoto announced the partnership of Nintendo with tech giant Apple to produce a new, Nintendo created moblie game: Mario Run.

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Living in the Past

A gamer always wants to be on top of the mountain of never ending new products that are constantly thrown at them. New systems, new games, new accessories for said systems, new versions of new systems, it’s tiring when you look at the big picture. When a gamer gets a new system for example they begin to plan out the next few purchases, which game are they going to get first?

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YeahDude Gamers and Extra Life

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Hello everyone! ProxyFox here with another update for you! It’s been almost a month now since school started up full time and I’ve been learning a lot of new things when it comes to video production and mass media. Recently my mass media class has felt more like “Video Games 101” because so much of our modern media can be found in games. The rich storytelling, player choice, interactivity, and not to mention the great industry that gaming has created are just a few of the topics we’ve covered so far. As part of a project a week back we formed groups and each covered different aspects of the video game industry and one group greatly inspired me!

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