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    Hong Kong Pokémon Fans Protest Changed Character Names

    Fans of the Pokémon franchise in Hong Kong gathered outside of the Japanese Consulate in protest of Nintendo’s decision to change the local translations of the names of several beloved Pokémon, notably Pikachu. The changes are a result of a decision by Nintendo to release upcoming franchise titles Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon only in […] More

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    Ratchet & Clank – Game of the Month

    April’s Game of the Month is a game no one asked for, but everyone’s talking about. It’s the fantastic game based on the lackluster movie based on the 14 year old game: Ratchet & Clank! Let’s get it out of the way: this game is pretty. Real pretty. It may very well be the best […] More

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    Why Overwatch Won’t Die

    Blizzard recently released their highly anticipated team-oriented “first person shooter” Overwatch just a few days ago – and I am absolutely loving it. Every time a new game comes out, I always wonder if this will be the game to steal me away from Destiny. For those of you who don’t know me, I am […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: Tyrande Whisperwind

    In my new series, Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts, every Wednesday I’m wearing my sorting hat and sorting the leaders of Azeroth into their Hogwarts Houses. Last week, I sorted Alliance leader Varian Wrynn into Gryffindor. Today, let’s see which house our second leader of the Alliance belongs in – Tyrande Whisperwind! “Only the Goddess may forbid me […] More

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    A Look at Uncharted 4’s Multiplayer

    When The Last of Us came out in 2013, I had a lot of questions ready in anticipation of playing. One of the biggest questions I had was: how is Naughty Dog going to create a successful multiplayer mode out of a single-player game? Believe me, I am all for multiplayer in games, as long […] More

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    The eSports Revolution and Analytics: An Interview with StatSpy

    Over the past few years, analytics has become the hottest buzzword in wide world of sports. A game-changing type of analysis built on the backbone of spreadsheets and fantasy sporting leagues around the world, analytics, much to the chagrin of old-school traditionalists, has revolutionized the way both fans and team management interact with the sports […] More

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    Sorting Warcraft into Hogwarts: Varian Wrynn

    2016 is a monumental year for Harry Potter and World of Warcraft fans alike. In April, Universal Studios in California opened a Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and in December, Warner Bros will release Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, its latest addition to the Harry Potter franchise. Meanwhile, in June, WoW fans will be lining […] More

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    The Assassin’s Creed Film Trailer Aims for the Haystack

    It’s finally happened; what seemed to be rumors relegated to more unreliable news sources and Facebook a few years ago have finally come to fruition. Michael Fassbender is our new Assassin’s Creed. Hollywood has squinted cockeyed at the new Warcraft movie and thought “I bet we can make more like these.” The trailer dropped and […] More

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    Overwatch Beginner’s Guide

    Overwatch is a new game, right? Overwatch is a lot more than a contest you can enter by purchasing a large drink at Taco Bell. It’s a sweet new game too. Also, it’s really addicting. Like, I’ve gone through gaming withdrawals every time it’s had to patch. I’m gonna need a 12-step program between the […] More

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