The popular gaming service, Steam, has offered the world some amazing and unforgettable games that are enjoyed by anyone and everyone. Joining Steam’s impressive lineup is 2017’s indie game Cuphead.
Video Game Review: MLB The Show 2016
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–The 2016 edition of “MLB: The Show” was released for PS3 and PS4 earlier this month, continuing its streak as the most popular baseball video game. Since baseball has remained pretty consistent as a sport in recent years, those familiar with the MLB series will not see too many visible changes, but there are […]
"Fire Emblem: Fates" Review
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Since the release of “Fire Emblem Awakening” in 2013 and the long-running tradition of having its characters appear in the popular “Super Smash Brothers” series, the strategy RPG franchise has finally gained a large amount of traction in America. Now, albeit a bit late, here is our review of the latest entry in […]
DLC: How Much is Too Much?
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–In today’s market, consumers dive full force into the latest big-name game release. Whenever a gaming title gets a lot of buzz, such as the recent “Fallout 4”, fans will clamor for extra, downloadable content (DLC). It’s simply a fact about the industry today: we always think and theorize about the add-ons a […]
Games to Look Forward to in 2016
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–The holiday season may be over, but there are still plenty of great games coming out during the new year. Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft continue to release big name titles with each passing week, and it’s possible that the rumors about the first next-gen console, Nintendo NX, being released later this year […]
Games as Cinematic Experiences
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–As video games have progressed, they have gone from simplistic, pixelated screens to full-fledged experiences, often with as much effort put into story, music, and visuals as a major feature film. Games often have voice actors, well-thought-out plots, and composed soundtracks to set the mood. But in games themselves, there is something that allows the […]
"Call of Duty: Black Ops 3" Review
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Video game developer Treyarch released its third installment of the “Call of Duty” video game franchise, “Black Ops 3,” on Nov. 4. Unlike the first two versions, “Black Ops 3” brings a new story to campaign mode. In a futuristic setting, there is a new cold war and you and your partner […]
Best Games of the Fall 2015 Season
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Games come out at an extraordinary rate; at any time of year, there is always an upcoming release of a major title to look forward to. The fall months, however, are primarily known for having multiple big-name releases annually, with classics such as “The Elder Scrolls V: Skryim,” “Borderlands 2,” and most of […]
Does "Halo 5" Miss the Mark?
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–“Halo” is a long-running first-person shooter video game series exclusively for Xbox consoles. The first game in the series, “Halo: Combat Evolved,” was released in the fall 2001 and was the start of my relationship with the Halo series. I have played every single “Halo” over the last fifteen years. It is definitely the […]
New Gamer Organization on Campus
Monmouth University has a new club on campus (although not officially recognized). It is called the Gamer Club. Here’s a look at it.