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A guys sneaks up on a victim in the game Mafia III. The game was released May 19, 2020.

‘Mafia III’ is the good-kind of hot mess

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

When picturing the American dream, some might imagine a beautiful, massive family gathering in a quaint, picturesque suburb with kids laughing and playing the day away, barbeque smoke irritating a delicious...

A character from Psychonauts runs down   a walkway. The game was released April 19, 2005.

‘Psychonauts’ gets jiggy with it

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

It’s a rarity to enter a game with mild expectations based solely on word of mouth and leave genuinely astounded at the quality on display, more so when after 15 years.  “Psychonauts” is a 3D...

A screenshot of the video game Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop is shown above. The game released on April 20, 2017.

‘Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop’ misses mark on originality

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer September 6, 2021

As we enter September and the adrenaline rush of starting a new year of the college journey wears off and students come to the sobering realization they are now stranded hundreds of miles from civilization,...

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