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Teen Super Smash Brothers Tournament

October 15, 2018

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Join the library for some friendly competition and a chance to win a Game Stop gift card. Enter the MARIO KART COMPETITION on the Wii U. Matches will begin at 4:00 PM sharp and every entrant is guaranteed to play at least two...

SIU rewards 20 REACH grants each year. Here are two of the most fascinating projects

By Brey Mong-Delane, @Breymong_DE

May 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

As the semester is coming to a close, two SIU students are wrapping up their yearlong research projects while preparing for graduation. Bradley Henning, a senior from Hanover Park studying exercise science, and Miranda Gibson, a senior from...

The future of video games appears to be going mobile — although male players may drag their thumbs

By Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times

March 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Pulse

My real-life cat, it appears, has been frustrated with me lately. Oh, she's still spoiled, but there have been a couple of occasions in which my attention has been diverted from her to a wholly digital feline."Super Phantom C...

‘Yoshi’s Woolly World’ warms your heart

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

October 21, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Rarely is a game so sweet it makes your gums sore.As the title suggests, "Yoshi’s Woolly World" takes place in an environment completely constructed with yarn. While not an entirely new aesthetic, as the same developer also did "Kirb...

‘Tony Hawk’ flips players the bird

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

October 5, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Tony Hawk has fallen and should not get up.The Tony Hawk franchise used to be a pinnacle of gaming. Teens could not wait to get the latest game on their PlayStation, Nintendo 64, or even the Dreamcast, and fulfill their half-pip...

‘Mario Maker’ is a must-buy

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

September 15, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Everyone's favorite Italian plumber is celebrating a birthday.Thirty years after the release of the iconic “Super Mario Brothers,” players can re-live all their favorite Mario memories with “Super Mario Maker.”“Super Mari...

‘Mad Max’ leads players down a road of fury

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

September 7, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Max is not the only one who’s mad.'Mad Max: Fury Road' was the best film of the summer, unfortunately, its video game counterpart is almost as barren as the Wasteland it calls home.Set in an alternate universe outside of the f...

Metal Gear’s Big Boss story in a nutshell

By Grant Meyer l @GrantMeyerDe l Daily Egyptian

September 7, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Dozens of pages could be written about the complex storyline of Metal Gear, but I have dumbed it down so even a snake could understand it. The Metal Gear series is one of the longest running video game franchises in history. Created by leg...

How to try (and fail) surviving ‘Until Dawn’

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

September 2, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Butterflies are usually pretty little bugs decorating little girls’ rooms.However, “Until Dawn” makes butterflies the most terrifying insect in the animal kingdom. Not literal butterflies, but rather the butterfly effec...

Become Batman in game series finale.

By Grant Meyer l @GrantMeyerDe l Daily Egyptian

July 8, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Become the Batman.“Batman: Arkham Knight” is Rocksteady Studios’ final game finishing off the Batman Arkham trilogy.The player takes the role of the Dark Knight himself, and the plot revolves around the villain Scarecrow se...

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