All we do is talk past one another, trying to lay the blame on the other side without bothering to understand one another’s positions.
Though many have rightly condemned Hamas for its role in igniting the tragic Gaza conflict, American leaders of both parties have failed to point out Israel’s role in creating the conflict.
Race is an issue that is never too far from the surface of American society. Video games, though, are not an arena in which we normally expect race to raise the passions of people who otherwise view the hobby as a form of escapism.
Early last semester, one of my floormates brought his old Nintendo 64 back to the dorm after a trip home. It came with some great old games that the entire floor remembered fondly: Mario Kart 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Snowboard Kids, and Star Fox 64, among others.
Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors
Soon after news broke of Editorial Director Jeff Gerstmann’s firing from the popular video game website GameSpot, a Penny Arcade comic titled “The New Games Journalism” captured the sentiments of the gaming community with its sardonic tone.
To many Columbia students, the recent growth of the video game industry and the culture surrounding it is not readily apparent. Yet for some, college campuses have always demonstrated the sway that video games hold over young people.
By now, it’s common knowledge in the video game community that Nintendo is aiming squarely for a family-oriented market. This focus on family-friendly fun has led to a flood of casual games that are not necessarily meant to appeal to the adult demographic.
There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it: Project Gotham Racing 4 is essentially the same game as Project Gotham Racing 3. The only differences are the admittedly impressive rain effects and the shoddily designed motorcycles added to the racing mix.
The hype for Halo 3 began as soon as the first trailer was shown in 2006, and hasn’t stopped since. Up until the last day before the game’s release, Microsoft and its mighty public relations machine was working overtime to make sure people knew that Halo 3 would be amazing.
Jun 10, 11:27pm
Many students associate experimental music with the depths of Brooklyn, but Jake Gagne, CC ’16, is bringing the avant-garde to Morningside Heights. Gagne released his debut EP, “Violent Moan,” at... Read More
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