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What’s Trending? On Twitter!- October 23rd

What’s Trending? On Twitter!- October 23rd

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2019

#RewriteATvOrMovieEnding- Twitter users use their imagination to redo the endings of various Television shows or movies. Many users use pictures, GIFS and videos to express their ideas. There’s enough room for two people! #RewriteATvOrMovieEnding pic.twitter.com/FZwYbj6GUF — Mister Race Bannon (@MrRaceBannon) October 23, 2019 CELEBRITIES- Mark Zuckerberg (#Zuckerberg) was trending during t...

New club hopes to bring students together through video games

New club hopes to bring students together through video games

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2019

NORFOLK- Northeast Community College student Austin Miller and a group of his friends are taking video games to a whole new level. They have begun to put together an esports club for the college. Activities for the competitive video gaming club will consist of tournaments and game nights once a mont...

What to play: ‘Wilmot’s Warehouse,’ a puzzle game about sorting for our Marie Kondo age

What to play: ‘Wilmot’s Warehouse,’ a puzzle game about sorting for our Marie Kondo age

Special to the Viewpoint

October 3, 2019

Life is a mess. And within that big mess is a bunch of little messes. I’m writing this from my bedroom, with a view straight into my disaster of a closet. It stresses me out. I’m sure my cat sitter looks at my loosely organized piles of stuff — T-shirts, sweatshirts, pants, books, old video game...

How US video game companies are building tools for China’s surveillance state

How US video game companies are building tools for China’s surveillance state

MCT Campus

September 12, 2019

Last October, software developers at Riot Games in Santa Monica fielded an unusual request. Like other video game makers, Riot’s success depends on its ability to make games that are compulsively playable, like its global hit “League of Legends.” But Tencent, the Chinese tech giant that owns Ri...

‘Ratchet & Clank’ review: high-caliber rounds

November 1, 2016

By Steve Watts Shacknews.com (TNS) “Ratchet & Clank” has tinkered with a lot of elements over the years. Each game for the last decade has attempted to add some new twist or spin on the familiar Swiss army gun gameplay, having seemingly concluded that there’s no room in the marketplace for a ...

‘Quantum Break’ review: Show, don’t tell

November 1, 2016

By Steve Watts Shacknews.com (TNS) In “Quantum Break,” a time travel experiment gone wrong leads to a tear in time, as possible realities crash into each other in shattered pieces throughout the world. The game itself exemplifies the same problem. The two directions are at odds with each other in...

Learn about the Drama Club and Play some Video Games

Learn about the Drama Club and Play some Video Games

Tim Johnson, Reporter

October 7, 2016

Have you ever wanted to play video games on a movie screen? Well, the Northeast Community College drama club’s got you covered. The drama club will be holding an informational meeting on Wednesday at 3 PM in the Cox Theater. Come enjoy nachos, play some video games, and most importantly learn about...

Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Video Games

Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Video Games

January 12, 2015

By Tracey Lien Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS _When people think of virtual reality, they think games. Put on a helmet where VR systems are being demonstrated, and chances are you'll be immersed in a video game. Here you are in a spaceship cockpit. Now you're driving a race car. Oh, look, you're dodging...

Troy Baker Talks ‘Call Of Duty’ And ‘Far Cry 4’

Troy Baker Talks ‘Call Of Duty’ And ‘Far Cry 4’

December 4, 2014

By John Gaudiosi GamerHub.tv (TNS) Veteran video game actor Troy Baker is starring in most of the biggest blockbusters on store shelves this Christmas, including Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s “LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham” and “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.” Baker talks abou...

‘Epic of Kings’ Brings Console Action To Mobile

‘Epic of Kings’ Brings Console Action To Mobile

November 25, 2014

By John Gaudiosi GamerHub.tv (MCT) Developer Dead Mage Game Studio was founded to develop engrossing fantasy action adventure games like “Garshasp: The Monster Slayer.” A few years ago, the studio shifted its focus to mobile games. On the heels of “Shadow Blade” comes “Epic of Kings,” a ga...

New Video Games Aim To Be Deeper Than First-Person Shooters

New Video Games Aim To Be Deeper Than First-Person Shooters

By Todd Martens

February 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Miguel Oliveira is developing a video game in a tiny apartment near the University of Southern California, worlds away from the high-tech studios of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. He works on a laptop surrounded by folding chairs and red plastic cups. The...

Video-game preview: ‘Need For Speed: Rivals’ is hands-on

Video-game preview: ‘Need For Speed: Rivals’ is hands-on

November 28, 2013

By Alex Martinet GamerHub.TV (MCT) On a clear day on an interstate highway, the table was set to make the perfect score. I was weaving in and out of traffic trying to further my distance from three police cars that were approaching my rear bumper. They have the gadgets to impede my progress,...

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