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Endless Legend presents a vibrant range of colors, with imaginative fantastical creatures.

Build an Empire, Face a Climate Crisis in Endless Legend

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer September 7, 2019
With the recent announcement of Amplitude’s so-called magnum opus Humankind, which appears to be a spiritual successor to Endless Legend, it seems appropriate to visit this game of exploration, expansion, exploitation and extermination.
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Metro Exodus Review

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor March 11, 2019

I’m standing amidst a jumble of abandoned cars on a crumbling highway. Most of the surrounding skyscrapers, fallen into severe disrepair, no longer kiss the heavens as they once did. At my feet is...

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Ubisoft Offers More of the Same With Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Joey Lewis, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 26, 2018

Ancient Greek culture contributed myths, mathematics, architecture and democratic ideas that are essential in our modern world. This makes ancient Greece a pretty neat setting for Ubisoft’s prestigious...

The world of Wellington Wells feels like the 60’s vision of the future from The Jetsons mixed with Bioshock’s sinister background and Overwatch’s cartoony character design.
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‘We Happy Few’ Disappoints

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer September 1, 2018
Game play fails to produce joy
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Sea of Thieves: a Chest Not Laden With Gold

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer April 13, 2018

Have you ever heard of Rare? I certainly had not, until Sea of Thieves was revealed in 2015 with its eye-catching trailer that got everyone talking. Rare churned out masterpieces during the 1990s:...

Players can explore old temples, civilian locations and military outposts for treasure. Tombs have even more treasure, and ancient stone tablets that offer even more reward. Image source:

Ubisoft Makes Improvements With Assassin’s Creed Origins

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer November 16, 2017

About two years back, game corporation Ubisoft announced that their biggest money maker, the Assassin’s Creed franchise, would be taking one year off to improve. This is quite surprising as AC previously...

NBA Playgrounds certainly isnt going for realism. Jumping to the hoop from the three-point line certainly isn’t possible in real life, but it sure is cool to pull off. Image source: NBA Playgrounds Twitter

Dunk From Your Couch With ‘NBA Playgrounds’

Jared Zullig, Editor-at-Large May 13, 2017

Imagine LeBron James doing a double backflip off the rim and slamming the ball into the hoop... This would be awesome to witness in real life, but is only possible in the new game NBA Playgrounds by Saber...

In the first 30 minutes, the player agrees to go into an underground nuclear shelter, is cryogenically frozen, then almost immediately fights a Deathclaw, pictured here. Image source:

‘Fallout 4’ Designers Appeal to Mass Audience, Lose Artistry

Alexander Robison, Staff Writer December 7, 2015

Due to the immense amount of content in Bethesda Games’ Fallout 4, 1,000 words may not seem enough for an adequate discussion. However, it is actually difficult for me to write about the game at all,...

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