Tag: video games

Video Games And Violence

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER In recent years, plenty of arguments have been suggesting that the recent epidemic of violent crimes—like mass and school shootings—are the result of video games, particularly violent video games. According to such arguments, violence begets…

Bracing for the Google Stadia

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER On March 19, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, California, Google announced its development of what could be another turning point in the trajectory of video games—a cloud-based gaming platform. The Google Stadia,…

Game for Thought: The Rise of Narrative Design

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER Video games are a reminder of the constantly evolving world that we live in. Who would have thought back in the days of Pong and Space Invaders that people would be able to make a career…

We Need More Co-Op Games

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER With the extreme and sudden notoriety of Fortnite and the recent release of Apex Legends, it is clear that battle-royale as a genre is currently taking the world by storm. Several already established game companies have…

Game for Thought: Tribalism in Games

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER Gaming communities can be toxic. Some can even be quite destructive, and yet they persist. Popular titles such as Dota 2 and Fortnite have been described as having terrible or cringe-worthy player bases, but these…