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Bit Bash event showcases Chicago game makers

Bit Bash event showcases Chicago game makers

Keira Wingate, Asst. Arts & Life Editor

August 21, 2019

A power-packed event full of one-of-a kind video games and incredible talent was held at the Museum of Science and Industry on Aug. 17 and 18. It included 50-plus games from all over the globe – offering a wide range of experiences.  The event is known as Bit Bash – Chicago’s alternative game ...

One man. One mountain. No rope.

One man. One mountain. No rope.

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 22, 2018

3,000 feet in air on the north side of Yosemite Valley, world-class climber Alex Honnold clings to the face of El Capitan, with only minor variations in the texture of the rock determining where he can and can’t support himself. The stakes are high, as they always are for Honnold, but in this momen...

Victory Royale

Victory Royale

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

February 26, 2018

In the world of video games, military shooters used to be king. While some still are, the desire for a different kind of multiplayer experience has lately led gamers to look outside the latest installment of “Call of Duty.” Games like "Fortnite" appear to be fitting the bill. "Fortnite" has been ...

Got Killerspin? Ping pong house offers high competition

Got Killerspin? Ping pong house offers high competition

Andrew Hattersley

October 9, 2017

In a big city like Chicago many people have likely walked down Clark Street only to notice a Bank of America, Revival Food Hall and the post office, however, tucked amongst these buildings is one of the most popular ping pong locations in Chicago, Killerspin house which opened in 2014. Since then K...

Five video games to play this year

Five video games to play this year

Garret Neal

February 5, 2017

From sequels to spinoffs, here are some of the best video games to grab from the shelf. Read More »...

DePaul students ‘catch em all’ with Pokemon Go

DePaul students ‘catch em all’ with Pokemon Go

Pat Mullane

July 25, 2016

As little of surprise as it is, summer in Chicago is undoubtedly packed full with countless activities and festivals that serve as just some of the many reasons to go outside and enjoy the summer sun.  And whether it’s a bike ride or the beach, or maybe just a pleasant walk with your dog, the...

‘Doom’ video game reboot disappointing

‘Doom’ video game reboot disappointing

Andrew Busch

April 22, 2016

The classic science-fiction shooter “Doom” will return on May 13 with a fourth installation to the series headed to next generation consoles and PC. The original 1993 shooter is regarded as one of the most influential games in history as it introduced gamers to the first-person shooter as well usher...

‘Star Wars’ game’s downloadable content is fun, leaves players excited for more

‘Star Wars’ game’s downloadable content is fun, leaves players excited for more

Andrew Busch

April 8, 2016

Within today’s overcrowded market of first-person shooters, very few games are able to provide online multiplayer action that match the excitement of “Star Wars: Battlefront.” Read More »...

DePaul video game ‘Omnibus’ earns recognition

DePaul video game ‘Omnibus’ earns recognition

Bea Aldrich

October 11, 2015

It can break through walls, defy gravity, and even drive on the moon. It is the bus that only gets faster and never stops, and it is all being created by two up-and-coming game developers in the back row of a computer lab in DePaul University’s Student Center. Read More »...

Gaming Under The Influence in Lincoln Park combines booze and video games

Gaming Under The Influence in Lincoln Park combines booze and video games

Erin Yarnall

October 4, 2015

Pulling up to an abandoned looking building on a street filled with empty warehouses late at night in Chicago never seems like a good idea, no matter who you are, but for avid gamers and drinkers it’s an ideal way to spend their Friday night. Read More »...

Board, not boring: Board game nights and cafes aren’t just for kids

Board, not boring: Board game nights and cafes aren’t just for kids

Sergio Montealegre

April 26, 2015

Board games have been making a return to popularity as a more social face-to-face alternative. Read More »...

Press play on these 5 indie games

Press play on these 5 indie games

Kevin Locoh

January 11, 2015

As we enter 2015, there is one lesson to draw from the past year in video games: they have never been so diverse. Read More »...

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