The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Another Code: Recollection review: An unmemorable game about memories

“Another Code: Recollection” review: An unmemorable game about memories

Jason Fennell, Contributing Writer February 18, 2024

As we near the seventh anniversary of the Switch, Nintendo becomes increasingly willing to reach into its back catalog and make older games available to play again. This trend, which will seemingly hit...

Junior Anna Gerstenberger browses the Richardson Librarys collection of video games on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024. The library has moved the games from behind the front desk onto the shelves of the first floor for students to freely browse.

Library level up: Video game collection moved for student accessibility

Ashley Peréz, Contributing Writer February 4, 2024

Ready player one? For students looking for new video games, the John T. Richardson Library is moving their collection to the first floor near the group work tables. The change will allow students to check...

Pikmin 1+2 review: A Blooming Bundle

“Pikmin 1+2” review: A Blooming Bundle

Jason Fennell, Contributing Writer October 15, 2023

The first entry in Nintendo’s real-time strategy series “Pikmin” originally released for the GameCube in 2001. Since then, the franchise saw several long droughts, but Nintendo recently started promoting...

Trivia Crack comeback

Trivia Crack comeback

Amber Stoutenborough, Managing Multimedia Editor April 17, 2022

As I aimlessly scroll through Netflix, a familiar color-coordinated pinwheel stares back at me. Flashbacks of 2013 middle school years fill my mind, desperately willing the school wifi on my iPod touch...

The interior of the esports center in the concourse of the DePaul center.

E3 announces online-only event due to COVID-19 concerns

Lucas Madlangbayan, Contributing Writer January 30, 2022

In the far-off past of 2019, 66,100 people flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center for the latest video game press conferences. A sea of unmasked, non-socially distanced people cheered as Keanu Reeves...

Indie games like Mini Metro are the creative future of the industry. Chris Devers/Creative Commons

OPINION: The future of games is independent

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor January 10, 2022

The gaming industry, at large, does not excite me. I say that as someone who loves games more than anything, and I certainly take no pleasure in saying it. But over the past decade, I’ve been made to...

Peter Molyneux’s “Legacy,” an upcoming blockchain-based business sim. (22cans / Gala Games)

NFT integration with games in 2022 is an inevitability, despite Ubisoft’s failure

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor January 9, 2022

NFTs — they’re everywhere and nowhere. Ubiquitous in the public tech consciousness and placeless by way of blockchain technology. You’re probably sick of hearing about them. An NFT — which stands...

The Animal Crossing update we didnt know we needed

The ‘Animal Crossing’ update we didn’t know we needed

Graceson Kennedy, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021

So your Switch has been collecting dust since late August. Your villagers haven’t seen you since Tom Nook gave you a second bedroom and their hopes of ever seeing you return have been dwindling day by...

2021 in games: A brief retrospective

2021 in games: A brief retrospective

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor November 14, 2021

The end of 2021 approaches, somehow. You read the title, so let’s not waste too much time. One stipulation: a lot of games released in 2021 and I can only cover the ones which I’ve actually played...

Poster for Battlefield 2042 from IMDB

‘Battlefield 2042’: A series veteran’s first impressions

Brandon Yechout, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

The highly anticipated latest entry in the “Battlefield” series, “Battlefield 2042,” launched into open beta on Oct. 6. While the game’s full launch is not due for another month, this early release...

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