The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

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...

Cover of Resident Evil: Village, the eighth game in the series.

‘Resident Evil Village’: A middling sequel teases with flashes of brilliance

Brandon Yechout, Contributing Writer May 23, 2021

The “Resident Evil” franchise had long been on the decline before 2017’s “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” revitalized the once-titan of survival horror with a refreshing new perspective and a thrilling...

FILE-An esports player’s screen during a “League of Legends” match.

Video games are still my safe haven one year later

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor March 14, 2021

I wanted to write a lede about how it’s been a year since the pandemic began, and how all of our lives have drastically changed since last March. But we all know that. What hasn’t changed — and has...

Screenshot from YouTube.

People turn to ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ in time of need

Sonal Soni, Contributing Writer April 18, 2020

Imagine escaping to an island filled with cute anthropomorphic animals, tasked with doing as much or as little as desired, while relaxing acoustic and cheery bosa nova music plays in the background. Amid...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Small DePaul event helps showcase students’ game design ideas

Chinyere Ibeh, Music and Film Critic March 2, 2020

DePaul’s Game Design Salon serves as a mini conference for students of the MFA Game Design program to discuss various topics related to game design.  The open-mic style event, held in the Daley building...

‘Mario Kart Tour’ app falls short of finish line

‘Mario Kart Tour’ app falls short of finish line

Nicholas Moreano October 14, 2019

Imagine being able to use green shells and red mushrooms on rainbow roads from the palm of your hands – sounds enticing, doesn’t it? Well, when Nintendo released “Mario Kart Tour,” the first-ever...

Mascarenas, Moen and Mitchell pose next to their video game.

Bit Bash event showcases Chicago game makers

Keira Wingate, 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...

Esports continues making waves globally

Esports continues making waves globally

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief October 22, 2018

10 years ago, making a living from playing video games was nearly impossible even for hardcore gamers. Video games were meant for having fun and having something to do after work or school. However,...

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