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Author Archives: tonyoso
In H.G. Wells’ The Time Traveler, our protagonist travels deep into the theoretical dimension of time. Coming out on the other side, he experiences a few realities that all show the fate of earth as a bleak outcome for humanity. I, like many of the narrator’s guests, do not believe the traveler’s stories. I choose […] Continue reading
In League of Legends snowballing is the name of the game. Big plays that win the game often start as a small minion lead or that double kill that happened near the first dragon fight. Every click really does have an impact; just as every ranked game should mean something. From the first champion select […] Continue reading
By: Squidward I’ve never really written about this and the only people that know of this little story are the super nerds that will understand the excitement of being very good at a video game. From 7th grade to 10th grade I played a game called The Battle for Middle Earth 2 and I was […] Continue reading
Journey is a game about experience. From the beautiful soundtrack to the visuals that capture the imagination, the Playstation 3 title immerses the player in a world of beauty and mystery. The game revolves around an unnamed character’s journey through a desert to a mountain. It is both stunning and sobering – it’s a game […] Continue reading
(More shaky camera, please make it more shaky) For years, I’ve felt behind the gaming curve and have always yearned to play the games that have passed me by. I’ve wanted to know what it was like to play deep into the night and this summer I had the opportunity to find out what the […] Continue reading
By: Squid In King of Kong – A Fistful of Quarters we witness the underdog, Steve, tackle the task of getting the world record score in the arcade classic Donkey Kong by practicing for hours a day and performing under pressure. The other side of the story shows a demigod of the arcade world, […] Continue reading
Squidward – Author I’m motivated. I like to push myself to be my very best and I know I’m not alone. However, we all need to be motivated differently in order to study, run, call our family, and finish projects we have started. Personally, I love video games, I’ve played most genres and have […] Continue reading