An Eye for an Eye Part One: A Defense of The Last of Us Part II

An Eye for an Eye Part One: A Defense of “The Last of Us Part II”

Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist January 12, 2021

Revenge has been a staple of pop culture for millennia. From the Shakespearean times of Ye Olde English all the way to the standard-setting modern action film "John Wick," the idea of righting a wrong...

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After sudden shutdown, esports are back on(line)

Alejandra Gerlach September 30, 2020
TU Gaming is gearing up to get their players back in action remotely
Animal Crossing players seek New Horizons

Animal Crossing players seek New Horizons

Kara Killinger April 9, 2020
Students are social distancing — and socializing — with the Nintendo Switch game
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The decline of couch-cooperative gaming

Benjamin Gonzalez February 6, 2020
The shift from local to online multiplayer in video games may produce more revenue for the industry, but excludes an entire market of potential players.
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Live like a Sim: Lessons from a sandbox game

Nina Loya September 11, 2019
Who knew spending your days playing a video game could be so informative?
The love of the screen

The love of the screen

Austin Davidson November 14, 2018

I was 14 years young when I found “League of Legends,” an online video game where teams of either 3 vs. 3 or 5 vs. 5 battle to destroy one another’s bases. I had been playing video games...

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TU Gaming and Classics Department try multiplayer gaming

Noelle Barrera October 18, 2018
Embarking on an odyssey of classics-inspired fun with the new "Assassin's Creed" game
Matthew Hibbs teaches his computer science class about video games. photo by Allison Wolff, staff photographer

Computer science students create their own video games

Amber Adickes April 4, 2018

Video games have come a long way from the Pac-Man and Tetris days. According to Pew Research Center, about half of American adults played video games on a computer, TV, game console or portable device...

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Point/Counterpoint: Esports are evolutionary sports

Tiffany Nguyen February 5, 2018

Within the last decade, esports have been gaining more mainstream attention as more people become interested in online competitive games, such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends...

“This War of Mine” screenshot depicting the repercussions of player decisions during gameplay.

Videogames recreate moral realities of modern war

Gabriel Levine January 24, 2018

One of the great values of art, film, photography and literature is that they are our only means, outside of direct experience, of grasping and confronting the reality of war, history and ideology. Videogames...

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