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Review: Spider-Man

Review: Spider-Man

Garret Roberts, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Manager

September 10, 2018

A common theme among video games since their conception has been one thing: superheroes. Offering a way to become one of these characters and use the powers present in comic pages, Spider-man has been featured in games as early as the NES. Marking his first appearance in a game by Insomniac Studios,...

RMU announces esports team

RMU announces esports team

Garret Roberts

September 4, 2018

RMU has announced that an esports team will become an official club sport on campus this fall. This allows the university to enter the world of competitive gaming, so students with gaming skills can represent their school in tournaments in the digital world.“Our new esports leadership group wil...

The #BullyHunters controversy

The #BullyHunters controversy

Garret Roberts

April 16, 2018

April 12 marked the inaugural broadcast of the #BullyHunters live stream on the Twitch streaming service. Aiming to raise awareness about online harassment, the movement has met a roadblock with countless controversies having arisen because of the broadcast.#BullyHunters was started by Natalie Casanova ...

Are video games making players violent?

Are video games making players violent?

Garret Roberts, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2018

On March 8, 2018, the White House released a video displaying graphic scenes of violence from video games. This compilation has since led to major criticism from its viewers. The video was published after officials cited video games as a source of growing violence in our society and suggested that they...

RMU’s Fireside Gathering

RMU’s Fireside Gathering

Garret Roberts

November 11, 2017

Robert Morris’s Colonial Overwatch Club hosted its first Fireside Gathering Tournament on November 11, 2017. Welcoming new and old players, the tournament saw a variety of players from many skill levels competing to take home the prize.The tournament offered two brackets: Basic and Standard. The Basic...

Review – Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Review – Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Garret Roberts

October 5, 2017

"Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite" is the newest entry in the long-running Marvel vs. Capcom series that first appeared in arcades in 1998. Featuring Marvel Comics characters in battle with Capcom’s video game series protagonists, it combines two sets of unlikely combatants into one arena. Does the ne...

Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Malik Frierson

April 12, 2017

Mass Effect is back in the form of the new video game, "Mass Effect: Andromeda." Featuring a brand new cast, story and setting for Mass Effect fans and gamers to sink their teeth into, the game follows new protagonist Ryder as he follows his father and sibling to the brand new Galaxy of Andromeda as...

Telltale’s Batman Episode 1: “Holy Button-Mashing Batman!”

Telltale’s Batman Episode 1: “Holy Button-Mashing Batman!”

Malik Frierson

September 16, 2016

Telltale is back with a brand new episodic game series. After surviving the zombie apocalypse, solving a fairy tale crime scene and discovering the truth to an impossible story, they have decided to give players the chance to wear the cape and cowl and become the Batman.These developers have been consis...

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Tyler Jorgensen

April 14, 2016

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright is one part of a larger story that covers all three games. The other two games are Conquest, and Revelation. Conquest and Birthright have physical copies as well as digital copies. Revelation is the only game of the three that is only sold through the Nintendo Eshop only. The story of Birthright follows you sidin...

Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest

Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest

Tyler Jorgensen

April 14, 2016

Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest is one part of a larger story that covers all three games. The other two games are Birthright, and Revelation. Conquest and Birthright have physical copies as well as digital copies. Revelation is the only game of the three that is only sold through the Nintendo Eshop. The story of Conquest follows you siding with No...