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Among Us: Murder mystery game goes viral among teens

THERE'S BEEN A MURDER: A crewmate is stabbed to death by the imposter while no other players are around. The goal of the imposter is to kill the other crewmates without being discovered.
November 3, 2020
“I like the simplicity. It’s pretty easy to learn and based off of concepts people are already familiar with. It’s calming and fun, even if it involves murder.”

Genre repeat: Battle royale gaming has ties to deathmatch style

As new games are being released, the trend that is emerging is that ideas once used a coming back.  The deathmatch style games are becoming one of the more reoccurring game styles.
March 21, 2019

It is often expected that the video game industry tends to move forward. However, with recent successes such as Fortnite and Apex Legends, we can see an obvious difference: the industry has begun reusing...

Fallout 76: Truly terrible or unfinished masterpiece? (Review)

Fallout 76 was released on November 14. So far fans prefer Fallout 4 as the new game has not gotten many good reviews.
December 18, 2018

Fallout 76 is a recently released game that has been viewed poorly by critics and gamer's alike. The game definitely has many negative points, but is it truly deserving of these poor ratings? Game play...

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Overwatch League fans observe as the teams Philly Fusion and London Spitfire compete in the championships. There were many teams fighting throughout the eight month season, but only two made it this far.
September 24, 2018

[analytics-counter] In the age of competitive video games, the definition of sport is being challenged. In a professional gaming world where players participate in tournaments, one game sought to change...

‘Spent’: Game teaches teenagers and adults about financial survival in the real world

December 9, 2016

"It's just stuff.  Until you don't have it." This is the motto for a web game that is not just a fun question and answer situation but a lesson in surviving in the real world. “Spent” is an...

Can ‘Battlefield: Hardline’ break out of its prequel’s shadow? (Review)

Can 'Battlefield: Hardline' break out of its prequel's shadow? (Review)
March 27, 2015

Can a new developer breath life into an aging franchise?  In the case of “Battlefield: Hardine,” the case is a mixture of yes and no. “Battlefield: Hardline,” the new game from EA, tries hard...

Is ‘New’ actually better? (Review)

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The New Nintendo 3DS has great features but may not have enough to offer existing 3DS users.
February 27, 2015

Can you judge something based on name alone?  In the case of the “New Nintendo 3DS,”  that answer may isn’t so easy to tell. The “New Nintendo 3DS” (yes, the new 3DS is actually called “New”)...

Can you survive the ‘Dying Light’? (Review)

Can you survive the 'Dying Light'? (Review)
February 8, 2015

Are things scarier in the dark? The new zombie-survival game “Dying Light” sure seems to think so. Developed by Techland (the creators of the hit game series “Dead Island”), “Dying Light”...

Can a “Ghost” come back from the dead? (Review)

November 7, 2014

Is it possible for a Ghost to come back from the dead? That’s the question everybody is asking of the new game, “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.” After last year’s less than stellar “Call...

Is it your “Destiny” to play this game? (Review)

September 25, 2014

    Very few games can claim the title of "an event." Sure, games like "Halo," or "Grand Theft Auto" claim the title with each new release, but they're established franchises with millions upon millions...

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