Periscope

  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.

  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.

  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.

  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.

  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week

  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

‘Twitch Plays Pokemon’ takes group play to a whole new level

‘Twitch Plays Pokemon’ takes group play to a whole new level

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

March 9, 2014


Filed under A&E, Events, Games

They say that everyone is in charge of their own destiny. What if 80,000 people were in charge of it all at the same time? That's the question that "Twitch Plays Pokemon" asks. A social experiment of sorts, "TPP" is a live video stream of games on twitch.tv in the "Pokemon" video game franchise. P...

The rebirth of local play

The rebirth of local play

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

February 14, 2014


Filed under A&E, Games

When most people think of multiplayer in video games, they think about games like "Call of Duty" or "Halo," games known for their huge online modes. Multiplayer games weren't always thought of this way, however. Back in the days before online gaming on consoles, the only way to play with friends was...

2010: An Earth ‘Odyssey’ (Review)

2010: An Earth ‘Odyssey’ (Review)

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

January 7, 2014


Filed under A&E, Games, Reviews

With video games getting more and more popular, they’re beginning to take the movie approach.  That is,making big budget games with mediocre stories.  These games dominate the landscape and leave smaller games to the wayside. With the market being oversaturated with these mindless blockbusters,...

The new consoles have launched. How do they fare? (Review)

The new consoles have launched. How do they fare? (Review)

Joey Kucker, A&E

December 15, 2013


Filed under A&E, Games

November has come and gone, and brought with it the launch of not only one console, but two (the Xbox One and PlayStation 4).  Both consoles have already gotten in to the hands of millions of happy gamers, and are on track to be sold out for a long time. According to both Microsoft (Xbox One) and...

Infinity Ward answers the ‘Call of Duty’ (Review)

Infinity Ward answers the ‘Call of Duty’ (Review)

Joey Kucker & Tyler Galaskas, A&E Editor and Sports Editor

November 12, 2013


Filed under A&E, Games, Reviews

“Call of Duty” has always been the “summer blockbuster” of videogames.  As a franchise obsessed with large explosions, crazy set pieces, and gruff male characters, it’s a distinction well earned. While this works very well for the series, many argue that the game has stagnated in recent...

Can “Grand Theft Auto V” live up to its series legacy? (Review)

Can “Grand Theft Auto V” live up to its series legacy? (Review)

Joey Kucker, A&E Editor

September 29, 2013


Filed under A&E, Games, Reviews

“Grand Theft Auto” is a game that draws a lot of criticism.  As a series in which you can go from running over pedestrians to interacting with individuals working in the world's oldest profession, it’s developed a reputation of being a plague to our youth as well as one of the greatest game series...

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