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Mace & Crown | December 11, 2017

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Posts ByAudra Reigle, Author at Mace & Crown

‘Pokemon Ultra Sun’ and ‘Pokemon Ultra Moon’ bring new features to last year’s games

December 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Another Pokemon game hit shelves on Nov. 17 with the launch of “Pokemon Ultra Sun” and “Pokemon Ultra Moon.” The 3DS games bring new features and Pokemon to the Alola region introduced in last year’s “Pokemon … Read More

PC games to play with your friends

November 19, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

You’ve got your friends, and you’re ready to play a game together. The problem is you’ve already played all of the games you own together, and you’re looking for something new. Here are some games that … Read More

Golden Joystick Awards 2017 Recap

November 18, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

The 35th Golden Joystick Awards were held on Nov. 17 in London’s Bloomsbury Big Top. The show was hosted by Danny Wallace with a pre-show hosted by Keza MacDonald and Ellie Gibson. Three million votes were cast to … Read More

‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ returns to its roots

November 18, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

 

Since its initial release in 2007, “Assassin’s Creed” is the one game players know they will get a new game to add to the ever-growing collection every year. “Assassin’s Creed” quickly became one of the … Read More

Artificial intelligence recognizing sexuality through pictures

October 29, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Artificial intelligence is expanding into the world of sexuality. It’s getting its own “gaydar,” and its suggested that it could be better than a human’s.

 

A study from Stanford University said that an electronic classifier could correctly … Read More

‘Animal Crossing’ for mobile devices announced

October 29, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

“Animal Crossing” fans have a new game to look forward to. Nintendo had an Animal Crossing Mobile Direct at 11 p.m. EST on October 24. The Direct was only about 14 minutes long, but it was … Read More

Equifax hacks put customer information at risk

October 15, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Equifax is one of three major credit reporting agencies in the U.S. This year, they have been facing their own cyber security issues with a hack earlier this year. The story doesn’t stop there though. A … Read More

Google to launch new “Made by Google” products

October 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Google is preparing to launch their new line of “Made by Google” products. At an event held on Oct. 4, the company took some time to show off their new products and their features.

One of these … Read More

Transatlantic cables come to Virginia Beach

October 4, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

The neighboring city of Virginia Beach is now known by the tech community as a digital sea port. This means that it is a starting point for the 4,000-mile wire. This cable is called a transatlantic … Read More

‘Destiny 2:’ The gang’s all here

October 4, 2017 |

James Finney | Contributing Writer

On Sept. 6, 2017, Bungie invited gamers all around the world to a second serving of their latest IP, “Destiny 2.” Bungie enticed the “Destiny” community to return with the promise of a new helping of … Read More

Is the online textbook a benefit or a scam?

October 4, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

Many universities have been subjected to the monopoly known as McGraw-Hill for decades. Recently, a new, money-draining disaster has come about. If you aren’t aware of the new book finding it’s way into science and history … Read More

The Ring that watches over the home

October 4, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

Ring is a new security method sweeping into Hampton Roads communities. This piece of technology is a not-so-simple doorbell. According to Neighborhoodscout, the surrounding Tidewater cities have high crime rates ranging from vandalism to homicide. They … Read More

Get lost in ‘Hearthstone’

October 4, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

“Hearthstone” is the game to play with friends in your free time. Esports is gaining popularity in both the media and on ODU’s campus. It is competitive online gaming that is played either in teams or … Read More

The truth about the Webb’s Gamer Den

October 4, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

The gamer is one of the many diverse personas that make up Old Dominion University. Have you ever walked into the Webb and passed through the center where an active group of gamers preside? It is … Read More

SAE Builds Cars, Hopes to Share the Experience with Others

October 4, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

The Engineering Systems Building on campus is home to the Motorsports Lab. This is the home to members of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). In this room, students are able to build cars to take … Read More

‘Madden’ Brings New Features to a Classic Title

October 4, 2017 |

Kevin Washington | Contributing Writer

 

Coming around with the same frequency as your birthday, this year’s iteration of “Madden” is finally out. This year’s iteration finally rebranded itself with a brand new “Frostbite” engine. The game is significantly better and all … Read More