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Games to scare your pants off – Staff edition

October 29, 2014 |

By The Mace and Crown Technology Section Staff


Whether it’s headcrabs, the infected, necromorphs or creepers, everyone has that computer generated ghoulie that makes their hair stand on end.  Just the sound of them approaching makes you breathe faster … Read More

London Calling: A Recap of TechCrunch Disrupt London 2014

October 29, 2014 |


By Victoria Wood Staff Writer


TechCrunch’s highly anticipated technology conference, Disrupt Europe 2014 wrapped up on Oct. 21 in London. From the Hackathon held before the event to the usual excitement surrounding the Startup Battlefield, the London Disrupt … Read More

Games to code by

October 29, 2014 |

By Seann Barbour Staff Writer


In recent years, coding has become a coveted skill, as more and more services move to a digital environment.

Professors preach its’ clout on an aspiring employee’s resume, and the number of books and … Read More

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor review

October 29, 2014 |

By Robert Williams Contributing Writer

“Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor” is an action role playing game for the PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One and 350, and PC set in the universe of “Lord of the Rings.” This game mixes “Assassin … Read More

Time to ditch those wallets, Apple Pay has finally arrived

October 28, 2014 |

By Victoria Wood Staff Writer

During the Sept. 9 launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple discussed plans for a refreshed approach to near field communication (NFC) payment, Apple Pay.  As of the app’s debut on Oct. … Read More

Because Race Car

October 22, 2014 | 4

What drives the ODU Society of Automotive Engineers

Members of Old Dominion University’s Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, participate in yearly competitions where they are responsible for building, testing, and fine tuning a kit car from the ground up. … Read More

Games to scare your pants off

October 22, 2014 |

Five affordable horror games


We all love a good horror game, but unfortunately often our wallets often cannot accommodate this love. Luckily, the internet is rife with affordable games filled with fear.

5. “Don’t Get Spooked”

Created by Jonathan … Read More

Have fun ending friendships with “Super Smash Bros. 3DS”

October 15, 2014 |

Nintendo’s decision to release the newest “Super Smash Bros.” game on the Nintendo 3DS struck me as weird and a little cautious. But I can reassure you that after putting countless hours into this game, it surely plays just like … Read More

The sound of silence: Intel’s response to Gamergate

October 15, 2014 |

Industry giant Intel came under fire from #Gamergate supporters recently for their latest ad campaign on gaming website Gamasutra. After receiving complaints from #Gamergate members for involving themselves with Gamasutra, Intel pulled them from the market. The issue with advertising … Read More

Games to scare your pants off: Paranormal edition

October 15, 2014 |

Celebrating week two of our Gaming Spooktober, here are five paranormal games that will surely spook you out of your seat!

1. Paranormal

Imagine being trapped in your house every day, and that house just happens to be haunted. Next, … Read More