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Mace & Crown | November 22, 2017

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NekoCon 20: Day one roundup

November 3, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 is now in high gear through Sunday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center!

As the premiere animé convention of the Tidewater region and celebrating its 20th anniversary, NekoCon prides itself on introducing Japanese culture, media … 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

‘Prey’ Review: Popular Shooter Returns to Xbox One, PS4 and PC

June 9, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

“Prey” was released by Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios on May 26, 2017 on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. This open world game is a first person survival shooter. It was made as a reboot … Read More

PAX East Brings Gamers the Latest in the Industry

March 22, 2017 |

Brooke Nicole | Contributing Writer

One of gaming’s biggest and innovative technology conventions in the nation was recently held in Boston over the weekend of March 10-12. The convention, which is an east coast offshoot of the Seattle-based convention PAX West, … Read More

Should You Make the ‘Switch?’

February 3, 2017 |

Daija Marrow Contributing Writer

Nintendo seems to be attempting to keep pace with competitors Sony and Microsoft as they promote their upcoming console, Nintendo Switch. While this platform is more like a modern console than its predecessor, Nintendo is taking risks … Read More

PixelFest 2017 Preview

February 2, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

Norfolk’s first gaming festival is returning for its second year, and if you’re a gamer, interested in gaming or interested in local game development,  PixelFest may be the place for you.

PixelFest is a three day event … Read More

Players Reach News Depths and Heights with ‘Bioshock: The Collection’

September 24, 2016 |

<h5>Brooke Nicholson

Contributing Writer</h5>

“Bioshock: The Collection” lets newcomers travel back to the infamous cities of Rapture and Columbia with the newest, remastered edition of all three games in the series. After receiving positive reviews  for each game upon their original release, … Read More

‘Pokémon Go’ Pro Tips from the Mace & Crown

July 22, 2016 |

Audra Reigle Staff Writer

“Pokémon Go” has taken over the world since the worldwide launch was delayed due to server issues that plagued the game. Nevertheless, the augmented reality has made players get up, go out and try to catch them all! … Read More

Pokémon GO Catches Success

July 13, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

“Pokémon GO,” the mobile game app released in beta on July 6, in less than a week has taken the world by storm. Developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, “Pokémon GO” is a mobile game … Read More

Chuck Ragan: Changing the Sound of Soundtracks

February 16, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham Contributing Writer

Singer-songwriter Chuck Ragan released music for his debut soundtrack recording, “The Flame in the Flood,” on Feb. 4. The soundtrack was written for the wilderness survival video game, “The Flame in the Flood,” which is set in … Read More

Review: The Witness, So Many Puzzles

January 30, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Staff Writer

“The Witness” is the newest game developed by Jonathan Blow, creator of the critically-acclaimed, independent game, “Braid.” The player awakes alone on a mysterious and beautiful island with no information or memory to speak of. The only … Read More

Video Game Review: Undertale

January 15, 2016 |

By Audra Reigle Contributing Writer

As a human in a world of monsters who want your soul, the “Undertale” player has two choices: befriend the monsters or fight them. That’s about all that can be said about the game as saying … Read More

Fallout 4 Review: Same Wasteland, New Tricks

November 15, 2015 |

David Thornton Copy Editor

The long-awaited return to the post-nuclear wasteland of the Fallout series with Fallout 4, strikes an admirable balance between delivering an experience familiar enough to please hardcore fans, and new … Read More

Sony announces New Games at Tokyo Game Show

September 17, 2015 |

Robert Williams Contributing Writer

Tokyo Game Show 2015 is here to bring all of the big gaming news coming out of Japan. Below are some of the top stories from TGS.

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“Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain” First Impressions

September 10, 2015 |

By Robert Williams Contributing Writer

Spoiler Free.

Imagine infiltrating an outpost with the works: guards, snipers and spotlights fanning across the area looking for anyone who dares to … Read More