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Technology Spotlight: Marvel’s Spider-man redefines the super hero gaming industry

Technology Spotlight: Marvel’s Spider-man redefines the super hero gaming industry

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Shriya Vanparia   Insomniac's PS4 exclusive game, Marvel’s Spider-Man, had been stirring up a storm in the gaming industry since its first trailer in E3 2017, to the relief of many, it lived up to and even exceeded its expectations. The game is already seen as a strong contender for the top gam...

Video games are sports too

Coppell High School senior Andrew Yi plays League of Legends, an online battle arena game, on the afternoon of Dec. 12. Yi is one of many CHS students who play competitive video games to relax and have fun outside of school.

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

He walked into his room, set down his backpack and cleared the table of everything except for headphones, his computer and a newly opened can of soda. Clearing his mind of everything but the game, he opened up his laptop and prepared to play.   Like many students around the world, Coppell...

Video games not to blame for adults’ acts of violence

Ever since video games have become more violent there has been debate whether or not these games are the source of violent human behavior. St. Paul Pioneer Press 2005. (MCT Campus)

May 3, 2012

By Lance McCaskey Staff Writer Ever since their creation in the late 1940s, video games have offered people a new and innovative way to enjoy themselves. However, most of these games have become violent, gruesome and the center of an ongoing debate. In late July, Anders Behring Breivik opened...

‘Not everything you enjoy is bad’ Stewart says

Graphic by Brian Hwu.

November 17, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor I will be honest: whenever I sit down at my computer to check my e-mail or Facebook - my homework is done of course - a part of me feels strangely guilty for wasting time not doing anything productive. I know this is not just me; it seems like doing something pointless...

Modern Warfare 3 is the best yet

November 9, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today November 8th, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 went on sale everywhere and from the start of the first level I could tell that this game was special. For those of you who don't know about the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare is a branch of the developers...

Battlefield 3 passes expectations

Battlefield 3 stuns players with great graphics and entertaining multiplayer.

November 3, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer With smoke rising from nearby explosions and enemy fire bouncing all around you, Battlefield 3 is sure to get your heart pounding. As first person shooter games go, Battlefield 3 is almost as good as it gets. Released on Oc.t 25, this game is already looking lik...

Gears of War 3

September 20, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, September 20th, Epic games released the final installment of the extremely popular trilogy Gears of War 3. If you are not familiar with the game trilogy, this third person shooter series follows the main character Marcus Fenix and his team of soldiers, Delta...

Crysis 2: crisis averted

April 19, 2011

Chase Porter Staff Writer Running down streets, explosions unfold mere feet away, gunning down aliens while being caught up in the incredible scenery— this is what you are going to experience in one of the latest first person shooters “Crysis 2”. “I really want to get “Crysis 2” bec...

Are video games art?: Pro

December 12, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief Are video games art? It’s a bit of a frivolous question, but it has been a hot topic in the gaming community for quite some time. It started in 2006 with Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert, who made the bold statement that “video games can never be art...

Are video games art?: Con

November 29, 2010

Chris Cummins Staff Writer Definitions are a tricky thing.  They are both a precise indictment of a word, and yet, due to the  opinions that arise  in whoever reads it, are infinitely open to interpretation.  The posing of a definition engenders a question in whoever reads it, and invites refinement. This...

Upcoming video games you just can’t miss

September 21, 2010

Zeb White Asst. Business Manager, Staff Writer Today is the first day of fall, which means that school, football, and T.V. shows are back in full swing. But the change in season also brings more excitement in the form of video games. Halo Reach kicked off the major video game releases last Tuesday ...