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  • Smite Players Get New Map and Consumable Update

    Smite Players Get New Map and Consumable Update

    Michael Kennedy, Staff Writer

    February 21, 2017

    There was a lot with this 4.1 update. I am only going to focus with what is on console due to the fact that most competitive games are played on console. With new map changes, conquest, and clash get the bigger portion of the update. In the jungle, they added a attack speed buff for the dual lane. T... READ MORE »»

  • The APOCALYPSE NOW Debacle

    The APOCALYPSE NOW Debacle

    Matt Fazekas, Staff Writer

    February 21, 2017

    “Like Fallout: New Vegas on acid in Vietnam.” This is the descriptor on the (now-defunct) Kickstarter page for Apocalypse Now: The Game. When it was first announced, it seemed like a bizarre prank. As it’s developed, the ongoing saga of the Apocalypse Now game has become stranger and stranger, ... READ MORE »»

    Copyright Erebus LLC 2017. (image from official site)

  • Vikings, Knights, and Samurai! Oh, My!

    Vikings, Knights, and Samurai! Oh, My!

    Jake Roushia, Copy Editor

    February 20, 2017

    Ubisoft Montreal created a new IP called For Honor, a TPF (Third Person Fighting) game. Ubisoft wants to answer the age old question: who would win in a fight: vikings, samurai, or knights? The Beta and Alpha got positive reactions but people were skeptical because this was Ubisoft's first outing in... READ MORE »»

    Photo credit to Wilwells.com

  • Split Review

    Split Review

    Luke Steichen, Head Video Producer

    February 19, 2017

    When M. Night Shyamalan burst onto the scene around the turn of the new millennium with the 1-2 punch of The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, he was being hailed as "The next Spielberg." Depending on who you ask, that streak of hits continued with 2002's Signs and to some extent, with The Village in 2004. ... READ MORE »»

  • Optic Gaming Comes Up Short

    Optic Gaming Comes Up Short

    Michael Kennedy, Staff Writer

    February 17, 2017

    Once the pool play was done, Optic Gaming got knocked down to the losers bracket in the first round. Moving onto Sunday, Optic Gaming had to go through Elevate first. The score of that match ended with Optic on top with a map count of 3-1. After Elevate, they had a match 15 minutes later against Panda ... READ MORE »»

  • Should You Buy Video Game Remasters?

    Should You Buy Video Game Remasters?

    Jake Roushia, Copy Editor

    February 17, 2017

    Video games, similar to movies, are getting higher and higher in visual quality over time. They have came a far way from the 8 bit style; games now look eerily similar to real-life, circa The Order 1886. Graphics have been a main selling point for many games and systems--some gamers won’t even buy... READ MORE »»

    Photo credit to Casualsgaming.com.

  • Small Cakes Cupcakery

    Small Cakes Cupcakery

    Abbie Jovanovich, Graphic Designer

    February 17, 2017

    On February 10th, a new cupcakery opened on NIU’s campus. Small Cakes Cupcakery is a franchise bakery with locations across the country, and the newest edition being DeKalb. Each location has the same ten flavors, but there are more flavors depending on the location you go to. In addition to the standard ten flavors... READ MORE »»

    The Boston cream, caramel crunch, and chocolate marshmallow cupcakes featuring the signature Small Cakes box. Photo by Abbie Jovanovich.

  • Wake Me Up (I Can’t Wake Up)

    Wake Me Up (I Can’t Wake Up)

    Jose Ocelotl, Cartoonist

    February 17, 2017

    By Jose Ocelotl

Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Secretary of Education in  Historic Senate Vote

Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Secretary of Education in Historic Senate Vote

Sandra Morales, Bilingual Editor

Billionaire Betsy DeVos was voted in as Secretary of Education after Vice President Mike Pence broke the 50-50 tie in the Senate. This was the first time in which the Vice President stepped...  Read More »

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Women’s Marches of 2017

Women’s Marches of 2017

Sandra Morales, Bilingual Editor

SATURDAY, January 21st, 2017 On a beautiful late Saturday morning, thousands upon thousands of men, women, and children gathered to be heard at the Women’s March on Washington. While...  Read More »

Jan 23 • No Comments

President Park’s Scandal

President Park’s Scandal

Sandra Morales, Bilingual Editor

The country’s leader, Park Geun-hye, has been caught in a scandal that has spiraled the country of South Korea into chaos. Park has been heavily criticized and scrutinized for her relationship...  Read More »

Dec 13 • No Comments

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Should You Buy Video Game Remasters?

Should You Buy Video Game Remasters?

Jake Roushia, Copy Editor

Video games, similar to movies, are getting higher and higher in visual quality over time. They have came a far way from the 8 bit style; games...  Read More »

Feb 17 • No Comments

Small Cakes Cupcakery

Small Cakes Cupcakery

February 17, 2017

Top 5 Scary things in non-horror games

Top 5 Scary things in non-horror games

February 16, 2017

The Top 5 Super Bowl 51 Commercials

The Top 5 Super Bowl 51 Commercials

February 8, 2017

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Smite Players Get New Map and Consumable Update

Smite Players Get New Map and Consumable Update

Michael Kennedy, Staff Writer

There was a lot with this 4.1 update. I am only going to focus with what is on console due to the fact that most competitive games are played on console. With new map changes, conquest, and clash get the bigger portion of the update. In the jungle, they added a attack speed buff ...  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

The APOCALYPSE NOW Debacle

The APOCALYPSE NOW Debacle

February 21, 2017

Vikings, Knights, and Samurai! Oh, My!

Vikings, Knights, and Samurai! Oh, My!

February 20, 2017

Split Review

Split Review

February 19, 2017

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First eSport Tournament Streamed in Virtual Reality

First eSport Tournament Streamed in Virtual Reality

October 5, 2016

The Cruiserweight Classic: Mainstream Pro Wrestling’s Best Achievement In 2016

The Cruiserweight Classic: Mainstream Pro Wrestling’s Best Achievement In 2016

September 19, 2016

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