Video Game

‘Dark Souls 3’ remains challenging, retreads worn ground
Screenshot courtesy of Chris Rehling ’16 – Dark Souls 3, the final installation in the series, takes the player through a journey of Lothric. “Dark Souls 3”- From Software Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC 7 out of 10 By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP The “Dark Souls” series has become a staple in the world of gaming, known for its brutally punishing risk and reward gameplay and cryptic story. From…
‘Forza: Motorsport 6’ improves on mechanics, graphics, similar to previous games
‘Forza: Motorsport 6’ – from Turn 10 Studios Xbox One 7 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP For people who love cars and video games, “Forza Motorsport” and “Forza Horizon” seem to be some of the best games to play.   While they may not be the most realistic games in their genre, they are for sure the most popular. I have played every “Forza” game since…
‘Bloodborne’ provides dark, foreboding journey
Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service – In “Bloodborne,” players hunt through the night in the cursed city of Yharnam in search of a cure. By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP “Bloodborne”—From Software Playstation 4 9 out of 10 “Bloodborne” offers a truly unique and challenging experience, and is not intended to be a game that everyone can enjoy. The setting of the game is dark and horrific, taking place…
‘Mario Party 10’ enjoyable yet still disappointing, falls short
“Mario Party 10” — Nintendo — for Wii U 7 out of 10 By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP To be honest, I’m not sure why I bought “Mario Party 10.” Before going to the store, I asked myself, “Don’t I have enough ‘Mario Parties’ already?” I have played many “Mario Parties,” so I wondered how different “Mario Party 10” really could be. What really sold me on “Mario…
Binding of Isaac: Rebirth prompts disturbing yet addictive gameplay
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP Binding of Isaac: Rebirth 9 out of 10 Strange video games exist, from those that have you shoot aliens to full blown Medieval feudal system simulators. Perhaps one of the most imaginative and disturbing games this year is the “Binding of Isaac: Rebirth,” a remake of another game with the same namesake. While there is no story per say, it does follow the…