‘Animal Crossing’ gave students a crutch last spring. A year later, some 5C students are still playing

For many 5C students, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” has consistently offered a welcome escape and simple delights during a year of quarantine.

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The Claremont Global Game Jam: Creating a video game from scratch in two days

5C students teamed up to participate in the Claremont Global Game Jam, a timed event in which teams had 49 hours to plan, program, and execute functioning video games.

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‘Florence’ delivers an emotional story that subverts mobile game conventions

Playing video games is an expensive hobby. Not only do you have to drop a couple of hundred bucks for a console, you also have to spend $50 to $60 more each time you want a new game. Playing mobile games, however, is another story. More often than not, smartphone

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‘Mortal Kombat’: Gory, unadulterated Americana at its finest

The “Mortal Kombat” games are, first and foremost, incredibly violent. Their trademark “Fatalities” are gory waterworks of blood spewing out of every body part imaginable. Thanks to modern animation technology, watching these “Fatalities” in “Mortal Kombat X” for the first time left me closing my eyes, unable to shake the

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