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Assassin’s Creed: All’s good in the brotherhood

Assassin’s Creed: All’s good in the brotherhood

By DARCY ARIZMENDI aztecpress@pima.edu   “Assassin’s Creed 2” was considered one of last year’s best games. This was mostly due to the highly improved gameplay mechanics, including more variety than the original game. Does “Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood” continue to kill its audiences?   As much as I want to set up the story for anyone […]

Phone reviews: EVO 4G vs. Epic 4G

Phone reviews: EVO 4G vs. Epic 4G

By JONATHAN FRASER aztecpress@pima.edu   With so many choices available, buying a new cell phone can leave some fearing buyer’s remorse. How do you know if you have the best device out there? That’s what we set out to discover as we compared two Sprint flagship phones: The HTC EVO 4G and the Samsung Epic […]

Avoid holiday fail: check out these video games

Avoid holiday fail: check out these video games

Every year dozens of games get released right before the holidays. Because of this trend, people tend to just buy what is most popular without doing any research. Luckily we have two full-time nerds doing the work for you and have constructed a list that will make any noob into a knowledgeable tool. With this […]

‘Black Ops’ serves up tasty game play

‘Black Ops’ serves up tasty game play

By D.J. OCHOA aztecpress@pima.edu When it comes to video gaming, first-person shooters have become a commodity on all platforms. From “Fallout 3” in the Halo franchise to old-school “Golden Eye,” FP shooters give gamers their needed fix. No multi-platform game franchise has been more successful than Call of Duty. The latest version, “Call of Duty: […]

Sonic 4 Episode I fun, but expensive and lazy

Sonic 4 Episode I fun, but expensive and lazy

By JAMES KELLEY Console version After years of substandard 3-D games, 2-D Sonic is back on consoles with a boom, even if the price is steep and the “game” is short. The world’s fastest video game mascot returns in Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I, for iPhone, Wii, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Although broken […]

Even Linkin Park can’t save ‘MOH’

Even Linkin Park can’t save ‘MOH’

By Darcy Arizmendi aztecpress@pima.edu “Medal of Honor” has to be the most pretentious game of the year. It’s almost as if designers assume the player has never tried “Call of Duty” and will be amazed at the gritty setting. If you have played “Call of Duty,” there is no reason to buy MOH. If you […]

Playstation Move: Like Wii, but with balls

Playstation Move: Like Wii, but with balls

By Darcy Arizmendi Back in 2006, Nintendo came out with the Wii, which has gone on to sell more than 70 million units worldwide. Now Sony offers competition with its Move system. At first glance, Move seems to be a Wii clone. However, one must imitate to innovate. If Audio Highway had never invented the […]

‘Halo: Reach’ well polished

‘Halo: Reach’ well polished

By D.J. Ochoa Since the beginning of the Xbox console era, there has been one title that captured countless fanboys’ attention and deprived them of sleep. That game title is Halo. With the new release of Halo: Reach (exclusively for the Xbox 360), fans of this beloved series will be proud of the work that […]

Try downloading Flipboard

Try downloading Flipboard

By Jonathan Fraser You know the routine. Pick up a magazine or newspaper, skim through it until you find the articles you want to read. Meanwhile, the rest of the publication goes to waste. Developers at Apple think it does not have to be this way. They now offer a free Flipboard application through the […]

Something Silver, Something Gold - Pokemon Heartgold/Soulsilver

Something Silver, Something Gold – Pokemon Heartgold/Soulsilver

By Taylor Bock Many of us have fond memories of our days when we collected Pokémon cards and played the video games. We could tell you the names of all the original 150 Pokémons, give you their types and number, describe their strengths and weaknesses. Hell, some of us can still do that. Some Pokémon […]

Chatroulette latest Internet fad

Chatroulette latest Internet fad

By Mike Hawkins Internet fads sweep across the Web like a tornado in the Texas panhandle. Appearing out of nowhere, they tear across the pop culture landscape leaving hapless onlookers in their wake. Before you know it, your parents are calling to ask if you saw it. Chatroulette.com may be the next big storm on […]

Vigilante sites promote real-life crime fighting

Vigilante sites promote real-life crime fighting

Some people wish they could suit up and fight crime too. Today’s your lucky day, true believers, because an obscure Internet subculture wants you to slap on some spandex and join up.

Tucson’s ‘Boneyard’ photos seen across globe

Tucson’s ‘Boneyard’ photos seen across globe

By Jacquelyn Montaño Tucson’s Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group has been put on the map, so to speak. After a British newspaper found photographs on Google Earth of the Tucson landmark known as the “Boneyard,” news affiliates around the world buzzed about the images. The aerospace storage and maintenance facility adjoins Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. […]

God of War 3 worth the hype

God of War 3 worth the hype

By D.J. Ochoa After three years in development and with gamers counting down the days until they can play God of War 3, the wait is finally over. GOW3 marks the finale in Kratos’ search for vengeance towards the gods and the end of this exciting tale. With the development team at Sony Santa Monica […]

Gamers seek volunteers for March 27 NAMI Walk

Gamers seek volunteers for March 27 NAMI Walk

By Conrad Pursley Members of the East Campus gaming club, Gamers Unite, plan to turn off their consoles and put down their gamepads for Tucson’s March 27 NAMI Walk. The National Alliance on Mental Illness is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. The NAMI Walk is […]