Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Halloween Special Issue

Halloween Special Issue

October 30, 2014

‘Destiny’ videogame does not reach potential

By Alessandro Arena-DeRosa

September 21, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Scrolling Headlines, Technology, Video Games

Bungie and Activison, the companies who brought you Halo and Call of Duty, released the first game in what they’re claiming to be a genre-defining new franchise for the Xbox and PlayStation gaming systems. On Sept. 9, “Destiny”...

Final Fantasy XIV turns one this month: a look back on a realm reborn

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 2, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Scrolling Headlines, Technology, Video Games

On August 27, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (FFXIV) celebrated its first anniversary, now boasting over 2.3 million monthly subscribers. It’s become hard to remember that...

Jak and Daxter remains a gamer favorite

By Alex Frail

April 21, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Scrolling Headlines, Video Games

Last fall, video game developer Naughty Dog denied rumors that a “Jak and Daxter 4” was on the horizon. The news was a disappointment for fans of the classic video game series, which was released from 2001 to 2004. The original...

Classic, unsung video game soundtracks

By Jackson Maxwell

November 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

When the casual person thinks of the soundtrack to a video game, a few things come to mind. If they’ve played it before, they may think of the haunting Gregorian chant that serves as the theme to the “Halo” series. Or they...