Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How Resident Evil 6 should evolve

By Tim Jones

January 30, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

Capcom has recently revealed the trailer for Resident Evil 6 – the latest installment in the Resident Evil series to be announced – and so far, it looks promising. However, promises won’t mean anything if Capcom leaves concerns...

Next generation consoles not a necessity

By Tim Jones

January 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

Rumor has it Microsoft is going to unveil the next version of the Xbox at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Exposition, along with speculation that the Playstation 4 might be in production and revealed to the public soon....

Skyward Sword dominates the Wii

By Tim Jones

December 7, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is an absolute triumph and can be considered among the best games on the Wii, as well as one of the best in the series. However, certain flaws, though forgivable,  prevent the game from reaching...

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 review

By Tim Jones

November 30, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

Watching Dead Rising’s Frank West throw a Servbot head onto Spider-Man, then slam him into the ground moments later is a moment of unquestionable glee. It’s the type of scenario seen often within Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom...

Downloadable content a double-edged sword

By Tim Jones

November 16, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

Back in my day, there was no such thing as downloadable content. People were restricted to whatever data was written on the game disk. Unless a sequel came out or an additional disk was released as an expansion, there was no hope...

SquareEnix quality disappoints avid gamers

By Tim Jones

November 9, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

Lately, I have something of a love/hate relationship with SquareEnix. I wish I didn’t hate it at times. After all, I’ve invested hundreds of hours into its games, and its held an important place in my life since childhood. I spent endless hours ...

PlayStation not living up to its past

By Tim Jones

November 1, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

I’ll never forget the day I picked up my first PlayStation 2. Having saved up money for a long time, the payoff was more than I could have expected. Armed only with Soul Calibur 2 and one controller, there were many sleepless nights when I would push...

Affordable Game Classics Offer Endless Fun

By Jeff Mitchell

October 12, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

When trying to kill time between classes and develop friendships with new roommates, activities might be hard to come by. If you are looking for a cost-effective way to bond with your buddies on weeknights, look no further than...

Mortal Kombat game series releases newest chapter

By Jeff Mitchell

April 26, 2011

Filed under Video Games

In this fast-paced, ever-changing world of ours, the only way to stand out is the bloody disembowelment of your competitors. “Mortal Kombat” (Mortal Kombat 9) revives the dying arcade fighter franchise like an adrenali...

Bargain Bin Special: Killer7

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

“Killer7” is a 2005 first-person shooter (FPS). While it lacks many familiar aspects of FPS’s and has a somewhat frustrating control scheme, still deserves a second look. You play as a group of assassins known as the Killer Seven, made up of seven people you can alternate between o...

3DS: Worth your money or not?

By Joe Kling

April 5, 2011

Filed under Video Games

The Nintendo 3DS is the newest member of Nintendo’s seemingly endless line of portables, and their first truly new hardware since 2004. While the four models of the Nintendo DS (DS, DS Lite, DSi and DSi XL) were simply improvements on their predecessors, the 3DS has taken the first step into the next gener...

‘White’ takes revives classic

By Andrew Sheridan

March 31, 2011

Filed under Video Games

As someone who has followed the Pokemon series with a nerdy loyalty over the span of its life, I have been concerned for some time that the franchise has been resting on its laurels. It is always a gamble to tamper with a winn...