Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Pokemon ‘X’ and ‘Y’ present a move forward for series

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

November 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

The Pokemon series arrived on the video game scene in 1996, bringing with it the simple yet entertaining idea of catching and raising “pocket monsters” to the Japanese role-playing game genre. The game has been phenomenally...

Most anticipated games of 2013

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

Last year delivered its share of video game hits. Games like Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4 and Resident Evil 6 had fans camping outside of stores for hours before the game’s midnight releases. Still, just like it does every year, the video ...

Gotta catch ’em all

By Chris Trubac

October 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

It was nearly 15 years ago that the first “Pokémon ” games were released in North America for the Nintendo Game Boy console. Offering a captivating role-playing experience, “Pokémon ” quickly found its niche after the release of the beloved “Pokémon  Red Version” and “Pokémon  B...

Pokémon series needs fresh ideas

By Tim Jones

February 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

The Pokémon series was responsible for a good chunk of my childhood. Engaging in the morally ambiguous act of imprisoning random creatures and using them for personal battles was a solid formula that has managed to keep new generations of tr...

In favor of free culture movement

By Eli Gottlieb

March 2, 2011

Filed under Archives

Traditionally, the Left has stood for the rights of working people over the rights of capitalists, and it has also stood, when not plunged into a Maoist fever dream, for the rights of cultural figures, artists and intellectuals to spe...

Kirby Spins a New Yarn

By Andrew Sheridan

November 3, 2010

Filed under Video Games

It has been a long time since Kirby has had his day on the console venue. While he has starred in several handheld titles over the years and enjoyed popularity as a Super Smash Bros. character, it has been a full decade since Nintendo’s favorit...