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All screenshots by: Joey Crossney, App by: Riley Testut

Delta: Game Emulator: The battle of emulation and game preservation

Joey Crossney May 15, 2024

Apr. 18, 2024 was a big day for game emulation enthusiasts and gamers alike. The Delta: Game Emulator was released on the Apple app store by a developer named Riley Testut. The app is completely free yet...

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“Content Warning”: Simplicity makes all the difference

Joey Crossney, Layout Editor April 18, 2024

Released on April 1, 2024, “Content Warning” truly shows what simple, pure fun people can have with video games.  “Content Warning” was developed and published by Landfall Games, a Swedish...

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Sonic Symphony Washington DC review: The Knight of the Wind

Joey Crossney February 12, 2024

On Jan. 20, 2024 one of the greatest nights for Sonic fans happened in Washington DC: the Sonic Symphony World Tour. The night was filled with several funny moments, universal crowd cheer and most importantly,...

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder review: Absolutely wonderful

Joey Crossney November 16, 2023

October 20, 2023 marked a very special day for Mario fans around the globe. It was the release date of Super Mario Bros. Wonder, the first traditional 2D Mario game in over ten years. Fans have been happy...

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Sonic Superstars review: The stars are back!

Joey Crossney November 9, 2023

Released on October 17, 2023, Sonic Superstars is the next 2D Sonic game following up on 2017’s Sonic Mania. The game centers around the characters Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy going to the Northstar...

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In a galaxy far, far away

Joey Crossney October 25, 2023

Ahsoka, Disney’s newest show for the Star Wars franchise has concluded its first season. It’s spearheaded by Dave Filoni who is best known for working on Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Mandalorian...

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Charles Martinet Tribute: Let’s-a-retire!

Joey Crossney October 4, 2023

Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario, Luigi and many other popular characters in the Mario franchise, has retired at 68. While he is no longer working, the impact, memories and soul that his voice brought...

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Sonic Adventure 2 retrospective

Joey Crossney September 19, 2023

First released over 20 years ago, Sonic Adventure 2 marked the end of an era for its developing company, Sega. It was the swansong (finale) for their last game console, the Dreamcast, which was failing...

Capitalism and Deja Vu

Joey Crossney March 27, 2023

Over the last few years, entertainment has become heavily reliant on nostalgia. Some say the decision is killing creativity, while others believe it allows viewers to revisit old ideas and improve upon...


Joey Crossney November 3, 2022

This past week, leaves were falling, the wind was blowing, pumpkins were growing, but, most importantly: it was Halloween! Halloween is a family favorite, best known for the spooky decorations, candy,...

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Splatoon 3 review

Joey Crossney October 4, 2022

The latest installment in the Splatoon series, Splatoon 3, provides a fresh yet familiar experience for fans of the popular third-person shooter Nintendo franchise. Splatoon 3 was released on September...

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Fall traditions

Joey Crossney October 4, 2022

With summer fading, you can now feel the crisp air of the fall mornings as you arrive at school. The start of fall also means that many people will be participating in traditional fall activities like...

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