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Destiny 2 review

Destiny 2 review

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Rating: 10/10 MSRB: Teen Four years ago, the game company, Bungie, promised us the beautiful, open-world game we know as Destiny. The hype was enormous. What the players got was an incomplete game at launch that gradually got better over the course of three years. Now, after three years of th...

The History Chicks podcast review

The History Chicks podcast review

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Beckett Graham and Susan Vollenweider Sometimes when I see a rating of a perfect-ten, I’m immediately skeptical. But “The History Chicks,” which recently reached its hundredth episode, is truly deservant of that mark. Whether you’re a history buff or you yawn at th...

Call of Duty: WWII Review

Call of Duty: WWII Review

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Rating: 4/10 Publisher: Activision/Sledgehammer Release Date: Nov. 3, 2017 MSRB: Mature   The fourteenth game in the Call of Duty franchise has been a long awaited homecoming. For the first time in almost a decade, we are sent back to the brutality of World War II. In the starting...

Destiny 2 review

Destiny 2 review

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Four years ago, the game company Bungie promised us a beautiful open world game we know as Destiny. The hype was enormous. What the players got was an incomplete game at launch that gradually got better over the course of three years. Now, after three years of the first game, Bungie has released Destiny ...

Pinball Hall of Fame adds more machines to its collection

Pinball Hall of Fame adds more machines to its collection

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

The Pinball Hall of Fame has been a Las Vegas feature since 2009. Located at 1610 E. Tropicana, it has been slowly growing its collection of pinball machines. The Pinball Hall of Fame is a stand-alone museum, opened by the Las Vegas Pinball Collectors Club and owner Tim Arnold, who started operating...

STOP! App Review

STOP! App Review

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

March 23, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Publisher: Fanatee Rating: 7/10 Price: Free with in-app purchases Compatible with: iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch   “Quick! What's a human body part that starts with the letter U!” If someone screams this at you, they might just be playing the new game “Stop!” Drop your Angry Birds and lo...

Fallout 4 video game review

Fallout 4 video game review

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

8.5/10 ESRB: Mature The premise of a Fallout game is to allow the player to experience a post-apocalyptic, lawless environment while traversing the wasteland. With  major innovations that separate it from previous entries in the series, Fallout 4 deserves all the hype. The story this time aro...

Are Esports “real” sports?

Are Esports “real” sports?

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

September 29, 2015


Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

  Electronic sports have been around for many years now, ranging from unknown to well known. The competitive nature of videogames traces back to something simple as to beat the high score that plagued an arcade machine. From this competitiveness, people around the world seek to beat what is ...

Top 5 Best and Worst of 2014

Top 5 Best and Worst of 2014

January 13, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, music, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Top 5 Best Young Adult Books of 2014 Top 5 Best Movies of 2014 Top 5 Worst Movies of 2014 Top 5 Best Music of 2014 Top 5 Worst Music of 2014 Top 5 Best TV Shows of 2014 Top 5 Worst TV Shows of 2014 Top 5 Best Video Games of 2014 Top 5 Worst Video Gam...

Review: Far Cry 4

Review: Far Cry 4

by Denzel Reyes, Senior Reporter

January 12, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, video games & internet

Far cry 4 is a deja vu experience. Compared to its predecessor, Far Cry 3, the similarities are obvious. You are a male protagonist who gets caught up in a civil war, you liberate outposts and radio towers, and you are up against a psychopath. Games who copy and paste are often ranted on, but Far Cry...

Review: Trivia Crack

Review: Trivia Crack

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor

December 10, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Trivia Crack is spreading across Palo Verde High School, the newest trivia game, is taking over students minds. The game was causing students to actually think and they are dealing out their usernames to play one another. The point to this game was to secure six different crowns before the opponent does....

Why Nintendo is in trouble

Why Nintendo is in trouble

by Jake Rainey, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2014


Filed under columnists, ENTERTAINMENT, OPINIONS, video games & internet

Nintendo is in trouble right now. The Wii U sales are diminishing and the classic gaming company is facing bankruptcy. Why is this? Nintendo is one of not the most well-known gaming publishers in the world. What caused them to fail so badly? For the answer you have to go back to the year 1996. Nintendo,...

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