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Video Games Won’t Rot Your Child’s Brain

Video Games Won’t Rot Your Child’s Brain

Story By: Peter Lopez, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Video games play a huge role in the lives of gamers around the world. The medium has blossomed into a multimillion dollar industry. Despite this, video games are often thought of as a waste of time--if not outright demonized by parents. But the research suggests that video games aren’t harmful, but...

Mario Kart 8 Tournament Drifts through FCC

Mario Kart 8 Tournament Drifts through FCC

Story By: Peter Lopez, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Video Games

The crowd cheered for their favorite competitors, who wore tense facial expressions, as if they were fighting for their very lives. Racers zipped around corners. Blue-shells were thrown swiftly, without hesitation. No, it wasn’t the Indy 500--it was the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tournament at Fresno City...

The Current State of Games Journalism is Trash

The Current State of Games Journalism is Trash

Story By: Peter Lopez, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The current state of games journalism is trash. In fact, it’s hardly considered journalism at all. While visiting larger sites that have been in the game for a while, most of the content appears to be publisher driven and regurgitated information derived from press releases. These mostly include...

‘Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate’ is Mediocre at Best

‘Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate’ is Mediocre at Best

Story By: Peter Lopez, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Video Games

“Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate,” the latest from game video developer and publisher, Capcom, released on Aug. 28, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. Although it’s the newest “Monster Hunter” game to date, it didn’t quite captive this hunter as much as he would’ve liked. For those...

From Working Retail to Writing about Video Games

From Working Retail to Writing about Video Games

Story By: Peter Lopez, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, profile, Video Games

Covering video games for a living is no walk in the park, and for some, it may even be considered a “dream job.” But one young man has taken it upon himself to grab the bull by the horns, quit his day-job, and start producing content as a full-time freelance games journalist. Jakejames Lugo, 30,...

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