The second screen

Console to hand-held connectivity taking strides in modern gaming For me it all started with the Dreamcast, that beautiful white brick, accompanied by the console’s VMU (visual memory unit) I could play mini-games on a small second screen that would affect things in the console version of the game, most notably the Sonic Adventure Chao…

Showdown for the Skippers

  On the weekend of Sept. 13-14, the Skippers had a seven straight win streak under their belt that sent them to the championship round against Sinclair CC. From what was the result of botched calls and questionable refereeing–the Skippers were sent home packing their bags with a loss. Returning home on Sept. 17 to…

The saltiest of bets.

So, I have lost quite a bit of my precious spare time to a website called Salty Bet. Several of my friends around campus have been yelling at their computer screens in a way I usually equate to sports fans. Usually watching computer controlled fighting games is nothing to write home about but the game…

“I Love You” album keeps it cool

Whilst we Northerners are still in a bit of confusion whether or not to grab a jacket in the morning, indie-rock group The Neighbourhood can feel free to sing to me about “Sweater Weather” even on the hottest of days. The Los-Angeles based band released their 13-track newest album “I Love You” in April 2013…