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Interrobang articles on the topic of Video games


Welcome to the next generation of gaming
There are two new consoles that have been out on the market recently that create a whole new generation of gaming. Read this article

Fanshawe makes history in OPSE <em>Hearthstone</em> match
The Ontario post-secondary Esports (OPSE) league officially launched this fall, giving gamers across the province the chance to compete on behalf of their college or university. Read this article

How can gaming improve your mental health?
One of my ways of relieving stress after a long workload of a day, is to play a few hours of video games. Some of the fun video games I play are competitive, like Rocket League. But there are also times where I just want to play a game because of a good story, like Batman: Arkham CityRead this article

Fanshawe Athletics names first esports head coach
Fanshawe Athletics has announced Tyler Hetherington as the College's first esports head coach. Read this article

Fanshawe Athletics on the lookout for Esports players
Attention gamers: now is your chance to show your true mettle. Fanshawe Athletics has put out the call for videogame enthusiasts to try out for the first ever Fanshawe Esports team. Read this article

Video games to satisfy your horror craving
It's hard to come across a genuinely horrifying simulated experience. What does it take to make a truly terrifying video game, something that makes you afraid of the dark? Read this article

Geeky places to shop online for your international nerd stuff
Sometimes it's hard to get good merchandise from our favourite series/video games that we so desperately want to get our hands on in person. Read this article

A history of LGBTQ representation in video games
The video game industry has evolved a lot since its infancy; one interesting development has been the inclusion of the LGBTQ community in some form. Read this article

Review: <em>Sonic the Hedgehog</em>
The Sonic the Hedgehog movie hit theatres on Valentine's Day - and not many people were expecting it to be as good as it was. Read this article

Five perfect gifts for the gamer in your life
The holidays are so close to being here, and people are doing Christmas shopping. Here’s my top five gifts for a gamer in your life, as recommended by a gamer. Read this article

Exciting new games for the holidays
Do you have a friend, family member or spouse that enjoys playing video games? Are you having a hard time deciding what to get them this holiday season? Read this article

How using the library can help you save money
Libraries are an underrated way to explore your hobbies, add to your skill set and save money. Read this article

Get your game on for the Children's Health Foundation
Gamers of all kinds will play games of their choice for 24 hours during the third annual London LAN for Extra Life: Powered by The Factory on Nov. 2. The fundraiser supports the Children's Health Foundation. Read this article

10 ways to recover from midterms
You can look back at the awful days of last-minute studying and reduced sleep with a bitter smile. Read this article

The portrayal of mental Illness in video games
Not that long ago, mental illness in video games was often portrayed by deranged villains, or settings in mental asylums with patients that were violent or turned into monsters. Read this article

Can video games help relationships grow?
Video games can impact your relationships, whether it's your family, friends, significant others or even strangers. Read this article

Summer 2019: Upcoming movies and video games
A look at major motion pictures and video games that will be released during the June through August 2019 period. Read this article

Predicting the future at E3 2019
It's that time of the year again when one of America's largest video game conferences, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), will be on June 11 to June 13 this year in Los Angeles. Read this article

FUEL finale shows increasing interest in eSports
The Fanshawe Ultimate eSports League (FUEL) capped off the year with its second annual finale. Read this article

Video game review: <em>The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince</em>
A dark compelling fairy tale, The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince captures the attention through its wonderful puzzle mechanics, artwork and especially its storytelling. Read this article

Video games may be ruining your relationship
Being in the room when your boyfriend or girlfriend has been playing a video game all day is a state you never want to see them in. Read this article

The evolution of video games
Video games have a rich history that has evolved over 60 years to become what it is today. Let us take a look at the evolution of such a diverse landscape. Read this article

Where to get comics and other geeky items
London offers so many different types of stores for every type geek. From the comic book geeks to music geeks, London has so much to offer. Here is a short list of stores that you might want to check out to fulfill your inner geek. Read this article

GRIS, a breathtaking world of watercolour mastery
GRIS a small indie game by Spanish game company, Nomada Studio, and published by Devolver Digital for the Nintendo Switch and Steam. Read this article

New virtual reality lounge to host grand opening
A new downtown lounge is expanding the virtual reality (VR) landscape of London, Ont. Read this article

Join the fight in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
On Dec. 7, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch hit the shelves in stores and it's become a phenomenon among fans. Read this article

eSports could be Fanshawe's next varsity sport
Opportunities in competitive video game playing are spreading to the collegiate level in Canada, and the Fanshawe Ultimate eSports League (FUEL) wants in. Read this article

Overwatch makes its mark
The Overwatch PC club competed, for the first time, in matches against other schools in the United States last weekend. Read this article

Keeping permadeath at bay in Dead Cells
Dead Cells is the game where permadeath will become the norm to keep you interested in playing more and more. Read this article

FUEL returns to light the competitive spark in gamers
This coming fall, the Fanshawe Ultimate eSports League (FUEL) will be returning to Forwell Hall to light the spark of competition in gamers. Read this article

Games that are making gamers excited for E3 2018
The hype for gamers is starting to ramp up around the video game community as the days leading up to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Read this article

Gaining Momentum: Ontario Post-Secondary Institution Offers Scholarships to Competitive Gamers
St. Clair College has become the first post-secondary institution in Canada to officially sanction a varsity eSports program. Over the past few years, the collegiate eSports scene has grown rapidly across the United States. Read this article

Pokemon: Trainers guide to the game
Pokemon was popularized in the '90s by the Gameboy games and then by the cards, a manga, an anime, and movies. But how many people that collected the cards actually played the game? Read this article

Celeste: the newest gem to 2D platform games
Celeste is a 2D platform game that provides a variety of challenging levels for players to tackle while also delivering a depiction of what it is like to learn to cope with anxiety. Read this article

Question the truths and lies in Persona 5
I have been a fan of Atlus' Persona game series for many years. Each installment has gotten better and better, and what once was a game with a small cult following has expanded into a fanbase that stretches to the corners of the globe. Read this article

Five Steam games for a college student's budget
Nowadays, video games are costing a steep price. Add on having to buy consoles, like the Switch and you have a monumental amount of money that no student in the midst of debt can afford Read this article

Nintendo Labo: An innovative DIY carboard marvel
Nintendo recently announced their newest equipment to enhancing play with Nintendo's newest Switch console. Meet Nintendo Labo, every cardboard building project from your childhood brought to a new technological extreme. Read this article

Join Mario and Cappy on their globetrotting adventure in Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey is an invigorating installment into the Mario franchise that pays homage to its predecessors, while also offering something new. Read this article

Games to make you happy this holiday
Take an adventure into fantastical worlds during the holiday with new video games out this winter season. Read this article

Why fans should invest in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Massive Pokemon fan? Have all the games out so far? If you do then you might want to get your gamer claws into the new Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon which came out this past November. Read this article

Fanshawe to launch its first eSports league
The Fanshawe Ultimate eSports League (FUEL) will make its debut this September, offering gaming enthusiasts in the Fanshawe community an opportunity to connect with fellow gamers of different skill levels. Read this article

Reyno Rants - Modern gaming: Dropping standards and rising costs
Video games can be an exceptionally frustrating pastime. But something happened to video games along the way. They started getting easier, tutorials became more mundane and often players felt like there was quite a bit of hand holding going on. Read this article

No Man's Sky: No Man's Play
Hello Games' No Man's Sky had one of the greatest concepts of all time, a space exploration game that would take five billion years to visit each planet for one second. Read this article

Blastoise captured at Fanshawe
Interrobang Pokemon Go beat reporter Nick Reyno gets to the bottom of a Blastoise sighting near the Student Centre at Fanshawe. Read this article

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