Illustration by Andrew Fraieli | Opinions Editor

Video game industry broadens its representation of sexuality

April 6, 2016

This year’s Game Developers Conference ran from March 14 to March 18 in San Francisco; it's the only conference that's exclusively for industry professionals like game programmers, artists and producers.

College Gaming League meetings are every Friday at 7 p.m. at UVA South. Photo courtesy of CGL’s Facebook Page.

Weekly Spotlight: College Gaming League

February 4, 2016

Welcome to the Weekly Spotlight, where you can grab all the important info about on-campus organizations in one easy place.

Courtesy of Marco Arment on Flickr

FAU, are you informed?

January 26, 2016


Courtesy of Marco Arment on Flickr

New Year, New Games: Students and staff pick their most-anticipated games of 2016

January 21, 2016

We live in the golden age of gaming, where developers compete with one another to push the boundaries of possibility. Here we’ve mapped out what video games students and UP staff are looking forward to most in 2016.

Illustrations by Ivan Benavides | Creative Director

How Video Games Affect The Mind

October 12, 2015

Walking into the far corner of the Student Union at the Boca Raton campus, the faint clicking of buttons, playful bickering and the occasional uproar can be heard: These are the tell-tale sounds of video games.

Image courtesy of Ubisoft.

South Park: From TV to RPG

March 14, 2014

Platforms: PC (Steam, UPlay store, Retail), Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Genre: RPG Developer: Obsidian Entertainment and South Park Digital Studios Pu...

Review: “Shadowrun Returns” is an excellent, though flawed, modern throwback

Christopher Massana

October 31, 2013

Platform: PC Developer: Harebrained Schemes Where to get it: Steam (for PC and Mac),  App Store (for iOS tablets), Google Play (for Android tablets) Price: $19.99 (PC and Mac, includes mod support), $9.99 (iOS and Android) GAME GRADE: B+ It’s always popular to talk about how games were supposedly better back in the old days: stories were stronger, gamep...

Review: “Kerbal Space Program” is an out-of-this-world sandbox

Christopher Massana

October 9, 2013

Platform: PC Developer: Squad Where to get it: Steam, or Squad’s own site. Price: $22.99 (Free Demo Available) GAME GRADE: A Roughly two hours into the independent video game “Kerbal Space Program,” I realized that I was in over my head. I had just spent the better part of a half-hour dreaming up a big-ass rocket to shoot off into space, b...

The most popular video games in the FAU Student Union

Christopher Massana

August 28, 2013

FAU has an entire club devoted to gaming — not just video games. The Student Union plays host to a rather popular gaming corner. Gaming, like any pastime, is an activity that people love to talk — and argue — about. The topic’s a broad one, divided into a multitude of genres that cater to nearly any imaginable taste in a gamer. So it would stan...