The Clarion

‘Ibb and Obb’ plays with Gravity

Ibb and Obb

George Treviranus, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013

If there’s one thing I appreciate most in a gaming experience, it is storytelling through minimalism. A few games have come out in the last two years that reflect that philosophy well: Bastion, Journey and FEZ to name a few. With Ibb & Obb, we have yet another compelling indie title that focuses...

Game review: ‘PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale’

Michael Klein, Staff Writer

December 4, 2012

Sony has finally brought a fighter to the PlayStation 3 and Vita that can rival Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale” features an impressive, yet limited character selection and a fresh knockout system. As you battle, your character will build up their attack meter....

‘XCOM: Enemy Unknown’ among best games this year

Colin Bowden, Staff Writer

December 4, 2012

What must aliens have to study when they teach their young to plot taking over Earth? Laser Combat I? Advanced Precision Probing? Intro to Human Biology? What research have aliens already done on us and our civilization and what can we do to stop them? Well, wonder no longer as “XCOM: Enemy Unknown”...

Game review: ‘FIFA 2013’

Colin Bowden, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

PS3, XBOX 360, Wii, PC, 3DS It’s football, okay? Just get used to the idea that soccer is really football. It’s the most popular sport in the world, there’s so much drama in the sport. The fans are more intense, and they don’t stop in the middle of a play to line up every four seconds. If...

‘Sonic Adventure 2: Battle’ brings new features to keep old fans happy

‘Sonic Adventure 2: Battle’ brings new features to keep old fans happy

George Treviranus, Editor In Chief

October 9, 2012

If there’s one series that’s beloved by video game fans everywhere, it’s Sonic. Lucky for those who go as far back as the DreamCast, they can relive the joy of Sonic Adventure 2: Battle (SA2) as a download to their PS3 and XBOX 360 systems. The story of SA2 is twofold. You have the choice of...

Game review: ‘Darksiders II’

Joshua D. Lynch, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

What “Darksiders II” lacks in originality, it more than makes up for in execution. Reminiscent of many successful video games, at times “Darksiders II” borrows its style from Skyrim, Dark Souls, God of War, Zelda, Infamous, Prince of Persia and Legacy of Kain, but never to the point of plagiarism....

Game review: ‘Persona 4 Arena’ for PlayStation 3

George Treviranus, Editor in Chief

September 11, 2012

The popular ‘Persona’ franchise takes a fresh new approach in what is Persona 4 Arena (P4A) the side-scrolling-fighter. What it has in its story is really what makes this game worth playing, but the combat, style and depth bring the game down significantly. Taking place after the murder mysteries...

Choose from these top game releases this fall

Brian Washington, Clarion Staff Writer

October 12, 2011

Fall is here, school is in session, football is being played, and most importantly we have embarked on the biggest fall releases of video games in history. Being in school, you obviously have time and money obligations. This article is here to help you navigate your video game choices. Week of Oct ...


George Treviranus

August 30, 2011

ESRB Rated M – $59.99 Catherine is peculiar title to hit the PS3 and XBOX 360. From developer Atlus, Catherine takes players through the trials of freedom and law, through relationship troubles and even to the other side of nightmares. You play as Vincent Brooks, a 32 year old man whose girlfriend,...

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