Epic Games is facing backlash for introducing a new feature in Fortnite that requires Creative map developers to rate their islands, impacting the visibility of certain cosmetic items. Its inconsistencies and mass blocking of cosmetics, including loading screens and outfits not deemed “age appropriate,” have infuriated players, with some calling it the worst update in the game’s history. Continue reading Epic Games Restricts Players from Wearing Certain Fortnite Cosmetics in Creative Islands
After an 11-year hiatus, Nintendo launched a new 2D Mario game, titled “Super Mario Bros. Wonder,” featuring an innovative art style and level designs. Despite its commendable graphics, novel power-ups, and revitalized level design, which introduces the unique wonder seed mechanic. Continue reading Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Wonder Plants Itself as a Hit
The popular horror game franchise, Five Nights at Freddy’s, released a movie based on the game’s lore on October 27th. Though not completely accurate to the original storyline due to content limitations, the film stays true to the series’ essence, thrilling its dedicated fans. The adaptation incorporates elements such as suspenseful encounters with familiar animatronics and hidden easter eggs, providing a new narrative to explore. It seems like it will be more popular among fans than viewers unfamiliar with the games. Continue reading Is The Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie Worth the Hype?
Microsoft has acquired the game development company Activision Blizzard for $69 billion, bringing iconic games like Call of Duty, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft under its umbrella. The deal, following Microsoft’s merger with Bethesda Games, raised concerns of a gaming monopoly. However, a 10-year agreement ensuring the continued release of Call of Duty on PlayStation alleviated these fears. Despite competition concerns, the acquisition is set to enrich Microsoft’s Game Pass offerings.
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(Image via esports.gg) Business Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: email@example.com The new Minecraft mobs have been introduced, and, as per usual, the fans have a lot to say about it. In classic fashion, the Minecraft developers have come out with three new possible mob additions to the game. For those who are not familiar with Minecraft, mob is short for Mobile, which represents anything that is … Continue reading New Minecraft Mob Vote Has Players Up In Arms
(Screenshot via Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico. Copyright: Capcom) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Resident Evil 4 is a number-one fan and critic favorite of Capcom’s sci-fi horror series. The remake, released in March this year, delivers excellence with nuances small and large that only improve the original 2004 experience. A review by Torch Business Manager Brendan Flaherty delves into the changes and enhancements in … Continue reading New Perspective, Same Nightmare: Resident Evil 4 Remake DLC, Separate Ways, Highlights Ada’s Girl Boss Badassery
(Image via stepico.com) Photography Manager: Rena Danho Email: email@example.com You might recognize Unity as the game engine software that some of your favorite games are run on. Popular games like Among Us, Fall Guys, Beat Saber, Pokemon Go, Untitled Goose Game, and Cuphead are brought to us by Unity. However, what you might want to know about is a new decision Unity has made regarding … Continue reading Unity Game Engine Introduces New Detrimental Fee
(Image via youtube.com) Volunteer Writer Aidan Gordon Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This time, Sonic’s new formula almost nails it. No, really. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, my friends: “3D Sonic was never good.” This isn’t true – not really, anyway. But in fairness to the people who believe so, it’s easy to conclude that the series fell from grace once Sega quit making hardware. … Continue reading Sonic Frontiers: He’s Mr. Fahrenheit, He’s Outta Control
(Photographed by Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: email@example.com On Tuesday, September 12th, the Marketplace welcomed UMassD students for a 7-9 PM game night. It was bustling and booming with a sizable crowd playing VR, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Kart, Fifa, Just Dance, and Dragonball Fighter Z. Many others were observing intently, itching to play. The highlight of the night was … Continue reading A New Challenger Appears: The Corsair eSports Team!
(Image via blog.playstation.com) Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On March 24th, Japanese video game company CAPCOM released their remake of the classic and beloved game Resident Evil 4. After playing it, I can say with complete certainty that this is one of their greatest games yet. This article is going to be divided into two parts: the first part being spoiler free for those … Continue reading The Resident Evil 4 Remake Hits All The Marks