A Quad Cities Halloween: 10 Things to Do

A Quad Cities Halloween: 10 Things to Doby Logan Volkert From graveyard-wandering ghosts and pumpkin patches to costumed kiddies and candy, Halloween is a holiday of celebration and of finding the beauty in the grotesque, the light in the dark, the face behind the mask. Death is natural, and Halloween reminds us that without it, life wouldn’t be nearly as special. Because of my love … Continue reading A Quad Cities Halloween: 10 Things to Do

Unfinished Business: The State of Today’s Games

Unfinished Business: The State of Today’s Gamesby Noah Thompson We have gotten quite used to the frequent flow of patch notes and content coming to our favorite games, which sometimes can dramatically change the feel of the game. These updates are the flames that keep the interest in a game alive while attracting players back to the activity. Although a game does not truly die … Continue reading Unfinished Business: The State of Today’s Games

A Brief History: Muhammad Ali

A Brief History: Muhammad Aliby Logan Volkert There exists a handful of figures who have cemented their names in the history books and have transcended what it means to be great. Greatness, in a sense, comes from one’s skill in their respective field. Figures like Aristotle or Albert Einstein, however, are known around the globe, even by those who have little interest in philosophy or … Continue reading A Brief History: Muhammad Ali

Five Relaxing Games to Consider

Five Relaxing Games to Considerby Noah Thompson Undeniably, multiplayer games can take a toll on a player’s mental health. No matter the platform or release date, games from numerous genres across years have become pastime recreations for billions. With so many different people playing a game at any given time, you never know who you are going to meet. Sometimes it may feel like you … Continue reading Five Relaxing Games to Consider

Cinematic Video Games: A Boon or Bore?

Cinematic Video Games: A Boon or Bore?by Wyatt Gordon If you’ve been playing video games for as long as I have (read: 23 years of my 26 years being alive), you probably have a firm idea of how the industry has changed over the years. Several trends have come and gone (motion controls, gritty, violent shooters, and we are now squarely in battle royale mode), … Continue reading Cinematic Video Games: A Boon or Bore?