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Esports Booming Rise and New Esports Arena in Westchester County

Esports Booming Rise and New Esports Arena in Westchester County

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

February 20, 2019

Esports has seen a meteoric rise to fame the last couple of years. Here is a look into a new esports lounge in New Rochelle giving many gamers a new place to call home.

One Year Later, Fortnite: Battle Royale Continues to Thrive

One Year Later, Fortnite: Battle Royale Continues to Thrive

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

November 1, 2018

Thirteen months after Epic Games released their Battle Royale mode, they continue to break down walls. But how do they continue to dominate? Two experts helped to answer that question.

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 18, 2018

Is there a God? What is the meaning of life? Is a hot dog a sandwich? These are all some of the greatest questions humanity has faced; here are some more.

How Fortnite: Battle Royale Has Risen Above All Expectations

How Fortnite: Battle Royale Has Risen Above All Expectations

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

January 27, 2018

With the gaming industry at a point where micro-transactions have taken over and companies are moving away from the players' voices, Fortnite: Battle Royale continues to be an outlier. So the question that needs to be asked is: how did we get here?

Boxes, The Future of Technology

Boxes, The Future of Technology

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

So, cardboard…yeah… this wasn’t what I was expecting. This isn’t a bad move by any means, just a weird one. If someone came up to me 2 months ago and told me that Nintendo would be hyping up pieces of constructible cardboard as the next big thing, I’d probably call them an idiot. Then I’d...

10 gaming moments that make your purchase worth it

10 gaming moments that make your purchase worth it

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

One of the most fundamental things in modern video games is the idea of the “moments.” A moment just makes you go "aw yeah" or "oh no." This list is dedicated to those moments that range from the logical to the downright out of left field moments. Also, spoilers, lots and lots of spoilers ahead. 1. The Bin...

The Limitations and Shortcomings of Infinity.

The Limitations and Shortcomings of Infinity.

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017

With Marvel vs Capcom Infinite hitting store shelves in a few days, the time has come for everyone to join hands, take a deep breath, and admit that the roster is garbage. That’s right the franchise that started out as the natural successor to a what-if scenario that pitted “Xmen” and “Street...

Night in the Woods Hits Close to Home for Millennials

Night in the Woods Hits Close to Home for Millennials

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

New indie game Night in the Woods is super relatable, and super cute too.

Facebook Game Aims for Real-World Change

Facebook Game Aims for Real-World Change

Michele DeBella, Features Editor

March 7, 2013

In his 2009 book, “Half the Sky,” Nicholas Kristof described a conversation he had with an Indian border official who was patrolling a busy crossing between Nepal and India. The officer described to Kristof the contraband he was regularly on the lookout for: mainly pirated or smuggled goods, and...

The Xbox 360 Paradox

The Xbox 360 Paradox

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012

Approximately 70 Million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold worldwide since 2005 and many of the owners including myself have been frustrated with Microsoft for one reason or another. In many ways the handling of the Xbox brand has been comparable to the way Apple handles many of its products such as the...

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