Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The Nintendo Switch is rated as one of the most popular video game consoles to date. The versatility to be able to use it as a home system and a portable device is the biggest selling point. For $20 gamers can get a year long subscription to Nintendo’s online subscription service. It is the cheapest you can find compared to other leading competitors such as Xbox and Playstation.

The Virtual World

Raymond Luna, Social Media April 28, 2021

The Bad Video games are often depicted as harmful and manipulative. The bad rep comes from the country's problem of mass shootings, depression, and poor mental health. Countries such as Venezuela banned the sales and distribution of video games all together due to a large amount of violence across the...

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Xbox    Some forms of monetization differ from the loot box system. One way is through editions most commonly seen in free to play games. They usually are sold for a fraction of the games price, in addition to the base price, and offer benefits or exclusive content.

Study Finds Link Between Loot Boxes And Gambling

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter April 14, 2021

A recent study carried out by the universities of Plymouth and Wolverhampton found a direct link between loot boxes and gambling. The study found “ that relationships between loot box engagement and problem gambling have been robustly verified”. This comes after years of public outcry at the severity...

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Games developers who had recently released games now have only a limited release, and will be some of the last games to release on Vita. The closure was done without the developers knowledge, meaning these limited releases were entirely unintended.

Sony To Close Legacy Playstation Stores

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter April 8, 2021

In late March, Sony confirmed it plans on closing legacy Playstation Stores. An announcement stated “We are closing PlayStation Store on PlayStation 3 consoles on 2nd July 2021 and on PlayStation Vita devices on 27th August 2021. Additionally, the remaining purchase functionality for PSP (PlayStation...

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