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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Monster Hunter Rise is an action RPG that sends players off to hunt monsters, equip weapons and upgrade armor. The game is currently available where video games are sold and on Nintendo’s Eshop.

Monster Hunter Rise

A definite must-buy video game for 2021.
Raymond Luna, Social Media April 15, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise released on the Nintendo Switch March 26, 2021. For $59.99 you get the standard edition (just a copy of the game). For $69.99 is the deluxe edition (includes the game and DLC). The collector's edition retails for $99.99 and comes with pins, stickers, DLC and a Magnamallo Amiibo figure. Synopsis “Monster...

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Nintendo Direct 2021 Recap

Super Nintendo Letdown?
Luke Perez February 19, 2021

February 17, 2021, Nintendo ended their silence and announced upcoming games during their Nintendo Direct event. Although some games were well received, gamers and Nintendo fans were ultimately left disappointed. Here are the happy's and crappy's of Nintendo Direct 2021. The Happy's The revival of...

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Devil May Cry Coming To Switch

Estevan Macias, Print Executive Editor May 9, 2019

Capcom is making big moves as the classic title Devil May Cry is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The company announced this with a tweet saying, "Relive the adventure that introduced the legendary Dante to the world with original Devil May Cry coming to #NintendoSwitch this summer." This seems to...

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New Pokémon Games Announced for 2019

Sam Garcia, News Editor March 9, 2019

Pokémon fans rejoice! Feb. 27, Nintendo and Game Freak announced the release of two new Pokémon games: “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Shield.” “Sword” and “Shield” will take players to the new Galar region. As shown in the trailer, the Galar region will showcase a wide variety...

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President of Nintendo America Retires

Bowser takes over Nintendo?
Wesley Fukuda March 8, 2019

A Message From Reggie On February 21, the President of Nintendo America, Reggie Fils-Aime announced on Twitter that he will be retiring from Nintendo. Reggie made a video talking about his retirement and how he enjoyed working for Nintendo and more importantly thanking his fans and players for the...

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Nintendo Bringing Labo to Elementary Classes

Nintendo Bringing Labo to Elementary Classes

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director October 23, 2018

Nintendo Labo is a fairly new way to play the Nintendo Switch, where you build certain things out of cardboard and play interactive games. Parents say it's a new and fun way to play video games. The Labo has always had the platform for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) foundation...

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Photo illustration by Erika Suarez

Nintendo Releases New Switch Games-August 2018

Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief August 31, 2018

Nintendo releases a fresh batch of games this month for its hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch. Mixed with Indies, new titles, and remakes! There is no surprise that the console surpassed its brethren, the Wii U. Its revenue elevated since its first launch and continues to grow. Here are the list...

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Target goes full Nintendo

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director April 25, 2017

Are you a fan of Mario Kart? Are you an avid shopper of Target? Well do I got some news for you! Target has just announced they will be turning over 650 stores across the US into a giant mario race track. The reasoning behind this awesome idea, is to help promote Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which will be...

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Link ventures to a church on his exploration of this new world.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Danny Celiz, Station Manager April 17, 2017

Back in January 2013, Nintendo announced that a new Legend of Zelda game was in development on their personal “podcast like” event simply called the Nintendo Direct. The Legend of Zelda  series producer  Eiji Aonuma proclaimed that the development team's focus was mainly "rethinking the conventions...

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This Month Nintendo released their newest console, the Switch.

Nintendo Switch Breakdown

Danny Celiz, Podcast Manager March 15, 2017

In November of 2012, Nintendo released the successor to the Wii called the Wii U. The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to support HD graphics alongside debut titles like “Splatoon” and “Super Mario Maker” in conjunction with sequel titles like “Super Smash Brother 4” and “Bayonetta...

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Nintendo’s Super Bowl Switch

Matthew Salcido, Reporter February 7, 2017

With a 28-12 lead, nine minutes and 40 seconds before the end of this year's Super Bowl, the Atlanta Falcons' win probability was at a significant 99.9 percent. Then, cut to Nintendo's  commercial for their upcoming Switch console, and that surefire Atlanta victory suddenly switched... Significance?...

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