Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

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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This disclaimer plays before Unity. It, like the other disclaimers, implies the diversity of the development. Despite the ideas and cultures being explored in the games, a lot of seems to have been for show in hindsight.

Ubisoft And The Mistreatment Of Women In The Games Industry

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter March 25, 2021

I’ve been on a bit of an Assassin’s Creed kick lately. I finally got around to watching the movie, and picked up Unity on sale. Unity has been on my list of “games I want” since its release and with a price of $5 I figured why not? Unity released back in 2014, and was placed in the French Revolution....

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After an eight year hiatus, EA has announced a new college football game will come out in 2023.

EA’s NCAA Football Returns

Luke Perez March 16, 2021

EA’s NCAA Football games started back in 1993 and had a huge following ever since. The popularity, game play, and fans rivaled the Madden NFL line. The last installment of the game was NCAA Football 14 which was released in 2013. February 2, 2021, an eight year hiatus, EA announced the return of the...

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Apex Legends Update & Looking Forward

Gilberto Espana, Reporter February 27, 2019

Apex Legends has become one of the most popular battle royale games. Apex Legends released on February 4, 2019 and is available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. One week after its release, Apex Legends had over 25 million downloads and two million current players. The game is considered to be a strong challenger...

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Fortnightmares is Finally Over

Fortnite's Latest In Game Event Dazzles Fans
Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director November 4, 2018

Epic Games has been teasing that something big will be happening today (November 4th, 2018). Showing off pictures of the cube that’s been spawning all the monsters. Some players even noticed that the cube had giant cracks in it, leading everyone to believe it was going to break. Epic Games had been...

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Los Angeles Comic Con hosted at the LA Convention Center has re branded its name. From Comikaze Expo and then Stan Lees Comikaze and now calling themselves LA Comic Con.

Los Angeles Comic Con Recap

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director October 29, 2018

Los Angeles Comic Con is an annual event held every year in the Los Angeles convention center that brings people of all walks of life together. The event itself isn’t just catered to comic fans, but to anyone who has an interest in what is considered “nerdy” or “geeky” stuff. It isn’t just...

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Ninja was one of the first streamers to see how big Fortnite would be and helped make the game as big as it is today

ESPN Will Have Ninja On This Issue Cover

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director September 20, 2018

Being considered a “professional gamer” usually has a funny tone to it. But now with Esports on the rise that has been going away. Colleges are offering scholarships to play video games on their behalf, and people are even scouted to play in pro-leagues. With huge followings and fan base. As stated...

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Dead Rising Studio Capcom Vancouver Shuts Down

September 20, 2018

Capcom is shutting down one of it’s biggest studios, Capcom Vancouver. Capcom Game Studio Vancouver worked mainly on the latest Dead Rising games. They were already facing troubles having to lay off a number of people this year, and on Sept 18th 2018 they announced that they would be closing the studio....

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Cute Spider-Man Easter Egg Gone Wrong

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director September 11, 2018

If you own a PS4 or are in the slightest knowledge of the gaming community, then you know all about the massive Spider-Man game by Insomniac. The game has been a massive hit in such the short time it’s been out. As with every great game people love to look behind every corner to find a nice juicy Easter...

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Rainbow Six Siege New Season Hot Breaches New Imagination Into it’s Already Pleasing Formula

Grim Skies is the calm before the storm of changes it is bringing.
Jake Laurell , Tutor September 8, 2018
The new season of Rainbow Six Siege Operation Grim Sky went live this week, Tuesday, introducing a rework of a launch map, two new operators, and a lineage of bug fixes that the community has long been asking for.
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Microsoft to Officially Publish PlayersUnknowns Battleground for Xbox

Microsoft to Officially Publish PlayersUnknown’s Battleground for Xbox

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director August 31, 2017

If you consider yourself a gamer, I’m willing to say that you’ve heard of the massive hit PlayersUnknown for the PC. This game has taken the internet by storm with 8 million copies sold since March! The indie shooter has been considered by many one of the best games to come out of 2017, with a growing...

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