Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Google Buys VR company Owlchemy Labs

Google Buys VR company Owlchemy Labs

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director May 15, 2017

May 10 Google announced their purchase of Owlchemy Labs. For those of you who don’t know who they are, they’re the creators behind Job Simulator, and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. They’ll be releasing a few VR games for a couple of different platforms. It’s also important to add that Google...

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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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LOST Esports Podcast Ep. 1

March 8, 2017

In this episode, the gang talks about their experiences in Esports as well as what's to come over the weekend.

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Credit: ©2016 Pokemon. ©1995-2016 Nintendo/Creatures lnc./GAME FREAK inc. TM, ®, and character names are trademarks of Nintendo.

Pokémon: 20 Years Young

Danny Celiz, KRHC Station Manager February 27, 2016

Here is something that will make you feel old: 20 years ago Pokémon was released in Japan on February 27, 1996. It is hard to believe that something a lot of us grew up on is now celebrating it’s platinum anniversary. After all this was a huge part in almost any kid’s life in the 90’s. What...

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Gaming with a purpose

Gaming with a purpose

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer March 16, 2015

This week I am going to start with a question. Why is the mainstream media always presenting video games as a negative source of entertainment? Interactive media has had its share of controversial issues that dabble into racism, sexism, as well as violence. However, many books and movies cover the...

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The pre-ordering effect

The pre-ordering effect

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer March 11, 2015

There is a plague that has been circling the gaming industry for months now. Few people are aware of the situation, however most people are completely blind to it. The issue at hand is that most triple A video games are not only underwhelmingly disappointing, but not even fully playable upon release....

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By: Ben Barrett

Trademarks: Corporate Undone

Danny Celiz, Staff Writter February 25, 2015

Many people not only use their smartphones for it's initial functions, but also as a way to pass the time. Video games have been on cellular phones for many years, but didn't become mainstream until smartphones came on the market.  With both Android's Google Play and IPhone's iOS App Store putting...

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Games most luckiest Friday the 13th

Game’s most luckiest Friday the 13th

Danny Celiz, Staff Writter February 18, 2015

While many people running around trying to buy their last minute Valentine's Day gifts, there is another unofficial holiday. Friday the 13th is one of those superstition holidays in which unlucky events seem to happy to the unluckies of people. So it makes sense that one of the most superstitious day...

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Gamergate: a discussion on ethics and misogyny

Gamergate: a discussion on ethics and misogyny

Christopher Traslaviña, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2015

When it was announced months ago as an episode in development for the long-running Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, February 11th's "Intimidation Game" became a small talking point in an overall larger narrative. This long running serial television show has only displayed, for better or worse, what...

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Monty Oum, courtesy of The Austin Chronicle

Renowned animator Monty Oum tragically passes due to surgical infection

Christopher Traslaviña, Editor-In-Chief February 3, 2015

Lead animator for Red vs. Blue and creator of the animated series RWBY died on February 1st after succumbing to an allergic reaction during a minor medical procedure. This left him comatose for a week and he succumbed to the infection. He was 33 years old and is survived by his wife Sheena. Oum’s...

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GTA Creators fire back in response to Lindsay Lohans lawsuit

GTA Creators fire back in response to Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit

Matthew Salcido, Staff Writer August 28, 2014

Popular movie star Lindsay Lohan has been making the headlines again. Only this time in the form of legal woes. Back in July, Lohan sued Rockstar Games -- creators of the popular Grand Theft Auto franchise -- for allegedly stealing her likeness in the form of GTA character Lacy Jonas, a celebrity...

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