Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Speculation that Activision Blizzard stock is going to rebound has begun as the stock has began to stabilize, despite the lawsuit from shareholders.

State Of California Sues Activision Blizzard

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor September 20, 2021

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing is suing games publisher Activision Blizzard after a two year investigation. The suit was filed on July 20, alleging that Activision Blizzard was violating California’s workplace protections. The suit brings to light the “frat boy” culture...

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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, Opinion Co-Editor 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, Opinion Co-Editor 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, Opinion Co-Editor 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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Xbox on iPhone

Xbox on iOS?

Alyson Gonzalez, Print Editor in Chief October 13, 2020

Last month, the Xbox game-streaming service, Game Pass, was released for Android phones. It hasn’t been available for iOS yet because Apple prohibited it from the App Store. Apple wants the games to be listed individually instead of all of them together. Now Microsoft is planning a web-browser version...

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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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